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[UPDATE] Graduate students’ union, NYU strike agreement on vote for representation

[UPDATE] Graduate students’ union, NYU strike agreement on vote for representation

November 26, 2013
Filed under NEWS

UPDATE Wednesday, Dec. 11, 11:07 p.m.: NYU graduate employees voted to unionize themselves through the UAW. In the election, which took place on Dec. 10 and 11, 98 percent of graduate employees voted in favor of the union representation. The bargaining unit comprises 1,247 graduate, teaching and research assistant... Read more »

Hockey team, coach reflect on season, discuss hopes for future

Hockey team, coach reflect on season, discuss hopes for future

November 19, 2013
Filed under SPORTS

After a 1-1 tie on Sunday against Central Connecticut State University, the NYU men’s hockey team is hoping to maintain a stellar record and propel itself into the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The team, currently 11-1-2, competes in the American Collegiate Hockey Association, but co... Read more »

[UPDATE] FDNY rescues LS sophomore from between buildings

[UPDATE] FDNY rescues LS sophomore from between buildings

Emily Bell, Nicole Brown, and Kevin Burns
November 3, 2013
Filed under NEWS

UPDATE Monday, Nov. 4, 8:35 p.m.: Senior Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Tom Ellett sent an email to the residents of Lafayette Hall and Alumni Hall, where Vongtau is a resident, to notify them about the incident last night. The email specifies that 16 hours after Vongtau was reported ... Read more »

Artists, residents grapple with potential 5Pointz demolition

Artists, residents grapple with potential 5Pointz demolition

October 28, 2013
Filed under NEWS

As aerosol artists continue their fight to stop the demolition of 5Pointz, the graffiti mecca and art center in Long Island City, Queens, the 10-day restraining order on the owners of the 5Pointz property and developers G&M Realty ends today, Oct. 28. Queens Borough President Helen M. Marshall app... Read more »

University Committee meeting focuses on expansion, student representation

University Committee meeting focuses on expansion, student representation

October 4, 2013
Filed under NEWS

NYU 2031 was the focus of the first University Committee on Student Life meeting of the semester, held yesterday in the Great Hall at Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life. After senior vice president for university relations and public affairs Lynn Brown and vice president of government affairs and community engagement Alicia Hurley presented ... Read more »

Game Center heads to Brooklyn, finds new home at MAGNET Center

Game Center heads to Brooklyn, finds new home at MAGNET Center

September 5, 2013
Filed under NEWS

Just last semester the NYU Games Library, the centerpiece of the NYU Game Center, squeezed a collection of consoles, gaming PCs and games into what now looks like a small lobby in the basement of the Tisch building at 721 Broadway. The Game Center was established in 2008 as a part of the Tisch Sch... Read more »

Victoria Ettore elected student council president

Victoria Ettore elected student council president

May 1, 2013
Filed under Editor's Picks, NEWS

  Junior Victoria Ettorre was elected CAS Student Council President in the 2013 student council elections, after votes were recast due to a change in candidates. The revote lasted two days, and the candidates were not allowed to campaign outside of Facebook. Ettorre beat out sophomore ec... Read more »

Potential version of Albert offers simpler design

Potential version of Albert offers simpler design

April 17, 2013
Filed under NEWS

Albert, NYU’s online database, will soon receive a facelift less than a year after its most recent redesign. CAS freshman Abhinay Ashutosh created a beta version for an Albert remodeling that may be implemented. The beta version was presented to NYU President John Sexton last Wednesday at the... Read more »

LSP renames award in honor of José Vázquez

LSP renames award in honor of José Vázquez

April 15, 2013
Filed under NEWS

José Vázquez, a professor in the Liberal Studies Program who passed away last February, has been hailed by his students and fellow faculty as an extraordinary teacher devoted to his students. To keep his legacy alive, LSP created the José Vázquez Award for Teaching Excellence. The award, orig... Read more »

NYU goes nuts for gossip squirrel

NYU goes nuts for gossip squirrel

April 11, 2013
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Uncategorized

  Students complain that NYU has no community, but what builds community better than gossip inspired by a show about over-privileged, white, high school students? The Facebook page NYU Gossip Squirrel has skyrocketed in popularity since its launch on Tuesday — as of press time the page has ov... Read more »

Experts debate U.S.-Russia relations at university panel

Experts debate U.S.-Russia relations at university panel

April 10, 2013
Filed under NEWS

When the Soviet Union dissolved in December 1991, American and Russian diplomats agreed upon a mutually beneficial and even friendly relationship. But today, no such relationship exists. Indeed, U.S.-Russian relations have declined sharply over the last five years. A talk at the Bronfman Center... Read more »

Father Patrick Desbois speaks for silenced Roma gypsies

Father Patrick Desbois speaks for silenced Roma gypsies

April 3, 2013
Filed under NEWS

  The untold history of a forgotten people lies under garbage dumps and in unmarked fields behind remote villages across Eastern Europe. The mass graves of the Roma Gypsies dot the remote countryside alongside those of hundreds of thousands of fallen Jews, a neglected reminder of the Ho... Read more »

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