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Recent changes to New York City park rules reduce the amount of offenses resulting in a permanent criminal record. These changes were instated to decrease mass incarceration, which is a serious problem in the United States.

Photo: NYC Makes Moves to Reduce Penalties to Decrease Mass Incarceration

Apr 25, 2017

Recent changes to New York City park rules reduce the amount of offenses resulting in a permanent criminal record. These changes were instated to decrease mass incarceration, which is a serious problem...

All accounts of force used by the NYPD are now required to be reported.

Photo: NYPD now must report use of force against civilians

Oct 5, 2015

All accounts of force used by the NYPD are now required to be reported.

Sang Baes illustration of the cartoon “We Bare Bears”.

Staff Recommendations: Cartoons

Sep 16, 2015
Watch these WSN-recommended cartoons of young and old for some good old-fashioned hilarity.
Terese Yue (left), Dr. Michao Jin and Professor Eli Kim discuss their experiences living as Asian-Americans to teach the next generation.

Photo: Panel brings discrimination against Asians to forefront

Apr 21, 2015

Terese Yue (left), Dr. Michao Jin and Professor Eli Kim discuss their experiences living as Asian-Americans to teach the next generation.

Tea makes for an appropriate replacement of coffee.

Photo: Terrific tea to thrill the tastebuds

Apr 21, 2015

Tea makes for an appropriate replacement of coffee.

Restaurants like Potatopia can be found in the bustling neighborhood of West Village.

Photo: NYU celebrates Earth Day all month

Apr 21, 2015

Restaurants like Potatopia can be found in the bustling neighborhood of West Village.

On top of the high end Italian food market Eataly is Birreria, a restaurant that boasts the highest quality food and beer.

Photo: Enjoy weather with rooftop dining

Apr 13, 2015

On top of the high end Italian food market Eataly is Birreria, a restaurant that boasts the highest quality food and beer.

Video: Week Ahead | April 13

Apr 13, 2015

Deputy Photo Editor Sang Bae takes us through the events coming up this week at and around NYU. Gallatin Arts Festival: https://www.facebook.com/GallatinArts... Muslim Palette:...

The snow on Coney Island’s boardwalk will soon melt away as its doors in time for Easter.

Photo: Try these classic Easter foods

Mar 24, 2015

The snow on Coney Island’s boardwalk will soon melt away as its doors in time for Easter.

Peanut Butter & Co. serves up a cookie-dough-inspired sandwich.

Photo: Rolling in the dough

Mar 10, 2015

Peanut Butter & Co. serves up a cookie-dough-inspired sandwich.

Björk’s retrospective runs at the MoMA until June 7.

Photo: Björk retrospective at MoMA underwhelms

Mar 10, 2015

Björk’s retrospective runs at the MoMA until June 7.

NYU has announced that school not be closed due to weather.

Photo: NYU Reacts: Snow prediction email

Mar 5, 2015

NYU has announced that school not be closed due to weather.

Palladium will return to being an upperclassmen only residence hall next year.

Photo: NYU revises housing procedures

Mar 3, 2015

Palladium will return to being an upperclassmen only residence hall next year.

Studies show that adults are more likely to use crack over powder cocaine, leading to higher chances of arrest.

Photo: Study finds disparity in cocaine arrests

Feb 25, 2015

Studies show that adults are more likely to use crack over powder cocaine, leading to higher chances of arrest.

Epicurean Market on University Place is one of many bodegas in New York City.

Photo: Bodegas to suit student needs

Feb 23, 2015

Epicurean Market on University Place is one of many bodegas in New York City.

Epicurean Market on University Place is one of many bodegas in New York City.

Bodegas to suit student needs

Feb 23, 2015
Bodegas near campus are staples for students.
The Acoustic Buzz at the Astor Place Starbucks Coffee will showcase various artists.

Photo: Starbucks acoustic series creates ‘Buzz’

Feb 19, 2015

"The Acoustic Buzz" at the Astor Place Starbucks Coffee will showcase various artists.

President John Sexton answers questions about university expansion.

Photo: Town Hall may be last for Sexton

Feb 19, 2015

President John Sexton answers questions about university expansion.

Doug Wimbish of Living Colour, left, passes on wisdom to fellow bassist Alec Atkins of Unlocking the Truth before the show in the Brooklyn Bowl.

Living Colour impresses at Brooklyn Bowl

Feb 18, 2015
Living Colour, Unlocking the Truth, and The Freak Baby Daddies joined forced at the Brooklyn Bowl on Feb. 14 for an evening of successful musical performances.
Subway dates on the MTA might be a little different from the train scene in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

Photo: Movie-inspired dates for Valentine’s Day

Feb 12, 2015

Subway dates on the MTA might be a little different from the train scene in "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind".

When taking great care to woo your special someone, makeup in the right places can give you that smoky look

Photo: Valentine’s day makeup: single or taken?

Feb 10, 2015

When taking great care to woo your special someone, makeup in the right places can give you that "smoky look"

The NYPD will now overlook minor misdemeanors committed in Manhattan in order to focus on larger crimes.

Photo: Wasted in Public? You're Probably Okay, Says NYPD Enforcement Policy

Mar 4, 2016

The NYPD will now overlook minor misdemeanors committed in Manhattan in order to focus on larger crimes.

In Bryant Park a fountain freezes over in the cold of winter.

Photo: NYU Reacts: Winter storm

Jan 29, 2015

In Bryant Park a fountain freezes over in the cold of winter.

Living on a tight budget should not stop one from looking as stylish as those on the red carpet.

Photo: Red carpet styles accessible for students

Jan 26, 2015

Living on a tight budget should not stop one from looking as stylish as those on the red carpet.

Students study on the fifth floor of Bobst as finals approach.

Photo: Best ways to beat tough exams and papers this finals season

Dec 4, 2014

Students study on the fifth floor of Bobst as finals approach.