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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.

An Inside Look at the Group Pushing NYU’s Administration

An Inside Look at the Group Pushing NYU’s Administration

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Behind the scenes with the Student Labor Action Movement, who championed resolutions for student and faculty trustees that were recently approved in the University Senate.

Liberate NYU Liberal Studies

Liberate NYU  Liberal Studies

By WSN Editorial Board

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

NYU Student Senators Council pushes for recognition of Liberal Studies as separate from the College of Arts and Sciences during a University Senate meeting. We want to see LS represented as its own school throughout the university as a whole.

Student Senate Should Release Voting Records

Student Senate Should Release Voting Records

By Emma Rudd, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Because NYU's Student Senators Council lacks transparency in its voting process, the student body cannot hold its representatives accountable and make informed criticisms of the SSC’s actions.

Explainer: How Student Governing Works

Explainer: How Student Governing Works

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under News, University News

In light of the resolution to include student representatives in the Board of Trustees, WSN explains how the Board of Trustees, the University Senate and the Student Senators Council work.

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.

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.

University senate votes to divest

By Alex Bazeley, Deputy News Editor

April 30, 2015


Filed under News

The University Senate voted in favor of a resolution that proposes divestment from fossil fuel companies.

NYU Reacts: Senate subcommittee opposes divestment

NYU Reacts: Senate subcommittee opposes divestment

By Alex Bazeley, Deputy News Editor

March 30, 2015


Filed under News

NYU students share their thoughts on the prospect of NYU's divestment from fossil fuels.

From the Emirates: University Senate moves for NYUAD seat despite GA concerns

From the Emirates: University Senate moves for NYUAD seat despite GA concerns

By Connor Pearce, The Gazelle Opinion Editor

April 21, 2014


Filed under News

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in Issue 36 of The Gazelle, the student publication at NYU Abu Dhabi. It has been reprinted with permission as a part of an ongoing collaboration between The Gazelle and WSN to connect our two campuses. The NYU University Senate passed an amendment on April 17 that recommended ...

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