Family Costumes in Full Flair at Children’s Halloween Parade

Four-year-old Frankie Jones wore a recognizable blue gingham dress and carried a little stuffed dog in a basket, complete with sparkling ruby slippers — she was dressed as Dorothy from the classic film “The...

From Little Mermaid to Horseman of the Apocalypse, New Yorkers Go All Out at...

The sidewalk along Sixth Avenue was packed with superheroes, witches, angels and more on Thursday evening for the 46th annual New York Village Halloween Parade. Floats, music and light shows are staples at the annual...

New York Has Proposed a Taskforce on Black Teen Suicide, Spurred by NYU Researchers

A task force to address black youth suicides is pending approval by Governor Andrew Cuomo after NYU researchers found a significant increase in suicide rates among black teens. A recent study led by researchers at...

Proponents of Early Voting Rally in Washington Square Park

In an effort to raise awareness about New York’s brand-new voting protocol, a crowd of around 30 early voting advocates gathered in rows on the steps facing the Garibaldi statue in Washington Square Park...

Dismissal of NYU Retirement Funds Lawsuit Overturned

The case of six NYU professors alleging that the university mismanaged their retirement funds will be retried, a federal appeals court ruled on Oct. 1. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decided...

Local Smoke Shops Fear Impact of Proposed Flavored E-Cigarette Ban

New York’s proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes is meant to protect the large population of young people who vape, but it may be hurting small business owners in its attempt to do so, multiple...

Activists Call for More Action on Menstrual Health. Period.

Protestors parted a Red Sea of T-shirts and signs on Saturday, sporting the color for the first New York National Period Day rally outside City Hall meant to bring awareness to often-stigmatized topics surrounding...

Bernie Looks to Revitalize Campaign With Queens Rally

With AC/DC’s “Back in Black” blaring in the background, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) took the stage on Saturday morning to convince a nation, and a crowd of over 25,000 at Queensbridge Park, that...

MoMA Must Divest from Private Prisons: NYU Professors, Others Say

An open letter denouncing the Museum of Modern Art’s connection to companies invested in the private prison system and migrant detention was signed by over 200 members of the art community — including 12...

New York City Council Votes to Close Rikers

As protestors shouted and people gathered in hoards hoping to enter City Hall, New York City Council voted on Thursday to shut down Rikers Island –– the city’s primary jail compound –– and replace...

Artist Tackled, Pepper-Sprayed by Officers in Washington Square Park

Oriel Ceballos was displaying his paintings along the fence of the Washington Square garden on Sunday — an area he said has long been frequented by artists — when he was told by park...

NYU Dentistry Hosts Annual Oral Cancer Awareness Walk

Over 500 people participated in NYU College of Dentistry’s annual Oral Cancer Walk to raise money and awareness for research into oral cancer. As part of Cancer Awareness Month, the walk had a goal of...
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