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Facing financial need: NYU’s approach to reducing its price tag

In 2010, the university began to focus more on affordability and accessibility as a key part of its financial aid goals. Since then, NYU has made several changes to help curb the cost of attendance.
Gabrielle Panelo and Nikki Mirala Feb 22, 2024

In 2015, NYU was considered the fourth-most expensive university to attend, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education’s analysis of College Board data. With new financial...

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Court dismisses claims in alum’s Title IX suit over Tisch ‘blacklist’

A Tisch alum accused of sexual misconduct on an anonymous “blacklist” sued NYU over how the university addressed his concerns. The court dismissed his federal claims earlier this month.
Aashna Miharia, Deputy News Editor Feb 21, 2024

Over a year after an anonymous list accusing film students of misconduct emerged in the Tisch School of the Arts, the court dismissed claims in an alumnus’ lawsuit that NYU violated...

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‘An exploitative environment’: The interns behind Electric Lady Studios

Julia Diorio, Music Editor Feb 20, 2024
Student interns expecting to gain hands-on experience in the music industry told WSN they were made to do janitorial and administrative work at the renowned recording studio.
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Prof. requests defendant status in antisemitism suit against NYU

Adrianna Nehme, News Editor Feb 16, 2024

CAS professor Andrew Ross, who was accused of “egregious acts of antisemitism” in a November complaint filed against NYU by three Jewish students, will be allowed to make a...

File Photo: Washington Square Village, between Mercer Street and LaGuardia Place. (Photo by Tayler MacMillan)

Student fondled near Paulson Center

The student was walking on West 3rd Street between LaGuardia Place and Mercer Street before the suspect “grabbed their buttocks.”
Adrianna Nehme, News Editor Feb 16, 2024

An NYU student was assaulted Thursday evening near the Paulson Center, Campus Safety head Fountain Walker reported in a universitywide email.  The student was walking along...

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Students now able to take free test prep courses with new NYU partnership

The university is partnering with Kaplan, Inc., an educational services company, to offer free courses to students for graduate school admissions tests.
Adrianna Nehme, News Editor Feb 15, 2024

NYU students now have access to free test preparation courses on the international educational services company Kaplan, Inc., university administration announced on Wednesday. Students...

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Journalism program director allegedly involved in Lorin Stein hiring

Katie Roiphe, a program director in the journalism department, allegedly had a role in hiring a professor accused of sexual misconduct with whom she had worked in the past.
Dharma Niles, Deputy News Editor Feb 14, 2024

A program director at NYU’s journalism institute may have been involved in hiring her former editor, who has been accused of sexual misconduct, as a professor in the department....

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NYU leadership delays student gov’t pro-Palestinian speech proposal

The resolution, which was passed by the Student Government Assembly in December, will go to a committee of students and faculty for further deliberation in March.
Maisie Zipfel, Deputy News Editor Feb 13, 2024

The University Senate Executive Committee, a group of seven administrators, faculty and a student representative, passed a majority vote to delay the student government’s resolution...

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Tuesday classes remote due to impending snowstorm

NYU announced that all classes will be remote tomorrow in light of expected snowfall and inclement weather.
Bruna Horvath, News Editor Feb 12, 2024

Classes will be remote Tuesday due to concerns of a coming snowstorm, NYU leadership announced in a universitywide email earlier this afternoon.  In the email, from Interim...

A group of protestors stand outside of Nike Unite holding signs which say “Nike Steals. Pay your workers,” “N.Y.U. is complicit,” among others.

3 NYU students allegedly assaulted during rally at D.C. Nike store

The students claimed they were harassed by Nike employees and customers during a protest over the company’s ties to NYU and other academic institutions.
Maisie Zipfel, Deputy News Editor Feb 12, 2024

Three NYU students were allegedly harassed by customers and employees at a Nike location in Washington, D.C. during a rally on Feb. 3. At the demonstration, around 25 students...

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Alumni Hall, 4 other NYU buildings receive false bomb threat

The dorm’s residents were told to evacuate the building last night after the Department of Campus Safety received a false bomb threat targeting five locations on campus.
Dharma Niles, Deputy News Editor Feb 9, 2024

Residents at Alumni Hall were told to evacuate the building late Thursday night after the Department of Campus Safety received a false bomb threat report, according to an email...

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Hundreds of pro-Palestinian protesters march across Manhattan

NYU students joined hundreds of pro-Palestinian demonstrators at Washington Square Park on Thursday criticizing heightened campus security and demanding that universities divest from pro-Israeli companies.
Dharma Niles, Deputy News Editor Feb 9, 2024

Around 300 pro-Palestinian protesters gathered in Washington Square Park before marching to 42nd Street on Thursday afternoon for a demonstration organized by New York City’s...

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