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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.

Former Commuters Are Adjusting to Dorm Life This Spring

Former Commuters Are Adjusting to Dorm Life This Spring

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

January 24, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

A large number of students who previously commuted to NYU are moving into university housing.

NYU Ranks Fourth for Accepting Lower Income Students

NYU Ranks Fourth for Accepting Lower Income Students

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

A study revealed that NYU ranked fourth among other elite colleges enrolling the highest percentage of low- and middle - income students.

NYU Students Travel to D.C. to Join the Women’s March

NYU Students Travel to D.C. to Join the Women’s March

By Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, News, University News

NYU students attended the Women's March in D.C. after Donald Trump's inauguration.

New Program Promotes Global Law Experience

New Program Promotes Global Law Experience

By Coco Wang, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Shanghai, NYU law and IDLO plan cooperation to promote rule of law.

Senior Nabs Rhodes Scholarship for Political Advocacy

Senior Nabs Rhodes Scholarship for Political Advocacy

By Maria Ann Puertas, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under News, University News

WSN sits down NYU Abu Dhabi Senior Abdullah Abulhoul who was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship.

NYU Releases Official Diversity Statement

NYU Releases Official Diversity Statement

By Diamond Naga, News Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

A break down of NYU's new official diversity statement.

NYU Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination and Retaliation

NYU Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination and Retaliation

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

December 1, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories, University News

A painter employed by NYU has filed a lawsuit against the university on the grounds of discrimination.

Andrew Hamilton Affirms Support for Undocumented Students

Andrew Hamilton Affirms Support for Undocumented Students

By Sayer Devlin and Jemima McEvoy

December 1, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Andrew Hamilton sent around a letter to students about NYU being a sanctuary campus all students, regardless of documentation.

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.

NYU Senior Awarded Rhodes Scholarship for Human Rights

NYU Senior Awarded Rhodes Scholarship for Human Rights

By Jemima McEvoy, Deputy News Editor

November 28, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Q&A with GLS senior Melissa Godin who was one of three students named a 2016 Rhodes Scholar for her research on human trafficking and volunteer tourism.

Affirmative Consent Causes Confusion

Affirmative Consent Causes Confusion

By Sierra Jackson, Contributing Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

An in-depth look into NYU's policies regarding sexual assault on campus.

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