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Toxic Masculinity at NYU

Toxic Masculinity at NYU

By Tyler Crews, Deputy Sports Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

While NYU is notorious for its so-called wokeness, or general awareness surrounding social issues, we are not immune to the man box.

The Dark Side of Skin Lightening

The Dark Side of Skin Lightening

By Kate Holland and Sophie Shaw

November 9, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

The $10 billion industry promotes archaic and harmful beauty standards for people of color. NYU students discuss how these standards of beauty have and have not shifted in Asian communities.

Revived coalition brings labor issues to administration

Revived coalition brings labor issues to administration

By Nicole Brown, Editor-in-Chief

May 21, 2014


Filed under News

The Coalition for Fair Labor at NYU sent a petition to the administration of NYU and NYU Abu Dhabi requesting three changes regarding labor rights of workers in Abu Dhabi. The coalition is a student-faculty alliance that advocates for high labor standards on NYU projects. It had played a role in NYU’s adoption of labor standards w...

Common Core standards in New York State not benefitting children

Common Core standards in New York State not benefitting children

May 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

It’s a scary world we live in where 10 and 11 year olds wake up crying from a nightmare about failing a test or forgetting to bubble in an answer key. A world where after-school activities are no longer simply sports but intense study sessions filled with math and English lessons — test drills that ...