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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Measles outbreak infects New York City

Measles outbreak infects New York City

March 12, 2014

The New York City Department of Health confirmed yesterday that the measles outbreak has increased from 16 confirmed patients to 19 in areas including Manhattan, the Bronx and Brooklyn. A department...

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SLAM denounces student debt, university expansion

October 17, 2013

  Members from the Students and Labor Action Movement, Faculty Against the Sexton Plan and International Socialist Organization came together to discuss and debate student debt, expansion, overseas...

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STEP program aims to aid PhD students in career search

October 8, 2013

NYU has received a five-year grant totaling just under $2 million to create the NYU Science Training Enhancement Program, which will be run as a partnership between the NYU School of Medicine and the...

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Author Reza Aslan visits NYU to discuss religion, history

By Kavish Harjai, Staff Writer September 24, 2013

The New York Times bestselling author Reza Aslan visited NYU yesterday students to give a public lecture about the spread of Islam in the Middle East. Author of “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus...

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Student bone marrow campaign looks for donors

April 30, 2013

Students will have the opportunity to be involved in a campaign that saves lives with NYU College of Nursing senior Kathryn Rice’s bone marrow drive for leukemia patients, which will take place May...

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NYUnplugged encourages energy conservation

April 24, 2013

The NYU community had an energy-saving start to Earth Week with the annual event NYUnplugged, a competition among residence halls to reduce electricity use. NYUnplugged, which ran from April 15 to...

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NYU community stands with Boston

April 22, 2013

Click the photo to see more from NYU's vigil for the Boston bombing victims. Students filled the staircase of the Kimmel Center for University Life last night to hold a vigil for the victims of the...

Gallatin events explore life in city grid

Gallatin events explore life in city grid

April 15, 2013

Students will receive a lesson in urban design with Off the Grid: Tours and Talks on New York City’s New Public Spaces, a series of events organized by the Gallatin Design Collective, which will...

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Stern dean discusses ‘Turnaround’ of developing, First World economies

April 9, 2013

Since the release of his book “Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth,”  Peter Blair Henry, the dean of the Stern School of Business, has been featured on MSNBC, HuffPost Live,...

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Science salon explores perception of threat, social identity

April 9, 2013

The old saying “keep your friends close and your enemies closer” received a psychological twist last night when Jenny Xiao, a third-year Ph.D. candidate in NYU’s social psychology program, presented...

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Local restaurant reports case of hepatitis A

April 7, 2013

Alta, a Mediterranean bistro located in the West Village, has come under scrutiny after reports revealed that a restuarant food handler tested positive for hepatitis A. Customers who ate dessert...

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NYU’s Shuruq shows Muslim diversity

March 26, 2013

Last night NFL player Hamza Abdullah ushered in Shuruq, an annual student-run theme month club held from March 25 to April 17. Founded in 2002, Shuruq tries to bring light to the diversity of life,...