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Town Hall Shows That Town Halls Don’t Work

Town Hall Shows That Town Halls Don’t Work

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

With recent rises in student activism and unease, many students are calling for town hall meetings. Contrary to popular belief, this is not a solution to the problem.

Weekend on the Square Protests Embarrassed NYU

Weekend on the Square Protests Embarrassed NYU

By Mollie Yellin, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

NYU has problems that should be fixed but overshadowing the Weekend on the Square event with protests was uncomfortable and embarrassing.

Pot Prohibition: Potentially Pardoned?

Pot Prohibition: Potentially Pardoned?

By Thomas Chou, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

On April 24th, a group of seven students from NYU’s chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy traveled to the state capital of Albany to lobby for the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, a bill that if passed, will legalize an adult use cannabis market in New York.

Graduate Student Is ‘Shaving Lives’

Graduate Student Is ‘Shaving Lives’

By Han Wang, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Features

NYU graduate student Kristyn Millan has struggled with Loeys-Dietz syndrome, a rare connective tissue disorder, for most of her life. Now, she’s planning on shaving her head and while the hair is going to cancer, the money will fund LDS research.

An NYU Student’s Guide to Protesters’ Rights

An NYU Student’s Guide to Protesters’ Rights

By Riley Blake, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Features

Knowing you have the right to protest and knowing specifically what those rights mean are two different things. Check out our simple guide to what protests are and aren't legally protected under the U.S. Constitution.

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.

NYU Alums Make Volunteering Easy

NYU Alums Make Volunteering Easy

By Sarah Jackson, Contributing Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Features

CAS alums Deevee Kashi and Anthony Yoon designed an app to help students find community service opportunities that fit into busy schedules.

HeForShe Arts Week Brings Gender Equality to the Global Stage

HeForShe Arts Week Brings Gender Equality to the Global Stage

By Paris Martineau, Abroad Editor

March 8, 2017


Filed under Abroad, Features

In celebration of International Women's Day, NYU students and U.N. members in major global cities are hosting events for the second annual HeForShe Arts Week.

Reviving Refugees: Making a Fashion Statement

Reviving Refugees: Making a Fashion Statement

By Kate Holland, Contributing Writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

NYU freshman Ismail Ibrahim recently founded Salam Clothing, a clothing brand selling t-shirts and hoodies to promote a peaceful Arab narrative within our community.

Reviving Refugees: What Can Students Do to Help?

Reviving Refugees: What Can Students Do to Help?

By Kate Holland, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Features

Many students have expressed a desire to give a warm welcome to incoming refugees after President Trump's travel ban.

IYSSE Demands Free Speech at NYU

IYSSE Demands Free Speech at NYU

By Isaac Oseas

December 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The SAB's rejection is an act of political censorship against socialists and an attack on the democratic rights of the entire campus community.

DAPL Reroute: Divest Wants More

DAPL Reroute: Divest Wants More

By Natasha Roy, Deputy News Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU students went to North Dakota to protest along with the #NoDAPL movement.

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