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Student Reports Missing Silverware in Coral

Student Reports Missing Silverware in Coral

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Crime Log, News

A list of crimes reported to Public Safety from Jan. 3 to 20.

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Vandal Scribbles Racist Message in Bobst Bathroom

Vandal Scribbles Racist Message in Bobst Bathroom

By Miranda Levingston and Mack DeGeurin

October 17, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Anti-Dreamers graffiti was discovered in a bathroom in Elmer Holmes Bobst Library.

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Transforming the Financial District

Transforming the Financial District

By Eliot Choi, Contributing Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

The walls of one floor in 4 World Trade Center have been given a renovation — not by traditional interior designers, but by local street artists who have brought true New York flavor to the walls of the space.

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Crime Log: Feb. 20-24

By Greta Chevance, Deputy News Editor

February 29, 2016


Filed under Crime Log, News, University News

These are the crime incidents reported for the week of Feb. 22.

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‘Dazeworld’ comes to the Museum of the City of New York

‘Dazeworld’ comes to the Museum of the City of New York

By Natalie Whalen, Staff Writer

December 1, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Graffiti artist Daze (Chris Ellis) goes indoors in "The City is My Muse," a collection of paintings at the Museum of the City of New York.

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Street art highlighed in exhibit

Street art highlighed in exhibit

April 17, 2014


Filed under Features

The NYU Grey Art Gallery opened their new exhibit, “Energy That Is All Around,” featuring San Francisco street artists. The artists are Chris Johanson, Margaret Kilgallen, Alicia McCarthy, Barry McGee and Ruby Neri. At Kimmel Center for University Life on April 15, Johanson, McCarthy, McGee, Neri a...

Both sides discuss future of 5Pointz at hearing

Both sides discuss future of 5Pointz at hearing

November 7, 2013


Filed under News

A hearing at the Federal District Court in Brooklyn on Nov. 6 addressed the plan to demolish 5Pointz, a Long Island City graffiti haven, and build a luxury apartment building in its place. Judge Frederic Block, who presided over the case, said the hearing was an informal environment without a ju...

Artists, residents grapple with potential 5Pointz demolition

Artists, residents grapple with potential 5Pointz demolition

October 28, 2013


Filed under News

As aerosol artists continue their fight to stop the demolition of 5Pointz, the graffiti mecca and art center in Long Island City, Queens, the 10-day restraining order on the owners of the 5Pointz property and developers G&M Realty ends today, Oct. 28. Queens Borough President Helen M. Marshall app...

Banksy’s art should not be considered illegal

Banksy’s art should not be considered illegal

October 28, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Banksy, the pseudonymous street artist famous for his guerrilla art and political messages, has recently come under attack by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg for breaking the law under allegations of vandalism. Bloomberg argues graffiti ruins people’s property and represents “decay and loss...