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SLAM Keeps Pressure on Hamilton in Fight for Student Representation

Members of NYU’s Student Labor Action Movement attempted to deliver a letter to President Andrew Hamilton yesterday urging him to place a student on the Board of Trustees. Three members of SLAM waited for 15...

De Blasio Endorses SLAM, Discusses Racist Statues, Does Not Take Questions

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio visited NYU for a tour of his former Weinstein Residence Hall dorm room on Tuesday afternoon, where he publicly endorsed the goal of NYU’s Student Labor Action...

SLAM Plans to Take Matters Into Their Own Hands

After a three-month break from its campaign to get a student on the NYU Board of Trustees, NYU's Student Labor Action Movement met in Washington Square Park this past Monday to continue discussing ways...

Administrators and SLAM Talk Representation Post-Protest

NYU administration and Student Labor Action Movement are discussing greater representation and involvement for its student body. President Andrew Hamilton and two other administrators met with five organizing members of SLAM on Thursday afternoon...

SLAM Protests Board of Trustees Connection to President Trump

Protesters met today in Schwartz Plaza to challenge both the lack of student representation on the Board of Trustees and board member John Paulson’s connection to President Donald Trump. Student Labor Action Movement — a...

Despite Resistance, SLAM For Student Representation on Board of Trustees

NYU’s Student Labor Action Movement is continuing its efforts to get a student representative on the Board of Trustees, notwithstanding President Andrew Hamilton’s pushback on the initiative in a WSN interview published on Monday....

NYU Islamophobia Post-Trump Election

Donald Trump’s top immigration advisor wants to create a registry for Muslims, the Tandon prayer room was graffitied with “Trump!” on the door and people shouted hateful slurs to students wearing hijabs on campus...

Poignant Poetry Grand Slam Sends Five NYU Students to Compete in Finals

It’s no secret that slam poetry leans towards the political, the emotional and the controversial, but this weekend’s Grand Slam, hosted by Slam! at NYU at Kimmel’s Rosenthal Center, was a slam for the...

Fight Against Islamophobia Continues at Tandon Rally

The Muslim Students Association at NYU continued fighting against Islamophobia during their rally at the Tandon School of Engineering on Tuesday evening. Using the same hashtag, #NotOnOurCampus, from their event last week on the...

Alum Short Film Tackles Islamophobia

It is not hard to see the obvious Islamophobia in the United States right now. With Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump encouraging so much hate and racism, the role of Muslims and practitioners of...

NYU’s Slam Team Welcomes All Poets

Standing in front of a group of strangers and telling them your most personal thoughts and experiences can sound terrifying to some. To NYU’s slam poetry club, it’s just another Wednesday. Slam! meets every week...

Documentary on Islamic Extremism Is Both Effective and Simplistic

Coming at a particularly heated moment of today’s political climate, “Among the Believers,” a new documentary directed by Hemal Trivedi and Mohammed Ali Naqvi, is an informative primer on the state of radical Islam...