Albert and NYU Gmail Sometimes Out Students as Transgender

Transgender students are sometimes misnamed and misgendered on platforms that rely on Albert and NYU Gmail, even after indicating their preferred name and gender identity within these systems. Because Albert populates attendance sheets, some...

It’s Affirmative, Your Race Isn’t Why You Got Into NYU

The use of Affirmative Action policies, or those intended to increase the representation of underrepresented communities, during the admissions process at American universities is a recurring point of debate in the academic and legal...

Offensive Messages Found in Freshman Tandon Group Chat

In a group chat for members of the class of 2021 enrolled in the Tandon School of Engineering, racist, sexist, ableist, homophobic and sexually explicit jokes and comments have been exchanged since at least...

NYU Appoints Harvard’s Lisa M. Coleman as First Chief Diversity Officer

President Andrew Hamilton announced the appointment of the university’s first Chief Diversity Officer Lisa M. Coleman in an email to the NYU community earlier today. Coleman will start her position in September 2017. In...

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...

Broken DREAMS and Deportation

The recent deportation of 23-year-old Juan Manuel Montes, who was protected by former President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, has created concern among NYU DREAM Team members. Montes came to the...

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...
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