NYU, Mayor’s Office Develop Interactive Efficiency-Tracking Map of City Buildings

An NYU team and the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability consolidated six years of data to make an interactive map that color codes buildings based on energy efficiency.  NYU’s Marron Institute of Urban Management and the...

Student Government Urges Mayor to Close Rikers Island, Open No New Jails

NYU’s student government released a statement on Thursday urging the city to close Rikers Island — a jail infamous for its neglect and use of brutal force against inmates — immediately and open no...

NYU Requires Employees to Take Sexual Harassment Prevention Course

Employees — including student employees — have had to wait 30 seconds to log into their NYU accounts starting this week in an effort by the university to encourage them to take a mandatory...

Shots Fired Near Broadway and West 3rd, No Injuries Reported

Updated 12:25 p.m. Shots were fired near Broadway and West 3rd St. — a few minutes away from the NYU Bookstore, NYU’s 194 Mercer St. and the Washington Square Park campus — late last night,...

Stern Professor Prepares for Second Congressional Run

Surrounded by students and young professionals in a buzzing coffee shop on Union Square West, Suraj Patel blends right in. However, he is doing something few 35-year-olds do: he’s running for Congress. Again. An adjunct...

Vaping Flavorless in New York After Statewide Ban

“Oh, maybe I should chill,” Brian Dela Rosa said after hearing about New York State’s move to ban flavored e-cigarettes last week, amid a rise in serious vaping-related illnesses. Dela Rosa, a Stern sophomore, is...

‘Change Is Coming’: Thousands March for Climate Action

Millions of people — many of them high school and college students — marched for a livable future during the Global Climate Strike on Friday. With the goal of raising awareness about climate change, the...

‘MeToo Kit’ Headquartered in NYU Building Taken off Market

TW: This article mentions sexual assault. “Swab. Spit. Seal.” the MeToo Kit’s pastel-colored, minimalist packaging instructs users. This self-administered sexual assault evidence kit — whose office is in 370 Jay St., an NYU building...

East Village Marches in Protest of Plan to Bury East River Park

East Village residents protested Saturday against the city’s proposed burying of East River Park as part of a flood-control plan that would close the park for three years before partially rebuilding it. The 57-acre park,...

African American Day Parade Celebrates Black Excellence, Promotes Government Transparency

The 50th African American Day Parade took place in Harlem this past Sunday afternoon. The annual parade is put together to promote the organizations and individuals that celebrate black excellence, as well as support...

Elizabeth Warren Talks Corruption, Workers’ Rights at Washington Square Park Rally

U.S. Sen. (D-Massachusetts) and 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren spoke of bringing down corruption in Washington and giving power back to thousands of people at Washington Square Park on Monday. “ put economic and political...

Protestors March for Animal Rights

A silent procession of 100 vegans clad in all-black outfits with green tape over their mouths marched to protest eating animals or consuming animal products on Thursday. Beginning in Union Square Park, marching up Broadway...
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