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NYU Secrets passes torch

NYU  Secrets passes torch

By Marita Vlachou, News Editor

February 23, 2015


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NYU students react to the announcement that a new secrets forum will be created after the controversial NYU Secrets closes.

NYU Reacts: Sports facility announced

By Kyle Luther, Staff Writer

October 28, 2014


Filed under Sports

Athletes and Coles users react to the site's closing after the academic year and how they will be accommodated

NYU Reacts: Ebola in New York City

NYU Reacts: Ebola in New York City

By Alanna Bayarin, Staff writer

October 27, 2014


Filed under News

NYU students react to New York City's Ebola response.

NYU Reacts: Vatican shifts stance on issues

NYU Reacts: Vatican shifts stance on issues

By Larson Binzer, Deputy News Editor

October 16, 2014


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The NYU community reacts to a recent announcement from the Vatican.

NYU Reacts: Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong

NYU Reacts: Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong

By Olivia Roos, contributing writer

October 8, 2014


Filed under News

NYU students and professors at NYU Shanghai react to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong over representation and civil liberties.

NYU Reacts to ISIS Subway Threat

NYU Reacts to ISIS Subway Threat

By Daniel Cole, Video Editor

October 6, 2014


Filed under Multimedia

Commuting to campus among the heightened security measures employed in the MTA subway system, NYU students give their opinion on the city's reaction to the ISIS threat. Filmed by Felipe De La Hoz and Daniel Cole. Edited by Daniel Cole....

NYU Reacts: Protests persist in Venezuela

NYU Reacts: Protests persist in Venezuela

By Kavish Harjai, News Editor

February 24, 2014


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Global attention is focused on Venezuela after an increase in demonstrations against President Nicolás Maduro’s socialist government last week. Gallatin sophomore Daniela Franco said the discontent among younger Venezuelans has already been evident in protests for about a month. “It’s ...

NYU Reacts: Facebook adds list of 50 gender categories, expands pronoun choices

NYU Reacts: Facebook adds list of 50 gender categories, expands pronoun choices

February 19, 2014


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Social media giant Facebook announced its addition more than 50 new gender categories for users to identify themselves with this on Feb. 13. It also expanded pronoun choices from “him/his” and “her” to include “them/they.” CAS sophomore Amy Peterson said this is a positive change for ide...

NYU Reacts: De Blasio boycotts St. Pat’s parade

NYU Reacts: De Blasio boycotts St. Pat’s parade

February 11, 2014


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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Feb. 5 he will not be marching in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade because the parade organizers will not allow participants to display LGBTQ pride. De Blasio is the first mayor in 20 years not to walk in the parade. LS sophomore Patricia Antonakos sai...

NYU Reacts: Nelson Mandela’s legacy

NYU Reacts: Nelson Mandela’s legacy

By Nicole Brown, News Editor

December 10, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

The death of former South African president Nelson Mandela on Dec. 5 sparked a global discussion from TV network segments and newspapers to personal reactions on social media. Here, members of the NYU community mourned the leader’s death as well. NYU President John Sexton sent an email to the NYU community and attached his letter of condolence to...

NYU Reacts: Shop-and-Frisk brings attention to racial profiling

November 1, 2013


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Complaints have been arising the last six months over department stores Barneys and Macy’s supposedly racially profiling African-American shoppers. These incidents have come to be known as shop-and-frisk. Most recently, Trayon Christian, a 19-year-old man from Queens, said the police detained him ...

NYU Reacts: Government Shutdown

NYU Reacts: Government Shutdown

October 10, 2013


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