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HUMOR: Overflowing Dorm Trash Can Unable to Hold On Much Longer

HUMOR: Overflowing Dorm Trash Can Unable to Hold On Much Longer

By Noah Friend, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Columns, Humor

The pint of ice cream was what did it.

Turning Violet into Green: 9 Sustainability Efforts from the NYU Community

Turning Violet into Green: 9 Sustainability Efforts from the NYU Community

By Kyle Sturmann, Staff Writer

April 26, 2016


Filed under News, University News

April is Earth Month at NYU: here are the initiatives the university has enacted to promote sustainability.

‘Trash’ is Brazil’s ‘Slumdog Billionaire’

‘Trash’ is Brazil’s ‘Slumdog Billionaire’

By Patrick Pauley, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

The light-hearted and family-friendly tones in "Trash" are not far from a deeper discussion about the slums of Brazil.

Professor becomes sanitation worker for research

Professor becomes sanitation worker for research

By Carmen Russo, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under News, University News

An NYU professor has been working as a sanitation worker, studying the types of things that people throw away.

MTA to remove trash containers at ten subway stations

MTA to remove trash containers at ten subway stations

September 4, 2012


Filed under News

This weekend, in an effort to combat the increasing rodent problem in New York City subways, the Metropolitan Transit Authority extended its pilot program of removing trash bins from subway platforms. The program, which launched at the 8th Street-NYU N/R and Flushing-Main Street 7 train stations last...