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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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President Hamilton Apologizes for ‘Insensitive’ Black History Month Meal in Downstein

President Hamilton Apologizes for ‘Insensitive’ Black History Month Meal in Downstein

By Sayer Devlin, Managing Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Top Stories, Top Story, Uncategorized, University News

President Andrew Hamilton and Aramark apologized for racially insensitive menu items served in a Weinstein dining hall to honor Black History Month.

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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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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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Perfumarie: A Blind Journey Through Scents

Perfumarie: A Blind Journey Through Scents

By Franziska Winterling, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features, Top Stories

Perfumaria, a new perfume shop in SoHo, makes sure customers focus on the smell rather than the brand in choosing perfumes.

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Stamp Out Sexual Harassers

Stamp Out Sexual Harassers

By WSN Editorial Board

February 19, 2018


Filed under House Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

NYU needs to be proactive by investigating potential professors in order to ensure that our campus is not open to sexual assailants and harassers.

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In the Classroom with Wyclef Jean

In the Classroom with Wyclef Jean

By Ankita Bhanot, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

Legendary rapper and musician Wyclef Jean came to NYU to hold a master class and conversation about his life, work and the state of the music business.

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Call Me Daddy

Call Me Daddy

By Marisa Lopez, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

NYU is the third fastest-growing sugar baby school. What is it like to be a sugar baby? Why do people do it? Read more to find out.

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Kaitlyn Read: The Star of NYU Women’s Basketball

Kaitlyn Read: The Star of NYU Women’s Basketball

By Warner Radliff, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Graduate student Kaitlyn Read nears the end of her unparalleled NYU Women's Basketball career.

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NYU Dentistry Outreach Program Connects with Underserved Communities

NYU Dentistry Outreach Program Connects with Underserved Communities

By Sam Klein, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The College of Dentistry's outreach program reaches out to underprivileged communities around New York City by offering free dental services.

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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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Peter Hujar: A Lover and a Fighter

Peter Hujar: A Lover and a Fighter

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

The Morgan Library & Museum is currently hosting an exhibit on the works of Peter Hujar, an influential photographer whose art is largely associated with gay life in downtown New York City.

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