NYU Reacts: The Return of the Astor Place Cube

What’s black, square and spun all over? The Astor Place Cube. This art installation located at 8th Street, Cooper Square and Astor Place is actually called The Alamo. Although it is nestled near many NYU...

LinkNYC Has Explicit Consequences

Walking around New York in the last few months, you may have noticed bright, new kiosks popping up on street corners in place of old phone booths. These LinkNYC stations — which provide Wi-Fi,...

New York City Remembers MLK on 50th Anniversary of Final Speech

It was in Memphis that Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his final speech, “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” on April 3, 1968, the day before his assassination. Fifty years later, on a damp...

Political groups at NYU host GOP debate screening

College Republicans and the Politics Society at NYU held a screening of the second Republican debate in the basement auditorium of GCASL on Wednesday night. The debate featured the 11 front-runners of the GOP...

[UPDATE] ‘Ban the Box’ scores victory with New York City law

Updated - Nov. 3, 12:08 a.m. President Obama announced a new order on Monday telling federal agencies to "ban the box" on all federal job applications. Citing stats that 2.2 million Americans are behind bars right...

New York Drugs Are Now Prescribed via Web

Hastily scribbled prescription sheets will become a thing of the past once New York’s new prescription procedure takes effect on March 27.  Lea Ann Chen, an instructor in the Department of Medicine at NYU Langone,...

Crime Log: Aug. 20-30

The NYU Department of Public Safety received five reports of larceny, one report of criminal mischief, one report of indecent exposure, two reports of harassment, one report of robbery and one report of found...

#RiseUpOctober marches from Washington Square Park

As New York’s #RiseUpOctober events continued on Saturday, 11 people were arrested at a rally in Washington Square Park, where hundreds gathered to call for an end to police brutality. Family members of victims,...

‘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...

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...

Tandon Team Develops Software to Combat Child Exploitation

A team of engineers at NYU Tandon, in partnership with Griffeye — a digital intelligence technology company — is developing a new software that will help law enforcement combat the increasingly prevalent issue of...

NYU Postpones Milo Yiannopoulos Halloween Talk at Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Request

Yiannopoulos was scheduled to talk to Professor Michael Recentwald’s writing class.
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