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Free Menstrual Product Initiative Puts the Uterus in NYU

Free Menstrual Product Initiative Puts the Uterus in NYU

By Miranda Levingston, News Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

New York University is one of several universities now offering free tampons at no cost to students. The development comes after a 2016 bill signed by Mayor Bill De Blasio requiring free menstrual hygiene products in public schools and efforts by student activists.

NYU’s Menstrual Hygiene Products Program Is a Step in the Right Direction

NYU’s Menstrual Hygiene Products Program Is a Step in the Right Direction

By Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The university’s initiative to provide free menstrual hygiene products in restrooms brings NYU one step closer to creating a more inclusive academic environment. This intiative should be mimicked by other institutions.

Students fight sexual assault with awareness

Students fight sexual assault with awareness

By Amanda Morris, Contributing Writer

April 14, 2015


Filed under News

Students for Sexual Respect at NYU has planned a slate of events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

National conversation on harassment beginning

National conversation on harassment beginning

By WSN Editorial Board

April 12, 2015


Filed under Opinion

While some may see street harassment as a small issue in the grand scheme of things, it is emblematic of bigger issues and must be rebuked.