Public Safety faces ISIS threats

After recent threats from the Islamic State, NYU Public Safety, NYU Public Affairs and the New York Police Department are taking extra precautions to keep students and New York City residents safe. After the...

#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,...

Stuy Town sale promises more affordable housing

Private equity corporation Blackstone Group will acquire Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village, the 80-acre residential area that has become a popular off-campus housing option for upperclassmen at NYU in recent years, in a move announced...

Will Jeff Sessions Affect NYU?

After a narrow 52 to 47 victory in the Senate, Senator Jeff Sessions was confirmed as President Donald Trump’s attorney general on Feb. 8. Public reactions to the appointment of the Alabama Republican have...

NYU Received a Message Threatening U.S. Universities

NYU was targeted with a message threatening American colleges and universities on Wednesday, university spokesman John Beckman said in a statement to WSN. The threat comes in the wake of the attack at an...

How Will Steven Mnuchin Affect NYU Students?

The Senate confirmation of Steven Mnuchin as the U.S. Secretary of Treasury added to the controversy surrounding President Donald Trump’s brief time in office. Mnuchin, who worked at Goldman Sachs before moving to Hollywood...

People Flock to Washington Square Park for Emergency Rally

Talk surrounding President Donald Trump banning immigration from several countries with large Islamic populations prompted the Council On American-Islamic Relations to host an emergency rally in Washington Square Park today. Starting at 5 p.m., notable...

NYC Holds Interfaith Vigil for Victims of TriBeCa Attack

As people made their way through the winding backstreets of the Financial District to the Foley Square vigils, they could see attendees on their way out, doubled over in tears and clutching their heads...

Trump Moves to Revive DAPL, Students Respond with Protests

Donald Trump signed a document today that allows the government to reconsider construction of the Dakota Access pipeline, a project that was rerouted in December to avoid destruction of Native American land. The executive...

[VIDEO] Consent law wording confuses

New York state’s new affirmative consent law, also known as Yes Means Yes, defines legal parameters that college students must meet before engaging in sexual activities. However, Joe Cohn, the legislative and policy director of...

LIVE: Bernie Sanders Brings the Bern to Washington Square Park

Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders is hosting a rally in Washington Square Park this evening, the latest in a string of canvassing events across New York City. WSN will be bringing you live updates...

Two Tandon Professors Win CAREER Awards

Tandon civil and urban engineering professors Joseph Chow and Constantine Kontokosta have both won National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Awards, also known as CAREER Awards for their work in contributing research to...
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