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Hey NYU, Stop Romanticizing Mental Health Issues

Hey NYU, Stop Romanticizing Mental Health Issues

By Monica Barrett, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Mental health issues are not trends that NYU students can use to develop their personal images. Having a mental illness is not quirky or romantic or edgy. Mental illnesses are real and we should think about them seriously.

Flu Shots Should be Contagious

Flu Shots Should be Contagious

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Despite low efficiency of this year's flu vaccine, NYU should require that all students, faculty and staff receive a flu shot each year. Marginal protection is better than not having any protection at all.

NYU Langone Hospital Brooklyn Opens New Epilepsy Center

NYU Langone Hospital Brooklyn Opens New Epilepsy Center

By Sakshi Venkatraman, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under City News, News, NYU, University News

Seeking to expand its reach of care, NYU Langone has opened a epilepsy unit at its Brooklyn location. The center specializes in diagnoses and treatment of the disorder.

Steinhardt’s ‘Queen’ Shows Youth Response to Illness

Steinhardt’s ‘Queen’ Shows Youth Response to Illness

By Annaluz Cabrera, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

It only takes six actors in Steinhardt's musical education program to make for a stunningly energetic performance of "Two Weeks With the Queen" — and more than that to tackle the stigmas around chronic illness.

NYU Prof Scrutinizes Zika with New Grant

NYU Prof Scrutinizes Zika with New Grant

By Lavanya Shukla, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under News

An NYU professor was given a $1 million grant to study the Zika virus and its effects on those infected.

Students Unmask Mental Health

Students Unmask Mental Health

By Greta Chevance, Deputy News Editor

April 18, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU students created Project InterACT as a public platform to discuss mental health issues.

NYUAD students win award for shocking mosquito-killing development

NYUAD students win award for shocking mosquito-killing development

By Thomas Peracchio, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Abu Dhabi students won an international prize for their invention that could help prevent diseases spread by mosquitos.

Panel discusses ethics of experimental drugs

Panel discusses ethics  of experimental drugs

By Jimmy Chin, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2015


Filed under News

The NYU Law School hosted a panel in a discussion on the ethical and legal issues surrounding the use of experimental drugs in cases of terminal illness.

Supreme Court needs to protect mentally disabled

March 4, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The Supreme Court heard arguments in Hall v. Florida, a controversial case that once again brought the issue of capital punishment to the high court’s attention, on March 3. Freddie Lee Hall was tried and convicted of kidnap, rape and murder in 1978, and subsequently sentenced to death. Hall’s attorney’s...