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The Tandon School of Engineering is located in Brooklyn. Facebook disabled several accounts and pages associated with a Tandon political advertising research project. (Staff Photo by Ryan Kawahara)

Facebook disables accounts used by NYU political advertising researchers

By Arnav Binaykia, News Editor August 4, 2021

Facebook has disabled the accounts of researchers at the NYU Ad Observatory, a project developed by the Tandon School of Engineering that documents and analyzes Facebook political advertisements, the social...

The Vanderbilt Hall on Washington Square S hosts the NYU Law School. An NYU Law student has tested positive for COVID-19 in an email sent by the Dean to students who were in class with the student.

NYU Law Student Tests Positive for Coronavirus

By Emily Mason, News Editor March 15, 2020

A student at the NYU School of Law has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to an email sent out by NYU School of Law Dean Trevor Morrison. The email, sent out Sunday, March 15 at 1:51 P.M.,...

For a few months, many have struggled with the steps that should be taken to face the coronavirus, including increased hand sanitizer use. The NYU community received an email on Monday evening detailing the rules the university will set in place for a campus-wide shut down. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

Washington Square Campus to Cease In-Person Classes Amid Coronavirus

By Matthew Fischetti, Deputy News Editor March 9, 2020

After hours of mixed signals from faculty, students received official word that NYU is canceling in-person classes in favor of video conferencing as coronavirus cases continue to rise in New York City. From...

The Government of the Community of Madrid has ordered a 15 day shut down of all schools in response to the coronavirus. NYU Madrid students were notified Monday half an hour after midnight local time, and were asked to contact Madrid Student Life on their plans. (Photo by Laurie Germain)

After WSP Campus Closure, NYU Madrid to Offer Classes Remotely

By Lisa Cochran and Emily Mason March 9, 2020

NYU Madrid will be following Washington Square Campus’ lead and switching to remote classes for a 15-day-period starting this Wednesday, according to an email from site director Jim Fernandez on Tuesday...

Palladium Food Court failed a health inspection last week. (Photo by Polina Buchak)

Palladium Fails Health Inspection

By Victor Porcelli, News Editor October 1, 2019

Flies and improperly refrigerated food at Palladium Food Court resulted in a failed health inspection last week. New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is in charge of restaurant...

The shots were fired on the same street as the NYU Bookstore.

Shots Fired Near Broadway and West 3rd, No Injuries Reported

By Victor Porcelli, News Editor September 27, 2019

Updated 12:25 p.m. Shots were fired near Broadway and West 3rd St. — a few minutes away from the NYU Bookstore, NYU’s 194 Mercer St. and the Washington Square Park campus — late last night, with...

A fire has broken out in a building on East 12th Street and University Place. (Staff Photo by Min Ji Kim)

Fire Erupts on University Place

By Meghna Maharishi, News Editor May 8, 2019

Firefighters put out a fire that erupted on the fourth floor of an office building on 99 University Place Wednesday evening near the School of Professional Studies building on East 12th Street. No one...

The “Carceral Crisis: Race, Class and Punishment in America” course in the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute focuses on providing students with an in-depth understanding of mass incarceration. (Photo by Victor Porcelli)

NYU to Offer New Journalism Minor

By Meghna Maharishi and Victor Porcelli February 22, 2019

NYU announced in an email on Friday that the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute undergraduate program will offer two journalism minors, one in print and online and one in broadcast and multimedia...

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NYU Postpones Milo Yiannopoulos Halloween Talk at Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Request

By Alex Domb, News Editor October 30, 2018

At the request of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, NYU has agreed to postpone Milo Yiannopoulos’ NYU visit originally scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 31, according to a statement from the university. “Bill...

A police car weaves between US Postal Service vans nearby NYU Langones emergency care unit.

Langone Emergency Unit Evacuated After Bomb Threat Next Door

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief October 26, 2018

Around 9 a.m. today, patients, doctors and staff were evacuated from NYU Langone’s Ambulatory Care unit at West 52nd Street after a suspected bomb was found at a United States Postal Service facility...

Portraits of NYUs Board of Trustees on display on the fourth floor of the Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life.

NYU Board of Trustees Rejects Student and Faculty Representation

By Jemima McEvoy and Sayer Devlin July 26, 2018

NYU’s Board of Trustees voted down three resolutions written by three different University Senate councils which would have placed students and faculty members on the Board of Trustees, according to...

NYUs Board of Trustees Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

NYU’s Board of Trustees Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

By Sarah Jackson, News Editor June 21, 2018
NYU's Board of Trustees announced on Thursday that they would revoke actor Bill Cosby's honorary degree, which he earned in 1997.