City college students explore culture of Asian-Americans

City college students explore culture of Asian-Americans

Ann Schmidt, News Editor
April 28, 2014
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Over 500 New York City students, professionals and organizers united over the weekend to appreciate Asian-American culture and address issues the community faces. The eighth annual New York City Asian American Students Conference was held in the Kimmel Center for University Life on April 26. Around 50 st... Read more »

NYU Reacts: Korean ferry tragedy

NYU Reacts: Korean ferry tragedy

Valentina Duque Bojanini, Deputy News Editor
April 22, 2014
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All over the world, people continue to mourn the sinking of the South Korean Sewol ferry on April 16. South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday that the crew’s actions during the incident were unforgivable and murderous. Crew members are facing charges while the search for passengers co... Read more »

Alum alleviates labor conditions

Alum alleviates labor conditions

Ann Schmidt, News Editor
April 22, 2014
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Steinhardt alumnus Drew Todrys recently made his way back into the nonprofit arena with the relaunch of Project Assembly Line, a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the lives of factory workers in developing countries and encouraging corporate social responsibility. While taking graduate cl... Read more »

Budget changes afford theater companies more opportunities

Budget changes afford theater companies more opportunities

April 8, 2014
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Theater companies outside of New York City will soon have incentives to put on productions due to a $4-million tax credit that was included in the state budget for the 2015 tax year. The $137.9-billion budget was approved by the Senate and signed in the revenue bill by Gov. Cuomo on March 31. Since the tax credit will sta... Read more »

Up-and-Comer | Adele Beasley

Up-and-Comer | Adele Beasley

March 27, 2014
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Adele Beasley started her own business when she was in the fifth grade. It was then, in Tulsa, Okla., that Beasley and her cousin Jack Davis faced the stark realization that moving on to middle school meant they had outgrown running lemonade stands as a summer job. With cooking guidance from th... Read more »

JPMorgan Chase rejects alumna’s condom company

JPMorgan Chase rejects alumna’s condom company

March 25, 2014
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Gallatin alumna Tiffany Gaines created a petition on March 21 against JPMorgan Chase because the bank refused to process the incoming credit card transactions from customers of Lovability Inc., Gaines’ female-friendly condom company. Chase rejected these transactions because of the adult nature o... Read more »

Students named resolution fellows

Students named resolution fellows

March 24, 2014
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Three NYU students were winners in the Social Venture Challenge at the Clinton Global Initiative University conference, which took place at Arizona State University from March 21 to March 23. Stern sophomore Samir Goel, Gallatin sophomore Hannah Dehradunwala and CAS sophomore Mansi Prakash represented NYU and... Read more »

Community members, FASP celebrate recent NYU 2031 decision

Community members, FASP celebrate recent NYU 2031 decision

March 17, 2014
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Members of NYU Faculty Against the Sexton Plan and the Greenwich Village community gathered on March 15 to celebrate Judge Donna Mills’ decision in January, which said NYU does not have the right to build on parkland near Coles Sports Center as part of the NYU 2031 expansion plan. The celebration also kick... Read more »

College Board revamps rules on SATs

College Board revamps rules on SATs

March 11, 2014
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The College Board announced on March 5 that the essay portion of the SAT will be optional for test-takers in 2016. College Board spokeswoman Katherine Levin said the SAT will be changed so that it offers more opportunity to a larger group of students. “Less than half of the students who take th... Read more »

Digital experts discuss cyber security

Digital experts discuss cyber security

March 11, 2014
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Cyber security experts discussed the ongoing threat of hacking and importance of using secure technology at the NYU School of Law on March 10. Samara Moore, the White House director of Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, and a panel of government and private sector officials explained the execu... Read more »

[VIDEO] Behind-the-scenes interviews with UVL contestants

[VIDEO] Behind-the-scenes interviews with UVL contestants

March 10, 2014
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News Editor Ann Schmidt went backstage at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts to interview the students who competed in the 11th annual Ultra Violet Live talent show. ... Read more »

Attendees pass academic calendar, make proposals at senate meeting

Attendees pass academic calendar, make proposals at senate meeting

March 5, 2014
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Student and faculty senators met to discuss the academic calendar, future senate size and the final report of the University Space Priorities Working Group on March 4 during a University Senate Meeting. SCPS senior and senator Brian Plaut represented the Academic Affairs Committee and presented the academic calendar proposal for the 2015-2... Read more »

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