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Mary Jane reeks havoc in residence halls

Mary Jane reeks havoc in residence halls

By Kavish Harjai, News Editor

February 27, 2014


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Students living in Second Street residence hall and the C2 tower of Carlyle Court residence hall recently received emails addressing issues related to increased marijuana use. Melissa Davison, residence hall director at Second Street, sent an email to the residents of the dormitory on Feb. 20. “W...

Green programs push NYU toward eco-friendly future

Green programs push NYU toward eco-friendly future

February 25, 2014


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Bestcolleges.com recently named NYU one of the top 50 green universities because of its environmentally-friendly initiatives, such as its recycling program and its reduction of on-campus greenhouse gas emissions. One of NYU’s campus projects is the Office of Sustainability’s Unplugged competition...

Improvements to Hayden will begin next year

Improvements to Hayden will begin next year

By Nicole Brown, Investigative Editor

May 2, 2013


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Hayden residence hall will see some improvements in the near future. Renovations for the freshman dorm will begin after the student commencements end in 2014 and finish in May 2015. A former hotel first constructed in the early 20th century, the hall houses 700 first-year students each year. The refurbis...

NYUnplugged encourages energy conservation

NYUnplugged encourages energy conservation

April 24, 2013


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The NYU community had an energy-saving start to Earth Week with the annual event NYUnplugged, a competition among residence halls to reduce electricity use. NYUnplugged, which ran from April 15 to 22, resulted in community-wide savings of 35,195 kilowatt hours. Carlyle Court residence hall took the top s...

Altercation outside Alumni hall ends with gunshots

Altercation outside Alumni hall ends with gunshots

October 1, 2012


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UPDATE: By Tony Chau After initial reports that some residents had failed to receive notifications about the shooting, Beckman clarified that the notifications were intentionally sent out to specific dorms. According to Beckman, voicemail, text and email notifications were sent out to residents...

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