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Here’s What You Missed at NYU This Summer

Here’s What You Missed at NYU This Summer

Diamond Naga Siu and Bourée Huang
August 28, 2016
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

NYU kept active for the three months of summer break even after the exodus of students from the city.  In addition to record-breaking heat and the Washington Square Park fountain turning back on, here are the top stories you may have missed this summer. Terrorism threats Around mid-June, NYU received ... Read more »

NYU Shanghai Preps for First Graduates

NYU Shanghai Preps for First Graduates

Farhin Lilywala, Staff Writer
August 28, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Just three years ago, NYU Shanghai was established in partnership with East China Normal University. Now a crucial part of NYU’s global reach, the site is preparing to bid adieu to its first graduating class at the end of this academic year. The Class of 2017 consists of approximately 50 percent Chinese s... Read more »

NYU Sued Over Retirement Plan Fees

NYU Sued Over Retirement Plan Fees

Lexi Faunce, Investigative News Editor
August 28, 2016
Filed under NEWS

New York University is facing a class-action lawsuit after allegedly allowing a number of participants in its retirement plans to pay millions of dollars in excessive fees.  The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Yale are also facing similar lawsuits as all three universities have been accus... Read more »

These Tutors Have Taken Your Courses Already

These Tutors Have Taken Your Courses Already

Greta Chevance, Staff Writer
August 28, 2016
Filed under NEWS

In anticipation of the fall semester, childhood friends and rising sophomores Saul Ancona, Miro Sutton and Eddie Levy spent their summer developing an intra-university, student-to-student tutoring app called Prepp. Ancona, Sutton and Levy currently attend NYU Schack School of Real Estate, Baruch Col... Read more »

NYU’s Website Is Now Device-Agnostic

NYU’s Website Is Now Device-Agnostic

Ashley Arnold, Staff Writer
August 28, 2016
Filed under NEWS

The NYU.edu website officially relaunched on Sunday with updated features for all electronic platforms. Executive Director of the Digital Communications Group Jim Robertson said that this was a much-needed renovation since nearly 30 percent of web traffic comes from mobile devices. “We wanted to upd... Read more »

NYU Removes Question Regarding Criminal History From Its Application

NYU Removes Question Regarding Criminal History From Its Application

Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor
August 3, 2016
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

The move comes on the heels of heated protests during the spring semester from students hoping the university would change what they felt to be an unfair policy.

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NYU Decides Against Fossil Fuel Divestment

NYU Decides Against Fossil Fuel Divestment

Anne Cruz, News Editor
June 16, 2016
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

Despite continued protests from some NYU students, the university decided it would not divest from fossil fuels, choosing instead to focus on what it described as "direct" action against climate change.

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NYU Received a Message Threatening U.S. Universities

NYU Received a Message Threatening U.S. Universities

Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief
June 16, 2016
Filed under City News, NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

NYU received an email on Wednesday threatening an Orlando-style attack on U.S. universities and colleges.

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Tisch School of the Arts Commencement ’16

Tisch School of the Arts Commencement ’16

Gabriella Bower, Beauty & Style Editor
May 21, 2016
Filed under Commencement 2016, NEWS, University News

The Tisch Salute at Radio City Music Hall beckoned the Tisch class of 2016 into the real world.

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Stern School of Business Commencement ’16

Christina Coleburn, Senior Editor
May 21, 2016
Filed under Commencement 2016, NEWS

The Tisch Salute at Radio City Music Hall beckoned the Tisch class of 2016 into the real world.

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184th Commencement Sees Graduates Reflect on the Past, Look to the Future

184th Commencement Sees Graduates Reflect on the Past, Look to the Future

Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief
May 20, 2016
Filed under Commencement 2016, NEWS, Showcase, TOP STORIES

At NYU's all-university commencement on May 20, thousands of graduates reflected on their achievements and looked at the road ahead.

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College of Arts and Sciences Commencement ’16

College of Arts and Sciences Commencement ’16

Jessica Martinez, Social Media Editor
May 20, 2016
Filed under Commencement 2016, NEWS

The 2016 CAS commencement featured speaker Nathan Sawaya, a CAS alum who is well-known internationally for his artwork with LEGO bricks.

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