Apartment Fire Near Van Leeuwen Injures Five

A fire engulfed two apartment buildings near Second Avenue late this afternoon and injured five first responders, said Deputy Assistant Fire Chief Michael Ajello. At approximately 3:50 p.m., over a hundred FDNY and EMT personnel...

Stigma Dominates Coronavirus Conversation in NYC

The coronavirus has consumed social media platforms recently, but the conversation and containment efforts surrounding the virus have inflamed years-old stigmas against Asians in New York City. Coronavirus, a pneumonia-like virus which originated in central...

Trash Fire Spotted Near Tisch Building

McDonald’s workers extinguished a fire that broke out across from NYU’s Tisch building on Thursday night. No injuries have been reported thus far.  Global Liberal Studies sophomore Trinity Rivas was leaving her class in the...

Senate Acquittal of President Trump Spurs Protest

Protestors gathered in Columbus Circle on Wednesday evening to protest the acquittal of President Donald Trump by the Senate on two articles of impeachment.  During the Senate vote, which took place 90 minutes before the...

Vape Epidemic Possibly Overblown, According to NYU Study

A recent study by researchers at the NYU School of Global Public Health suggests that vaping may not be the epidemic it is widely regarded as. The study looked at statistics from the 2018 National...

Activists Protest ICE in Grand Central Terminal

More than 30 activists gathered in Grand Central Terminal on Thursday with signs and a large banner reading “U.S. Immigration Policy is a crime” to protest recent U.S. immigration policy. The protest was the latest...

NYU Law Research Reveals US Housing Laws Target Communities of Color

New research from NYU Law points to crime-free housing policies as proliferating racial segregation in the housing system. The new study, conducted by Deborah Archer, NYU Associate Professor of Clinical Law and Director of the...

Artist, Who Was Tackled by WSP Officers, Charged With Assault and Resisting Arrest

Almost two months after artist Oriel Ceballos was tackled, pepper-sprayed and arrested by park officers in Washington Square Park, Ceballos says he feels confident that his case will be dismissed at his next hearing...

New 14th Street Traffic Laws Concern Some NYU Students

New York City passed a plan to significantly cut down on the number of cars allowed on 14th Street — one of Manhattan’s busiest crosstown thoroughfares — in early October. In the nearly two...

Stern Alumnus Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading

One year after graduating, Stern alumnus Bill Tsai was arrested for leveraging his position at an investment bank to illegally make almost $100,000 off the stock market — something he pleaded guilty to last...

College Students Demand Climate Action From New York City Universities

Instead of going out on Thursday night, hundreds of New York City college students pressed universities to take action on climate change in a march from Bryant Park to Washington Square Park. Extinction Rebellion NYC,...

Family Costumes in Full Flair at Children’s Halloween Parade

Four-year-old Frankie Jones wore a recognizable blue gingham dress and carried a little stuffed dog in a basket, complete with sparkling ruby slippers — she was dressed as Dorothy from the classic film “The...
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