Proposed Brooklyn to Queens Streetcar Would Stop at Tandon

Mayor Bill de Blasio laid out plans last week for an extensive 16-mile long streetcar line from Queens to Brooklyn, with one stop being near NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering.   For years, New York City’s...

De Blasio creates plan for housing to combat homelessness

Facing rising homelessness rates in New York City, Mayor Bill De Blasio announced a $2.6 billion plan to combat the problem on Wednesday. The plan is to create 15,000 supporting housing units in New...

NYU Reacts: Tomb under Washington Square Park

On Nov. 4, water pipeline construction unearthed a vault of skeletons underneath Washington Square Park. They found a second one a day later, which contained 20 wooden coffins dating back to the 19th century....

New York City Protesters Unite Against Kavanaugh

The voices of over 1,000 protesters echoed from Madison Square Park to Vanderbilt Avenue Monday evening at the No Justice, No Seat: March Against Kavanaugh rally, chanting “We believe survivors! Whose court? Our court.” Hosted...

New Yorkers Let Loose at Packed Halloween Parade

At the annual New York City Village Halloween Parade, WSN met a queen from Colombia, Bob and Linda Belcher and a cotton candy-costumed foodie.

This Producer Is the Reason You Listen to EDM

Electronic dance music icon Pasquale Rotella shared his experience and insights of EDM culture in a room full of aspiring musicians on Wednesday night in NYU’s Production Lab. Dance music festivals have been a...

Midterm Results Signal a New Wave of Progressive Policies for New York

Featuring momentous local and national results, the 2018 midterm elections are poised to have a tangible effect on NYU, New York and the nation as a whole.

Students Flock to Brooklyn, Gentrification and Rising Prices Follow

Once considered Lower Manhattan’s unsightly neighbor, Downtown Brooklyn has emerged from two decades of unprecedented growth as a paragon of successful urban development. According to a report released last week by NYU Wagner's Rudin...

Pommes Frites Aims for Comeback Next Month in Greenwich Village

For those of you whose past few months have been bleak and fry-less, there is a light at the end of the tunnel: Pommes Frites is expected to reopen next month right on campus....

17 Years After 9/11, Cortlandt St. Station Reopens

A few days before the 17-year anniversary of 9/11, a subway station that was destroyed in the attack reopens. Not all NYU students may remember the morning of September 11, 2001, but its events are...

Historical Status Up in Air for Strand

The Strand Book Store on 828 Broadway is fighting for its rights — not against those who want to tear it down, but those who want to make it a historical landmark. Last fall,...

University hopes campus construction won’t disrupt community

Students may want to start bringing a hard hat to class, as an email from the university Monday informed the NYU community of two major construction projects around Washington Square Park starting this month....
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