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    November 4, 2013

    NYU Student Wedged Between Dorm and Parking Garage Saved By Worried Friends

    NYU sophomore Asher Vongtau was trapped between a 17-story NYU dorm at 80 Lafayette Street and an adjacent parking garage for 35 hours until the FDNY broke through the wall at roughly 7 p.m. last night to extract him. According to reports, it was the dogged hunt by his friends that led to his rescue ... More >>

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    April 24, 2013

    NYU Student Busted For Selling Airsoft Rifles Out Of Dorm

    Ah, college. A time spent to prepare oneself for the modern job market, learning all the tricks of the trade that will place you higher up on that steep ladder of social mobility in 2013. Nowadays, that all translates into making the newest app or website, not really running a full-scale operation o ... More >>

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    April 3, 2013
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    July 10, 2012

    NYU Faculty Calls Out President Sexton's 2031 Expansion Plan In Open Letter

    The saga over NYU's 2031 expansion plan continues.We recently took a trip to City Hall to hear about the university's expansion plan and while most of the dissenting voices in attendance were from residents of the Greenwich Village, it was mentioned that nearly 35 of NYU's departments had also op ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2012

    New York Times Supports NYU Expansion In Editorial

    In an editorial published in today's paper, the New York Times throws its weight behind NYU's controversial expansion plan, saying that the project's opponents have "mostly overreacted." Although the paper does honor some criticisms of the plan, their ultimate point is broad. "N.Y.U., along with ot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    NYU2031, the Expansion Plan of the Century, is a Mayoral Game

    It was a given that NYU's expansion plan would create a commotion -- any proposal cramming 2.4 million square feet, which is about equal to the size the Empire State Building, into a six-block radius will have that effect. The Manhattan Community Board, a collection of citizens from t ... More >>

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    October 26, 2011
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    October 5, 2011

    NYC Students Stage Walkouts in Solidarity with Occupy Wall Street

    Inspired by Occupy Wall Street, students from around New York will walk out of their classes and march down to City Hall this afternoon. Once at City Hall, the students will join the larger Community/Labor March to Wall Street, which already has almost 3,000 people attending on Facebook. A few mont ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Are Campuses Doing Double Duty as Drug Havens? Plus: Which NYC School Is the Druggiest?

    ​The New York Post is billing an "exclusive" this week about how Columbia University has systematically failed to report its drug-using student populace to police or prosecutors. The not-so-earth-shattering expose comes on the heels of last week's big frat house drug bust, which led to the ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    NYU Won't Build "Fourth" I.M. Pei Tower After All

    ​NYU-hating village preservationists will probably be celebrating today. The real-estate-hungry university has announced it will withdraw its application to build a planned 400-foot-tall tower in the Silver Towers complex at Bleecker and West Houston streets that was planned to include a dorm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    N.Y.U.'s Neighbors Complain of Boiler Smoke; School Blows Them Off

    Toby Buggiani remembers he was working at his computer one June morning when his West Village apartment filled with nasty smelling smoke that got him dizzy. The smoke was coming though his windows, he noticed, from a mobile boiler which local bastion of knowledge NYU had positioned right across the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    NYU Activists Cut Deal, Suspensions Dropped

    NY1 says that the Take Back NYU student protesters suspended for occupying the Kimmel Center last week were given "until the end of the day to accept" a deal that would allow them back to classes on Monday, with a time-served one week suspension. Washington Square News further explains that the tra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    NYU Protesters Not Giving Up, Defend Suspended Students

    There were plenty of police barricades at the top of Washington Square Park last night. Cops had violently clashed with demonstrators there the week before, and were taking no chances with the "rally/press conference" that Take Back NYU, that protests' organizers and occupiers of the ill-fated Kimme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Suspended NYU Protesters Rally Tomorrow

    As we heard during those memorable nights last week, ain't no power like the power of the people 'cause the power of the people don't stop. Take Back NYU, the org that occupied NYU's Kimmel Center, and got played by the University and basically defeated last week, tells us that tomorrow, February 24 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    NYU Protest Update: Clash

    twitpic via nullsleep NYU Local's late night thread: "1:04 - We've been offered a chance to leave now. I can't leave. I've been following this story for over 28 hours straight. I know you all are waiting to hear what happens. I got you. I'm in it for the long haul." The feed is black but someone j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    NYU Protest Update: Negotiators Reported Suspended

    twitpic via nullsleep Our Man on the Outside tells us, "Student occupiers claim they sent a five-person delegation to negotate with the administration this morning, and the students were immediately suspended and not permitted to return to the occupation." Oops! We thought suspensions were out. (Up ... More >>

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    February 20, 2009

    NYU Protest Update: The Final Four

    Photos, legwork by Robert Sietsema. There are only a few students left inside the Kimmel Center, which has been occupied since Thursday in the Take Back NYU protest. Those are the final four in the picture, reported by NYU Local's twitter feed to be Ryan Olander -- an intern at the Washington Peace ... More >>

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    February 19, 2009

    NYU Caf Occupation Covered Live by Floor-Cam

    Just weeks after the student occupation drama at the New School, NYU has an occupation of its own, in the Kimmel Center cafeteria. The occupiers' demands start with amnesty, but generally have to do with financial transparency for the university -- not a bad idea, considering how badly it was burned ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    NYU Occupation Floor-Cam Uprises!

