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...

Danny DeVito Comes to NYU, Has Students Feeling the Bern

Danny DeVito and Susan Sarandon were #feelingthebern at NYU on Thursday, when they stood in Stern plaza while helping people register to vote for Bernie Sanders. In between taking photos with people and cracking jokes,...

NYU Law Advises LAPD Through Policing Project

NYU is extending its influence to the West Coast with its involvement in the Policing Project, a collection of faculty, students and administrators from NYU Law who help enhance policing policies. The Los Angeles Police...

Jared Kushner Threatens to Destroy NYU Building

A disgruntled landlord might be the only thing impeding NYU’s plans to conquer Gotham, after Senior Adviser to the President Jared Kushner claimed that he would have an NYU building demolished. WSN recently reported that the...

NYU Urges Betsy DeVos Not to Change University Sexual Misconduct Policies

NYU declared its opposition to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ proposed changes to how universities deal with cases of sexual misconduct under Title IX in a letter sent Tuesday, adding to the 100,000 comments...

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...

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...

Fallen NYU Fireman Honored by New York Community

Hundreds of New York City Fire Department firefighters lined the streets of Fifth Avenue on March 29, the solemn sound of bagpipes surrounded them. The men and women had gathered to mourn and honor...

MTA experiments with new tech to prevent bus crashes

As part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero traffic safety initiative, the Metropolitan Transit Authority has begun a 60-day pilot program testing new safety technology on buses. Two systems will be deployed on six...

Greenwich Village Stands Up for Standing Rock

Speakers at the Rally for Standing Rock in Washington Square Park on Friday reminded the crowd that we all speak a foreign language: English. Repeatedly, they referenced to Manhattan as “Manhatta,” the name for...

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,...

Gays Against Guns Holds Rally for Thousand Oaks Shooting Victims

Dozens of people gathered in Times Square on Sunday afternoon to celebrate the lives of the 12 people killed in the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, on Wednesday and to call for gun control reform moving forward.
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