NYU to begin vaccinating students today

NYU will begin vaccinating students on April 6. The university’s announcement coincides with New York state’s decision to open up COVID-19 vaccines to New York residents aged 16 and older. “NYU strongly encourages all eligible...

What the normalization of relations between Israel and the UAE means for NYU

The Abraham Accords, brokered by the Trump administration and signed in August 2020, formalized the normalization of diplomatic ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. Despite a recent diplomatic spat between the two...

Police detain and release 9 NYU Shanghai students in drug sweeps

Nine NYU Shanghai students were detained in two separate drug sweeps conducted by local police in Shanghai on March 12. Two students were taken into custody at a local bar, and seven others at...

NYU students ineligible for the COVID-19 vaccine take advantage of conflicting guidelines to get...

Liberal Studies first-year MaryCharlotte Barnes plans to sign up for the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on April 6, when she, and all New York state residents aged 16 and over become eligible...

New York state bill legalizes recreational marijuana

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law to legalize the use of recreational marijuana for individuals aged 21 and older on March 31. The bill also expunged the records of those previously convicted...

NYU acceptance rate drops to 12.8%

The undergraduate acceptance rate for NYU’s New York City campus dropped to 12.8%, according to admissions decisions for the Class of 2025 released Wednesday, March 31. This makes the Class of 2025 the university’s...

Washington Square campus sees uptick in COVID-19 cases

In the past two weeks, the rate of new COVID-19 cases at NYU’s Washington Square campus nearly tripled. Between March 18 and March 29, the test positivity rate on a 14-day rolling average jumped...

University Senate to vote on Resolution to Mitigate Food Insecurity

The Resolution to Mitigate Food Insecurity at NYU will appear before the Financial Affairs Committee and University Senate. Proposed changes include smaller meal plans, rollover for unused meal swipes from one semester to the...

NYU Langone will create a center for research into psychedelic drugs

After raising $10 million in donations, NYU Langone Medical Center will establish the Center for Psychedelic Medicine. The Center will be placed under the Department of Psychiatry. According to the press release, the new...

Student Health Center removes cap on therapy sessions

The Student Health Center has removed the 10-session limit on counseling sessions this semester, instead allowing students to make appointments based on their clinical need. The initiative was brought to the SHC by the...

Migrating birds imperiled by NYU buildings as spring approaches

As the spring migration season begins, birds traveling through New York City face the threat of reflective glass on NYU buildings. A Washington Square News review of crowdsourced data submitted to dBird.org and iNaturalist.org...

Course registration for the Fall 2021 semester postponed until May

Course registration for the Fall 2021 semester has been postponed from April 20 to May 24 for continuing undergraduate and graduate students, since NYU must plan and readjust more than 1,000 rooms for in-person...
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