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....

Anonymous Letter Threatens NYUSJP Members

NYU Students for Justice in Palestine board members received the above email on Tuesday, Jan. 31.   Hate littered the inboxes of NYU Students for Justice in Palestine board members. On Jan. 31, they opened their...

Gallatin Turns to Students to Further Diversity Efforts

The Gallatin Student Council sent an email on Jan. 31 to its entire student body — requesting that only students of color fill out the attached survey — that asked about their experiences as...

NYU Students Create Service to Bring Protests to Your Phone

Students will never have to worry about missing a protest again with the creation ResistX — an SMS and email service developed by two NYU students that alerts users about the time and location...

Political Groups on Campus Review Decision to Host Gavin McInnes

Shortly after this article was published, controversy ensued as Gavin McInnes threatened to sue Washington Square News over a line that called him a "public figure who is known for his controversial political opinions on women's rights, the...

LGBT Members and Allies Protest Trump’s Cabinet Picks at Stonewall

  The biting cold could not stop the LGBT community and their supporters from waving kaleidoscopic flags in the sky, punctuating this otherwise grey day with rainbows. Adorned in colorful banners, the Stonewall Inn was...

Q&A: NYU Protester Arrested

Underneath the sirens and metal of police vehicles that oftentimes accompany protests, inside might sit a fellow Violet. While the majority of recent rallies and protests have remained peaceful, there have been occasions when...
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