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On the Wire

Posted on January 31, 2014 | by WSN News Staff

Playing Catch Up

SUNY restarted the selling process for the Long Island College Hospital that NYU Langone Medical Center is bidding on to create a 60,000-square-foot medical center in Brooklyn.

Isaac and Laurie Perlmutter donated $50 million to fund NYU Langone Medical Center’s cancer work, and more may be on the way. The center is expected to be renamed after the couple.

Intel Corporation joined the NYU WIRELESS center as a sponsor for research funding in wireless technology research.

NYU Secret #3899: “A professor yelled at me today for taking notes. I hate school.”

In and of the City

A prostitution and drug ring targeting Super Bowl visitors was shut down. The operation spanned Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio is taking steps against pedestrian deaths by handing out tickets to jaywalkers in certain areas of the city.

From our Neighbors

Fordham students and alumni joined with city residents to protest the president of the university’s decision to honor Albanian Archbishop Anastasios. The protesters argued that Anastasios is alienating the Albanian community.

St. John’s University, located in Queens, will no longer provide students with housing in the East Village.

Lee Bollinger, president of Columbia University, announced the school would be disclosing information relating to its handling of sexual assault and gender-based misconduct.

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Felipe De La Hoz

Multimedia Editor | Felipe De La Hoz is a Colombian national studying journalism at the College of Arts and Sciences. Having been born in Colombia and raised in the United States, Mexico and Brazil, Felipe is a trilingual travel aficionado and enjoys working in varied and difficult environments. Apart from his photography, Felipe enjoys investigative reporting and interviews, interviewing the likes of Colombian ex-M-19 guerrilla fighters and controversial politician Jimmy McMillan. He has covered everything from governmental conferences to full-blown riots, as well as portraiture shoots and dining photography. Having worked under Brazilian photojournalists for Reuters and AFP, Felipe hopes to one day work on demanding journalistic projects and contribute to the global news cycle.

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News Editor | Ann is a liberal studies sophomore who lived in Florence during her freshman year. She plans on double-majoring in journalism and political science and is always busy. She is constantly making lists and she loves to laugh.

 

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