Hundreds of Students Stage Walkout to Declare NYU a ‘Sanctuary Campus’

Students held a school-wide walkout on Wednesday as part of the #SanctuaryCampus movement to protest Donald Trump’s election as president and his discriminatory rhetoric. Hundreds of students left their classes at noon and convened...

Students See Black History Month as More Important Now Than Ever

NYU is celebrating both Africa and the diaspora this month. To celebrate Black History Month, the NYU organization African Heritage Month is organizing and sponsoring a series of events that will occur throughout February....

NYU addresses concerns about the inclusion of students of color

Facing pressure to create a more diverse and welcoming environment for students of color at NYU, John Sexton announced plans to scale up resources for the Center for Multicultural Education and Programs in an...

Student Fights Police Brutality With NO TOLERANCE Movement

Students demanded justice at Columbus Circle on Saturday night. Freshmen from NYU, Bennington College and Drew University chanted “disarm the police” and “white silence is violence” from the steps of Christopher Columbus’ statue. They...

Walls Don’t Hold Back MSA During Rally

Prayers and reflections reverberated from the Kimmel Center for University Life glass doors as the staircase once again overflowed with NYU community members. The Muslim Student Association organized today’s rally as a response to...

NYU Organizations Offer Safe Spaces for Students Affected by Travel Ban

After President Andrew Hamilton failed to explicitly declare NYU a sanctuary campus, various on-campus groups took matters into their own hands to protect students threatened by President Donald Trump’s travel ban. Last week, Asian/Pacific/American Institute,...

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...

Applicant’s Angry Twitter Stream Spurs Policy Review

NYU received received massive national backlash last month when a potential applicant posted a screenshot on Twitter of a discussion they had about waiving application fees with Tisch Director of Graduate Admissions Dan Sandford....

IEC Continues Fight to #AbolishTheBox

The Incarceration to Education Coalition at NYU protested outside the Kimmel Center for University Life NYU’s Weekend on the Square to further push the university to #AbolishTheBox. The Abolish the Box movement aims to remove...

Letter Urges NYU Law to Support LGBTQ Students

The U.S. military will be visiting NYU School of Law this fall to interview those seeking employment in the armed forces. The military’s presence in such a capacity, however, will violate NYU’s nondiscrimination policy, according...

Lack of Academic Freedom Plagues NYU Abu Dhabi

When NYU professor and journalist Mohamad Bazzi mapped out his fall schedule earlier this year, he imagined he would be teaching halfway across the world in an Emirati classroom at NYU’s Abu Dhabi campus....

NYU administration reveals more plans to broaden inclusion on campus

NYU continues to take steps to increase the inclusion of students of color on campus, with an email sent out over Thanksgiving break announcing more initiatives to widen the talks of diversity on campus....
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