Social Media keeps NYU students connected

HashtagNYU, a new initiative that utilizes Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and YouTube, allows students to stay updated on the latest happenings at the university.

New York City remains top travel destination

Despite the economic downturn, New York City continues to attract many tourists as a top travel location.

Freshmen commuters dabble in dorm life

In a new program offered by Commuter & Off-Campus Student Services, incoming NYU freshman who live off-campus have the opportunity to meet and socialize with fellow commuters.

New Urban Space Market Causes Stir in Meatpacking District

The Urban Space Meatpacking Market opened just last week near Union Square, and has already attracted many customers for its diverse offerings from local retailers.

Zola Jesus, Built to Spill echoes nineties nostalgia at Mystery Concert

Built to Spill and Zola Jesus welcome the class of 2016 to NYU with a wave of '90s nostalgia tunes at NYU's annual Mystery Concert.

Freshmen assigned to upperclassmen housing

With the increasing yield rate of each freshmen class, this year around a hundred students were placed in upperclassmen dorms.

NYC Department of Education revises discipline policies

NYC Department of Education reforms disciplinary code to minimize suspensions.

LIVE BLOG: Democratic National Convention – Sept. 6

The three days of the Democratic Convention began on Monday with a bang. As high-profile speakers make their way to the stage, WSN's team of livebloggers will be following their every step. Follow them here.

New surveillance system developed to improve city security

NYPD has adopted a new surveillance system to strengthen security against possible terrorism and crimes.

New York pay phones undergo transformation to deliver Wi-Fi access

City has begun a pilot program in 11 locations throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island, installing Wi-Fi in phone booths.

NYU Sydney welcomes first class students

NYU Sydney, which opened in The Rocks section of the city, welcomed its first class of 22 students last month.

NYU named ‘New Ivy’

NYU was recently named one of the New Ivies for 2013 and was recognized for its diversity of students and programs.