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Anthology to Showcase Master of Gore Lucio Fulci

Anthology to Showcase Master of Gore Lucio Fulci

By Zuzia Czemier-Wolonciej, Staff Writer

October 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Just in time for Halloween, the Film Anthology Archives are hosting a retrospective on Lucio Fulci's — aka the master of Gore — films.

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New York State faces winter blood shortage

New York State faces winter blood shortage

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, Contributing Writer

February 24, 2014


Filed under News

New York has experienced a particularly rough winter, having been covered by 15 rounds of snow. This extreme weather has had a potentially dangerous effect on the state blood supply, leading the New York Blood Center to declare a blood shortage. The NYBC, which serves the New York state, is st...

Ban against gay men donating blood should be dropped

Ban against gay men donating blood should be dropped

October 3, 2013


Filed under Opinion

One of my friends was recently turned away from a blood drive when he disclosed he was gay and sexually active. Although he has tested negative for HIV, the group running the blood drive would not allow him to participate. They told him it was simply a cautionary measure. Since 1977, the Food and Drug Admin...

Student bone marrow campaign looks for donors

Student bone marrow campaign looks for donors

April 30, 2013


Filed under News

Students will have the opportunity to be involved in a campaign that saves lives with NYU College of Nursing senior Kathryn Rice’s bone marrow drive for leukemia patients, which will take place May 5 to 10. “Unlike other campaigns against cancer, the fight to end leukemia is not as well known,” Rice...

Union workers protest subway safety with bloody metro cards

Union workers protest subway safety with bloody metro cards

February 14, 2013


Filed under News

  Hoping to sway the New York City Council hearings on subway safety, a local union handed out MetroCards splattered with fake blood to subway riders last week. The Transport Workers Union Local 100 handed out cards at three different subway stations, which were chosen because of their proximity...