Students Urge NYU to Reevaluate Ties With Nike Due to Its Labor Practices

Student activists discussed at an event on Thursday Nike’s mistreatment of workers following the company’s withdrawal from Indonesia and decision to provide minimal or no severance pay to Indonesian workers in 2011. Two Indonesian...

NYU endowment fails to meet financial needs of poorest students

Online counters track the national debt, but what about the NYU student debt? The U.S. Department of Education recently released data showing that NYU's lowest-income students pay among the most for their education compared...

Darren Walker Is This Year’s Commencement Speaker. So Who Is He?

For those seniors who skimmed over the commencement emails without reading it, or those who are simply curious, Ford Foundation President Darren Walker will address the class of 2016 at this year's May 18...

NYU Public Safety Continues Preparation for Accreditation

NYU’s Department of Public Safety is continuing to prepare for accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agency. Last winter, the department announced that it desired to become the second campus security...

GSOC Protests for Paid Family Leave in Bobst

On Thursday afternoon, protesters with GSOC, NYU's Graduate Student Organizing Committee, took to the 10th floor of Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, demanding paid family leave for graduate student and adjunct workers. Currently, NYU’s paid...

NYU’s Interfraternity Frats to Stop Recruiting After This Semester

NYU’s Interfraternity Council fraternities will suspend recruiting altogether come Spring 2020, according to a Monday morning press release by the IFC. This comes after several frats were suspended or banned from campus due to...

Broome Hall Investigates Shoebox of Feces Thrown in Garbage Chute

Students living in Broome Street Residential College received an email from the building leadership team on Tuesday regarding a shoebox of feces that was deposited into a hall garbage chute. The problem of residents misusing...

BSU and NYU Divest Discuss Where Race and Environmental Issues Intersect at Flint

At the close of the NYU for Flint fundraising campaign, the Black Student Union and NYU Divest hosted a panel Wednesday evening to discuss how communities can learn about the intersection of racial and...

NYU to Lobby State Legislature for Increased Tuition Funding

NYU — which is often criticized for its high tuition and shortage of financial aid — will be lobbying at the state level to increase tuition programs. The Office of Government Affairs released its New...

Poly students join life on the Square

Students at NYU’s Brooklyn-based Polytechnic School of Engineering can now live on NYU’s Manhattan campus, an option that was not available prior to this year. NYU spokesperson Matt Nagel said merging the housing options was...

NYU’s Board of Trustees Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

NYU’s Board of Trustees decided to rescind the honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree awarded to actor Bill Cosby, according to a statement by Board of Trustees Chair William Berkley. Cosby served as one...

Liberal Studies Professors Feel Exploited, Some Want to Unionize

Some Liberal Studies professors are looking to unionize, citing lower pay and a lack of resources and job security.  “Liberal Studies faculty are regarded as second class faculty,” said one LS professor, who spoke to...
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