Middle East Commons Participants Discuss Trump Peace Plan and Anti-Semitism at NYU

Around 25 NYU Students and faculty members came together at Richard Ettinghausen Library on Monday to attend the first of a monthly series on Middle Eastern politics.  The Middle Eastern Commons is a new monthly...

NYU Steinhardt Graduate School Creates New Scholarships for Underrepresented Students

NYU Steinhardt's graduate school announced new scholarship categories earlier this month designed to support underrepresented communities.  The newly announced scholarships are intended for minority populations and recognize students who embody the school's emphasis on inclusion,...

Underrepresented Students Demand Support From NYU

When President Donald Trump rescinded support for children of undocumented immigrants on Sept. 5, 2017, NYU’s president, Andrew Hamilton, was quick to offer support to students who were affected. “NYU is committed to fully supporting...

NYU Lacks Representation, Support for Latine Students, Attendees of Town Hall Say

NYU often boasts about it’s diversity — in its press release on the class of 2023, the headline was “NYU Admits Most Diverse Class in Its History” — but at an NYU Latine Town...

Activists Call for More Action on Menstrual Health. Period.

Protestors parted a Red Sea of T-shirts and signs on Saturday, sporting the color for the first New York National Period Day rally outside City Hall meant to bring awareness to often-stigmatized topics surrounding...

Activists Talk Whitewashing of #MeToo Movement, How It Progressed Internationally

TW: This article mentions sexual assault. Though the most recognized voices of the #MeToo movement have been those of women in the United States, women across the world have been fighting against sexual abuse and...

Student Government Address Diversity Through Alternate Senator at-Large Positions

NYU’s student government is making efforts to increase diversity through their Alternate Senator at-Large applications, which are due Monday. The Student Senators Council is the largest body within the Student Government Assembly, made up of...

NYU to Create a Scholarship for Formerly Incarcerated Students

NYU will offer a new scholarship for formerly incarcerated students beginning fall 2020 as a result of a prison divestment campaign by the Prison Industrial Complex Committee and the Incarceration to Education Coalition. A Prison...

Bronx Prep School Encourages Black Students to Excel

The sound of banging drums reverberates throughout the auditorium as lines of students in long-patterned skirts dance while stepping to the beat of their classmates’ rapid playing. This is African dance class at The...

Accounts of Discrimination Shared Anonymously via Instagram

Anonymous experiences of discrimination have been shared on an Instagram account created in February as an experiment in social justice. The account, called UnheardNYU, has about 110 followers and was created by a group of...

College of Dentistry Opens Center for Disabled

People with disabilities that inhibit oral health treatment now have access to a new center — opened by the NYU College of Dentistry — that is uniquely tailored to their needs. The Oral Health Center...

Student Tweet About Racist Email Gains Traction

A student detailed via Twitter an act of racial discrimination he experienced on Tuesday, warranting a response from the Silver School of Social Work. Silver first-year graduate student Shahem Mclaurin, who is currently in Paris,...
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