Police detain and release 9 NYU Shanghai students in drug sweeps

Nine NYU Shanghai students were detained in two separate drug sweeps conducted by local police in Shanghai on March 12. Two students were taken into custody at a local bar, and seven others at...

NYU acceptance rate drops to 12.8%

The undergraduate acceptance rate for NYU’s New York City campus dropped to 12.8%, according to admissions decisions for the Class of 2025 released Wednesday, March 31. This makes the Class of 2025 the university’s...

Steinhardt Dean Reveals Creation of Office of Equity, Belonging and Community Action

In a school-wide email sent out on Sept. 4, Steinhardt Dean Jack H. Knott announced the creation of the Office of Equity, Belonging and Community Action at Steinhardt. In a later email dated Sept....

NYU Dentistry Creates Task Force After Students Raise Concerns

As the country continues to focus on the persistence of racial inequality, NYU College of Dentistry’s Dean Charles Bertolami created a task force to address and uphold a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion....

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...
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