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4 Questions for Ultra Violet Live competitors

4 Questions for Ultra Violet Live competitors

February 21, 2013
Filed under NEWS

Before tomorrow's competition, WSN asked thirteen UVL competitors to answer a few questions. Best of luck to all students. Kelly Miller 13th Street, Steinhardt senior Major/Minor: Classical voice performance Act: Singing “O mio babbino caro” from “La Bohème” by Puccini. Biggest inspirat... Read more »

Student debt burdens families after death

Student debt burdens families after death

February 7, 2013
Filed under NEWS

Yesterday afternoon, journalists called from around the country to listen in on a special press call about student debt after death. The call, organized by online petition platform Change.org, featured Ella Edwards of Ypsilanti, Mich., and Angela Smith of Chesapeake, Va. Both started petitions for debt... Read more »

International labor campaign begins at NYU

International labor campaign begins at NYU

February 5, 2013
Filed under NEWS

Last night, former sweatshop workers spoke to the NYU community at the Kimmel Center for University Life, the first stop on a nationwide tour to raise awareness about poor international working conditions at international clothing corporations like Adidas and Nike. Spearheaded by United Studen... Read more »

Students launch community agriculture efforts at NYU

Students launch community agriculture efforts at NYU

February 4, 2013
Filed under NEWS

Fresh, local food is now coming to NYU students in the form of a community-supported agriculture program. After a two-year long hiatus, the CSAatNYU is back and is currently operating out of the Green House at Seventh Street residence hall. A Community Supported Agriculture is an organization where... Read more »

Kimmel loses water due to water main break

Kimmel loses water due to water main break

February 1, 2013
Filed under Breaking News, Exclude From Homepage List

At around 11:30 this morning, a water main broke on 23rd St. and Broadway. John Beckman, NYU spokesperson, confirmed that the 36-inch break resulted in water loss at the Kimmel Center for University Life. There is speculation that several other buildings on campus may lose water shortly. UPDATE: 1:28... Read more »

Independent textbook exchange comes to NYU

Independent textbook exchange comes to NYU

January 30, 2013
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A new independent textbook exchange company is expanding their services to NYU this semester. A self-described “campus exchange ecosystem,” Textbook Friend allows students to trade course materials with other students in the same university. Managed and operated by Vivek Menon, a student at the... Read more »

Performers audition for ‘America’s Got Talent’ in New York

Performers audition for ‘America’s Got Talent’ in New York

January 30, 2013
Filed under NEWS

“America’s Got Talent” is making its way to New York after a three-month long tour across the country. The show, which brands itself as a program that showcases all talents and people of all backgrounds and ages, is holding an open casting call in New York City on Feb. 1 and 2. The open auditions,... Read more »

Emily Genser: the renewer

Emily Genser: the renewer

December 13, 2012
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, FEATURES

Live Blog It was hard to keep up with CAS senior Emily Genser between her fast-paced talk, overwhelming enthusiasm and the bagel she kept munching. Even without her rapidity and the food interrupting her sentences, it would probably still be difficviagra overnightult to keep pace with Genser’s busy life. A leade... Read more »

Four NYU science professors receive distinction from AAAS

Four NYU science professors receive distinction from AAAS

December 5, 2012
Filed under NEWS

The American Association for the Advancement of Science recently named four NYU professors the international organization’s fellows. Last week, the group recognized the four for their extensive work in the sciences: Laurence Maloney, a professor of psychology and neural science; Xiao-Jing Wang,... Read more »

NYU’s Taub Center tackles Israel/Palestine conflict in roundtable discussion

NYU’s Taub Center tackles Israel/Palestine conflict in roundtable discussion

December 5, 2012
Filed under NEWS

Professors, students and other attendees gathered at NYU’s Taub Center for Israel Studies last night for a panel discussion about the new book, “The Two-State Solution: The U.N. Partition Resolution of Mandatory Palestine — ESSAYS and Sources.” The panel featured professors Ruth Gavison, Ronald... Read more »

Steinhardt students showcase work in Open Studios

Steinhardt students showcase work in Open Studios

December 3, 2012
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Melting ice, drawings of the human body and a giant Santa with his eyes covered were all on display at the Steinhardt studio art program’s Open Studios Saturday night. Open Studios, an event that occurs once each semester, is an opportunity for studio art students to showcase their work to fellow... Read more »

UVL to implement new scoring system

UVL to implement new scoring system

November 26, 2012
Filed under NEWS

Ultra Violet Live is starting a new scoring method this year, according to the Inter-Residence Hall Council. The new rules state that winning a preliminary no longer guarantees a spot on the UVL final lineup. All UVL preliminary scoring is now standardized with a 50-point rubric based on origina... Read more »

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