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Experts: Blackface Halloween Costumes Cross A Line

With Halloween coming up, some experts have warned that acts such as dressing up in blackface are crossing a line.

10/29/2013

Image of a suspect who police say is wanted for an attempted rape in SoHo. (credit: NYPD)

Suspect Charged In Connection With Attempted Rape In SoHo

A 20-year-old NYU student was walking on Thompson Street between Prince and Spring, about half a mile from the school’s campus, when police said a man walked up to her and attacked.

10/16/2013

Surveillance image of suspect wanted for an attempted rape in SoHo. (credit: NYPD)

Suspect Sought In Attempted Rape Of NYU Student In SoHo

The suspect walked up behind a 20-year-old woman, put her in a choke hold and then tried to rape her, police said. He then took off with the woman’s bag.

10/11/2013

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Report: Former NYU Instructor Goes On Rampage In Brooklyn

A former NYU instructor was arrested late last week, after allegedly splashing a woman with a liquid he told her was blood and yelling and cursing at a dog, according to a published report.

06/02/2013

Bernard Goal

NYU Student Says He Didn’t Know Air Rifles Were Illegal

The NYU student accused of selling air rifles from his dorm room has claimed he did not know the imitation assault weapons were illegal.

04/24/2013

Bernard Goal

Police: NYU Student With Arsenal Of Imitation Assault Weapons Arrested

An NYU student was arrested Monday for allegedly building realistic looking air rifles in his dorm room.

04/23/2013

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Preservationists Excoriate New Windows Being Installed At NYU Dorm

The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation was furious Monday over the new windows being installed at a high-rise NYU dormitory now under renovation.

04/22/2013

Kathy Boudin (credit: CBS 2)

Controversial Remarks By Ex-Con-Turned-Professor Draw Ire From Retired Nyack Cop

Critics said Kathy Boudin is using the classroom as a soapbox to push for the release of three people jailed for a deadly heist of a Brink’s armored car.

04/09/2013

Outside E.C. Electroplating Plant in Garfield, N.J. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Toenail Clippings Could Determine Effects Of Pollution On Garfield, N.J. Residents

Researchers at NYU are asking for toenail clippings from some resident of Garfield, N.J., to determine whether they have been exposed to dangerous levels of toxic hexavalent chromium from a since-shuttered factory.

03/24/2013

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Reports: Judge Rules That NYU Expansion Can Go Ahead

A judge has ruled in favor of NYU, and against angry Greenwich Village residents, in a lawsuit to stop the massive expansion plan by the university, according to published reports.

03/19/2013

Cover of "The Librarian Of Basra" (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Third Graders To Read Books About War As Part Of New Curriculum

Children as young as 8 years old could soon be reading books on bombings, weapons and war as part of a new curriculum approved by city and state education officials.

03/18/2013

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Lawsuit Presses On Against NYU Expansion Plan

A lawsuit filed by opponents of a major expansion of the NYU campus in Greenwich Village has advanced, following a judge’s decision last week, according to a published report.

03/03/2013

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No More Choosing Roommates For NYU Freshmen

Beginning this fall, incoming freshman at New York University will no longer have the luxury of choosing their roommates.

02/06/2013

NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan - Dec. 27, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

NYU Langone Medical Center Reopens Weeks After Flooding

Nearly two months after superstorm Sandy flooded it and forced an emergency evacuation, NYU Langone Medical Center is set to reopen Thursday.

12/27/2012

Bob Marley

NYU To Offer Course On Bob Marley

Students at New York University soon won’t have to wait in vain anymore to stir it up and, get jamming, and get together and feel all right in class.

12/11/2012

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