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This is Not a Drill: Fire Breaks Out at Tandon

This is Not a Drill: Fire Breaks Out at Tandon

By Jemima McEvoy and Natasha Roy, News Editors

February 3, 2017


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A fire broke out at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering's Rogers Hall on Friday afternoon while a demolition crew was working on the building.

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...

Tisch studio evacuated after fire breaks out nearby

Tisch studio evacuated after fire breaks out nearby

December 5, 2013


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Students at NYU’s Stella Adler Studio at 31 W. 27th St. were evacuated after a fire broke out in an adjacent building on last night. The New York City Fire Department is currently investigating the cause. The FDNY received a call at 3:26 p.m., and the fire was controlled by 4:06 p.m. No injuries have been reported. ...

Exit Strategy: A closer look at the NYU Tel Aviv evacuation

Exit Strategy: A closer look at the NYU Tel Aviv evacuation

December 3, 2012


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During the most recent Israel-Gaza conflict that has claimed the lives of more than 150 Palestinians and Israelis, the short-lived war reached far into Israel, disrupting civilian life in the state’s cosmopolitan and relatively isolated city. Though a ceasefire brokered between the two grou...