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Public Safety Tests Alert System to Prepare for Possible Emergency

Public Safety Tests Alert System to Prepare for Possible Emergency

By Christine Lee, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under News, University News

In the wake of the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland last week, it is more important than ever that NYU's own Emergency Notification System functions properly.

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More Hate Symbols Found in Lipton Lounge, Security Cameras to Be Installed

More Hate Symbols Found in Lipton Lounge, Security Cameras to Be Installed

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized, University News

Swastikas were found again in the second floor lounge of Lipton Residential Hall.

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‘Offensive’ Symbols Discovered in Lipton Residence Hall

‘Offensive’ Symbols Discovered in Lipton Residence Hall

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Two offensive symbols were found in a lounge in Lipton Residence Hall.

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GSOC Panel Discusses Title IX and Sexual Harassment

GSOC Panel Discusses Title IX and Sexual Harassment

By Darcey Pittman, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under News, University News

GSOC, NYU's graduate students' union, held an event Tuesday on Title IX and sexual misconduct.

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Recent Alumnus Pursues Degrees at Harvard, Stanford

Recent Alumnus Pursues Degrees at Harvard, Stanford

By Sabeena Singhani, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Azizjon Azimi '16 has been accepted into a prestigious scholarship program that will allow him to pursue graduate degrees at two of the top universities in the nation simultaneously.

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Free Menstrual Hygiene Products Not Always Available

Free Menstrual Hygiene Products Not Always Available

By Nicole Rosenthal, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

After NYU agreed to provide free feminine hygiene products, five out of six dispensers were found to be either empty or still charging 25 cents.

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Student Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Carlyle Court

Student Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Carlyle Court

By Jamie Karns, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Crime Log, News

A list of crimes reported to Public Safety from Feb. 11 to 18.

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Activist Ravi Ragbir Granted Stay of Deportation Files First Amendment Lawsuit

Activist Ravi Ragbir Granted Stay of Deportation Files First Amendment Lawsuit

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under City News, News, Top Stories

Immigrant rights activist Ravi Ragbir has been granted a stay of deportation, which allows him to stay in the country at least until his next check-in with ICE on March 15. He has filed a lawsuit against the federal government, claiming ICE deports immigrants for speaking out against the agency.

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Bias Response Line Releases Pilot Report — Annotated Facts and Figures

Bias Response Line Releases Pilot Report — Annotated Facts and Figures

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Number of reports by semester:  The relatively low number of reports in the spring 2016 semester reflects Bias Response Line's May 2016 debut date, and thus spring 2016 was a shortened recording period. Between fall 2016 and fall 2017, the number of reports increased by 68 percent, which the report attrib...

NYU Shanghai’s First Graduating Class Excels After College

NYU Shanghai’s First Graduating Class Excels After College

By Alesha Bradford, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under News

NYU Shanghai's class of 2017 has seen glowing successful upon graduation. 97% of the school's first graduating class are currently employed.

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University Senate Discusses New Freshman Housing, Sexual Misconduct

University Senate Discusses New Freshman Housing, Sexual Misconduct

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under News

WSN attends the University Senate meeting that occurred on Feb. 15.

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