Coronavirus Outbreak Resources for the NYU Community

Many members of the NYU community have been irreversibly affected by the coronavirus outbreak, either because of the virus itself or the university’s response to it. Students have been scrambling to find housing, fighting...

NYU Dorms May House Coronavirus Patients

Editor's Note, March 18: the number of hospital beds in New York City has been updated for specificity. They were counted using data from the New York State Department of Health with original reporting...

Despite Rumors, New York City Will Not Be Quarantined

Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio put out statements on Thursday, March 12 denying rumors that New York City was going to be placed under mass quarantine or shut down public transportation. "To be clear,...

Coronavirus Case Confirmed at NYU Law

This is a developing story. WSN will update this article as we learn more. An NYU School of Law faculty member has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to an email sent out by...

NYC Council May Curb Food Delivery Apps

The New York City Council is currently embroiled in a debate on whether or not food delivery apps should be regulated. The pressure faced by restaurants to pay high commissions to food delivery apps has...

Student Organizers Lead Rally in Support of Assange

“Free Julian Assange, free Chelsea Manning” rang from the Kimmel Center for University Life Stairs on Tuesday, March 3. Members of the NYU International Youth and Students for Social Equality and the broader New York...

Man Struck by Train at Astor Place

A man was fatally struck by a downtown 6 train at the Astor Place subway station this afternoon while trying to retrieve a dropped item, according to the MTA. This is the second day...

Teachers Campaign for Bernie on Wall Street

While Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign moves to South Carolina after winning the New Hampshire primary, some of his supporters are campaigning in an unlikely place — Wall Street. Outside the headquarters of the United Federation...

Apartment Fire Near Van Leeuwen Injures Five

A fire engulfed two apartment buildings near Second Avenue late this afternoon and injured five first responders, said Deputy Assistant Fire Chief Michael Ajello. At approximately 3:50 p.m., over a hundred FDNY and EMT personnel...

Stigma Dominates Coronavirus Conversation in NYC

The coronavirus has consumed social media platforms recently, but the conversation and containment efforts surrounding the virus have inflamed years-old stigmas against Asians in New York City. Coronavirus, a pneumonia-like virus which originated in central...

Trash Fire Spotted Near Tisch Building

McDonald’s workers extinguished a fire that broke out across from NYU’s Tisch building on Thursday night. No injuries have been reported thus far.  Global Liberal Studies sophomore Trinity Rivas was leaving her class in the...

Senate Acquittal of President Trump Spurs Protest

Protestors gathered in Columbus Circle on Wednesday evening to protest the acquittal of President Donald Trump by the Senate on two articles of impeachment.  During the Senate vote, which took place 90 minutes before the...
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