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An Open Letter To Beth Haymaker

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 […]

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Responding to NYU’s perpetuation of inaccuracies regarding GSOC’s Strike

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 […]

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NYU Students Hold Sit-In, Rally To Cut JanSport: Administrators promise quick response

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 […]

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Faculty to Sexton: Cut JanSport!

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 […]

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