Professor Red Burns passes at 88, leaves legacy at Tisch

Professor Red Burns passes at 88, leaves legacy at Tisch

September 3, 2013
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"You are not here to find a job when you finish, you are here to create your own." Those were the words of the legendary NYU professor Red Burns, who died in her home on Friday, Aug. 23 at the age of 88. An arts professor and chief collaborations officer for the Interactive Telecommunications Program... Read more »

Welcome Week 2013 aims to bring together diverse community

Welcome Week 2013 aims to bring together diverse community

Nicole Brown and Kayana Jean-Philippe
August 25, 2013
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  Beginning today, the Welcome Week 2013 staff has activities planned each day of the week. “Coming to New York City and NYU can be a daunting experience, and we try to make the transition as fun, informative and supportive as possible,” said Welcome Week leader Mikayla Terrell, a CAS senior. Student Resource Center executive director David Vogelsang s... Read more »

University to await effects of Supreme Court affirmative action ruling

University to await effects of Supreme Court affirmative action ruling

July 22, 2013
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In light of the Supreme Court decision in late June to send the affirmative action case brought by the University of Texas back to the lower courts, NYU said that it will continue to take race into consideration when shaping the next student body as the university awaits the effects of the ruling. A 7-1 ... Read more »

French take to the streets in support of gay marriage

French take to the streets in support of gay marriage

January 31, 2013
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Tens of thousands marched down Avenue Denfert Rochereau in Paris’ 14th district last weekend, raising their voices in support of French President François Hollande’s plan to legalize gay marriage and adoption by gay couples. This demonstration was held in contrast to a protest on Jan. 13, where religious figures and ardent opposers expressed their disapproval of the bill... Read more »

Taxi, Limousine Commission approves plan to simplify taxi roof light

Taxi, Limousine Commission approves plan to simplify taxi roof light

December 11, 2012
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Live BlogThe New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission approved a plan at a public hearing on Nov. 29 to modify taxicab roof lights so that they can show their availability more clearly. The off-duty designation will be eliminated and the lightbuy cheap propecia onlines will convey one of two messages: available o... Read more »

At Cooper, art, engineering students feel divide

At Cooper, art, engineering students feel divide

December 9, 2012
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A all-school meeting was held Thursday night almost equally representing the engineering, art and architect schools. During the event, the students were split up into groups and had the opportunity to meet those from other schools and tour each otherviagra generic’s buildings. It was an opportunity for the thre... Read more »

Meng first Asian American woman elected to New York Congress

Meng first Asian American woman elected to New York Congress

November 14, 2012
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Election Day yielded historical outcomes for New York, as Queens native Grace Meng was elected the first Asian-American to represent New York in the U.S. Congress. Collecting 67 percent of the vote, Meng defeated Republican councilman Daniel Halloran, who collected 31 percent, and secured the seat... Read more »

Deciding factors: Hispanic voter

Deciding factors: Hispanic voter

October 26, 2012
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Despite America’s ever-growing Latino population, a low registration from the group may curtail its influence on American elections. In fact, Hispanic actor Wilmer Valderrama said 50 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 25 are registered to vote, but only 39 percent of Latinos of that... Read more »

Study strengthens link between sugary drinks, weight gain

Study strengthens link between sugary drinks, weight gain

October 2, 2012
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A study released by The New England Journal of Medicine last month revealed that the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages among adolescents has affected the rise of obesity in the United States. David S. Ludwig and Cara Ebbeling, a director and associate director for the New Balance Foundation... Read more »

Health Board vote passes sugary drink ban

Health Board vote passes sugary drink ban

September 14, 2012
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A vote of eight to zero in the New York City Board of Health approved Mayor Bloomberg’s ban on large-size sugary drinks. Under the innovative law, which is expected to go into effect March 12, 2013, sugary beverages with more than 25 calories per eight fluid ounces cannot be sold in containers exceeding... Read more »

New surveillance system developed to improve city security

New surveillance system developed to improve city security

September 6, 2012
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The NYPD has developed the Domain Awareness System, a new high-tech surveillance camera system, to get a step ahead of potential terrorists and criminals. The police department is installing thousands of closed-circuit television cameras that will be dispersed throughout the five boroughs to closely... Read more »

New York pay phones undergo transformation to deliver Wi-Fi access

New York pay phones undergo transformation to deliver Wi-Fi access

September 6, 2012
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Payphones across New York City are undergoing a big transformation. The New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications launched a pilot program this past summer to install free Wi-Fi stations in 11 locations throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. When... Read more »

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