181 Mercer Street Construction Resumes

Construction at 181 Mercer Street has recently been deemed essential work, after New York revised original restrictions to include public and private school construction projects under the umbrella of essential construction, allowing for work...

Students at The New School Stage Academic Strike

Students at the New School have called for an academic strike starting April 6 in response to the university’s management of the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants in the strike are refusing to complete class work, register...

Two NYU Dorms Will Be Made Available to Medical Workers

Carlyle Court Residence Hall and Third Avenue North Residence Hall will likely be used as extra hospital spaces, according to an email sent out by NYU leadership on Saturday, April 4.  “The City and State...

New Yorkers Reflect on the PAUSE

Two days before New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced New York State On PAUSE — a policy mandating non-essential workers remain at home — Tom Birchard made the tough decision to temporarily close his...

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...
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