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NYC Makes Moves to Reduce Penalties to Decrease Mass Incarceration

NYC Makes Moves to Reduce Penalties to Decrease Mass Incarceration

Jemima McEvoy, News Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under City News, NEWS, TOP STORIES

The NYC Parks and Recreations department will change the punishments inflicted for minor offenses.

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President Hamilton Announced Attendance at March for Science

President Hamilton Announced Attendance at March for Science

Deanna Tran, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under City News, Diversity at NYU, NEWS, University News

President Andrew Hamilton will be among those in the NYU community at the March for Science this Saturday.

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NYU Is Targeted by Russian Hackers

NYU Is Targeted by Russian Hackers

Mack Degeurin, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under City News, NEWS, NYU, University News

NYU was recently targeted during widespread hack that attempted to steal secure information from 60 universities and government agencies across the country.

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What Led Chetan Hebbur to Run for City Council?

What Led Chetan Hebbur to Run for City Council?

Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under City News, NEWS, University News

WSN sat down with Chetan Hebbur, who is running for City Council, and Community Outreach Manager Alicia Findley.

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NYU Law Advises LAPD Through Policing Project

NYU Law Advises LAPD Through Policing Project

Herman Lee, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under City News, NEWS, NYU, University News

The Policing Project, which NYU is involved with, is helping the Los Angeles Police Department re-evalute its policy on the release of body camera footage. The project is a collection of faculty, students and administrators from NYU Law.

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Trump’s Proposal Concerns NYU

Trump’s Proposal Concerns NYU

Mack Degeurin, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under 2016 Election, City News, NEWS, NYU, University News

President Andrew Hamilton wrote an article in The Washington Post March 25, criticizing President Donald Trump's budget proposal. Faculty and students at NYU have spoken out on these potential changes to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Education.

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Jared Kushner Threatens to Destroy NYU Building

Jared Kushner Threatens to Destroy NYU Building

Rita Skeeter, Contributing Writer
April 1, 2017
Filed under City News, NEWS, NYU, University News

Senior Adviser to the President Jared Kushner plans to demolish an NYU building owned by his company because of letters sent to him by other NYU Law graduates.

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BREAKING: NYU Buildings Evacuated Due to Nearby Manhole Fires

BREAKING: NYU Buildings Evacuated Due to Nearby Manhole Fires

Jemima McEvoy and Natasha Roy
March 31, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, City News, NEWS, University News

Several manhole fires have erupted on Broadway and 12th St. The Fire Department of New York and NYU's Public Safety are working on solving the problems.

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In Remembrance: CAS Senior Wyatt Tyler

In Remembrance: CAS Senior Wyatt Tyler

Diamond Naga Siu, Editor-in-Chief
March 28, 2017
Filed under City News, NEWS, University News

In remembrance of CAS senior Wyatt Tyler who passed away on Saturday, Washington Square News spoke with those closest to him. He will receive a posthumous degree from NYU this May.

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NYU Langone Looks to Expand to Lower East Side

NYU Langone Looks to Expand to Lower East Side

Geomari Martinez, Contributing Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under 2031 Expansion, City News, NEWS, University News

NYU Langone has proposed a $32.9 million expansion for a new outpatient facility in the Lower East Side. The project is currently pending approval.

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Drama Across From Tisch Studio — Chelsea Market on Fire

Drama Across From Tisch Studio — Chelsea Market on Fire

Coco Wang and Miranda Levingson
March 28, 2017
Filed under City News, NEWS

A fire broke out on the Chelsea Market rooftop around noon on Tuesday. A Tisch studio is located a three-minute walk away from the market.

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Jared Kushner Owns NYU Building

Jared Kushner Owns NYU Building

Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under 2016 Election, City News, NEWS, University News

Members of the NYU community are surprised to find out the NYU Law alum Jared Kushner, an advisor for President Donald Trump, owns property at the university.

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