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Coles substitute to open on Lafayette Street

Coles substitute to open on Lafayette Street

By Chris Marcotrigiano, Sports Editor

October 28, 2014


Filed under Sports

A replacement for the Coles site has been purchased by NYU, how will different NYU groups be affected?

Community members, FASP celebrate recent NYU 2031 decision

Community members, FASP celebrate recent NYU 2031 decision

March 17, 2014


Filed under News

Members of NYU Faculty Against the Sexton Plan and the Greenwich Village community gathered on March 15 to celebrate Judge Donna Mills’ decision in January, which said NYU does not have the right to build on parkland near Coles Sports Center as part of the NYU 2031 expansion plan. The celebration also kick...

[UPDATE] Space Priorities Working Group finalizes NYU 2031 proposals

[UPDATE] Space Priorities Working Group finalizes NYU 2031 proposals

By Kavish Harjai, News Editor

March 5, 2014


Filed under News

UPDATE Friday, March 7, 3:00 p.m.: Sexton publicly announced that he, the deans and other members of senior leadership support the University Space Priorities Working Group's proposals, and he commended the Working Group on their efforts in an email sent to the NYU community Friday morning. "They put the collective good of the ...

Court ruling opportunity for NYU

Court ruling opportunity for NYU

January 29, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

A Manhattan judge ruled that the Bloomberg administration improperly relinquished three implied public parks for NYU construction without approval from New York State, causing a setback to the university’s controversial expansion plan. State Supreme Court Justice Donna Mills’ ruling against the pro...

Student Senate panel: NYU 2031, GNU

Student Senate panel: NYU 2031, GNU

November 13, 2013


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WSN will host its second panel with student senators on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. in room 405 of the Kimmel Center for University Life. The panel will focus on NYU’s expansion, both in Greenwich Village with NYU 2031 and abroad with the Global Network University. NYU President John Se...

University shuts down, villagers pose threat

University shuts down, villagers pose threat

October 31, 2013


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NYU announced it is completely shutting down effective Oct. 31 because the collective debt of the university’s students has crossed the $1 billion threshold. Administrators and faculty will meet this afternoon to discuss how to curb student debt and reopen the university. This comes at a time of...

Expansion plan shaken, not scrapped

Expansion plan shaken, not scrapped

August 25, 2012


Filed under News

After nearly two years of discussion and concessions, NYU 2031 — the university’s plan to increase our campus by 6 million square feet by 2031 — has been given the green light. In late July, NYU jumped its final civic hurdle when a downgraded but nevertheless substantial plan passed a crucial City...