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Sayer Devlin

Sayer Devlin, Managing Editor

Sayer Devlin is an Economics major in CAS and loves reading Marginal Revolution and Toni Morrison. In his time at WSN, he’s started the official podcast and doggedly reported on everything from the finances of NYU to the school’s racial makeup. He was born in Tokyo and has lived in Paris, London, Massachusetts and New York. When he's not pretending to work, Sayer is spending too much time paying attention to sports, technology and Twitter.

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NYU provides new scholarship for formerly incarcerated students. (Photo by Anna Letson)

NYU Begins Search for Chief Diversity Officer

Oct 31, 2016
NYU began their search for a Chief Diversity Officer.

Glamour Gals

Oct 24, 2016

While many seniors play bingo, eat lunch and celebrate birthdays at the Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center, they also receive manicures once a month from members of the NYU...

Crime Log: Oct. 6-18

Crime Log: Oct. 6-18

Oct 24, 2016
Campus crimes from the past 2 weeks.
Amid claims that NYU does not foster an inclusive environment for people of color, a new lawsuit against the university claims that an employee faced discrimination in his time here.

Study Points to Greater Faculty Diversity

Oct 11, 2016
Two Steinhardt adjunct professors discovered that students prefer teachers of color, which prompts the discussion of greater NYU faculty diversity.
CMEP, located on eighth floor Kimmel, is frustrated with NYUs use of diversity as a buzzword.

NYU’s Diversion from Diversity

Sep 13, 2016

For a university in and of the city, NYU’s student body diversity does not accurately represent the surrounding demographics. Black and African American people make up 26 percent...

Columbia Ruling Wins Union Rights for Grads

Columbia Ruling Wins Union Rights for Grads

Sep 6, 2016
NYU's graduate student workers were officially recognized as employees of the university after a recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board.