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NYU Denies Visiting Puerto Rican Students Additional Semester

NYU Denies Visiting Puerto Rican Students Additional Semester

By Natalie Chinn and Yasmin Gulec

May 2, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

President Andrew Hamilton responded to HMAP Students Initiative's request to continue HMAP for an additional semester.

Returning Puerto Rican Students Face Uncertainty

Returning Puerto Rican Students Face Uncertainty

By Yasmin Gulec, Natalie Chinn, and Pamela Jew

April 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Story

Students who came to NYU for a semester with the Hurricane Maria Assistance program reflect on their semester and talk about the upcoming storm season, Puerto Rican politics and the possibility of staying.

Administration Freezes Class Tomorrow

Administration Freezes Class Tomorrow

By Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, Top Story, University News

The administration has announced that they plan to remain open despite winter storm warnings.

Five Things You Need to Survive the Next Blizzard

Five Things You Need to Survive the Next Blizzard

By Kendall Levison, Features Editor

January 28, 2016


Filed under Features

Learn how to own the next winter storm with this easy checklist.

East Coast, NYU ready for hurricane Joaquin

East Coast, NYU ready for hurricane Joaquin

By Alex Bazeley, News Editor

October 2, 2015


Filed under City News, News

The NYU community and the East Coast are preparing for Hurricane Joaquin, currently a Category 4 storm.

NYU negligent of winter weather impact

NYU negligent of winter weather impact

February 13, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The decision to keep NYU open during a potentially hazardous winter storm has caused controversy and represents a significant risk to both students and staff. The university administration has underestimated the obvious risks associated with traveling during a severe snowstorm. The decision is both negligent...

Typhoon Haiyan portrays Philippines government as political disaster

Typhoon Haiyan portrays Philippines government as political disaster

November 17, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

A typhoon in the Pacific is not an extraordinary occurrence. But Typhoon Haiyan was. It has now been ten days since this super-typhoon wreaked havoc on the Philippines. The storm hit with a ferocity of epic proportions, with winds reaching over 250 kilometers per hour. Bodies have lined the streets...

Nor'easter to hit east coast after Election Day

Nor'easter to hit east coast after Election Day

November 6, 2012


Filed under News

Update: Wednesday, Nov. 7- 1:40 PM A High Wind Warning, Coastal Flood Warning, and Winter Weather Advisory are in effect for the NYU area. According to the National Weather Service, the area can expect wind gusts up to 50mph along with rain and snow this afternoon. The mixture of rain and sno...