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Students Risk Mid-Semester Moves on Bed-for-Bed

Students Risk Mid-Semester Moves on Bed-for-Bed

By Alyssa Kelly, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Despite being three weeks into the semester, many students have signed up for NYU's Bed-for-Bed room exchange program despite the threats it may pose to their comfort.

Former Commuters Are Adjusting to Dorm Life This Spring

Former Commuters Are Adjusting to Dorm Life This Spring

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

January 24, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

A large number of students who previously commuted to NYU are moving into university housing.

Pets Offer Release for Overtaxed Students

Pets Offer Release for Overtaxed Students

By Veronica Liow, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

To better the community by decreasing mental illness and promoting physical activity, NYU should change their housing policy to allow pets in residence halls.

Residence Hall Fire Drills Have Wrong Priorities

Residence Hall Fire Drills Have Wrong Priorities

By Jack Campbell, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

It is ridiculous that the university creates an environment where students, who may or may not have alcohol in their room, fear getting written up in the midst of evacuating in an actual emergency.

An In-Depth Look at Campus Crime This Semester

By Anne Cruz, News Editor

May 2, 2016


Filed under News, University News

WSN compiled the data for all campus crimes throughout the 2016 spring semester to determine what offenses are most common at NYU.

The Housing Issue

The Housing Issue

By Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2016


Filed under Housing, Special Editions

Welcome to the 2016 housing guide. We crafted this with the intent that you’ll be able to start looking for your next place to live with the reassurance that you’re making the right choice. Home is where the heart is, so you’ll want to make sure that you love your home! Inside this issue, you’...

NYU Shanghai opens Jinqiao Residence Hall

NYU Shanghai opens Jinqiao Residence Hall

By Alex Bazeley, News Editor

August 28, 2015


Filed under News

A new residence hall has opened in NYU Shanghai.

From the Emirates: New residence policies cause tension

From the Emirates: New residence policies cause tension

By Connor Pearce, Managing Editor at The Gazelle

September 8, 2014


Filed under News

Changes implemented at NYUAD residence halls.

Weinstein’s Jonathan Evans takes grand prize at 11th annual UVL

Weinstein’s Jonathan Evans takes grand prize at 11th annual UVL

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, Contributing Writer

March 7, 2014


Filed under News

The 11th annual Ultra Violet Live talent show took place at the Skirball Center for Performing Arts on March 6. Sixteen musicians, dancers, comedians and poets took the stage to showcase talent from all over the NYU community, in New York and abroad. Hundreds of students participated in prelimina...

Student governments prepare Violet 100 week

Student governments prepare Violet 100 week

February 25, 2014


Filed under News

Violet 100, NYU’s spirit week, kicks off on March 3 with the All-University Games and will finish on March 9 with a brunch for 1831 Fund donors in Lipton Hall. For the first time, Violet 100 will feature a concert at the Highline on March 4. The performers are singer and Tisch junior Kiah V...

New York State faces winter blood shortage

New York State faces winter blood shortage

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, Contributing Writer

February 24, 2014


Filed under News

New York has experienced a particularly rough winter, having been covered by 15 rounds of snow. This extreme weather has had a potentially dangerous effect on the state blood supply, leading the New York Blood Center to declare a blood shortage. The NYBC, which serves the New York state, is st...