Activists Combat Global Food Waste at NYU

Each year, a third of all food produce — almost 1.3 billion tons — is wasted or lost globally, including almost half of all fruits and vegetables grown. In North America, 300 pounds of...

Fire Ignites in East Village Apartment, NYU Tenants Evacuated

In the early hours of Wednesday morning, a kitchen fire from Japanese restaurant Uogashi ignited 188 1st Ave. in raging flames. Fourteen firefighters and three residents were injured. Three nearby buildings have been evacuated...

New York City Protesters Unite Against Kavanaugh

The voices of over 1,000 protesters echoed from Madison Square Park to Vanderbilt Avenue Monday evening at the No Justice, No Seat: March Against Kavanaugh rally, chanting “We believe survivors! Whose court? Our court.” Hosted...

Journalism Advocates Criticize U.N.

Last year, more journalists were jailed for their work than ever before, according to a free press advocacy group. The Committee to Protect Journalists has accused the United Nations of failing to take tougher action...

From Fossil Fuels to Food, Climate Week Pushes for Environmental Responsibility

What do net-zero carbon buildings, native Hawaiian plants and the Global Citizen Festival all have in common? They’re all part of the 10th annual Climate Week NYC. From Sept. 24 to 30, the week-long...

Pop-up Museum Spotlights NYPD Failings

In the next seven days, the New York Police Department will arrest nearly 900 New Yorkers for misdemeanors alone, based on the averaging of 2017 arrest data. A pop-up museum curated by the New York...

Locals Concerned Over Impending L Train Shutdown

Starting in April 2019, local transit will be significantly disrupted when the L train shuts down for a 15-month renovation. On Monday evening, local residents had the chance to air grievances with local officials...

How You Can Vote in the Sept. 13 Primary Election

On paper, NYU should be a dead zone for electoral participation; it is the largest school in a city with one of the worst voter turnout rates in America. In November 2017, only 23 percent...

In the Archives: NYU During 9/11

When the two planes sliced through the ribs of the World Trade Center’s North and South Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, a cloud of dust crept over the city — and NYU students were...

17 Years After 9/11, Cortlandt St. Station Reopens

A few days before the 17-year anniversary of 9/11, a subway station that was destroyed in the attack reopens. Not all NYU students may remember the morning of September 11, 2001, but its events are...

One-Time Professor Leads Unlikely Bid for Governorship

She once ran an NYU Wagner class and the city of Syracuse. Now, she hopes to run the state. Stephanie Miner, a Visiting Distinguished Urbanist at NYU Wagner during the spring 2018 semester, has had...
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