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Adrianna Nehme, Deputy News Editor

Adrianna Nehme is a first-year undecided in Liberal Studies. When she's not writing, she can be found playing tennis for fun or exploring new restaurants and events in the city. She enjoys going on walks and reading. You can email her at [email protected] or follow her on Instagram at @adrianna.nehme.

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A black and white photograph of the façade of 14 and 16 Gay Street. In front of the town houses is a sidewalk. Railed staircases lead up to the door steps. Adjunct to the doors are two windows.

Demolition of historic Gay Street building prompts public outcry

Greenwich Village residents gathered at a 200-year-old building slated for demolition after unapproved work left it unstable.
Nov 18, 2022

Hundreds gathered in front of a 200-year-old building in Greenwich Village on Monday, Nov. 14, to protest the demolition of a two-story building. Village Preservation, a group...

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What to do this week: Cheese tasting and a holiday train show

The Daybook is WSN’s weekly column listing in-person and online events at NYU and across New York City. This week: Nov. 14-20.
Nov 13, 2022

3D-print a snowman 5-7 p.m. at the Kimmel Center for University Life, floor 9 The NYU student organization Print3D will host a workshop for students to create digital models...

The interior of a New York City polling site. A red Vote N.Y.C. is blue and red text is placed in the foreground, and there is a polling booth in the background.

Nearly half of eligible NYU students won’t vote in midterms, WSN poll finds

Despite the efforts of the NYU Votes campaign to increase student voter turnout, many students who are eligible to vote have chosen not to cast their ballots in the midterm elections on Tuesday, Nov. 8.
Nov 8, 2022

NYU senior Jazmine Ulloa is one of many students who has decided to not vote in this year’s midterm elections on Tuesday, Nov. 8. WSN talked to 103 students who are eligible...

An illustration of the Washington Square Arch. Behind the arch sits gray and brown alternating high-rises. On the top right are the words “The Daybook” in an arched shape.

What to do this week: Chinese lantern festival and Edgar Allen Poe’s cottage

The Daybook is WSN’s weekly column listing in-person and online events at NYU and across New York City. This week: Oct. 17 - Oct. 23.
Oct 16, 2022

An acclaimed R&B artist comes to NYU 7 p.m. at 110 Bridge St., Brooklyn  Dawn Richard — pop, R&B and electronic music singer-songwriter — will take part in a...

A plaque says “New York University School of Law” next to the front gate of N.Y.U.’s law school.

Respite for NYU student parents as COVID restrictions ease

A student parent who was previously told she could not bring her unvaccinated 3-month-old inside university buildings can now do so due to the recent COVID-19 policy change.
Sep 27, 2022

Because Devorah Neiger’s 3-month-old son was ineligible to be vaccinated, the NYU Law student was forced to have a caregiver bring her son to campus so she could breastfeed him...

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Outside guests now allowed in dorms and other NYU buildings

As COVID-19 restrictions on campus continue to ease, students are looking forward to welcoming non-NYU guests into university buildings under a new policy announced on Tuesday.
Sep 13, 2022

NYU students can now bring outside guests into residence halls and other campus spaces — a reversal of a policy that has been in place since fall 2020. Students, faculty and...

An illustration of the Washington Square Arch. Behind the arch sits gray and brown alternating high-rises. On the top right are the words “The Daybook” in an arched shape.

What to do this week: Space history, a bagel festival and more

The Daybook is WSN’s weekly column listing in-person and online events at NYU and across New York City. This week: Sept. 12-18.
Sep 11, 2022

An Emmys watch party at a comedy club 8 p.m. at 21A Clinton St. $15 online tickets, $20 in-person tickets Caveat, a comedy club on the Lower East Side, is hosting a 21+...

Seven students wear masks while sitting at their desks in an NYU classroom. A professor sitting on a table listens to a student.

Where NYU stands as New York City lifts its subway mask mandate

COVID-19 restrictions on the New York City Subway were eased on Wednesday. At NYU, where masks are still required in certain settings, students and faculty are conflicted over how they think the administration should proceed.
Sep 8, 2022

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Wednesday that masks are no longer required on public transportation in New York. NYU administrators said that the university has been preparing to...