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NYU SLAM Petitions in Bobst for Student Representation on Board of Trustees

The Fight for 15 finally saw results on March 24 when NYU sent an email to the community with its new minimum wage policy, so the Student Labor Action Movement is now embarking on...

Recognizing the Islam of the Islamic State

While we mourn the victims of Tuesday’s terror attacks in Brussels, as well as those killed in two separate attacks in Ankara last week, it becomes even more critical that we understand the cruel...

SLAM Protests to Rename Moelis Institute

The NYU Student Labor Action Movement protested in front of Bobst library on Friday, demanding the university rename the Moelis Institute for Affordable Housing Policy and stand in solidarity with city workers against gentrification....

How Islamic is ISIS?

Anyone who listened to the news media following the jihadist attacks in Paris would think that the Islamic State is either fundamentally un-Islamic or inextricably tied to mainstream Islam. But the issue is by...

Poetry slammin’ places around New York

As the city grows colder and the days seem shorter, staying in appears be a more enticing option than braving the harsh outdoors. When the cavernous walls of your apartment and the Netflix reruns...

Islamic Center focuses on Syrian refugee crisis

In an attempt to tackle the issues countless Syrian refugees face on a daily basis, the Islamic Center at NYU held a semi-annual town hall meeting Monday. Speakers like Linda Sarsour, the executive director...

Ahmed Mohamed arrest latest in pattern of Islamophobia

Ahmed Mohamed, a 14-year-old high school freshman in Irving, Texas, was arrested Monday for bringing a homemade electronic clock into class, which was mistaken for a bomb by a teacher. Ahmed was suspended for...

Race, gender discussed through slam poetry

Slam poetry has traditionally been an arena for frank discussions on social issues. Wednesday’s conversation, hosted by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU at the Kimmel Center for University Life, featured poets who performed their...

Slam! at NYU continues win streak

For Slam! at NYU, the streak continues. On March 29, the club won College Union’s Poetry Slam Invitational 2015 for the third time in four years. NYU’s team of six burgeoning poets, including CAS...

SLAM protests for minimum wage raise

NYU’s Student Labor Action Movement protested for higher wages at the McDonald’s on Broadway and Sixth Avenue on Wednesday. SLAM demonstrated in support of the Fight for $15 Campaign, which stands against McDonald’s business...

Slam dunk Contest missing the mark

  With the NBA All-Star weekend fast approaching, it has become apparent that the Slam Dunk Contest, which was once a must-see event, is no longer taken seriously. The dunk contest, in the early 2000s, captivated...

‘Space Jam’ exhibition a slam dunk

Devin Troy Strother’s exhibit “Space Jam” transforms the Marlborough Chelsea gallery into a Technicolor basketball court that will stir your inner 90s kid. Bursting with neon and reflective canvases, Strother’s work pays playful homage...