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Lenore Tiefer, a
NYU School of Medicine psychiatry professor, was fired for not receiving her annual flu shot. At NYU Langone Medical Center, the influenza shot is important for patient safety.

Flu Shot-Free Professor Fired

Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor May 1, 2017
A professor from NYU's School of Medicine was fired because she did not receive a flu shot.
Crime Log: Jan. 20 to April. 30

Crime Log: Jan. 20 to April. 30

Coco Wang and Htoo Min May 1, 2017
A look at this semester's crimes.
NYU Abu Dhabi Campus.

NYUAD Annual Hackathon

Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor Apr 24, 2017
NYU Abu Dhabi hosted its sixth annual hackathon, focussing on projects that will enforce social change.
This story is about the law school.

West Virginia’s Former Secretary of State Joins NYU

Miranda Levingston and Htoo Min Apr 10, 2017
Former West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant will join NYU School of Law's Brennan Center for Justice as the manager of state advocacy.
NYU Divest visited the corporate office of Board of Trustees chair William Berkley on March 31 to  deliver a letter discussing a revote on the rejection of divesting from fossil fuels industry in June 2016.

NYU Divest Brings Demands to the Board of Trustees

Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor Apr 3, 2017
Four members of NYU Divest went to the office of board of trustees chair William Berkley's office to deliver a list of demands regarding the university's divestment from fossil fuels.
PWR BTTM are the glittery punk-rockers rising up the New York music scene. The duo released their latest single “Answer my Text” earlier in March.

Staff Recs: Best Art to Name-Drop

Thomas Price, Htoo Min, and Hailey Nuthals Mar 29, 2017
'Tis the season for a flood of cover letters to be sent to prospective summer internships. Let us help you answer the ever-terrifying interview question that will determine your cool-factor.
NYU campus and flags.

NYU Criticized for Ties to Aramark

Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor Mar 27, 2017
NYU Prison Divest created a petition requesting that the university end its relationship with the food provider Aramark Corporation.
The $500 million building that is to be built at NYU Tandon could potentially generate significant revenue for the university.

Photo: NYU Expansion Targets Tandon

Mar 27, 2017

The $500 million building that is to be built at NYU Tandon could potentially generate significant revenue for the university.

The faculty has expressed their dismay regarding Charles Murray’s event on campus. Many have chosen to undersign the document to show their support of the letter.

Charles Murray’s Upcoming Talk Prompted Faculty Letter to Hamilton

Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor Mar 24, 2017
Almost 150 faculty members of color signed a letter to President Andrew Hamilton and Provost Katherine Fleming expressing their concern over Charles Murray's planned speech.
Transferring schools at NYU isn’t as difficult as it seems. CAS sophomore Narissa Hajratalli originally studied in Tandon’s Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering program, but now studies Neural Science at CAS

Students Struggle to Transfer from Tandon

Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor Mar 6, 2017
Chemistry credits are not transferring for students that are trying to transfer from Tandon to CAS.
With a smaller department, less faculty members and limited lab space, many NYU Tandon students are questioning why their physics program possesses fewer resources than that of CAS.

Students Have Concerns About Tandon Physics Department

Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor Feb 27, 2017
Some students believe that the CAS physics program is much better than the program offered at NYU's Tandon School of Engineering. Some argue that the difference is a result of Tandon's scarce resources.
A pianist who frequents Washington Square Park altered his instrument with a sign that reads this machine kills fascism. He played in front of the arch as people gathered to record his music.

Ralliers Work to Shatter Broken Windows in Washington Square Park

Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor Feb 11, 2017
Rally attenders gathered in Washington Square Park to demonstrate support against the recent actions regarding immigration.
Members of the MSA rally kneel in prayer by the Washington Square Arch to peacefully demonstrate their religious devotion despite the hateful rhetoric surrounding Muslims.

Walls Don’t Hold Back MSA During Rally

Sayer Devlin and Htoo Min Feb 2, 2017
The Muslim Student Association hosts a rally at Kimmel responding to President Trump's executive orders restricting immigration and suspending refugee admission.
Tandon announced that it is investing $500 million into renovating its campus, including a new building at 370 Jay St.

NYU Invests $500 Million in Renovations for Brooklyn Campus

Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor Jan 27, 2017
The Tandon School of Engineering announces a new building for its students to the price of $500 Million.
To encourage NYU students to enter the world of cyber security, Tandon created a scholarship.

This Tandon Scholarship Wants You to Hack It Up

Htoo Min, Contributing Writer Nov 15, 2016
Tandon created a new full-ride scholarship for aspiring hackers.
NYU has a whole suite of free software for students to help them both in and out of the classroom.

How NYU Softens the Cost of Software

Htoo Min, Contributing Writer Oct 14, 2016
NYU IT is helping alleviate the financial burden that comes with buying new computers and accessories by providing students with an array of free software