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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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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 Students Don’t Panic During Stock Plunge

NYU Students Don’t Panic During Stock Plunge

By Paul Kim, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under News, University News

NYU students discuss the impact of the recent stock market crash on their investments.

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Cornell Fraternity Chapter on Probation after ‘Pig Roast’ Sex Contest

Cornell Fraternity Chapter on Probation after ‘Pig Roast’ Sex Contest

By Darcey Pittman, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

A Cornell fraternity was put on probation after an offensive ritual was leaked. Here's what NYU's Greek community feels about the news.

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Bias Response Line Delivers First Report, Two Semesters Late

Bias Response Line Delivers First Report, Two Semesters Late

By Alex Domb and Sayer Devlin

February 14, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

The Bias Response Line has released its initial report two semesters later than scheduled.

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Stern Professor Advocates for the Breakup of Big Tech Companies

Stern Professor Advocates for the Breakup of Big Tech Companies

By Louise Choi, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Leonard Stern School of Business professor Scott Galloway made predictions for the technology industry at the Digital Life Design global conference last month. He has previously correctly predicted Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods, among other news.

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