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In the Archives: NYU During 9/11

In the Archives: NYU During 9/11

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2018


Filed under City News, News, Top Story, Uncategorized, University News

A look into the newspaper's archives from the days following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Fallen NYU Fireman Honored by New York Community

Fallen NYU Fireman Honored by New York Community

By Noah Mutterperl, Contributing Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under City News, News

A memorial service was held Thursday in Washington Square Park for firefighter and NYU alum Tripp Zanetis (CAS '03), who died in a helicopter crash in Iraq earlier this month.

‘Concert for George’ Celebrates Harrison’s 75th Birthday

‘Concert for George’ Celebrates Harrison’s 75th Birthday

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

In honor of the Beatles' George Harrison’s 75th birthday, “Concert for George,” will be re-released in select theaters around the country.

Law school remembers professor after tragedy

Law school remembers professor after tragedy

By Ashley Ko, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2014


Filed under News

Friends spoke of Professor Daniel Markel’s enthusiasm at a ceremony in his honor yesterday.

Memorial honors Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire victims

Memorial honors Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire victims

By Kavish Harjai, News Editor

March 26, 2014


Filed under News

Students gathered at the corner of Washington Place and Greene Street to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in an event sponsored by Workers United, Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition and the Service Employees International Union. The fire that broke out in a...

Bronfman legacy honored at memorial

Bronfman legacy honored at memorial

January 29, 2014


Filed under News

A memorial service to honor Edgar M. Bronfman was held on Jan. 28 in Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Bronfman was president of the Samuel Bronfman Foundation and a supporter of many Jewish foundations including Hillel, Bronfman Youth Fellowships and MyJewishLearning, Inc. He also expanded the...

Family, friends of Kyle Larson, 20, gather at Union Square

Family, friends of Kyle Larson, 20, gather at Union Square

November 25, 2012


Filed under News

On Saturday night, hundreds of people from the New York City community gathered at Union Square West to commemorate the life of 20-year-old CAS sophomore Kyle Larson. The memorial, hosted by New York City resident John Rios in association with the New York Long Board Association, was an opportunity...

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...