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We are NYU’s blog. Student-run and independently funded, our goal is to deliver all the discussion-worthy happenings in the school and city we call home. The site is conversational, the setup straightforward, and the information useful. Read our daily blend of original reporting and insightful commentary to learn about what’s happening at your university, in your neighborhood, and around the country. We’ll help you feel pretty damn connected to a school with no campus.

In the past five years, our alumni have moved onto prestigious jobs at publications including New York 1, New York Magazine, Buzzfeed, MSNBC, TimeNewsweek, and the New York Times. So check us out!

Recent Press

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Instant news, however, is especially compelling for breaking stories like last year’s student occupation of an NYU cafeteria. For NYU Local, the blogger Charlie Eisenhood got inside with the kaffiyeh-wearing radicals and put readers there, with a marathon multimedia live-blogging collage so intimate that it included listening in on snippets of negotiations. The blog played the role of “managing this giant discussion,” Mr. Brown says, rather than trying to summarize the madness in the style of a traditional newspaper article.

Marc Parry, Chronicle of Higher Education

Picture 2“… a lively hyperlocal university news site.”

Ryan Tate, Gawker

Picture 3Charlie Eisenhood (CAS ’11) was named this spring to the UWIRE 100, which honors the nation’s top collegiate journalists. Eisenhood, national editor at the Web site NYU Local, was selected from more than 800 nominations submitted by students and educators at 135 schools.

NYU Today

The site screams innovation and is a worthy addition to collegemediatopia’s
larger efforts to reinvent the journalism field.

Dan Reimold, College Media Matters

NYU Local has latched onto the unique nature of this untraditional
metropolitan campus and given it a beat.

Alana Taylor, PBS



4 Comments

  • Heidi Seo
    February 11, 2012

    Hello, I’m not quite sure if you have heard of Dale J.Stephens, but I think it would be really interesting if NYULocal were to write about this really unique perspective that Dale Stephens is emphasizing. It would also be great for NYU students to relay their messages in response as well. Thanks for considering!

  • Alex Stein
    March 1, 2012

    There are bone marrow drives happening at the Kimmel Center tomorrow and Friday of this week for Janet Liang, a recent UCLA graduate battling leukemia. Would it be possible for someone to cover the event and or blog about it? Here is the facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/148883451898766/

    Thank you <3

  • Nicole @ MamaNYC
    December 11, 2012

    http://nyulocal.com/on-campus/2012/12/06/how-to-have-a-very-jolly-nyu-holiday

    http://mamanyc.net/2012/12/worst-christmas-gift-ideas-bad-holiday-presents/

    This image was stolen from MamaNYC. I would expect more from a university blog…plagiarism much? Please remove immediately.

    • Zoë Schlanger
      December 11, 2012

      Hi Nicole, we credited your image at the bottom of the post, with a link to your site and page, the way many sites do. We apologize if that is not enough of a shout-out to your site, and we’ve changed the image.

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