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Five Things We Want to See From NYU in 2018

Five Things We Want to See From NYU in 2018

By WSN Editorial Board

January 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

We put together five New Years Resolutions for NYU.

Fact Checking SLAM’s Board of Trustees Claims

Fact Checking SLAM’s Board of Trustees Claims

By Alex Domb and Caroline Haskins, Deputy News Editors

October 30, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

A closer analysis of the Student Labor Action Movement's claims about the Board of Trustees.

Beckman and Hamilton Slam SLAM

Beckman and Hamilton Slam SLAM

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Both NYU President Andrew Hamilton and university spokesperson John Beckman spoke against SLAM's request for a student member on the Board of Trustees.

SLAM’s Recent Protest is Spot On

SLAM’s Recent Protest is Spot On

By WSN Editorial Board

October 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Despite Andy Hamilton’s opinion, students can be unbiased in the decision-making process in the Board of Trustees, just as the next person in the room.

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

SLAM Keeps Pressure on Hamilton in Fight for Student Representation

SLAM Keeps Pressure on Hamilton in Fight for Student Representation

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU's Student Labor Action Movement continued their quest to get a student on NYU's Board of Trustees, this time by delivering a letter to President Andy Hamilton.

SLAM Plans to Take Matters Into Their Own Hands

SLAM Plans to Take Matters Into Their Own Hands

By Kristina Hayhurst, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, University News

Frustrated at what they see as a lack of university transparency, NYU SLAM threatens to take action.

A Brief Introduction to NYU’s Leftist Clubs

A Brief Introduction to NYU’s Leftist Clubs

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

At Club Fest on Sept. 6, while many students were browsing through traditional college clubs such as Greek organizations and cultural affinity groups, NYU’s leftist clubs were out in full force hoping to add to their legion of activists.

How the Left Came Together by Splintering Apart

How the Left Came Together by Splintering Apart

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

In response to the actions of President Trump, many left leaning single-issue activist groups have become reenergized at NYU.

Administrators and SLAM Talk Representation Post-Protest

Administrators and SLAM Talk Representation Post-Protest

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

March 8, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

Members of NYU SLAM met with President Andrew Hamilton to discuss student involvement on the board of trustees.

Board Representation Needed for Students

Board Representation Needed for Students

By WSN Editorial Board

March 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Students should participate in civil discourse that pertains to issues that will the university.

Student Representation on Board of Trustees Wins in SSC Vote

Student Representation on Board of Trustees Wins in SSC Vote

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

February 16, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, Top Story, University News

In a 17-8 victory among the Student Senators Council, SLAM succeeded in its first step to have a student representative on the Board of Trustees.

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