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Proposed East Village Hotel Development Threatens Historic Merchant’s House

Proposed East Village Hotel Development Threatens Historic Merchant’s House

By Serena Devi, Contributing Writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under City News, News

An East Village hotel development is threatening the historic Merchant's House.

Professors Work to Develop 5G Wireless Testbed

Professors Work to Develop 5G Wireless Testbed

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under City News, News, University News

Three professors from the Tandon School of Engineering are part of a team working on a testbed of 5G wireless networks.

Hundreds Protest Gun Violence in Washington Square Park

Hundreds Protest Gun Violence in Washington Square Park

By Kristina Hayhurst and Sarah Jackson

April 20, 2018


Filed under City News, News, University News

Hundreds of students, including survivors of mass school shootings, assembled in Washington Square Park on Friday to call for comprehensive gun control.

Gun Violence Walkout to Be Held in WSP Tomorrow

Gun Violence Walkout to Be Held in WSP Tomorrow

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under City News, News, University News

In light of recent school shootings and in remerance of the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, scores of high school and university students prepare to join together for a walk out.

March Calls for a Scientific Solution

March Calls for a Scientific Solution

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under City News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

Activists and educators gathered for the second annual March for Science this weekend. President Andrew Hamilton was among the speakers.

On-Campus Club Protests Wendy’s Restaurant Chain Labor Practices

On-Campus Club Protests Wendy’s Restaurant Chain Labor Practices

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

April 6, 2018


Filed under City News, News, University News

NYU Peer Health Exchange helped lead a protest against Wendy's on Thursday night for the fast food company's refusal to join the Fair Food Agreement.

New York City Remembers MLK on 50th Anniversary of Final Speech

New York City Remembers MLK on 50th Anniversary of Final Speech

By Paul Kim, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under City News, News

An event paying tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. was held in Washington Square Park Tuesday night on the 50th anniversary of his last speech.

NYC Councilman Wants You to Have a Right to Disconnect From Work

NYC Councilman Wants You to Have a Right to Disconnect From Work

By Sunanda Gaskins, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under City News, News

A New York City councilman has proposed a bill that would make it illegal for employers to contact employees after work hours.

Fallen NYU Fireman Honored by New York Community

Fallen NYU Fireman Honored by New York Community

By Noah Mutterperl, Contributing Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under City News, News

A memorial service was held Thursday in Washington Square Park for firefighter and NYU alum Tripp Zanetis (CAS '03), who died in a helicopter crash in Iraq earlier this month.

Evicted 85 Bowery Tenants Protest Outside Department of Buildings Office

Evicted 85 Bowery Tenants Protest Outside Department of Buildings Office

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under City News, News

Tenants of 85 Bowery demonstrate outside the Department of Buildings to protest their eviction from an apartment complex in Chinatown.

Students Mourn Friends, Demand Government Action on Gun Violence

Students Mourn Friends, Demand Government Action on Gun Violence

By Jemima McEvoy and Sakshi Venkatraman

March 26, 2018


Filed under City News, News, Top Stories, University News

WSN staff members attended the New York and Washington, D.C. marches to speak with demonstrators and document the events' highlights.

After Years of Protest, Cooper Union Plans to Reinstate Free Tuition

After Years of Protest, Cooper Union Plans to Reinstate Free Tuition

By Louise Choi, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under City News, News

The selective East Village university faced heavy pushback and a decrease in applications after it first instated tuition costs in 2014.

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