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Why You Shouldn’t Donate to the Red Cross

Why You Shouldn’t Donate to the Red Cross

Kieran Brown, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2017


Filed under OPINION

I watched as my family members lost their homes, their belongings, and their pets. We saw feet of water flood basements, severe wind tear paneling off of roofs, and for the time being we were hopeless. Yet, we prevailed.

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NYU Program Aids Recovery in Disaster-Stricken Communities

NYU Program Aids Recovery in Disaster-Stricken Communities

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.

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NYU sues for $1.47 billion over denied Sandy insurance coverage

NYU sues for $1.47 billion over denied Sandy insurance coverage

Greta Chevance, Staff Writer

November 3, 2015


Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU is suing an insurance company for $1.47 billion because it was denied coverage of losses during Superstorm Sandy.

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[PHOTOS]: Divest demands accountability from NYU in face of climate change

[PHOTOS]: Divest demands accountability from NYU in face of climate change

Christine Wang, Deputy News Editor

October 29, 2015


Filed under NEWS, University News

Members of NYU Divest occupied the main floor of Bobst Library to encourage NYU to divest from fossil fuels three years after Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast.

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East Coast, NYU ready for hurricane Joaquin

East Coast, NYU ready for hurricane Joaquin

Alex Bazeley, News Editor

October 1, 2015


Filed under City News, NEWS

The NYU community and the East Coast are preparing for Hurricane Joaquin, currently a Category 4 storm.

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Report predicts worrying climate change trends

Report predicts worrying climate change trends

WSN Editorial Board

February 19, 2015


Filed under OPINION

New York City should work to reduce emissions and improve infrastructure in the wake of an alarming report by the NYC Panel on Climate Change.

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Divest projects images of Sandy

Suebin Kim, Staff Writer

October 30, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Students from NYU Divest projected images of the destruction from superstrom Sandy on the walls of the lobby of the Kimmel Center.

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[VIDEO] Op Ed Live: N.J. Gov. Chris Christie

[VIDEO] Op Ed Live: N.J. Gov. Chris Christie

February 7, 2014


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, OPINION

Former Opinion Editor Raquel Woodruff and NYU College Republicans President John Catsimatidis Jr. look at New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's recent scandals including the lane closures on the George Washington Bridge and the distribution of Sandy relief funds. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhxvPC5OaD4[/youtube]

How To: Prepare for disaster

How To: Prepare for disaster

Bryna Shuman, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013


Filed under FEATURES

  A little over a year ago, Hurricane Sandy struck the New York metropolitan area, leaving many students unequipped to deal with such a disaster. This year’s hurricane season may be over, but don’t be caught unprepared if any type of seasonal storm strikes. Pack it Up Before a d...

Universities collaborate to research storm impact on New York

Universities collaborate to research storm impact on New York

November 7, 2013


Filed under NEWS

Last week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the beginning of the New York State Resilience Institute for Storms and Emergencies, a research institute housed at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU and Stony Brook University in response to Superstorm Sandy. A meeting that will address funding a...

Water supply maintenance is critical to infrastructure of New York

Water supply maintenance is critical to infrastructure of New York

November 5, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

As residents of New York, we take our water for granted. Students living in dorms and in certain apartments have an unlimited supply of water at no additional cost to the point where they might imagine an impossibly vast water supply directly under New York City. In reality, the city relies on a fragile...

Halloween 2013 cannot beat last year’s fright

Halloween 2013 cannot beat last year’s fright

October 31, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

The WSN Council of Editors has sadly come to realize that this year’s Halloween will not match the frightfulness of last year’s. Despite valiant efforts on the part of students who try every year to outdo previous Halloween celebrations, last year blew everyone out of the water when a hurricane ri...

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