Religious Congregations, Nonprofits Voice Struggles to Afford Space in New York City

Last week, what started as a City Hall meeting addressing building repurposing in New York City turned into a forum for nonprofits and religious leaders on the inaccessibility of religious institutions in the city. Manhattan...

Student Government’s Semester-in-Review

Besides letters of support, NYU’s Student Government Assembly did not pass — or even present — a single resolution this semester. Instead, it has focused efforts on enacting change through direct relations with administrators...

Iranian Students Call For College Applications Extension Amid Protests

Amid violent protests, a government crackdown and an internet blackout, Iranian students are not in a position to complete their college applications, leading some universities to extend their deadlines. It is unclear whether NYU has...

Upstein Improves to ‘A’ Final Health Inspection Grade

Upstein Food Court received an A grade in mid-November after failing an Oct. 21 health inspection, according to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Upstein’s initial failure was primarily the result...
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Shia, Black Students Discuss Challenges of Minority Muslim Status

When Nawal Ali lived in Kenya, she did not feel out of place as a practicing Muslim. An NYU Abu Dhabi student, Ali is studying abroad in New York this semester. Here, she said...

New 14th Street Traffic Laws Concern Some NYU Students

New York City passed a plan to significantly cut down on the number of cars allowed on 14th Street — one of Manhattan’s busiest crosstown thoroughfares — in early October. In the nearly two...

NYU Abu Dhabi To Increase Enrollment by 40%

NYU Abu Dhabi plans to increase its enrollment by 40% over the next five years, as reported by The National, a news outlet in the United Arab Emirates. The campus will not be expanding its...

NYU Shanghai Criticized for Unlisted, Pro-Government Course

NYU Shanghai offered a course involving various pro-China media and trips to monuments that commemorate communist martyrs last year at the request of the Chinese government, as reported by VICE. The course was first offered...

Former Langone Employee Claims NYU Discriminated Against Him Due to His Chronic Back Pain

A former employee at NYU Langone Medical Center is suing the institution for alleged discrimination, asserting that his employers fired him for requesting to work in a capacity that did not inflame his chronic...

Jewish Religious Holidays, Politicization on Campus Discussed at Town Hall

Jewish students called for religious holidays off, greater understanding of differing identities within the Jewish community and better kosher food accommodations at a town hall hosted by members of the Student Government Assembly on...

Former Langone Doctor Accused of Soliciting Sex From Minor

A gynecologist at NYU Langone Medical Center was arrested, and later fired, for allegedly soliciting sex from a minor in October. Aaron Weinreb, who served as the Director of Gynecology at New York Community Hospital...

NYU Is Sustainable, When It Makes Money

NYU’s vegan, bike-riding, meal plan-having Chief Sustainability Officer Cecil Scheib spends his days trying to convince big names in university administration to better NYU’s impact on the environment. And, largely, he’s successful. How? He’s learned...
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