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Hillary Clinton Speaks Candidly at PEN World Voices

Hillary Clinton Speaks Candidly at PEN World Voices

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

Hillary Clinton sat down with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ("Americanah") at PEN World Voices Festival on Sunday to discuss the importance of free speech and free press.

Cooper Union Sets Example With Free Tuition

Cooper Union Sets Example With Free Tuition

By Beth Sattur, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion

New York City colleges should follow Cooper Union's example and work to reduce the cost of tuition or make college free.

NYU Professors at Horizons Conference Share Psychedelic Research

NYU Professors at Horizons Conference Share Psychedelic Research

By Kristina Hayhurst, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU researchers discuss treating patients with psychedelic drugs at this year's Horizons Conference.

New York Reacts: Trump Elected President

By Anna Letson, Multimedia Editor

November 9, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, Featured Multimedia, Featured On Homepage, Featured Video, Multimedia, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, News

NYU Journalism students went around New York today and asked people about their feelings surrounding the election results. This is what they had to say.

Gender-Neutral Bathrooms and General Common Sense

Gender-Neutral Bathrooms and General Common Sense

By Paris Martineau, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The umbrage that many take with gender-neutral restrooms is not one rooted in feasibility, cost, or safety, but in a specific bias against the LGBTQ community members who would benefit from this much needed change.

Don’t Ask for a Quiet City

Don’t Ask for a Quiet City

By Audrey Deng, Deputy Managing Editor

February 29, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

However loud New York may be, a city that is too loud is better than one that's too quiet.

Cooper Union expansion dangerous, reckless

Cooper Union expansion dangerous, reckless

By Richard Shu, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Cooper Union's expansion plans have been met with ire from locals, and so NYU should temper its rampant expansionism.

On the Wire

On the Wire

February 7, 2014


Filed under News

Playing Catch Up NYU, along with 110 other universities including Yale, Northwestern and Cornell, has been accused of breaking the law by telling students who are applying for financial aid that they have to pay to fill out unnecessary paperwork. Three Stern students won first place in a wine comp...

University House opens for students attending college in New York City

University House opens for students attending college in New York City

April 29, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

The Greenwich Village area will soon be the home of a new dorm that will house students from different colleges throughout New York City. After sitting dormant for over 30 years, what used to be P.S. 64 — located at 605 E. Ninth St. — is being transformed into a 500-bed dormitory named Univ...

Cooper Union tuition implementation causes controversy

Cooper Union tuition implementation causes controversy

April 29, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

After 18 months of deliberation, the Cooper Union Board of Trustees voted April 21 to effectively end the school’s well-known universal scholarship policy, beginning with freshmen entering Cooper Union in 2014. Peter Cooper, who founded the art, architecture and engineering university in 1859, ...

At Cooper, art, engineering students feel divide

At Cooper, art, engineering students feel divide

December 9, 2012


Filed under News

A all-school meeting was held Thursday night almost equally representing the engineering, art and architect schools. During the event, the students were split up into groups and had the opportunity to meet those from other schools and tour each otherviagra generic’s buildings. It was an opportunity for the thre...

Developing: Cooper Union Protest

Developing: Cooper Union Protest

December 4, 2012


Filed under News

UPDATE: Dec. 10, 9:45 p.m. Exactly a week after 11 Cooper Union students and 1 New School Free Press reporter barricaded themselves inside the Peter Cooper Suite atop the Cooper Union Foundation Building, the occupiers peacefully — on their own free will — exited the suite at noon today. A...

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