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We Must Stand Together Against Sexual Assault

We Must Stand Together Against Sexual Assault

By Students for Sexual Respect, Guest Editorial

September 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

If a school fails to meet its obligations under Title IX, the Department of Education is supposed to enforce the law. By rescinding the Obama-era guidance, DeVos undermined it.

Medical School graduate falls from residence hall

Medical School graduate falls from residence hall

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, News Editor

August 19, 2014


Filed under News

A graduate of the NYU School of Medicine, Sean O'Rourke, fell to his death on Monday afternoon from Vilcek Hall, his former residence. A spokesperson from the NYPD Office of the Deputy Commissioner, said the death is still under investigation. O'Rourke was a member of the class of 2014 and completed hi...

[UPDATE] Sexual assault near campus raises student concerns over university policies

[UPDATE] Sexual assault near campus raises student concerns over university policies

October 16, 2013


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UPDATE October 16, 2013 11:44 p.m.: According to NYU Public Safety, the NYPD have made an arrest regarding the attempted rape and robbery of an NYU student on Thompson Street. Original story as follows: A 20-year-old NYU student was put in a chokehold and nearly raped, according to police,...

Student Health Center receives JedCampus seal of distinction

Student Health Center receives JedCampus seal of distinction

October 7, 2013


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 NYU’s Student Health Center was awarded the Jed Foundation’s JedCampus seal for innovative mental health programs on Oct. 1. The Health Center’s LiveWellNYU mental health program also received a $306,000 federal grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. NYU was o...