Prospective Students and Protests Flood Weekend on the Square

As prospective students from the NYU class of 2021 flooded campus today for Weekend on the Square, activist groups, including, NYU Divest, Student Labor Action Movement and the Incarceration to Education Coalition, occupied several...

President Hamilton Announced Attendance at March for Science

President Andrew Hamilton will be marching alongside NYU faculty and students at the March for Science in Washington D.C. this Saturday, according to an email sent out to the NYU community. The March for Science...

First Round of Approval for Native American and Indigenous Studies Minor

An Introduction to Native American and Indigenous Studies minor has just passed its first stage of approval, according to the Native American and Indigenous Student Group co-president Angelo Baca. Native American and Indigenous Studies would...

NYU Guesses Racial, Ethnic Identity of Some Employees

An NYU professor, who is a person of color, told WSN that he had a very brief meeting — less than five minutes — with the university’s human resources department, which he believes was used...

NYU Reacts: Diversity of the Class of 2021

Recently, 18,520 students were admitted to NYU as potential members of the class of 2021, according to a press release from the university. The new acceptance rate of 27 percent marked the university’s lowest...

Charles Murray’s Upcoming Talk Prompted Faculty Letter to Hamilton

Charles Murray believes that intelligence is based on race. He co-authored the 1994 book “The Bell Curve” — which explains this hypothesis — and is scheduled to speak with the NYU branch of the...

Women and Sustainability Summit Promotes Environmental Feminism

Yesterday’s Women and Sustainability summit, organized by Earth Matters NYU, gave a forum for prominent female environmentalists to voice their beliefs that a woman's place is in environmental activism. Approximately 40 students, alumni and...

NYU Law Spearheads Dialogue on Inequality and Race

NYU Law opened the Center on Race, Inequality and the Law on Feb. 27 to provide NYU community members a space to engage in discussions, lectures and panels and apply to scholarships related to...

NYU Alumni Advocate for Sanctuary Campus Status

Alumni are staying involved with NYU besides donating money — many are joining the campus-wide effort to make NYU a sanctuary campus. Gallatin alumni Carly Krakow and Bailey Theado began the NYU Alumni for...

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,...

Who Are the NYU Anti-fascists?

Buzz surrounding the NYU Anti-fascists — a club basedon campus that, according to its website, fights against anything obstructing equality — has recently peaked after the club organized a protest against the NYU College Republicans’ guest...

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....
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