NYU Professor: Demonizing Vaping Does ‘More Harm Than Good’

Politicians and advocates have called for increased e-cigarette regulation after a rise in serious lung illnesses linked to the products. One NYU professor warns that anti-vaping policy and rhetoric may do more harm than...

Graduate Student Union Claps Back at NYU on Return of Professor Who Sexually Harassed...

NYU and its graduate student union have been embroiled in a back-and-forth over whether or not the university should fire Professor Avital Ronell, who was found to have sexually harassed a student last year...

Administrators and Students to Work Together Toward Sustainability

A new committee within NYU’s student government will seek to work with, rather than against, university administrators in reaching its sustainability goals. In previous semesters, students have often been at odds with the university when...

Missing Suit at Tisch Hall

From Sept. 20 to 26, the NYU Department of Public Safety received one report of disorderly conduct/harassment, four reports of harassment, two reports of larceny, five reports of liquor law violations and one report...

Student Vaping Fears Intensify Amid Recent Wave of Illnesses

He was an NYU student who would never be seen without his Juul in hand. Nicotine was, unbeknownst to him at the time, something he was becoming dependent on. He thought he could comfortably...

Panelists Discuss Hate Speech, Free Speech at NYU

NYU students have both warmly invited and vehemently protested certain speakers slated to visit campus. The ones that draw the most attention are conservative pundits like Milo Yiannopoulos — whose speaking engagement last year...

Shots Fired Near Broadway and West 3rd, No Injuries Reported

Updated 12:25 p.m. Shots were fired near Broadway and West 3rd St. — a few minutes away from the NYU Bookstore, NYU’s 194 Mercer St. and the Washington Square Park campus — late last night,...

Student Government Address Diversity Through Alternate Senator at-Large Positions

NYU’s student government is making efforts to increase diversity through their Alternate Senator at-Large applications, which are due Monday. The Student Senators Council is the largest body within the Student Government Assembly, made up of...

Seniors Weigh Sentimentality, Price in Decision to Buy Class Ring

As their last year at NYU begins, seniors will have to decide whether or not to dish out hundreds of dollars to immortalize their time here in the form of a purple-emblazoned class ring. The...

Multimedia Project Has You See, Hear and Watch Formerly Incarcerated People to Confront Stereotypes

NYU doctoral student Michelle Jones unveiled a project on Thursday that incorporates different forms of media in an attempt to humanize formerly incarcerated people, who are often subject to stigma and stereotypes.  Michelle Jones became...

Shots Fired Near Tandon, No Injuries Reported

Shots were fired near 6 MetroTech, which is on the campus of Tandon School of Engineering — no injuries have been reported, according to NYU Public Safety. Senior Vice President for Campus Services and Safety...

Stern Professor Prepares for Second Congressional Run

Surrounded by students and young professionals in a buzzing coffee shop on Union Square West, Suraj Patel blends right in. However, he is doing something few 35-year-olds do: he’s running for Congress. Again. An adjunct...
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