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Public Safety Tests Alert System to Prepare for Possible Emergency

Public Safety Tests Alert System to Prepare for Possible Emergency

By Christine Lee, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under News, University News

In the wake of the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland last week, it is more important than ever that NYU's own Emergency Notification System functions properly.

‘Deplorable’ NYU Professor Sues University, Colleagues for Defamation

‘Deplorable’ NYU Professor Sues University, Colleagues for Defamation

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Self-proclaimed "deplorable" LS professor Michael Rectenwald is suing NYU and four professors for defamation. The basis of the suit is a series of department-wide emails from last May, in which he was called a racist and sexist, among other things.

In Politics, Visionary Wives Blamed For Husband’s Mistakes

In Politics, Visionary Wives Blamed For Husband’s Mistakes

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Just like her boss decades before her, Huma Abedin must exercise damage control in the wake of her husband’s sexual misconduct.

WikiLeaks Works Best Illegally

WikiLeaks Works Best Illegally

By Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A fair election is only legitimate if the electorate is informed, and with every released email, WikiLeaks brings us closer to that ideal of radical transparency.

Business Brevity Is a Privilege

Business Brevity Is a Privilege

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A video about empty email inboxes was produced for comedy, but turns a blind eye to the inescapable double standard in the workplace.

Scam puts email addresses at risk

Scam puts email addresses at risk

April 17, 2014


Filed under News

Throughout the past few weeks there has been a phishing scam circling the university. Three types of emails with the same threat have been sent to students’ NYU email addresses. Students who either click on the links provided within the emails or respond to the emails with personal information a...