Student Alleges NYU Is Forcing Her To Live With Her Roommate’s Four Year Old Son

Part of learning to love NYU is adjusting to the unique set of challenges that living in New York throws at you, all while dealing with the regular complexities that happen to normal college students. But everyone has their personal limits. Last year, a student had problems with completing an assignment that forced her to go down to Occupy Wall Street. She raised email hell with administrators over it.And one year later, …

Members of NYU Generation Citizen Chapter Struggle For Club Status

Drew Lombardi was consistently late for last semester’s 12:30 Thursday class.It was a pattern he had to justify to his teacher: He had only thirty minutes to make the commute from a Long Island City high school, which meant “sprinting up the stairs” to the Q train, transferring to the 6, and dashing from Astor Place to campus. There, he made the transition from teacher to pupil.At the time, Lombardi …

NYU Student Weaves Elaborate Email-Drama, Beefs With Administration Over OWS And Student Ethics

Mass emails sent out to departmental listservs are mostly servicey and rarely very interesting. But at 3 AM Wednesday morning, NYU senior Sara Ackerman mailed out a group of emails very worth opening.Ackerman sent seven lengthy emails, which NYU Local has obtained, to students in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis that elaborately chronicled a situation in which she fought with NYU professors, mental health experts, and university deans.Sara Ackerman’s beef with NYU …