Carlyle Court Residence Hall to close in spring 2016

Carlyle Court Residence Hall to close in spring 2016

Marita Vlachou, News Editor
February 10, 2015
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The university announced plans to move forward with a plan to close two of the towers of the Carlyle Court Residence Hall for renovations beginning after the end of the fall 2015 semester.

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Researchers link HIV influx to Craigslist

Zoe Thompson, Contributing Writer
February 10, 2015
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Researchers from NYU and the University of Minnesota conducted a study that linked Craigslist personal ads with as many as 6,000 new cases of HIV across the country each year.

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60% of Ebola aid not reaching affected region

60% of Ebola aid not reaching affected region

Lexi Faunce, Contributing Writer
February 10, 2015
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An NYU assistant professor of global health policy published a study in the British Medical Journal that says that only 40 percent of funds raised to combat ebola reached affected countries.

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[UPDATE] Nearby attacks put NYU on alert

[UPDATE] Nearby attacks put NYU on alert

Alanna Bayarin, News Editor
February 5, 2015
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Police are looking for a man suspected of assaulting four people in and around Union Square late Tuesday night.

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Panel discusses ethics of experimental drugs

Panel discusses ethics  of experimental drugs

Jimmy Chin, Contributing Writer
February 4, 2015
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The NYU Law School hosted a panel in a discussion on the ethical and legal issues surrounding the use of experimental drugs in cases of terminal illness.

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MTA to increase fares in March

MTA to increase  fares in March

Maggie O'Neill, Staff Writer
January 29, 2015
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The MTA has raised the cost of a single subway ride by 25 cents, a fare hike that could add up for NYU commuters.

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NYU Reacts: Winter storm

NYU Reacts: Winter storm

Marita Vlachou, News Editor
January 29, 2015
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Though snowstorm Juno didn't quite meet expectations, its effects—including class cancellations and public transit closures—made for an eventful start to the semester.

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GSAS hosts thesis challenge

GSAS hosts thesis challenge

April 14, 2014
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Though snowstorm Juno didn't quite meet expectations, its effects—including class cancellations and public transit closures—made for an eventful start to the semester.

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WSN sits down with OECD deputy head

WSN sits down with OECD deputy head

March 5, 2014
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Though snowstorm Juno didn't quite meet expectations, its effects—including class cancellations and public transit closures—made for an eventful start to the semester.

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University grapples with student safety, wellness

University grapples with student safety, wellness

Kavish Harjai, News Editor
February 5, 2014
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For the university, ensuring the well-being of over 40,000 students is a daunting undertaking. NYU has several safety nets, including a wellness hotline and counseling services. The hotline receives thousands of calls a year, said Zoe Ragouzeos, director of counseling and wellness services at ... Read more »

Robot cuts ribbon, Poly merger official

Robot cuts ribbon, Poly merger official

January 31, 2014
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University students, faculty, administrators and public figures gathered to celebrate the finalization of the deal between NYU and the Polytechnic Institute of NYU, now the Polytechnic School of Engineering, to merge. The reception took place in the Lepercq Space at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. “I... Read more »

Gov. Cuomo to allow New York hospitals to dispense medicinal marijuana

Gov. Cuomo to allow New York hospitals to dispense medicinal marijuana

January 26, 2014
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During his fourth State of the State Address, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a plan to relax constraints on the use of medical marijuana in the state. Citing research on the benefits of the drug and the policies of the 20 other states that have legalized medical marijuana, Cuomo announced t... Read more »

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