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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.

Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Find Me An … Algorithm?

Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Find Me An … Algorithm?

By Drew Lederman, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Features

Should NYU jump on the inner-university matchmaking service train? Here's what it will take to make it happen.

Recent Alumnus Pursues Degrees at Harvard, Stanford

Recent Alumnus Pursues Degrees at Harvard, Stanford

By Sabeena Singhani, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Azizjon Azimi '16 has been accepted into a prestigious scholarship program that will allow him to pursue graduate degrees at two of the top universities in the nation simultaneously.

The Brock Turner Law Won’t Catch Privileged Rapists

The Brock Turner Law Won’t Catch Privileged Rapists

By Emily Fong, Opinion Editor

September 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The fallout from mandatory minimum laws hardly fits the profile of Brock Turner’s life: white, educated and wealthy.

NYU admissions process should be more accessible to low-income students

NYU admissions process should be more accessible to low-income students

By WSN Editorial Board

September 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion

NYU must join a wider coalition of universities in the USA in simplifying the college admissions process and reaching out to prospective students.

Steinhardt receives grant to create STEM curriculum

Steinhardt receives grant to create STEM curriculum

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor

September 14, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Researchers at NYU Steinhardt and Stanford received a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop STEM curriculum for 5th graders.

Freshman’s nonprofit donates books to children

Freshman’s nonprofit donates books to children

April 28, 2014


Filed under Features

In addition to managing her schoolwork, finishing her freshman year and planning her summer, Steinhardt freshman Hediya Sizar also manages a non-profit organization, The Bring on the Books Foundation, which she started with her brother in 2008. Bringing the foundation to NYU, Sizar focuses on ...