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Stern Admin Outlines Plan of Action to Correct Inclusion, Diversity Issues

Stern Admin Outlines Plan of Action to Correct Inclusion, Diversity Issues

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under News, University News

In a four-page response letter addressed to the Student Senators Council, Stern Undergraduate Dean Raghu Sundaram, Vice Dean Elizabeth Morrison, Chief Diversity Officer Lisa Coleman and Associate Vice President Monroe France detailed concrete steps intended to fix the problems that have become the subject of university-wide conversation.

Racial Discrimination and Islamophobia Pervasive in Stern

Racial Discrimination and Islamophobia Pervasive in Stern

By Jemima McEvoy and Sakshi Venkatraman

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Story, University News

Muslim and black students have reported experiencing racial discrimination and Islamophobia in the Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Minimize the Microaggressions in Tisch

Minimize the Microaggressions in Tisch

By WSN Editorial Board

April 16, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion, Race, Top Stories, Uncategorized, University Life

NYU Tisch Drama should take these steps in order to cultivate a safer and more inclusive community for its students.

Tisch Students Encounter Racial Insensitivity in Drama Program

Tisch Students Encounter Racial Insensitivity in Drama Program

By Miranda Levingston, Editor-at-Large

April 9, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Several students in the Tisch drama program have reported incidents of racial insensitivity in the classroom. Here, we take a closer look.

NYU’s Abroad Sites Join March for Our Lives Movement

NYU’s Abroad Sites Join March for Our Lives Movement

By Carine Zambrano, Abroad Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Abroad, Features

NYU students reflect on striking moments at the March For Our Lives in Florence, Madrid and Paris.

NYU Presents Timeline for Evaluating Potential Aramark Replacements

NYU Presents Timeline for Evaluating Potential Aramark Replacements

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under News, University News

NYU Dining Services held a conversation with NYU community members following controversy over a racist meal served in Weinstein last month.

The Borders of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Borders of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

By Laurie Germain, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Abroad, Features

NYU must better prepare students of color to navigate through the inconstant waters of studying abroad.

Now You Don’t Have to Wonder Who Fired the Gun

Now You Don’t Have to Wonder Who Fired the Gun

By Brooke LaMantia, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Travis Wilkerson explores brutality and more specifically, brutality towards people of color in his new documentary, “Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?”

Aramark’s Long History of Missing the Mark

Aramark’s Long History of Missing the Mark

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

An in-depth breakdown of NYU food provider Aramark's past and present controversies.

Racist Tendencies Are Not Inherent, Study Finds

Racist Tendencies Are Not Inherent, Study Finds

By Carol Oliveira, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under News, University News

A recently study conducted by NYU researchers suggests that children are not inherently racist.

In Conversation with April Ryan, Michael Steele and Jonathan Capehart

In Conversation with April Ryan, Michael Steele and Jonathan Capehart

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under News

Jonathan Capehart, April Ryan and Michael Steele sat down with WSN to talk politics, race and the media before their Skirball Talk.

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