NYU Does Not Track Suicides

NYU does not track student suicides from year to year, according to an email from university spokesperson John Beckman. An investigation by WSN found 16 confirmed cases of NYU student suicides since 1990. Although NYU...

Steinhardt freshman wins Ultra Violet Live talent show

NYU students showed off their skills at UltraViolet Live, the univeristy’s annual talent competition, on Thursday at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. From a hula hooper who improvised most of her act,...

Study finds disparity in cocaine arrests

Researchers from NYU’s Center for Drug Use and HIV Research published a study that concluded those from disadvantaged backgrounds have a higher tendency to use crack cocaine over powder cocaine. The study, published in...

Marvel CEO funds Langone cancer research

Marvel CEO Isaac Perlmutter and his wife Laura Perlmutter donated $9 million as part of a grant to fund cancer research at NYU Langone Medical Center and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Of the total...

Ta-Nehisi Coates Talks Politics at NYU Law

Renowned author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates discussed mass incarceration and the #MeToo movement with law professor Melissa Murray in Vanderbilt Hall on Thursday. NYU’s Brennan Center for Justice hosted the event, during which the Arthur...

Langone gets award for outstanding healthcare

For the third consecutive year, NYU Langone Medical Center won the University Healthcare System Quality Leadership Award for outstanding performance in Quality and Accountability Study. Presented annually to 10 academic medical centers, the study...

Paramilitary discussion gets heated

Mary Beth Altier, a visiting clinical assistant professor at the Center for Global Affairs, discussed the popularity of paramilitary organizations at an event hosted by  NYU Law School on Tuesday. The event was part...

ANSI and NYU-Poly partnership gives students class discounts

New partnership between NYU-Poly and ANSI provide students a 10 percent discount for online courses.

Q&A: Gallatin Student Leads the Way for Gender Equality in Latin America

Gallatin junior Gerardo Portney was named one of CNN Expansion's 30 under 40 for his work promoting gender equality, a movement that is revolutionizing Latin America. WSN sat down with Portney to talk about...

NYU Begins Search for Chief Diversity Officer

The university administration accepted the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force’s recommendation for a new position on campus: Chief Diversity Officer. There is no precedent for this position at the university, so the task...

Activists Protest ICE in Grand Central Terminal

More than 30 activists gathered in Grand Central Terminal on Thursday with signs and a large banner reading “U.S. Immigration Policy is a crime” to protest recent U.S. immigration policy. The protest was the latest...

Decarbonization Resolution Passes University Senate

A resolution to decarbonize the university passed at a University Senate meeting on Thursday with 47 votes in favor of the resolution and 40 votes against. Decarbonization calls for increased action to combat climate...
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