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Flurry of studies find new uses for unmanned aerial drones

Flurry of studies find new uses for unmanned aerial drones

March 12, 2013
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Public perception reflects poorly on drones because of their association with extrajudicial killings. “Drones are beginning to have a very negative connotation,” said Mark Rom, a Georgetown University professor of government and public policy. The NYU chapter of Roosevelt Institute Campus Ne... Read more »

Parks commissioner Henry Stern joins NYU 2031 opposition

February 28, 2013
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NYU 2031, an expansion plan that has faced opposition from Greenwich Village residents, NYU faculty and preservationists, has a new prominent opponent. Former New York City Parks Commissioner Henry Stern has signed onto a lawsuit that details how the city unlawfully gave NYU rights to public parkland. The... Read more »

Studio art students call for renovation in Barney building

Studio art students call for renovation in Barney building

Nicole Brown and Komal Patel
February 28, 2013
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Artists expect their studios to be havens for creativity. But for students in Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development’s Studio Art program, the Barney building has become a contentious topic instead. First acquired by the university in 1939, the Barney Building is located on... Read more »

NAACP adds voice to Bloomberg soda ban

NAACP adds voice to Bloomberg soda ban

February 6, 2013
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In the war against Mayor Bloomberg’s soda-restricting law, the Coca-Cola Company has found some potentially surprising allies. The New York State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Hispanic Federation have filed an amicus brief against a... Read more »

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