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19 Student Activists Defy Administration, Occupy Kimmel Overnight

19 Student Activists Defy Administration, Occupy Kimmel Overnight

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

Despite threats of disciplinary action, members of SLAM and NYU Divest plan to demonstrate on the Kimmel steps until their demands for representation and transparency are met by administrators.

Divest and SLAM Occupy New Admissions Center, Demand Trustee Action

Divest and SLAM Occupy New Admissions Center, Demand Trustee Action

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU Divest and the Student Labor Action Movement occupied the first floor of the Bonomi Family Admissions Center on Monday.

Divest and SLAM Confront High-Profile Trustees in Kimmel

Divest and SLAM Confront High-Profile Trustees in Kimmel

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

December 11, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Members of NYU Divest and the Student Labor Action Movement occupied exits of the Kimmel Center for University Life to track down trustees following Tuesday’s Board of Trustees meetings. The organizations documented the majority of Wednesday’s efforts on an Instagram Live video, which was posted on...

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.

NYU SLAM Seeks Support for Student Representation at Alumni Weekend

NYU SLAM Seeks Support for Student Representation at Alumni Weekend

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

October 21, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU SLAM took to the Kimmel stairs this morning to ask for support from alumni and parents in its mission to get student representation on the Board of Trustees.

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.

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.

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.

Despite Resistance, SLAM For Student Representation on Board of Trustees

Despite Resistance, SLAM For Student Representation on Board of Trustees

By Herman Lee, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

WSN catches up with the Student Labor Action Movement on their efforts to get a student representative on the Board of Trustees.

Checking in with Student Activist Groups

Checking in with Student Activist Groups

By Jemima McEvoy, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under News, University News

After a summer of much change, NYU activist groups refreshed and redefined their work for the year.

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