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Ellis Island re-opening symbolizes city’s resilience

Ellis Island re-opening symbolizes city’s resilience

October 29, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The Ellis Island Immigration Museum reopened its doors yesterday after being shut down Oct. 29, 2012, in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The museum’s restoration comes a day before Sandy’s one-year anniversary, marking a decisive moment in a long, national recovery effort that has gained significant g...

Select dorms prepare for future storms

Select dorms prepare for future storms

By Kavish Harjai, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

  One year after Hurricane Sandy hit New York on Oct. 29, 2012, NYU has completed some initiatives in response to the needs of displaced students. Initiatives included incorporating a local emergency generator for Brittany residence hall during its scheduled renovation, which the university...

Hurricane Sandy victims still struggle despite plentiful resources

Hurricane Sandy victims still struggle despite plentiful resources

May 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Hurricane Sandy hit New York City hard, along with neighboring areas such as New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and others. Although the storm took place in October 2012, many New Yorkers are still struggling to recover from the destruction and devastation Sandy caused. New York City has drafted a...