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University Senate Approves Resolutions for Student and Faculty Representation on the Board of Trustees

University Senate Approves Resolutions for Student and Faculty Representation on the Board of Trustees

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under News, NYU, Top Story

SLAM's demands were heard at the University Senate Meeting today, asking for more student and faculty representation on the Board of Trustees.

University Senate Discusses New Freshman Housing, Sexual Misconduct

University Senate Discusses New Freshman Housing, Sexual Misconduct

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under News

WSN attends the University Senate meeting that occurred on Feb. 15.

Graduate Students Protest Tax Reform

Graduate Students Protest Tax Reform

By Miranda Levingston and Sakshi Venkatraman

November 30, 2017


Filed under News, University News

About 100 graduate and PhD students occupied Union Square Park on Monday to protest the proposed GOP tax reform bill.

Roy Moore and Party Polarization

Roy Moore and Party Polarization

By Alison Zimmerman, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Party polarization has been a formidable source of instability in recent American political history and the problem is only worsening.

Democrats Have Shot Themselves in the Foot

Democrats Have Shot Themselves in the Foot

By Louis Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The Democratic filibuster, which intended to put Merrick Garland back in the running as a Supreme Court Justice, is directly responsible for the Senate Republicans going nuclear to push through Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.

Student Petitions Against School on Jewish Holidays

Student Petitions Against School on Jewish Holidays

By Herman Lee, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under News

An NYU student is circulating a petition that requests that the university's academic calendar allow classes to be cancelled to accomadate major Jewish holidays.

University Senate Rundown March 30, 2017

University Senate Rundown March 30, 2017

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

March 30, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Follow our new monthly updates on University Senate meetings.

Value of listening sessions disputed

By John Ambrosio and Valentina Duque Bojanini

October 1, 2014


Filed under News

Event coverage of the latest listening session of the NYU Presidential Search Committee.

Political dynasties will lead until voted out

Political dynasties will lead until voted out

By Johnpaul Baratta, Contributing Columnist

September 30, 2014


Filed under Opinion

It shouldn't be a surprise to voters that the presumed frontrunners of the 2016 president election are a Clinton and a Bush - they keep the family in.

Individual factors may sink Senate Democrats

Individual factors may sink Senate Democrats

By Johnpaul Baratta, Contributing Columnist

September 15, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

State-level factors will play an integral role in this November's Senate elections.

Double X: Americans should take wage gap seriously

Double X: Americans should take wage gap seriously

April 17, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

In the early 1970s, women were a small percentage of the workforce, making up less than 50 percent. However, the last 40 years have drastically changed that statistic — currently six in 10 women are working for pay. Unfortunately, the wage discrepancy between women and their male coworkers has n...

Kentucky Senate race sign of national divide

Kentucky Senate race sign of national divide

February 13, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Mitch McConnell, the Senate minority leader, is in the last months of his fifth term in office and, if Tea Party newcomer Matt Bevin has anything to say about it, possibly of his entire tenure. Given his lofty standing in Washington, McConnell’s teetering on the edge of defeat comes as a surprise. I...

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