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Liberate NYU Liberal Studies

Liberate NYU  Liberal Studies

By WSN Editorial Board

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

NYU Student Senators Council pushes for recognition of Liberal Studies as separate from the College of Arts and Sciences during a University Senate meeting. We want to see LS represented as its own school throughout the university as a whole.

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.

Explainer: How Student Governing Works

Explainer: How Student Governing Works

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under News, University News

In light of the resolution to include student representatives in the Board of Trustees, WSN explains how the Board of Trustees, the University Senate and the Student Senators Council work.

SLAM Protests Board of Trustees Connection to President Trump

SLAM Protests Board of Trustees Connection to President Trump

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, NYU, University News

NYU's Student Labor Action Movement organized a rally today to protest the lack of student representation on NYU's Board of Trustees and board member John Paulson's connection to President Donald Trump.

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.

NYU Decides Against Fossil Fuel Divestment

NYU Decides Against Fossil Fuel Divestment

By Anne Cruz, News Editor

June 16, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Despite continued protests from some NYU students, the university decided it would not divest from fossil fuels, choosing instead to focus on what it described as "direct" action against climate change.

Who Represents You?

Who Represents You?

By Nicole Brown, Editor-at-Large

November 23, 2015


Filed under Special Editions, Special Issues

The Student Government Issue

Town hall invites faculty, student input on NYU 2031

Town hall invites faculty, student input on NYU 2031

March 28, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

The first of three town hall meetings organized by the University Space Priorities Working Group convened yesterday to discuss space concerns regarding the university’s expansion plan. The group, which met for the first time in October last year, included representatives from the faculty, Faculty Sen...