NYUAD workers lack proper living standard

NYUAD workers lack proper living standard

February 11, 2014
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

    *This article has been amended based on a fuller representation of the conditions of the Saadiyat Accommodation Village. It has been called the world's greatest labor camp. Built expressly by the United Arab Emirates, the Saadiyat Accommodation Village houses thousands of workers... Read more »

Reality show cast unveils preparations for opening night

Reality show cast unveils preparations for opening night

August 25, 2013
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  When the lights go down and the curtains rise at the Beacon Theater on Monday night, it will be time for the freshman class of 2017 to experience the Reality Show — a 70-minute performance that captures the joys and traumas of college life through song, dance and comedy. Now in its eighth ye... Read more »

Disorientation to introduce freshmen university to controversies

Disorientation to introduce freshmen university to controversies

August 25, 2013
Filed under Editor's Picks, NEWS

  For the incoming batch of freshmen, the longest summer of their lives is about to come to a close. With over 300 programs and workshops, a carefully crafted Welcome Week is finally here, promising to acquaint new students with everything NYU. Well, not everything. Missing from the orientation schedule are events that explore a side o... Read more »

Council member Christine Quinn advocates for student union rights

May 12, 2013
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“We have been working on these issues at NYU for far too long.” City Council Speaker Christine Quinn’s words, delivered outside Bobst Library, didn’t float up the twelve stories to John Sexton’s office. They were fired. On Thursday afternoon, Quinn and several other New York City leaders... Read more »

Social activists celebrate May Day

Social activists celebrate May Day

May 2, 2013
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By Daniel Huang   The New York City Student May Day Convergence, a daylong demonstration that spanned lower Manhattan, brought together students from all over the city. University student activists joined in the march. The NYU Student Convergence began at 1 p.m. at Washington Square... Read more »

HuffPost Live College Week invites students to speak out

HuffPost Live College Week invites students to speak out

April 25, 2013
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Among the multitude of roles that college plays in our lives, a prominent one is the transition between our coddled, food-and-laundry-on-demand teenage years and our future, tax-paying lives as “real people.” In these four years, we learn how to survive midterms and research papers, sleep depri... Read more »

Singing in the streets: artist connects lyrics with famous spots

Singing in the streets: artist connects lyrics with famous spots

April 17, 2013
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When we were in grade school, our natural inclination was to inscribe things — words, symbols, doodles — into our surroundings. Whether it was names, phrases, quotes or random hieroglyphic carvings, inscribing in a permanent place was a way to extend the temporal relationship between our perso... Read more »

Day by day: Leadbetter tells of life without home

Day by day: Leadbetter tells of life without home

March 27, 2013
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  For as long as many of us have been alive, Danny Leadbetter has been sitting on a crate outside the deli on the corner of 13th Street and University Place. “I been here for over 20 years,” he states matter-of-factly, as if describing a relationship with an old friend. And if it’s rai... Read more »

NYU Entrepreneurs Festival showcases alumni success stories

March 1, 2013
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Entrepreneurs are the new rock stars. Born out of necessity following the economic meltdown, they have emerged from the latest recession with new ideas and a new drive showing no signs of slowing down. From college dropouts revolutionizing the Internet in their dorm rooms to working professionals... Read more »

Number of city children below poverty line on the rise

Number of city children below poverty line on the rise

February 20, 2013
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  NYU organizations are teaming up with private and public institutions to pinpoint the growing problem of poverty among New York City children. According to a recent biannual report by the Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York, one in three New York City children live below the feder... Read more »

NYU alum receives Marshall Scholarship

NYU alum receives Marshall Scholarship

December 11, 2012
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Live Blog On a drizzling spring morning in 2010, a senior in the Silver School of Social Work stepped onto the podium at Yankee Stadium and delivered the NYU commencement address. “Tremendous achievements await us,” she told her 15,000 classmategeneric cialiss as they received their diplomas and ventured out into t... Read more »

New social network encourages offline activity.

New social network encourages offline activity.

November 15, 2012
Filed under FEATURES

It is Saturday morning, and you want to organize a casual soccer game in the park. The problem is, you cannot find enough friends to play, and all of the fields are occupied. Tivity, a new online social platform, offers a solution by connecting people to their favorite athletic activities. The website,... Read more »

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