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Sexton Headlines Spirituality Lecture at Skirball

Sexton Headlines Spirituality Lecture at Skirball

By Coleen Nguyen, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under News, University News

John Sexton and Shaykh Hamza Yusuf discussed the presence of religion in higher education at last night's Fritzi Weitzmann Owens Memorial Lecture.

Divest speak-out relates race and climate

Divest speak-out relates race and climate

By Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Writer

December 8, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Divest hosted a discussion on how climate change contributes to racism and violence on Monday.

[UPDATE] Walk of Shame criticizes NYU for graduate worker contract violations

[UPDATE] Walk of Shame criticizes NYU for graduate worker contract violations

By Dan Moritz-Rabson, Contributing Writer

December 2, 2015


Filed under News, University News

The Graduate Student Organizing Committee held a Walk of Shame outside of Coles to protest various graduate worker job losses and the imminent closure of Coles gym.

Letter from the Editor: NYU’s Diversity and Inclusion Forum

Letter from the Editor: NYU’s Diversity and Inclusion Forum

By Valentina Bojanini, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Dear Readers, Over the past several weeks, there has been a marked increase in discussions about racial tension on college campuses. From Mizzou to Yale and all over the country, students of color are sending a clear message: We will not be silenced. In an attempt to open discussions about racism o...

Sexton, students talk religion’s place in society

Sexton, students talk religion’s place in society

By Idalina Sachango, Contributing Writer

October 28, 2015


Filed under News, University News

President Sexton debated three students on the topic of whether or not religion is a force for good in the world.

Divest fact-checks Sexton’s Town Hall

Divest fact-checks Sexton’s Town Hall

By Jeffrey Kopp, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Divest has a disagreement with Sexton during his last town hall meeting regarding NYU's dependency on fossil fuels.

FASP says better Coles replacement is needed

FASP says better Coles replacement is needed

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor

October 19, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Faculty Against the Sexton Plan claims the university does not have a sufficient alternative space to replace Coles Sports Center.

Final Sexton town hall sees tensions run high

Final Sexton town hall sees tensions run high

By Diamond Naga Siu, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under News, University News

John Sexton hosted his final town hall meeting before leaving NYU in 2016.

Sexton to throw rager on Fire Island for NYUAD laborers

By Josh Andros, Staff Writer

April 1, 2015


Filed under News

John Sexton throws big bash for his employees.

NYU asks students to ‘Spot’ them

NYU asks students to ‘Spot’ them

By Doot Doot Doo-Doo, Staff Writer

April 1, 2015


Filed under News

NYU launches its new "Hey, Can You Spot Me?" campaign.

Andrew Hamilton appointed president of NYU

Andrew Hamilton appointed president of NYU

By Valentina Duque Bojanini and Marita Vlachou

March 18, 2015


Filed under News

The university has announced that Andrew Hamilton, vice chancellor of the University of Oxford, will succeed John Sexton as the 16th president of NYU. In an email sent Wednesday, the university said Hamilton would begin his tenure as president in January of 2016. The search for a new president started...

Sexton fields student questions at final town hall

Sexton fields student questions at final town hall

April 15, 2014


Filed under News

During the last town hall of the semester, on April 14, students asked NYU President John Sexton about both ongoing and new initiatives. Students from NYU Divest, a club aiming to pull investments away from oil and gas companies, voiced their concern about the university’s investments in fossil-fuel companies. As ...

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