CARES Act Funding ‘Yet to be Received,’ NYU Shanghai Returns and an Uncertain Fall...

NYU has yet to receive funding from the CARES Act — a law that provides funding to universities so they can offer emergency grants to students affected by the pandemic — according to an...

Campaigning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

From her Chelsea apartment, Lindsey Boylan props her phone on her desk, adjusts her light and presses record. “Essential workers like grocery store clerks, nursing home aids and hospital custodians deserve special benefits under the...

Students Create Mutual Aid Network to Help Those Affected by Pandemic

Citing NYU’s poor administrative response to the pandemic, students have created a mutual aid network via Instagram to assist those most affected by the pandemic.  The network — which laid out its goals on Sunday,...

Teaching Assistants Plan a ‘Sick-Out’ Strike

NYU Teaching Assistants plan to collectively take three consecutive sick days starting Wednesday, May 6 to demonstrate their essential role at the university and protest NYU’s lack of support for graduate students.  The strike will...

Students Voice Concern Over NYU Pandemic Response

Before the floor opened to comments, the first town hall hosted by Students Demanding Care started with a somber offering of condolences to those in NYU’s community who have COVID-19 and those who have...

181 Mercer Street Construction Resumes

Construction at 181 Mercer Street has recently been deemed essential work, after New York revised original restrictions to include public and private school construction projects under the umbrella of essential construction, allowing for work...

Tisch Parent Sues NYU for Tuition

A Tisch School of the Arts parent has filed a lawsuit against NYU claiming the school has not maintained the quality of education which students paid for at the start of the semester, according...

NYU Pledges Housing Refunds If Fall Goes Remote

As some universities prepare for the prospect of remote operation in the fall semester, the Office of Residential Life & Housing Services sent an email informing students that full refunds will be awarded if...

University-Wide Email Leaves Students With More Questions Than Answers

Three NYU administrators sent a university-wide email on Monday, April 27 detailing the university’s net losses due to the coronavirus and its assumed next steps for the coming months. President Andrew Hamilton, Provost Katherine Fleming...

NYU Community Members Demand NYC Education Reform Amid COVID-19

More than 60 students, activists and educators came together on Zoom this Saturday to invest in a common goal: educational reform in NYC public schools.  The town hall was in response to a group project...

Faculty Demand Support For Graduate Students

The Department of Social and Cultural Analysis and the Department of English both sent letters to university administration calling for extended funding for graduate students facing rescinded job offers, grant delays and income gaps. The...

Student Government Condemns Department of Education’s Anti-DACA Policy

The Student Government Assembly released a letter on Friday denouncing United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ decision to exclude DACA — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — recipients from receiving emergency aid during...
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