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Dear Ms. Haymaker, We, the Student Labor Action Movement have gathered here today shocked and outraged by NYU’s treatment of our fellow student and anti-debt organizer Nia Mirza. We see your action to revoke her previously approved appeal to live off campus due to issues of affordability as nothing other than intimidation and retaliation. As […]Read More An Open Letter To Beth Haymaker
SLAM is not only disappointed but also outraged by the misinformation being spread by the NYU administration regarding Provost David McLaughlin’s email today at 12:44pm. We are rallying at 4pm in Bobst to demand he meets with students! You can find his original message here and our response directly below 1. David McLaughlin claims the […]Read More Responding to NYU’s perpetuation of inaccuracies regarding GSOC’s Strike
After repeated letter deliveries, a die-in, a vigil, a speakout with workers from Bangladesh and a faculty sign-on letter with 60 signatures, members of the NYU Student & Labor Action Movement held a sit-in today to repeat the demand that NYU cut its contract with JanSport over concerns about workers’ rights. Students occupied the Welcome […]Read More NYU Students Hold Sit-In, Rally To Cut JanSport: Administrators promise quick response
Today, 60 NYU faculty members sent a letter to President John Sexton asking the administration to end its contract with JanSport because the brand has failed to sign the Accord on Fire and Building Safety. Over 1200 workers have died in the past two years in preventable factory fires and collapses in Bangladesh and the Accord […]Read More Faculty to Sexton: Cut JanSport!
Finding solutions to the student debt crisis has to become the number one priority for American universities. American student loan debt exceeds $1.2 trillion. The problem is especially bad at NYU: last year’s graduating class had more collective debt than that of any other non-profit school in the country, with an average of about $35,000 […]Read More We Demand Solutions to the Student Debt Crisis
By Iraj Eshghi For too long now, NYU neglected the rights of its graduate students. By refusing to recognize their union–GSOC-UAW–and giving them no say in how things are done, the administration was essentially keeping a large part of their workforce and student body silent. However, we have recently learned that the administration has finally […]Read More Why undergrads should care about the GSOC election