Proposed East Village Hotel Development Threatens Historic Merchant’s House

Students who frequently find themselves on East 4th Street between Lafayette and Cooper Square might be used to passing the Merchant’s House Museum, often referred to as “Manhattan’s Most Haunted House.” The townhouse, Manhattan’s...

NYU bus strikes pedestrian

An NYU Bus hit a pedestrian earlier this afternoon, according to NYU Local. The woman was crossing the intersection at 3rd Avenue and 10th Street when the incident occurred. The woman, who was described as...

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...

Amazon Backs Out of Long Island City Deal

NYU administrators and faculty expressed excitement when Amazon announced in November that it would open a Long Island City headquarters. But after protests by activists and public resistance by politicians, the tech giant canceled...

NYU Joins Pussy Power Movement At Trump Tower

Hours before the final presidential debate, Pussy Power at Trump Tower — a protest in response to sexual assault remarks Donald Trump made in a recently leaked video to the Washington Post  — formed...

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...

How NYU Remembers 9/11

On Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 individuals lost their lives when members of the terrorist group Al Qaeda flew two planes into both World Trade Center towers in New York City. Although it was...

Hundreds Protest Gun Violence in Washington Square Park

On the 19th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting, students from across New York City packed into Washington Square Park on Friday morning to protest gun violence. The students ranged from middle school to...

After Years of Protest, Cooper Union Plans to Reinstate Free Tuition

Cooper Union, a private college which never charged tuition until the Fall of 2014, has recently released a 10-year plan to once again adopt free tuition. After several demonstrations by upset students, years of...

Artist draws attention to drone strike casualties

In a powerful display on Monday, a group of artists arranged 2,500 paper cups full of water in Washington Square Park in an effort to draw attention to the deaths caused by unmanned drone...

Activists Combat Global Food Waste at NYU

Each year, a third of all food produce — almost 1.3 billion tons — is wasted or lost globally, including almost half of all fruits and vegetables grown. In North America, 300 pounds of...

Q&A: NYU Protester Arrested

Underneath the sirens and metal of police vehicles that oftentimes accompany protests, inside might sit a fellow Violet. While the majority of recent rallies and protests have remained peaceful, there have been occasions when...
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