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Protestors at World Trade Center Call to Abolish ICE

Around 60 activists of all ages bearing large black banners reading “no raids” and “immigration policy is a crime” and photos of children killed in detainment camps stood silently in a square in the...

Rubin Hall Bakes Cookies for Firefighters on 9/11

A Rubin Hall faculty member and multiple residents baked cookies for the local fire station as a way of thanking the organization on the 18th anniversary of 9/11, when over 400 firefighters and other...

City Council Holds Potential Final Meeting on Rikers’s Closure

In its only hearing on the multi-billion dollar, 10-year plan to close Rikers Island, New York’s City Council discussed the merits of the four jails planned to be built in every borough except Staten...

Students, Staff Speak at ‘Writers for Migrant Justice’

Attendees packed St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery to listen to poetry and raise money for migrants and detainees on Wednesday. Authors, poets, activists and artists — including members of the NYU community — participated in “Writers...

NYU Center Finds Chinatown Jail Proposal Puts Seniors’ Health at Risk

One of four jails set to be built in order to close the infamous Rikers Island Prison Complex is facing opposition from locals, some of whom are pointing to a study by an NYU...

New Yorkers Protest After Transgender Woman Dies While in Jail

Layleen Polanco died in the city’s custody last Friday — on Monday, protestors gathered at Foley Square to call on the city to launch an investigation into her death.

Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike Over Poor Working Conditions

Uber and Lyft drivers rallied to protest poor working conditions outside of the companies’ headquarters in Long Island City on Wednesday. The rally was part of a nationwide strike by drivers who are asking for...

Fire Erupts on University Place

Firefighters put out a fire that erupted on the fourth floor of an office building on 99 University Place Wednesday evening near the School of Professional Studies building on East 12th Street. No one...

How The L Train Shutdown Is Affecting Students

The long-promised construction on the L train has finally arrived, and with it, many NYU students who live in Brooklyn have to change how they commute to Manhattan. Tisch sophomore Carol Zeitune lives in Bushwick...

Student Covers Washington Square Park With Catcalls

Colorful words littered the ground of Washington Square Park on Saturday, but the vibrant chalk letters didn’t convey messages as bright. CAS senior Sophie Sandberg is the owner of popular Instagram account catcallsofnyc. Last...

NYU Students Protest Whitney Board Member’s Ties to Border Weapons

An activist group co-founded by an NYU professor has continued a series of protests against the Whitney Museum of American Art due to its Vice Chairman’s connection to weapons used against migrants at the...

NYU Expands on Mercer Street, Renovates Playground Along the Way

NYU has pledged $380,000 to renovate a playground across from its most recent construction project — a new building on Mercer Street — as part of the community improvements it has promised in its...
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