Tisch Professors Resign in Protest Over Lack of BIPOC Representation

As the nation continues to reflect on demonstrations with the Black Lives Matter movement, many individuals are reflecting on their personal behaviors and role as activists and allies. Whether it be demanding more from...

MLK Scholars Call Out NYU for Tokenism, Performative Activism and Lack of Communication

In the wake of nationwide Black Lives Matter protests, NYU promised to increase financial support, programming, and admitted students for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholars Program — a merit and additional...

Student-Led Task Force Calls for Black Housing on Campus

Editor's Note, Aug. 24: Anonymity has been granted to one of the students who originally created the petition upon request, after publication. Soon after they met, Gallatin senior Brenah Johnson and her first-year roommate —...

Fraternity Suspended After Racist Messages Leaked Amid Nationwide Anti-Racist Protests

The NYU chapter of the Lambda Phi Epsilon fraternity has been suspended indefinitely by both the University and the national fraternity after racist GroupMe messages concerning the public outrage in Minnesota were leaked on...

Panelists Say COVID-19 Has Disproportionate Effects on African American Communities

COVID-19 has taken a disproportionate toll on the African-American community, according to experts who spoke at a webinar on Friday, April 17.  The panel — held via Zoom — was hosted by the NYU School...

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When President Donald Trump rescinded support for children of undocumented immigrants on Sept. 5, 2017, NYU’s president, Andrew Hamilton, was quick to offer support to students who were affected.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