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17 Years After 9/11, Cortlandt St. Station Reopens

17 Years After 9/11, Cortlandt St. Station Reopens

By Victor Porcelli, Deputy News Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under City News, News

Cortlandt Street Station — destroyed in the 9/11 attacks — recently reopened.

Meet the Locals Issue

Meet the Locals Issue

By Laura Shkouratoff and Rachel Buigas-Lopez, Creative Directors

September 11, 2017


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Top Story, Uncategorized

Take a closer look at the familiar faces in Washington Square Park, from the Birdman to the artist that covers the walkways with chalk.

President Trump’s Administration Threatens Sanctuary Cities

President Trump’s Administration Threatens Sanctuary Cities

By Arushi Sahay, Contributing Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under News

Trump has threatened the funding of sanctuary cities — how has this affected NYU's sanctuary movement?

How Athletes Cope With Travel Time

How Athletes Cope With Travel Time

By Marshall Winfield, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

As a competitive college athlete, traveling is just part of the game. How do student-athletes balance travel, school and social lives?

The Mental Health Issue

The Mental Health Issue

By Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2016


Filed under Special Editions, Top Story

It's no secret that college students face stress on a near-daily basis. The pressures to succeed can sometime be too much of a weight to bear, pushing some students to a breaking point. Other students, meanwhile, come into NYU already grappling with issues of mental health and figuring out how to cope...

Students Flock to Brooklyn, Gentrification and Rising Prices Follow

Students Flock to Brooklyn, Gentrification and Rising Prices Follow

By Alexander Kario, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2016


Filed under City News, News, Uncategorized, University News

NYU Wagner's Rudin Center, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, and Appleseed Inc. released a report recently describing Downtown Brooklyn's innovative urban developments and advancements.

De Blasio confronts city housing shortage

De Blasio confronts city housing shortage

By Alex Bazeley, Deputy News Editor

February 3, 2015


Filed under News

Mayor de Blasio makes an effort to provide affordable housing to residents.

Latinos in New York

Latinos in New York

April 2, 2014


Filed under Special Editions

Grants aid communities in need   State legislators kill DREAM Act in close vote   New York State public schools suffer from segregation...

Top five ways to experience Thanksgiving in New York City

Top five ways to experience Thanksgiving in New York City

November 25, 2013


Filed under Features

  While masses of students eagerly pack their suitcases for trips home, others may be packing their wallets with some extra cash as they settle into the city for a New York Thanksgiving. During the break, there are some events one must experience for a true New York City holiday.   Feast with the animals The Central ...

Report shows subways decline in cleanliness

Report shows subways decline in cleanliness

November 7, 2013


Filed under News

  Dirtiness is commonplace in New York City’s subway platforms, but a new study has found increasing levels of filth. The New York Public Interest Research Group’s Straphangers Campaign conducted a census of New York City’s subway platforms and rated certain elements of cleanliness. Th...

Profile: NYU Alumnus Bill de Blasio, 109th Mayor of New York City

Profile: NYU Alumnus Bill de Blasio, 109th Mayor of New York City

November 5, 2013


Filed under News

Bill de Blasio is the mayor-elect and is set to be the 109th mayor of New York City. He will be the first Democratic mayor since 1993 and is an NYU alumnus. Party: Democrat Position: Public Advocate Total Raised in Campaign Money: $9.45 million   Campaign focus: Bill de Blasio’s campaign was focu...

Mayoral General Election Today, Lhota faces off with de Blasio

Mayoral General Election Today, Lhota faces off with de Blasio

November 5, 2013


Filed under News

New York City’s mayoral election is today, Nov. 5. Former Metropolitan Transportation Authority  chairman and Republican candidate Joseph Lhota is facing off against public advocate and Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio. Adolfo Carrión Jr. is running as an independent candidate. The last debate ...

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