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Danny DeVito Comes to NYU, Has Students Feeling the Bern

Danny DeVito Comes to NYU, Has Students Feeling the Bern

By Diamond Naga Siu, Deputy News Editor

March 24, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, News, University News

Danny DeVito and Susan Sarandon came to NYU sporting Bernie buttons, getting the word out about registering to vote.

It’s Super Tuesday — Here’s Who NYU Students Want to Come Out Ahead

It’s Super Tuesday — Here’s Who NYU Students Want to Come Out Ahead

By Brooke Jensen, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News, University News

NYU students predict the Democratic and Republican front-runners for Super Tuesday.

[UPDATE] Proposed club finance change may increase difficulty in obtaining funding

[UPDATE] Proposed club finance change may increase difficulty in obtaining funding

By Melody Chan, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2015


Filed under News, University News

The NYU student government is voting on a new policy that will make the way that clubs get funding more event based.

Political involvement at NYU

Political involvement at NYU

By Grace Halio, Deputy Features Editor

November 2, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Survey shows that most NYU students take to the polls to voice their political positions.

Participatory Budgeting good for residents

Participatory Budgeting good for residents

By WSN Editorial Board

April 16, 2015


Filed under Opinion

NYC Participatory Budget week is an excellent opportunity for residents to vote on local issues, and should be better advertised.

Sunday voting could increase voter turnout

Sunday voting could increase voter turnout

By Zarif Adnan

October 28, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Moving Election Day to Sunday could bring new voters that could not vote in the middle of the workweek.

NYU London faculty pass resolution criticizing university admin

NYU London faculty pass resolution criticizing university admin

November 11, 2013


Filed under News

  Faculty at NYU London recently voted to pass a resolution that expressed concern over NYU’s rapid expansion, increasing student debt, and loans to faculty. Of the 77 faculty members, a total of 29 faculty voted. Of those who voted, 28 were in favor of the resolution and one abstained. NYUL ...

Campaigns, voters share blame for low turnout in New York City

Campaigns, voters share blame for low turnout in New York City

November 7, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Voter turnout has been a perpetual challenge in New York City, and Tuesday’s mayoral election was no exception, setting a record low of 24 percent of registered voters submitting a ballot for the general election. Out of the 8 million city residents, 4.6 million of whom are registered to vote, only 1.02 million New Yorkers actually cast a ballot. T...

[UPDATE] Silver school to hold no-confidence vote

April 29, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

Update May 1, 2013 6:15 p.m.: Professor of Social Work and Chair of the Silver School Executive Committee Wen-Jui Han explained that the main concerns of the Silver School faculty include timely input from faculty regarding the university's vision and direction, corruption on top administrators' salary while stu...

Law school declares support for Sexton

April 4, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

Yesterday, The faculty of the NYU School of Law passed a vote of confidence in NYU President and former dean of the law school John Sexton. Through a secret ballot at the meeting, faculty members voted yes, no or abstention, to the following resolution: "The faculty of the NYU School of Law express...

Full coverage: vote of no confidence

Full coverage: vote of no confidence

March 25, 2013


Filed under Special Editions

  Push for transparency: examining NYU decision-making process Recent dissatisfaction among members of the Faculty of Arts and Science with university leadership has initiated debate over problems with transparency and communication within the tiers of governance at the university. (full stor...

The system behind the vote

March 14, 2013


Filed under News

The faculty involved in the no-confidence vote are protecting the secrecy of their ballots through digital encryption. For the first time, university faculty are using an electronic voting system known as Helios Voting to secure their ballot system. The electronic ballot was opened to 682 FAS faculty...

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