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De Blasio’s Endorsement of SLAM Will Not Change Anything

De Blasio’s Endorsement of SLAM Will Not Change Anything

By WSN Editorial Board

September 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It is an admirable effort that de Blasio wants to help SLAM and get representatives in the board, but ultimately his help will do little for the cause

Horde of Stars Brings ‘In Dubious Battle’ to the Screen

Horde of Stars Brings ‘In Dubious Battle’ to the Screen

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

James Franco's latest exploits in film adaptations of classic literature bring us "In Dubious Battle," a star-studded but relatively adequate project.

GSOC Passes Referendum in Support of Boycotting Israel

GSOC Passes Referendum in Support of Boycotting Israel

By Yulin Lou, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under City News, News, Uncategorized, University News

Members of the Graduate Student Organizing Committee voted in support of a referendum calling for NYU to withdraw their investments from Israeli state institutions and international corporations complicit in violations of Palestinian human and civil rights.

Looking Ahead: Ally Week

Looking Ahead: Ally Week

By The News Team, News Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under News, University News

A preview of NYU Ally Week 2016, which will take place between April 11 and April 15th.

Free Tampons Could Be on Their Way to NYU

Free Tampons Could Be on Their Way to NYU

By Diamond Naga Siu, Deputy News Editor

March 23, 2016


Filed under City News, News, University News

Twenty-five New York City public schools will soon begin offering free tampons in bathrooms in a movement to increase access to essential care. Now some are urging NYU to do the same.

Meditation, Ballet and Theater at MLK Week

Meditation, Ballet and Theater at MLK Week

By Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Overview of upcoming events on campus in honor of Martin Luther King week.

Experts debate rights of same-sex couples

Experts debate rights of same-sex couples

By Michael Adams, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2015


Filed under News

NYU Law hosted a debate on same sex marriage and the constitution.

Student organizations explore citizenship policy

Student organizations explore citizenship policy

By Rahul Krishnamoorthy, Deputy News Editor

November 5, 2014


Filed under News

Coverage of an open discussion entitled "The Limits of Citizenship" jointly led by the NYU Dream Team and the Incarceration to Education Coalition.

Alum alleviates labor conditions

Alum alleviates labor conditions

By Ann Schmidt, News Editor

April 22, 2014


Filed under News

Steinhardt alumnus Drew Todrys recently made his way back into the nonprofit arena with the relaunch of Project Assembly Line, a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the lives of factory workers in developing countries and encouraging corporate social responsibility. While taking graduate cl...

Genetic fitness concerns blind zoo’s ethics

Genetic fitness concerns blind zoo’s ethics

February 11, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The Copenhagen Zoo put down a healthy 2-year-old giraffe known as Marius, inciting outrage in Denmark and abroad, on Feb. 9. Notwithstanding an online petition to spare the giraffe’s life, which received more than 20,000 signatures, Marius was shot. Following an autopsy, his carcass was dismembere...

NYUAD workers lack proper living standard

NYUAD workers lack proper living standard

February 11, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

    *This article has been amended based on a fuller representation of the conditions of the Saadiyat Accommodation Village. It has been called the world's greatest labor camp. Built expressly by the United Arab Emirates, the Saadiyat Accommodation Village houses thousands of workers...

Supreme Court should rule against Hobby Lobby

Supreme Court should rule against Hobby Lobby

November 26, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Featured Opinion 2, Opinion

Two years after a small majority in the U.S. Supreme Court decided the Affordable Care Act was constitutio-nal, the incessantly controversial piece of legislation has returned to the highest court in the land. Hobby Lobby, a privately held retail chain selling arts and crafts, has argued that the federal ...

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