Tag Archive: NYU

/ December 3, 2015 12:18 pm / Comment / Grad Union Holds “Walk Of Shame” Protest Around NYU Campus

Early Wednesday afternoon, NYU’s union of graduate employees (GSOC-UAW Local 2110) held an hour-long “Walk of Shame” around NYU’s campus, protesting limited work hours, layoffs and withheld pay. NYU’s graduate students and administration had previously agreed to a new contract back in March, just barely avoiding a strike. However, GSOC says that NYU isn’t holding up its end of the...

/ December 1, 2015 12:53 pm / Comment / NYU Dorm Guide 2016: Palladium

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, first focusing on the Freshman dorms for the babies that will be the NYU class of 2020. Palladium is nirvana. Palladium is bliss. Palladium is stocked with everything your heart could desire, including (but...

/ November 23, 2015 9:20 am / Comment / NYU White Student Union Page Probably A 4Chan Hoax

On Friday night, a page called “NYU White Student Union” was created on Facebook. The group describes itself on Facebook as, “a community for NYU students of European descent.” But the page, which has seen heavy backlash from the NYU community, is likely just a well-executed 4chan troll. Facebook users who have “liked” the page are hidden. The page had around 60 likes...

/ November 19, 2015 12:23 pm / Comment / NYU Dorm Guide 2016: Hayden

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, first focusing on the Freshman dorms for the babies that will be the NYU class of 2020. Hayden is that crusty hole-in-the-wall restaurant that had insane fusion noodles and didn’t care about your fake ID that...

/ November 17, 2015 9:35 am / Comment / 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, first focusing 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...

/ November 13, 2015 3:24 pm / Comment / 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...

/ November 12, 2015 8:10 am / Comment / 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...

/ November 11, 2015 3:08 pm / Comment / NYU Has A Cool Impersonator On Reddit

For those who don’t know, NYU has a small forum (AKA subreddit) dedicated to it on Reddit, the extremely popular online forum/bulletin board/neck-beard haven. Referred to as “New York City’s biggest college subreddit,” posts on /r/NYU typically center on college app advice, questions about classes, NYU in the news and the occasional bashing of NYU Local articles. With any luck, someone...

/ November 3, 2015 2:18 pm / Comment / 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...

/ October 8, 2015 12:38 pm / Comment / Patti Smith’s M Train A Book Of Reverence

On Tuesday, singer-songwriter, poet, punk, Patti Smith, released her second memoir, M Train. M Train is a book of reverence. Reverence for her husband, Fred “Sonic” Smith, reverence for films and television shows, coffee and cafes, but most of all, reverence for artists and writers. Every other page she mentions another work, another writer; known personally, seen in a dream...

/ October 8, 2015 9:28 am / Comment / NYU’s Women’s Soccer Is Killing It

In case you hadn’t heard, NYU’s women’s varsity soccer is on fire. The club is riding an eight-game winning streak after blowing out Brooklyn College on Monday 3-0 on the road. That win improves the team’s record to 9-1, with the sole loss coming in the season’s second game to Vassar. The team has scored 22 goals over those 10...

/ October 6, 2015 2:22 pm / Comment / NYU Bus Reportedly Hits Pedestrian Near 3rd Ave & 10th Street

Around noon today, a woman crossing the intersection of 3rd Avenue and 10th Street was struck and partially ran over by an NYU Bus. NYPD officers and the New York Fire Department arrived at the scene, and the pedestrian was taken from street in a stretcher to an ambulance. The woman was described as in her mid 30’s, and the extent of her injuries...

/ September 29, 2015 1:14 pm / Comment / NYU-Backed Startup Agrilyst Wins TechCrunch Disrupt

When the highly anticipated TechCrunch Disrupt competition drew to a close last week in San Francisco, a New York City-based, NYU-backed startup came out on top. Agrilyst, an intelligence platform for indoor farms, was named the winner of TechCrunch Disrupt’s insanely competitive Startup Battlefield. Over one thousand startups applied for the chance to win the coveted Disrupt Cup, along with the $50,000 prize. The list...

/ September 28, 2015 12:52 pm / Comment / NYU Student Breaks Silence After North Korean Detainment

  NYU student Joo Won-Moon, who was detained by North Korean officials in April for illegally crossing into North Korea from China, made his most recent public appearance in a press conference in Pyongyang, North Korea on Friday, after five months of media silence. Joo, a South Korean citizen and U.S. resident, has admitted that he is aware of the illegality...

/ September 22, 2015 12:44 pm / Comment / Girl Meets World Creates Weird Fratty Version of NYU

Girl Meets World premiered in June 2014, riding high on a wave of 90’s nostalgia. For those who may not be tuned into current Disney Channel happenings, the show is a follow up to the beloved sitcom Boy Meets World, which ran on ABC from 1993 to 2000. In Girl Meets World ultimate relationship goals couple Cory and Topanga have stood the test...