Teaching Assistants Plan a ‘Sick-Out’ Strike

NYU Teaching Assistants plan to collectively take three consecutive sick days starting Wednesday, May 6 to demonstrate their essential role at the university and protest NYU’s lack of support for graduate students.  The strike will...

Students Voice Concern Over NYU Pandemic Response

Before the floor opened to comments, the first town hall hosted by Students Demanding Care started with a somber offering of condolences to those in NYU’s community who have COVID-19 and those who have...

Elected Officials Address NYC College Students’ Pandemic Concerns

New York Elected Representatives and New York City college students discussed issues facing college students in the age of COVID-19. Student representatives from Young Invincibles — an organization that addresses issues of health care, higher...

181 Mercer Street Construction Resumes

Construction at 181 Mercer Street has recently been deemed essential work, after New York revised original restrictions to include public and private school construction projects under the umbrella of essential construction, allowing for work...

Tisch Parent Sues NYU for Tuition

A Tisch School of the Arts parent has filed a lawsuit against NYU claiming the school has not maintained the quality of education which students paid for at the start of the semester, according...

NYU Pledges Housing Refunds If Fall Goes Remote

As some universities prepare for the prospect of remote operation in the fall semester, the Office of Residential Life & Housing Services sent an email informing students that full refunds will be awarded if...

NYU Student Belongings Returned and Damaged

When Tisch senior Brian Rosenwinkel opened his door on Friday morning, he was greeted by several boxes — including one that was severely damaged — containing his belongings from his Carlyle Court Residence Hall...

University-Wide Email Leaves Students With More Questions Than Answers

Three NYU administrators sent a university-wide email on Monday, April 27 detailing the university’s net losses due to the coronavirus and its assumed next steps for the coming months. President Andrew Hamilton, Provost Katherine Fleming...

NYU Community Members Demand NYC Education Reform Amid COVID-19

More than 60 students, activists and educators came together on Zoom this Saturday to invest in a common goal: educational reform in NYC public schools.  The town hall was in response to a group project...

Faculty Demand Support For Graduate Students

The Department of Social and Cultural Analysis and the Department of English both sent letters to university administration calling for extended funding for graduate students facing rescinded job offers, grant delays and income gaps. The...

Student Government Condemns Department of Education’s Anti-DACA Policy

The Student Government Assembly released a letter on Friday denouncing United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ decision to exclude DACA — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — recipients from receiving emergency aid during...

NYU Marron Institute Recommends Prisoners’ Early Release to Prevent COVID-19 Spread

As the number of COVID-19 cases in correctional facilities and jails increases across several states, some states are considering early release of prisoners to allow for greater social distancing within the facilities. NYU Marron Institute...
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