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Student Senators Take Another Shot At Board of Trustees Transparency

Student Senators Take Another Shot At Board of Trustees Transparency

By Victor Porcelli, Deputy News Editor

September 13, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

After resolutions for student and faculty representation on the board were rejected in July, Student Senators are proposing a new way to increase transparency.

Stern Admin Outlines Plan of Action to Correct Inclusion, Diversity Issues

Stern Admin Outlines Plan of Action to Correct Inclusion, Diversity Issues

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under News, University News

In a four-page response letter addressed to the Student Senators Council, Stern Undergraduate Dean Raghu Sundaram, Vice Dean Elizabeth Morrison, Chief Diversity Officer Lisa Coleman and Associate Vice President Monroe France detailed concrete steps intended to fix the problems that have become the subject of university-wide conversation.

Student Activists Rally at Weekend on the Square

Student Activists Rally at Weekend on the Square

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 14, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

The Student Labor Action Movement and NYU Divest filled the Kimmel Center for University Life staircase during Weekend on the Square to continue their ongoing protest for a town meeting with the Board of Trustees.

‘Dear World’ Addresses NYU

‘Dear World’ Addresses NYU

By Jesica Xing, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

Dear World NYU brought students together through a series of personal portraits.

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.

Influential 2016

Influential 2016

By Bobby Wagner, Managing Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Special Editions, Top Story

When you go to NYU, it’s easy to be cynical. The inevitably of failure isn’t an easy thing to come to terms with. Going to class, nabbing internships, making connections — these are the things that make it seem like the ground beneath your feet is speeding up, whether you’re ready to run or not. The...

The Students Governing NYU

The Students Governing NYU

By Asha Ruparell, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

WSN breaks down the different undergraduate student government roles at NYU.

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

LaGuardia Co-op offers updated tech, classroom space

LaGuardia Co-op offers updated tech, classroom space

By Greta Chevance, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2015


Filed under News, University News

The LaGuradia Co-op is set to open next week as a new technology hub for students and faculty.

Tobacco-free initiative clears the air

Tobacco-free initiative clears the air

By Disha Gupta, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2015


Filed under Features

NYU Student Senators Council recently launched the tobacco-free initiative to create a cleaner environment on campus.

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