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People speak out in support of DACA in New York City. (Via Wikimedia)

NYU Among Several Universities to Support DACA Students in Brief to Supreme Court

Universities around the country hope to sway the Supreme Court in favor of maintaining DACA with an amicus brief detailing how rescinding DACA would be detrimental to their institutions and the nation.
Oct 8, 2019

NYU wrote a joint amicus curiae brief with more than a dozen other universities in support of a program for children of undocumented immigrants leading up to a Supreme Court decision...

238 Thompson Rooftop Garden, one of NYU’s landscaping projects, sits on top of the Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life. (Staff photo by Tony Wu)

Administrators and Students to Work Together Toward Sustainability

A student government committee was created at the end of last semester to continue the work of NYU’s Sustainability Working Group.
Sep 30, 2019

A new committee within NYU’s student government will seek to work with, rather than against, university administrators in reaching its sustainability goals. In previous semesters,...

The East River State Park is planned to be torn down and rebuilt starting in 2020. (via Brooklyn Magazine)

East Village Marches in Protest of Plan to Bury East River Park

Residents of the East Village came to defend their park from being destroyed (and then somewhat rebuilt) in a flood-prevention plan set to begin in six months.
Sep 23, 2019

East Village residents protested Saturday against the city’s proposed burying of East River Park as part of a flood-control plan that would close the park for three years before...