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Charles Murray’s Upcoming Talk Prompted Faculty Letter to Hamilton

Charles Murray’s Upcoming Talk Prompted Faculty Letter to Hamilton

By Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor

March 24, 2017


Filed under City News, Diversity at NYU, News, NYU, University News

Almost 150 faculty members of color signed a letter to President Andrew Hamilton and Provost Katherine Fleming expressing their concern over Charles Murray's planned speech.

Our Current Understanding of Sanctuary Campuses is Flawed

Our Current Understanding of Sanctuary Campuses is Flawed

By Henry Cohen, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

NYU does not have the authority to defy the federal government, and barring future court rulings regarding the deportations and the travel ban it is likely that it never will. Instead of trying to turn the university into a sovereign entity within the state of New York, these misguided protesters would be better off using their time and resources to combat unjust travel bans in a more informed, constructive context.

Sanctuary Campus Movement Takes to the Kimmel Stairs

Sanctuary Campus Movement Takes to the Kimmel Stairs

By Téa Kvetenadze, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU Sanctuary Campus held a rally in Kimmel before heading to President Andrew Hamilton's town hall to advocate for NYU to become a sanctuary campus.

NYU Alumni Advocate for Sanctuary Campus Status

NYU Alumni Advocate for Sanctuary Campus Status

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

March 1, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, News, NYU, Uncategorized, University News

NYU alumni are leading the charge to make NYU a sanctuary campus. Gallatin alumni Carly Krakow and Bailey Theado brought the movement to NYU and are now convincing faculty to join the cause.

Reviving Refugees: Students Still Want Sanctuary Status

Reviving Refugees: Students Still Want Sanctuary Status

By Kate Holland, Contributing Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Features

After the 2016 presidential election, students and faculty are fighting harder than ever to have NYU designated as a sanctuary campus.

NYU Organizations Offer Safe Spaces for Students Affected by Travel Ban

NYU Organizations Offer Safe Spaces for Students Affected by Travel Ban

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Uncategorized

To compensate for the fact that NYU is not a sanctuary campus, several NYU organizations have been taking steps to protect students affected by President Donald Trump's travel ban.

Anonymous Letter Threatens NYUSJP Members

Anonymous Letter Threatens NYUSJP Members

By Jemima McEvoy and Natasha Roy

February 10, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU Students for Justice in Palestine received an anonymous letter threatening members of the clubs and their families.

Stop with the Empty Promises, NYU

Stop with the Empty Promises, NYU

By WSN Editorial Board

February 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

NYU's administration has a bad habit of reneging on its promises. Although, this trend seems less damning with minor issues, failing to live up to one's commitments on matters of import can dramatically affects students' lives.

Letter to the Editor: NYU’s (Non)Sanctuary Campus Status

Letter to the Editor: NYU’s (Non)Sanctuary Campus Status

By Students for NYU Sanctuary Campus

January 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With the executive orders on immigration, the need for NYU to declare a sanctuary campus is more critical than ever.

NYU Still Not a Sanctuary Campus

NYU Still Not a Sanctuary Campus

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

January 30, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories, University News

Despite President Andrew Hamilton's letter after the sanctuary campus walkout in November, NYU has not been declared an official sanctuary campus. NYU Sanctuary, a coalition of students and faculty, is working to change that.

Andrew Hamilton Affirms Support for Undocumented Students

Andrew Hamilton Affirms Support for Undocumented Students

By Sayer Devlin and Jemima McEvoy

December 1, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Andrew Hamilton sent around a letter to students about NYU being a sanctuary campus all students, regardless of documentation.

We Must Move Beyond #SanctuaryCampus

We Must Move Beyond #SanctuaryCampus

By WSN Editorial Board

November 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Instating programs like these would allow students to receive the support they need in the face of potential federal persecution.

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