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Offensive images at Fall Ball prompt law student backlash

Offensive images at Fall Ball prompt law student backlash

By Alice Zhang, Contributing Writer

November 2, 2015


Filed under News, University News

The NYU School of Law's Fall Ball displayed questionable decorations such as a video projection of a silhouetted man dying by suicide.

Vigil held in WSP to commemorate lives taken by suicide

Vigil held in WSP to commemorate lives taken by suicide

By Abraham Gross, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under News, University News

In honor of Suicide Prevention Month, Active Minds at NYU hosted a vigil to commemorate those who have lost their lives to suicide.

Omar’s Oration: Sense of community can help heal wounds

Omar’s Oration: Sense of community can help heal wounds

April 29, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

My friend’s mom committed suicide on the first weekend after winter break. Upon hearing the news, I ran back to Rubin Hall, hoping my presence would somehow console her. My fingers and toes went numb as I sprinted home. Before I entered Rubin to hold the girl whose mom had become a memory, I stop...

U.S. media must address real causes of suicide

U.S. media must address real causes of suicide

February 21, 2013


Filed under Opinion

By the end of every 75-minute class, nearly six people in the United States will have committed suicide. Within the same time period, over 120 people will have attempted suicide, the third leading cause of death among people ages 15 to 24. Suicide ranks right behind homicide and unintentional injury....

NYU fails to tackle root of its suicide problem

NYU fails to tackle root of its suicide problem

September 27, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

This past week, walking through the hallways of Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, I overheard a conversation between two students and stopped. It was nothing special, just a casual remark on the aluminum screens that have become the new face of NYU’s principal library. The official NYU line on the recently...