NYU to Lobby State Legislature for Increased Tuition Funding

NYU — which is often criticized for its high tuition and shortage of financial aid — will be lobbying at the state level to increase tuition programs. The Office of Government Affairs released its New...

NYU Clarifies Disclaimer on Tuition Payment Timelines, Won’t Accelerate Payment Dates

At the bottom of the Tuition and Fees page on NYU’s website, a disclaimer states: “The Board of Trustees of New York University reserves the right to alter the schedule of fees without notice.” While...

A Year Later, Students Reflect on Downstein’s Racist Black History Month Meal

Weinstein Passport Dining Hall made national headlines last February after serving red Kool-Aid, watermelon-flavored water, collard greens, ribs and cornbread for Black History Month. The meal, advertised by NYU Dining as a celebration of...

HackNYU Emphasizes Sustainability, Inclusivity

Over 500 students squeezed into the Tandon School of Engineering gymnasium on Sunday for a 48-hour celebration of coding and creativity. CAS senior and Executive Co-Chair of this year’s HackNYU Srishti Sanya explained how the...

Hedges Encourages Reflection on NYUAD

British doctoral student Matthew Hedges was tortured last year during a months-long interrogation period and subsequently sentenced to life imprisonment in the United Arab Emirates on the grounds of spying charges. Hedges, who was...

Experts Endorse Safe Injection Sites for Drug Users

With the United States still in the midst of an opioid crisis, stigmas among users of narcotic substances remain. One potential solution is safe injection sites, which would allow narcotics users to inject drugs...

Fights Ensue Outside of Josie’s Pub

From Feb. 7 to Feb. 12, the NYU Department of Public Safety received one report of a burglary, one report of a criminal trespassing, one report of a criminal trespassing/harassment, one report of disorderly...

Silver Releases Statement Addressing Racist Email

After a first-year graduate student's racist experience went viral on Twitter, Silver School of Social Work sent out a statement acknowledging institutional racism at the school and describing broad measures it will take to...

Student Government Resolution, Initially on BDS, Drops Political Ties

The Student Government Assembly wants the university to cut ties with corporations associated with the abuse of human rights in Palestine and Israel. On Thursday, SGA announced that the two countries’ names will be...

Letter In Support of Graduate Students Passes on Student Government Floor

A letter presented at the Student Senators Council last week in support of graduate students affected by NYU’s consolidation of healthcare plans passed before the Student Government Assembly on Thursday. Last summer, fully-funded graduate students...

NYU to Ban Spending on Plastic Water Bottles

In NYU’s movement toward sustainability, student activists often ask for more. On Thursday, the university announced that it would no longer purchase single-use plastic water bottles, another small step forward. NYU’s water bottle purchasing ban...

Students Meme BobChat — and BobChat Memes Back

NYU's launch of new chatting service, "BobChat," has resulted in a wave of memes made by students interacting with the surprisingly witty bot. Available through Facebook Messenger, BobChat is a digital chatbot students can use...
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