Accounts of Discrimination Shared Anonymously via Instagram

Anonymous experiences of discrimination have been shared on an Instagram account created in February as an experiment in social justice. The account, called UnheardNYU, has about 110 followers and was created by a group of...

Activists Call for More Action on Menstrual Health. Period.

Protestors parted a Red Sea of T-shirts and signs on Saturday, sporting the color for the first New York National Period Day rally outside City Hall meant to bring awareness to often-stigmatized topics surrounding...

Police detain and release 9 NYU Shanghai students in drug sweeps

Nine NYU Shanghai students were detained in two separate drug sweeps conducted by local police in Shanghai on March 12. Two students were taken into custody at a local bar, and seven others at...

Activists Talk Whitewashing of #MeToo Movement, How It Progressed Internationally

TW: This article mentions sexual assault. Though the most recognized voices of the #MeToo movement have been those of women in the United States, women across the world have been fighting against sexual abuse and...

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 Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination and Retaliation

Shem Semei Garrett, a 40-year-old painter at NYU, filed a discrimination lawsuit against the university on Tuesday. He began working at NYU in 1989, became a full-time employee in 1999 and is still employed...

Middle East Commons Participants Discuss Trump Peace Plan and Anti-Semitism at NYU

Around 25 NYU Students and faculty members came together at Richard Ettinghausen Library on Monday to attend the first of a monthly series on Middle Eastern politics.  The Middle Eastern Commons is a new monthly...

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...

Law School Dishes Out $175k Scholarship

The AnBryce Scholarship at NYU School of Law awarded its 100th $175,000 scholarship this year to a current law student at the university. Chair of NYU Law’s Board of Trustees Anthony Welters J.D. ‘77 and...

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...

New CAS Dean Gene Jarrett Returns Home to New York

NYU named Gene Jarrett the Seryl Kushner Dean of the College of Arts and Science over the summer. Jarrett previously worked at Boston University as a Professor of English and African American Studies, Associate...

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...
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