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Gallatin Climate Conference Encourages Change

Gallatin Climate Conference Encourages Change

By Miranda Livingston, Deputy News Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, NYU

Gallatin Climate Conference encourages students to incorporate climate change considerations to wider array of classes and studies.

‘Tomorrow’ Creates Hope in a Gloomy World

‘Tomorrow’ Creates Hope in a Gloomy World

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

The new eco-documentary "Tomorrow" gives bright glimpses of hope for environmentally conscious communities amidst a world of dark facts about climate change.

NYU Program Aids Recovery in Disaster-Stricken Communities

NYU Program Aids Recovery in Disaster-Stricken Communities

By Arushi Sahay, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

NYU’s Population Impact, Recovery, and Resilience program examines disaster stricken communities and assesses the disaster recovery process.

Exposure | Finding Peace in the Environment

Exposure | Finding Peace in the Environment

By Veronica Liow, Euan Prentis, and Julia Saliba

April 17, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

New York City can be overwhelming. Documented in this exposure are various places students, both in New York and abroad, can venture off to to feel more connected with nature.

‘Seasons’ Argues for Environmental Protection

‘Seasons’ Argues for Environmental Protection

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Can humanity survive itself for much longer?

DiCaprio’s Doc is Pretentious — In a Good Way

DiCaprio’s Doc is Pretentious — In a Good Way

By Natalie Whalen, Staff Writer

October 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Leonardo Dicaprio's new documentary "Before the Flood" is one of the most affecting pieces of work that the actor has produced yet, and he's not even in it.

Is Divesting the Key to Sustainability?

Is Divesting the Key to Sustainability?

By Natasha Roy, Deputy News Editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

NYU claims to be environmentally friendly, but student groups don't think the university can be sustainable without divesting from fossil fuels.

Cherry Trees Downed in Coles Project

Cherry Trees Downed in Coles Project

By Miranda Levingston, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2016


Filed under 2031 Expansion, News

The ongoing construction and environmental costs of NYU's 2031 plan are making locals worried for their neighborhood's future.

Turning Violet into Green: 9 Sustainability Efforts from the NYU Community

Turning Violet into Green: 9 Sustainability Efforts from the NYU Community

By Kyle Sturmann, Staff Writer

April 26, 2016


Filed under News, University News

April is Earth Month at NYU: here are the initiatives the university has enacted to promote sustainability.

Divest Occupation Ends Amidst Threat of Suspension

Divest Occupation Ends Amidst Threat of Suspension

By Lexi Faunce, News Editor

April 19, 2016


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

Members of NYU Divest ended their 33-hour occupation of a Bobst elevator after administrators threatened to suspend them if they stayed past 5 p.m.

Letter to the Editor: Pros of Going Meat-Free

Letter to the Editor: Pros of Going Meat-Free

By Daniella Azoulay

April 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

The new government health guidelines failed to address one of the most prevalent source of greenhouse gas and health issues: meat.

NYU Divest Elevator Occupation to Continue Past Bobst Closure

NYU Divest Elevator Occupation to Continue Past Bobst Closure

By Anne Cruz and Lexi Faunce

April 19, 2016


Filed under News, NYU, University News

NYU Divest plans on staying overnight in Bobst library to continue their protest of NYU investing in fossil fuels.

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