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Judith Butler Inspires at NYU Skirball Talk

Judith Butler Inspires at NYU Skirball Talk

By Alex Kaplan, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under News

Judith Butler spoke at NYU's Skirball Center last night about the problems she sees in contemporary solidarity and the current political atmosphere.

Stern Dean Pipes Money Into DAPL

Stern Dean Pipes Money Into DAPL

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

February 17, 2017


Filed under City News, News, NYU, University News

Stern Dean Peter Henry is a member of the board of directors for Citibank, one of the banks funding the Dakota Access Pipeline. Some students were unsettled by this connection between an NYU administrator and Citibank.

Safety Pin: The New Symbol of Solidarity

Safety Pin: The New Symbol of Solidarity

By Ali Webb, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Safety pins as symbols of solidarity have made its way on to the clothes of NYU students.

NYU Students Stand in Solidarity With Syrian Refugees

NYU Students Stand in Solidarity With Syrian Refugees

By Hannah Shulman, Multimedia Editor

April 18, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Students planned a rally in support of Syrian Refugees in Washington Square Park on April 15 as part of NYU's Syrian Refugee Awareness Week.

NYU blackout spotlights racism on college campuses

NYU blackout spotlights racism on college campuses

By Carmen Russo, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

The Black Students Union hosted Blackout NYU on Monday to stand in solidarity with students from the University of Missouri and Yale to fight for diversity on college campuses.

Mizzou protests find support at NYU

Mizzou protests find support at NYU

By Carmen Russo, Staff Writer

November 16, 2015


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU students, and others across the country, are standing in solidarity with the students at Mizzou, Yale and Ithaca.

HeForShe promotes gender equality

HeForShe promotes gender  equality

By Lexi Faunce, Contributing Writer

March 3, 2015


Filed under News

Male and female NYU students gathered to stand up against the inequalities faced by women worldwide.