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Author remembers Timekeeper in debut novel, students reflect on legacy

Author remembers Timekeeper in debut novel, students reflect on legacy

March 3, 2014


Filed under Features

NYU’S beloved past Timekeeper John Votta is the inspiration for a character in a new book. “The Skinwalker’s Apprentice,” published Feb. 24, is the first of author Claribel Ortega’s  planned trilogy, “Empire Witch Series.” Votta used to stand at the corner of Washington Place and Washi...

NYU community remembers Timekeeper

NYU community remembers Timekeeper

November 19, 2012


Filed under News

On Friday afternoon, dozens of students, faculty and alumni met in a quiet spot in Washington Square Park to honor NYU’s Timekeeper, John Votta. To any passersby, the place might not have had any significance, but it was on this corner of Washington Square East and Washington Place where Votta stood. Wearing...