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...

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...

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...

Elizabeth Warren Talks Corruption, Workers’ Rights at Washington Square Park Rally

U.S. Sen. (D-Massachusetts) and 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren spoke of bringing down corruption in Washington and giving power back to thousands of people at Washington Square Park on Monday. “ put economic and political...

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,...

NYU Requires Employees to Take Sexual Harassment Prevention Course

Employees — including student employees — have had to wait 30 seconds to log into their NYU accounts starting this week in an effort by the university to encourage them to take a mandatory...

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...

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...

New York Has Proposed a Taskforce on Black Teen Suicide, Spurred by NYU Researchers

A task force to address black youth suicides is pending approval by Governor Andrew Cuomo after NYU researchers found a significant increase in suicide rates among black teens. A recent study led by researchers at...

Man Threatens to Jump From Building Near Alumni Hall

After a man threatened to jump from his three-story apartment, students near Alumni Residence Hall and the Barney Building stopped in their tracks.

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...

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...
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