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All content by Carmen Russo
A crowd of students and faculty filled the lobby of Kimmel Center on Monday evening in a show of solidarity for students of color.

NYU blackout spotlights racism on college campuses

Nov 17, 2015
The Black Students Union hosted Blackout NYU on Monday to stand in solidarity with students from the University of Missouri and Yale to fight for diversity on college campuses.
Universities around the country have shown support for the students at Missouri.

Mizzou protests find support at NYU

Nov 16, 2015
NYU students, and others across the country, are standing in solidarity with the students at Mizzou, Yale and Ithaca.
FemmeCare drive highlights health issue

FemmeCare drive highlights health issue

Nov 9, 2015
An NYU student started a drive to collect feminine hygiene products for homeless women and girls in the NYC area.
Members of the NYU community attended the vigil to pay their respects for those who have been affected by the devastating earthquake that hit Afghanistan, Pakistan, and other regions of South Asia earlier this week.

SSC holds vigil for victims of South Asian earthquake

Oct 29, 2015
NYU Student Government held a vigil to honor the victims of the devastating earthquake that hit Afghanistan, Pakistan, and other regions of South Asia on Monday, October 26, 2015.
Protesters against police brutality show their angst and anger in Washington Square Park before their march.

#RiseUpOctober marches from Washington Square Park

Oct 26, 2015
#RiseUpOctober continued on Saturday, Oct. 24 with a rally in Washington Square Park demanding to put an end to police terror.
Cheryl Mills worked with NYU for its Abu Dhabi negotiations while Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State.

Former Clinton chief of staff negotiated for NYUAD

Oct 13, 2015
Cheryl D. Mills, Hilary Clinton's top aide, worked on NYU Abu Dhabi negotiations while Clinton was secretary of state.
All accounts of force used by the NYPD are now required to be reported.

NYPD now must report use of force against civilians

Oct 5, 2015
The NYPD announced its plans to require its officers to document every time they use force on a civilian.

PHOTOS: Groups rally against forced emigration

Sep 28, 2015
A rally was held in Washington Square Park on Sept. 26 to tell the UN to open borders and end forced migration.
Professor Nagle has been working as a sanitation worker to study the types of things that are thrown away.

Professor becomes sanitation worker for research

Sep 21, 2015
An NYU professor has been working as a sanitation worker, studying the types of things that people throw away.