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City college students explore culture of Asian-Americans

By Ann Schmidt, News Editor April 28, 2014

Over 500 New York City students, professionals and organizers united over the weekend to appreciate Asian-American culture and address issues the community faces. The eighth annual New York City...

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NYU Reacts: Korean ferry tragedy

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, Deputy News Editor April 22, 2014

All over the world, people continue to mourn the sinking of the South Korean Sewol ferry on April 16. South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday that the crew’s actions during the incident...

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Alum alleviates labor conditions

By Ann Schmidt, News Editor April 22, 2014

Steinhardt alumnus Drew Todrys recently made his way back into the nonprofit arena with the relaunch of Project Assembly Line, a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the lives of factory workers...

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Budget changes afford theater companies more opportunities

April 8, 2014

Theater companies outside of New York City will soon have incentives to put on productions due to a $4-million tax credit that was included in the state budget for the 2015 tax year. The $137.9-billion...

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Up-and-Comer | Adele Beasley

March 27, 2014

Adele Beasley started her own business when she was in the fifth grade. It was then, in Tulsa, Okla., that Beasley and her cousin Jack Davis faced the stark realization that moving on to middle...

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JPMorgan Chase rejects alumna’s condom company

March 25, 2014

Gallatin alumna Tiffany Gaines created a petition on March 21 against JPMorgan Chase because the bank refused to process the incoming credit card transactions from customers of Lovability Inc., Gaines’...

Students named resolution fellows

Students named resolution fellows

March 24, 2014

Three NYU students were winners in the Social Venture Challenge at the Clinton Global Initiative University conference, which took place at Arizona State University from March 21 to March 23. Stern...

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Community members, FASP celebrate recent NYU 2031 decision

March 17, 2014

Members of NYU Faculty Against the Sexton Plan and the Greenwich Village community gathered on March 15 to celebrate Judge Donna Mills’ decision in January, which said NYU does not have the right to...

College Board revamps rules on SATs

College Board revamps rules on SATs

March 11, 2014

The College Board announced on March 5 that the essay portion of the SAT will be optional for test-takers in 2016. College Board spokeswoman Katherine Levin said the SAT will be changed so that...

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Digital experts discuss cyber security

March 11, 2014

Cyber security experts discussed the ongoing threat of hacking and importance of using secure technology at the NYU School of Law on March 10. Samara Moore, the White House director of Critical...

[VIDEO] Behind-the-scenes interviews with UVL contestants

[VIDEO] Behind-the-scenes interviews with UVL contestants

March 10, 2014

News Editor Ann Schmidt went backstage at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts to interview the students who competed in the 11th annual Ultra Violet Live talent show.

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Attendees pass academic calendar, make proposals at senate meeting

March 5, 2014

Student and faculty senators met to discuss the academic calendar, future senate size and the final report of the University Space Priorities Working Group on March 4 during a University Senate Meeting. SCPS...