    The Kimmel Center Occupation Force has lifted its camera! Representatives confirm that they are "staying in the building until all their demands are met," and lead from the balcony (from which they have dropped a banner) onlookers in shouts of "Whose school? Our school!" and "Take back NYU!" and cry ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    NYU Floor-Cam Back On, Slightly Raised

    The NYU protestcam is back on. We were made privy to a discussion about a bucket. Some protesters were worried that a bucket on a rope they were using, presumably for ingress of supplies, would be seized by police. "Yeah, the bucket didn't work out," says one. In the chat window, someone keeps askin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    NYU Protest Update: No to Concessions, Yes to Nudity

    Protesters say they met with NYU representatives and told them they refused to leave the caf until their first two demands (protester amnesty, workman's comp) were met. Negotiations broke down there. Press conference just ended, chatters at webcam are upset that they're not showing it. Update: feed ... More >>

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    January 27, 2009

    Dorm Discrimination at NYU?

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 8, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 16 Bias in NYU Housing The Congress of Racial Equality is currently investigating claims of discrimination against Negroes in housing owned by Columbia University and New York University. According to James Fa ... More >>

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    October 21, 2008
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    May 15, 2008

    NYU Graduation Sale on the Bowery

    The New York University graduation means oh so many things: student loan debt, a jog around the bases at Yankee Stadium, and all-you-can-grab out of the NYU dormitory dumpster on the Bowery.

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2008

    Second Avenue Met Foods Threatened by NYU Rent Increases

    East Village residents are circulating a petition to ask NYU to keep the Met Foods grocery store in its current home on 2nd Avenue. Word of the store’s potential closure has been making the online real estate blog-rounds — it began with Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York, then made the rounds ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2008

    Students Protest Washington Square Park Redesign

    As the sound of jackhammers echoed aloud, community members protested the park renovations in Washington Square Park by scrawling their reflections on the redesign onto helium balloons. “Our goal was to do something slightly illicit” said organizer and NYU student Ani Neeman of the event dubbe ... More >>

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    November 5, 2007

    'Superbug' Hits NYU

    An NYU student has been diagnosed with the kind of "superbug" staph infection that felled a Brooklyn middle-schooler last month but NYU health officials say freshman has made a full recovery and poses no threats to fellow students. NYU officials say they thoroughly cleaned the student's dorm, Thi ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    June 5, 2007

    Fashion Victim

    Mike Gallagher claims NYU is threatening his famous vintage magazine empire. And he wants some payback.

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    August 2, 2006

    Attack of the 26-story NYU dorm

    It has not been a good few weeks for East Village residents and preservationists. First, there was the demolition of the landmarked façade on the old P.S. 64 school building on East 9th Street, which started July 25. Then, just two days later, work crews began tearing down the 158-year-old St. Brig ... More >>

  • News

    April 25, 2006

    Spire Education

    Cooper Union's Towering Tax Break

  • Art

    April 4, 2006
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    December 2, 2005

    Labor Bigs Hit NYU

    Striking NYU grad assistants and backers rally on Friday (Photo: Holly Northrop/ In a show of labor unity, an array of the nation's most powerful union leaders-representing both sides of the split that divided organized labor this summer-rallied in support of striking New York Universi ... More >>

  • News

    November 8, 2005

    The Nerds Are Pissed

    New York University opts for war with its best and brightest

  • Art

    April 5, 2005
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    September 14, 2004

    Walking the Edge

    NYU confronts its suicide problem with counseling and a questionable questionnaire

  • Art

    July 27, 2004

    The Main Course

    Food studies is fast becoming a serious pursuit

  • News

    April 20, 2004

    Wanted: Really Smart Suckers

    Grad school provides exciting new road to poverty

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    January 13, 2004

    Field Tripping

    NYU Students Protest Exit of Popular Prof

  • News

    September 11, 2001

    Losing Their Faculties

    At NYU, Angry Professors Talk of Unionizing

  • News

    January 30, 2001

    Violet Behavior

    NYU Women's Basketball Heads Uptown Under Coach Janice Quinn

  • News

    December 26, 2000

    Decision Time at NYU

    A University Debates Its Future

  • NYC Life

    December 5, 2000

    UAW Inc.

    NYU Grad Students Lose by Winning

  • News

    August 15, 2000

    The Future of Our Discontent

    Graduate Assistants Await Decision on NYU Appeal

  • Theater

    April 25, 2000

    The Production Line

    It's Boom Time at the Columbia, Juilliard, and NYU Playwriting Programs

  • News

    March 14, 2000

    Hire Education

    Grad Students Battle NYU Over Right to Organize a Union

  • News

    February 29, 2000

    The Most Dangerous Writer In America

    Coming to Terms With the Art of Dennis Cooper

  • News

    February 1, 2000

    Edifice Wrecked

    Villagers file lawsuits against NYU over new student center

  • Specials

    September 21, 1999
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    September 7, 1999

    Shadow of the Ivory Tower

    NYU'S building frenzy blocks the sun and burns the community

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    January 20, 1998
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