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Court to hear appeal in 2031 case

Court to hear appeal in 2031 case

By Jimmy Chin, Contributing Writer

March 3, 2015


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Opponents of the 2031 plan will be allowed to appeal a lower court's ruling which gave the go-ahead to the expansion plan.

Historians talk about modern racism

Historians talk about modern racism

By Justine Morris, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2015


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NYU students, staff and alumni travelled to the State Capitol to advocate for the expansion of state financial aid with New York's most powerful decision-makers.

2031 plan brought to Court of Appeals

2031 plan brought to Court of Appeals

By Alanna Bayarin, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014


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Petitioners are appealing the NYU 2031 decision, which was ruled in favor of the university's expansion.

Town hall focuses on sexual assault

Town hall focuses on sexual assault

By Alanna Bayarin, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014


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Coverage of an NYU Town Hall with President John Sexton held on Tuesday, November 11th

Chick-fil-A seeks to expand in city

Chick-fil-A seeks to expand in city

April 16, 2014


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Chick-fil-A plans to open several new stores throughout the country and in New York City this year, said Chick-fil-A media representative Kim Hardcastle. “Many of the approximately 100 restaurants we open this year will be in urban areas, [but] we have not yet solidified locations in New York C...

[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


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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 ...

Old school pizza joint pops up on Lower East Side

Old school pizza joint pops up on Lower East Side

February 11, 2014


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Click image for more Williamsburg Pizza may be the answer to the eternal quest to find the perfect slice of pizza in New York City. The Lower East Side now hosts a branch of the popular pizza joint, its first location in Manhattan. Pizzaiolo Nino Coniglio describes his pizza as “old school NY style...

[UPDATE] Judge rules against part of NYU 2031

[UPDATE] Judge rules against part of NYU 2031

January 8, 2014


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UPDATE Tuesday, Jan. 14, 4:30 p.m.: In a university-wide email Friday, NYU General Counsel Bonnie Brier announced the university's plan to appeal the ruling because of a disagreement over Mills' assertion of "implied parkland." The strips of parkland in question were those between West Third Street and...

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...

Universities increase expansion abroad

Universities increase expansion abroad

By Nicole Brown and Emily Bell

October 16, 2013


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  Since 1990, there has been a 80 percent increase in the number of international branches of American universities, according to University of Albany professor Jason Lane in a Bloomberg News article published earlier this month. NYU is a growing part of that statistic as it continues to ex...

Class of 2017 false impressions of NYU lifestyle, decide to accept anyway

April 1, 2013


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NYU sent acceptance letters to the potential members of the class of 2017 last week. The newly accepted students — among them Disney Channel stars, ruthless business impresarios and those claiming to be “the next Ang Lee or at least the next M. Night Shyamalan” — will have until May 1 to decide...

Village tenants plan to appeal dismissal of NYU 2031 lawsuit

Village tenants plan to appeal dismissal of NYU 2031 lawsuit

March 27, 2013


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  Tenants of the NYU owned high-rise complex Washington Square Village appealed the dismissal of their lawsuit to block a portion of NYU’s 2031 expansion plan yesterday. The high-rise residents’ lawsuit aimed to stop NYU from eliminating any part of a park located in the center of ...

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