Categories for On Campus News

NYU CMEP Hosts Dialogue With Participants Of The NYU Blackout Movement

“It doesn’t get any better.”  This is what one graduate student at Stern had to say about being a black female working hard to succeed through high school, through her undergrad degree, through her first experience as an engineer in the workplace. “I have worked my whole life, often looking forward to the next step, being the only female, the... View Article

November 17, 2015 2:58 pm
How Cool Is O’Malley’s Maryland Really?

The CBS Democratic Debate on Saturday night demonstrated a change in pace, most notably with the most unkown face in the competition. Martin O’Malley actually said some things! According to these things, one might infer that Maryland is a socialist haven, entirely secured by a giant soap bubble, with a thriving middle class.  But that’s not true. To begin with, O’Malley... View Article

November 17, 2015 12:32 pm
As Tisch Tuition Climbs, Resources For Student-Led Theatre Indicate Otherwise

Ever see a Tisch drama student rehearsing an emotional monologue in a hallway, or dragging a decrepit bathtub through the streets of Manhattan? Maybe they’re just being quirky, but more than likely they’re dealing with a case of disappearing resources at Tisch. The vast majority of drama students interviewed for this piece attend Playwrights Horizons Theater School, as PHTS’s program... View Article

November 17, 2015 11:54 am
NYU Dorm Guide 2016: Rubin Hall

Confused and frightened by your housing options for next year? Fear not, we got you. We’ll be covering important details on every dorm that’ll help you choose, focusing first on the Freshman dorms for the babies that will be the NYU class of 2020. Rubin is like the kid who wants to go out for varsity sports but ends up... View Article

November 17, 2015 9:35 am
Coles Finally Has A Closing Date

According to a memorandum sent to NYU Alumni Members of the Coles Sports Center with the subject line “Purchasing Spring Memberships for the NYU Fitness Network,” Coles finally has a closing date. Christopher Bledsoe, the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Director of Athletics, announced in the email that Coles will close Friday, January 22, the day January term... View Article

November 16, 2015 11:45 am
NYU Local Dorm Guide 2016: Third North

Confused and frightened by your housing options for next year? Fear not, we got you. We’ll be covering important details on every dorm that’ll help you choose, focusing first on the freshman dorms for the babies that will be the NYU class of 2020. The largest NYU dorm, Third Avenue North is the full package: full kitchens, apartment-style rooms, and... View Article

November 16, 2015 9:32 am
NYU Club Holds Bloody Good Event To Destigmatize Periods

Oh, periods. Though many have tried to shield the menstrual cycle’s existence from the public eye, there has been quite a fuss about it lately. There’s the controversy regarding ads for new period underwear Thinx, the taxing of tampons as a luxury item in the UK, possible carcinogens in major tampon brands… the whole thing can be bloody overwhelming. That’s why... View Article

November 13, 2015 3:24 pm
NYU Will Host Its Own Film Festival This December

Considering the amount of Oscar nominees and winners that have attended NYU, it’s pretty surprising that it has taken this long for us to host our own film festival. For the first time ever, NYU will be holding the Bobst Film Festival, which will be held on the second floor of Bobst in the Avery Fisher Center for Music and Media... View Article

November 12, 2015 1:48 pm
NYU And The Federal Work Study Trap

NYU freshman Joey Santore would work longer hours if he could. But his on-campus work study job doesn’t offer any more. He’s lucky to have landed an on-campus job at all. “I work six hours a week and that doesn’t get me anything,” Santore told crowds during a Tuesday rally in Washington Square Park. The event, hosted by NYU’s Student... View Article

November 12, 2015 9:50 am
Hackers Steal NYU Employee Paychecks

Scammers have been stealing the paychecks of NYU employees by obtaining their Net ID and password information, according to an email from the Information Technology Department of the university sent out yesterday. Hackers use the logins to alter direct deposit information so that the paychecks never make it to the employee’s bank account and are instead routed elsewhere. According to... View Article

November 12, 2015 8:10 am
The Bushwick Launch Party for the Startup Headquartered in Bobst

Around midnight on a Saturday late last month, I headed out to Bushwick for the launch party of  Radiate, a social networking platform originally designed for dating at music festivals. What I expected was a bunch of tech bros celebrating yet another startup doomed to fail. What I found was something much more subtle, and ultimately wonderful, than that. The party was... View Article

November 10, 2015 12:30 pm
NYU Law Fall Ball Decorations Deemed Triggering By Students

  At October 29’s NYU Law Fall Ball in Vanderbilt Hall, some students felt that certain Halloween decorations were offensive and disturbing. According to the Washington Post, the Mental Health Law and Justice Association (MHLJA) and the Latino Law Students Association (LaLSA) each addressed a letter of complaint to the Directors of the NYU Law Office of Student Affairs and... View Article

November 6, 2015 11:30 am
4 Promising NYU Startups Make Moves

NYU is a great place to become the founder of a new startup. In 2014, the university was deemed one of the top schools for venture capital backed entrepreneurs and last month it was named the sixth best college for female founders. The university has a dizzyingly wide array of funding opportunities for new ventures, including the Innovation Venture Fund, the Albert Gallatin Founder’s Fund, and The Innovation... View Article

November 3, 2015 2:18 pm
The 12 Spookiest NYU Facts

Your Walking Dead-inspired Halloween costume is cute, but you know what’s even spookier? Paying off student debt on an English Literature degree. Here are 12 scary NYU facts to read in the dark. The Brown building is on the site of the former Triangle Shirtwaist Building, where 146 garment factory workers died after being locked inside during a fire. President... View Article

October 30, 2015 2:59 pm
The Beastie Boys Open Their Recording Studio to NYU Students

Legendary Hip Hop group the Beastie Boys have opened their famed Oscilloscope recording studio to students in the Clive Davis Institute at Tisch. The studio will become open to Clive seniors working on their Capstone projects, which are customized, entrepreneurial music business plans roughly equivalent to senior theses. This program allows students to gain experience in the music industry by working with real... View Article

October 28, 2015 9:12 am
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