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City fire raises questions about university’s evacuation policies

City fire raises questions about university’s evacuation policies

February 4, 2014


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As NYU students know, at the sound of a fire alarm, evacuation begins immediately.  However, with the use of fire-resistant construction in modern high rises, evacuation is not always the best option in the event of a fire. According to the New York City Building Code, several provisions must be f...

Students, faculty decide What Matters Most in 2013

Students, faculty decide What Matters Most in 2013

November 22, 2013


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Students gathered to hear their peers and faculty debate at the third annual What Matters Most 2013 panel held Nov. 21 in Brittany residence hall. The chosen topics, submitted by NYU students before the event, were separated into three categories — Politics, Culture and Entertainment, and Technology...