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College of Global Public Health Commencement ’18

College of Global Public Health Commencement ’18

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Bagpipes blared as 350 students graduating from the College of Global Public Health’s undergraduate, graduate and doctorate programs filed into The Town Hall in midtown Manhattan on Monday afternoon, bookending their time at NYU with the signature sound first-years are greeted with each fall. Thi...

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.

Hamilton to Address Community at Public Town Hall April 19

Hamilton to Address Community at Public Town Hall April 19

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU Student Government will hold a Town Hall with President Andrew Hamilton on Thursday.

Students Take a Second on the Gun Debate

Students Take a Second on the Gun Debate

By Jendayi Omowale, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under Features

The school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School led to intense debate about gun control laws and gun violence in the United States.

Julien Baker Screams Her Fears Into Speakers

Julien Baker Screams Her Fears Into Speakers

By Annabel Paulsen, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

Julien Baker released her second studio album "Turn Out the Lights" last Friday, and debuted the record at Town Hall that evening.

Hamilton Town Hall Turns Testy

Hamilton Town Hall Turns Testy

By Arushi Sahay and Sayer Devlin

March 2, 2017


Filed under News

Andrew Hamilton hosted a town hall to take questions from students about affordability, but the discussion quickly turned the sanctuary campus debate.

Sanctuary Campus Movement Takes to the Kimmel Stairs

Sanctuary Campus Movement Takes to the Kimmel Stairs

By Téa Kvetenadze, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU Sanctuary Campus held a rally in Kimmel before heading to President Andrew Hamilton's town hall to advocate for NYU to become a sanctuary campus.

Hamilton’s Afternoon Tea Talking Points

Hamilton’s Afternoon Tea Talking Points

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

President Hamilton hosted a town hall over tea to discuss affordability and answer student questions.

Judgment Day Looms for Hamilton Promises

Judgment Day Looms for Hamilton Promises

By WSN Editorial Board

May 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The coming semester will demonstrate whether this administration has become the standard-bearer for the students, or the new face of an old regime.

President Hamilton Addresses IEC, Affordability in Second Town Hall

President Hamilton Addresses IEC, Affordability in Second Town Hall

By Maria Torres, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2016


Filed under News, University News

President Andrew Hamilton held his second town hall meeting of the semester on Thursday, March 31.

Hamilton Uses First Town Hall to Discuss NYU Affordability, Global Networking

Hamilton Uses First Town Hall to Discuss NYU Affordability, Global Networking

By Carlos Michael, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Andrew Hamilton hosted his first town hall on March 8.

Pharrell Williams is elusive campus icon

Pharrell Williams is elusive campus icon

By Audrey Deng, Arts Editor

October 27, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music, Music

NYU Tisch Artist-in-Residence Pharrell Williams participated in a retrospective discussion with NYU Clive David Professor Jason King about his prolific career in the music industry, from the 2003 hit "Milkshake" to Daft Punk's "Get Lucky." Despite all these hits, Williams revealed that he never viewed himself as an artist.

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