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Letter from the Editor: NYU’s Diversity and Inclusion Forum

Letter from the Editor: NYU’s Diversity and Inclusion Forum

By Valentina Bojanini, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Dear Readers, Over the past several weeks, there has been a marked increase in discussions about racial tension on college campuses. From Mizzou to Yale and all over the country, students of color are sending a clear message: We will not be silenced. In an attempt to open discussions about racism o...

NYU blackout spotlights racism on college campuses

NYU blackout spotlights racism on college campuses

By Carmen Russo, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

The Black Students Union hosted Blackout NYU on Monday to stand in solidarity with students from the University of Missouri and Yale to fight for diversity on college campuses.

Mizzou protesters must not block media

Mizzou protesters must not block media

By WSN Editorial Board

November 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The way that protesters at the University of Missouri have used safe spaces as a cudgel against journalists is counterproductive to their movement. They are antagonizing the single best medium for their message to get across.

When change in Missouri is not enough

When change in Missouri is not enough

By Laura Adkins, Contributing Writer

November 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion

As much as I hope Missouri is on a progressive path toward a world where all students are cared for equally, it will take more than just removing the president to accomplish this.

Mizzou president resigns but protesters must remain focused

Mizzou president resigns but protesters must remain focused

By WSN Editorial Board

November 9, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The resignation of University of Missouri chancellor Tim Wolfe is an important first step for student protests against racism. But getting a president to resign is not everything; the movement must have clear goals and means in mind if they are to meaningfully improve race relations at their school.