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Students Push to Make Women’s Health at NYU a Priority

Students Push to Make Women’s Health at NYU a Priority

By Natasha Roy, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

After New York recently lifting the sales taxes on feminine hygiene products, some students are calling on NYU to begin supplying tampons and pads.

HeForShe promotes gender equality

HeForShe promotes gender  equality

By Lexi Faunce, Contributing Writer

March 3, 2015


Filed under News

Male and female NYU students gathered to stand up against the inequalities faced by women worldwide.

Double X: Americans should take wage gap seriously

Double X: Americans should take wage gap seriously

April 17, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

In the early 1970s, women were a small percentage of the workforce, making up less than 50 percent. However, the last 40 years have drastically changed that statistic — currently six in 10 women are working for pay. Unfortunately, the wage discrepancy between women and their male coworkers has n...

Syrian crisis comes to life on campus

Syrian crisis comes to life on campus

April 17, 2014


Filed under News

Syrian activists and journalists discussed health, education, women’s issues and the plight of refugees within and outside of Syria at #Speak4Syria, a panel hosted by the International Relations Association. Mohammed Aly Sergie, a former senior editor of the online news outlet Syria Deeply, mo...