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The Former Downstein Manager’s $5 Million Lawsuit Against NYU and Aramark, Explained

The Former Downstein Manager’s $5 Million Lawsuit Against NYU and Aramark, Explained

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, NYU, Top Stories

Detailed summary of the lawsuit being filed against NYU and Aramark by a terminated employee.

Lawsuit From Former Downstein Manager Reveals Aramark Misled Public About Insensitive Black History Month Meal

Lawsuit From Former Downstein Manager Reveals Aramark Misled Public About Insensitive Black History Month Meal

By Sayer Devlin, Alex Domb, Kristina Hayhurst, and Jemima McEvoy

May 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, NYU, Top Story

NYU and Aramark face a five million dollar lawsuit. The suit alleges wrongful termination of an Aramark employee after February's insensitive Black History Month meal.

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.

Jewish Voice for Peace Protests Gala Celebrating Pro-Israel Supporter

Jewish Voice for Peace Protests Gala Celebrating Pro-Israel Supporter

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

Jewish Voice for Peast members gathered in Midtown to protest Birthright and Israeli practices.

105 Professors Express ‘Grave Concern’ Over Administration’s Treatment of Student Activists

105 Professors Express ‘Grave Concern’ Over Administration’s Treatment of Student Activists

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under NYU, Top Stories, University News

92 professors came out and and expressed 'grave concerns' over threats issued to SLAM and Divest protestors by NYU.

NYU Professor Finds $16 Million Impact of Ransomware

NYU Professor Finds $16 Million Impact of Ransomware

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, NYU, University News

A new study conducted by an NYU professor details the pervasiveness and costliness of malware in the current digital landscape.

Students Create App To Translate Sign Language

Students Create App To Translate Sign Language

By Darcey Pittman, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under NYU, University News

A group of Tandon students developed an Augmented Reality App that can translate sign language into readable text.

University Senate Approves Resolutions for Student and Faculty Representation on the Board of Trustees

University Senate Approves Resolutions for Student and Faculty Representation on the Board of Trustees

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under News, NYU, Top Story

SLAM's demands were heard at the University Senate Meeting today, asking for more student and faculty representation on the Board of Trustees.

College Republicans to Host Former Trump Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci

College Republicans to Host Former Trump Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under News, NYU, University News

The NYU College Republicans announced that they will host an event featuring former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci. Scaramucci lasted 10 days in the White House before resigning.

NYU Health Service Immune to Influx of Influenza Cases

NYU Health Service Immune to Influx of Influenza Cases

By Louis Dalle, Contributing Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under News, NYU

This year's flu season is the worst in nearly a decade. While national hospitalization has skyrocketed, the NYU Health Center has seen a relatively small number of new cases.

Trump Flounders With Environmental Nominee

Trump Flounders With Environmental Nominee

By Jacob Bass, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under NYU, Opinion

Hartnett signifies a widespread sense of governmental incompetence that inevitably will imbed itself into our nation’s political schemata and subsequently steepen our country’s dangerous trajectory.

Brennan Center Sues Trump

Brennan Center Sues Trump

By Amy Rhee, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

NYU's Brennan Center for Justice is fighting President Trump's latest travel ban through a lawsuit. The group says the ban is unconstitutional

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