NYU Clarifies Disclaimer on Tuition Payment Timelines, Won’t Accelerate Payment Dates

At the bottom of the Tuition and Fees page on NYU’s website, a disclaimer states: “The Board of Trustees of New York University reserves the right to alter the schedule of fees without notice.” While...

A Year Later, Students Reflect on Downstein’s Racist Black History Month Meal

Weinstein Passport Dining Hall made national headlines last February after serving red Kool-Aid, watermelon-flavored water, collard greens, ribs and cornbread for Black History Month. The meal, advertised by NYU Dining as a celebration of...

HackNYU Emphasizes Sustainability, Inclusivity

Over 500 students squeezed into the Tandon School of Engineering gymnasium on Sunday for a 48-hour celebration of coding and creativity. CAS senior and Executive Co-Chair of this year’s HackNYU Srishti Sanya explained how the...

Hedges Encourages Reflection on NYUAD

British doctoral student Matthew Hedges was tortured last year during a months-long interrogation period and subsequently sentenced to life imprisonment in the United Arab Emirates on the grounds of spying charges. Hedges, who was...

Experts Endorse Safe Injection Sites for Drug Users

With the United States still in the midst of an opioid crisis, stigmas among users of narcotic substances remain. One potential solution is safe injection sites, which would allow narcotics users to inject drugs...

Student Government Resolution, Initially on BDS, Drops Political Ties

The Student Government Assembly wants the university to cut ties with corporations associated with the abuse of human rights in Palestine and Israel. On Thursday, SGA announced that the two countries’ names will be...

NYU to Ban Spending on Plastic Water Bottles

In NYU’s movement toward sustainability, student activists often ask for more. On Thursday, the university announced that it would no longer purchase single-use plastic water bottles, another small step forward. NYU’s water bottle purchasing ban...

Students Meme BobChat — and BobChat Memes Back

NYU's launch of new chatting service, "BobChat," has resulted in a wave of memes made by students interacting with the surprisingly witty bot. Available through Facebook Messenger, BobChat is a digital chatbot students can use...

Tandon Panelists Emphasize the Value of Empathy in Design Thinking

Experts in fields ranging from technology to banking to design convened at Tandon School of Engineering’s MakerSpace on Monday to discuss design thinking, a comprehensive approach to problem-solving they said remains a crucial part...

Venezuela Crisis Strikes Discussion at NYU

Venezuela is facing one of the worst humanitarian crises in modern history. Access to rudimentary resources, the internet and freedom is extremely limited. Thousands of people are fleeing the country every day, and as...

NYU Deems Former Federal Judges ‘So-Called Experts’

In a court filing submitted by NYU, the university called two former federal judges “so-called experts” after the judges expressed support for the professors who sued the university last year. During summer 2018, NYU was...

MLK Week Seeks to Answer ‘What’s Left of the Dream?’

Students and professors lined up around the block in freezing weather, watching on TVs outside of Skirball Center for the Performing Arts for a glimpse of renowned writer Roxane Gay on Thursday. The marquee...
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