UPDATE: Incarceration to Education Coalition Sits-In At Kimmel

The Incarceration to Education Coalition’s occupation of the NYU Kimmel Center, that started Friday evening, is underway. Students from the IEC, Divest and Student Labor Action Movement plan to stay overnight on the Kimmel...

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,...

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Changing Diversity at NYU

Andrew Hamilton was named the 16th President of NYU in March 2015, and this Sunday, he will officially be inaugurated, starting a new chapter in NYU’s history. This week has been Inauguration Celebration Week,...

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...

Post-Its With Swastika, ‘White Pride’ Found on Gramercy Door

At around 11 a.m. today, students living in the Gramercy Green residence hall found four hand-written sticky notes on their door displaying pro-Donald Trump rhetoric. Three of the notes read: “Trump,” “White Pride” and...

Bronx Prep School Encourages Black Students to Excel

The sound of banging drums reverberates throughout the auditorium as lines of students in long-patterned skirts dance while stepping to the beat of their classmates’ rapid playing. This is African dance class at The...

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...

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....

Rallying for a Native American Studies Minor

Indigenous and Native American students may now study their heritages. The Native American and Indigenous Students Group said the university began addressing indigenous peoples’ concerns by creating a new native and indigenous studies minor. NAISG...

NYU Ranks Fourth for Accepting Lower Income Students

Create pie charts A study posted by the New York Times on “how well or how poorly colleges have built an economically diverse student body” revealed that NYU ranked fourth among other elite colleges enrolling...

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...

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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