Progressive Politicians Plan to Mold New York City Into a Model for the Nation

For the first time in a decade, democratic politicians have a majority in the New York State Senate, opening up the opportunity for more progressive policies. Powerhouses of the New York City political scene...

New Langone Environmental Hazard Center Incorporates Multidisciplinary Approach

Last week, NYU Langone Health announced the launch of its Center for the Investigation of Environmental Hazards, which will focus on studying the health effects of a variety of environmental and social factors. Director of...

‘Shark’ Mark Cuban Bites Into Stern Entrepreneurs

Mark Cuban spoke at Tisch Hall on Tuesday, touching on his early business ventures and contemporary politics before reviewing three current and former NYU students’ start-ups. Over 500 students, alumni and faculty squeezed into Paulson...

Legal Weed Won’t Reach NYU

New York state is likely to legalize recreational marijuana for adults 21 and over, but if you’re an of-age student, don’t break out your bong yet — NYU will continue to ban on-campus weed...

Tisch Drama Gives Actors Access

NYU Tisch’s Department of Drama is launching an exclusive digital platform this week that promises to bring casting calls, discounted theatre tickets, wellness resources and much more to the Drama community’s fingertips. “Drama Access is...

Government Shutdown Forces Mock Trial to Cancel Invitational

NYU’s mock trial team invests in the world of fictional cases and courts, but earlier this month they were notified of a very real issue with their annual invitational, The Downtown: it had no...

NYU and Professors Butt Heads Over NYUAD

Last week, NYU publicly released a statement to NBC addressing criticism about the lack of academic freedom at the Abu Dhabi campus. In the statement, NYU spokesperson John Beckman called these criticisms “poorly founded.”  “Our...

Medical School Applications Surge in Wake of Free Tuition

After deciding to attend NYU’s School of Medicine last year, University of Massachusetts graduate Margareta Ianosi-Irimie spent her summer thinking about how she was going to afford the path to becoming a doctor. “My parents...

NYU Discusses Dining Providers, Food Insecurity Before Winter Break

Multiple groups of NYU students and administrators met in December to discuss which company will become the university’s food service provider as well as how NYU can better address food insecurity on campus. The bidding...

Student Robbed on West Fourth Street

From Jan. 17 to Jan. 24 the NYU Department of Public Safety received one report of controlled substance violation, one report of fire, one report of harassment, one report of larceny, one report of...

Food Insecurity Program Assisted Over 1,000 Students Last Semester

Over 1,000 students were helped by NYU’s Courtesy Meals Program last semester, according to data released to WSN. The program seeks to aid students facing temporary food shortage by providing them 75 Dining Dollars,...

‘Anti-PC’ Professor Rectenwald Has Retired

Earlier this January, Liberal Studies Clinical Professor Michael Rectenwald suddenly retired. Rectenwald became a controversial figure within the NYU community through his Twitter account @antipcnyuprof, where he fashioned himself as a vocal critic of...
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