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NYU Namesakes – Controversial or Historical?

NYU Namesakes – Controversial or Historical?

By Rachael Heistuman, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Features

After stating last year that it would not rename a Residential College named after a notorious white supremacist, Yale announced on Feb. 11 that they have decided to rename Calhoun College after years of discussion on campus. Does NYU also need to reevaluate the names of some of its buildings?

Then and Now: NYU Landmarks Over Time

Then and Now: NYU Landmarks Over Time

By Anna Letson, Photo Editor

May 2, 2016


Filed under NYU, Special Issues

via gvshp.org / Anna Letson Now a popular stop on campus, the Washington Mews was originally a part of the Lenape trail and was developed into horse stables. It now houses faculty and a few of the Language departments. Email Anna Letson at [email protected] ...

Genius Tisch student turns life into performance art

By Aud Del Rey, Entertainment Editor

April 1, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Tisch senior Amos Ryan demonstrates the fleeting quality of life in his performance art, “Mundanity: The Insanity of the Mundane."

Activists remember Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire

Activists remember Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire

By Alanna Bayarin, News Editor

March 25, 2015


Filed under News

On the 104th anniversary of Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, labor rights activists staged a rally outside the Silver Center.

Professor discusses poverty research

Professor discusses poverty research

By Alex Bazeley, Deputy News Editor

March 25, 2015


Filed under News

Dr. Michal Shimai gave a lecture on her research project to determine if poverty is a collective trauma.

Professor discusses Turkish civil rights

Professor discusses Turkish civil rights

By Justine Morris, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2015


Filed under News

An NYU professor discussed how she taught the American civil rights movement to students in Turkey.