NYU Is Targeted by Russian Hackers

A Russian-speaking hacker calling himself Rasputin threatened to sell NYU student and faculty bank routing numbers, social security numbers and other personally identifiable information on the darknet, according to a report from Recorded Future...

NYC Holds Interfaith Vigil for Victims of TriBeCa Attack

As people made their way through the winding backstreets of the Financial District to the Foley Square vigils, they could see attendees on their way out, doubled over in tears and clutching their heads...

LinkNYC Has Explicit Consequences

Walking around New York in the last few months, you may have noticed bright, new kiosks popping up on street corners in place of old phone booths. These LinkNYC stations — which provide Wi-Fi,...

Report Shows Diversity is Crucial

After the New York City Department of Education released a plan aimed at increasing diversity in public schools, the Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools Executive Director David E....

LGBT Members and Allies Protest Trump’s Cabinet Picks at Stonewall

  The biting cold could not stop the LGBT community and their supporters from waving kaleidoscopic flags in the sky, punctuating this otherwise grey day with rainbows. Adorned in colorful banners, the Stonewall Inn was...

Public Safety faces ISIS threats

After recent threats from the Islamic State, NYU Public Safety, NYU Public Affairs and the New York Police Department are taking extra precautions to keep students and New York City residents safe. After the...

Union Square Tech Hub Draws Controversy Over Rezoning

A new tech hub, which had its land use application approved on Feb. 27, is one step closer to coming to Union Square — between NYU’s Palladium Residence Hall and University Residence Hall. The...

Protestors in Battery Park Respond to JFK Detainees

After 17 people were detained without charges this morning in John F. Kennedy Airport, protesters and elected officials gathered in Battery Park to speak against President Donald Trump’s slew of executive orders banning immigrants...

Evicted 85 Bowery Tenants Protest Outside Department of Buildings Office

Residents of the embattled 85 Bowery protested in front of the Department of Buildings at 280 Broadway Wednesday afternoon. The tenants were evicted from the 16-unit residential building in Chinatown on Jan. 18 after an...

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...

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...

Stuy Town sale promises more affordable housing

Private equity corporation Blackstone Group will acquire Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village, the 80-acre residential area that has become a popular off-campus housing option for upperclassmen at NYU in recent years, in a move announced...
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