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Caitlyn Corradino

Caitlyn Corradino

Jessica Martinez, Editor-at-Large
March 23, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

In a Williamsburg fitness studio with “Straight Up” by Paula Abdul blaring overhead, Caitlyn Corradino encourages her students. “Keep that energy up,” Corradino shouts over the music. Corradino has more energy than most people — one day last month, she interviewed a potential new member...

Alternative Breaks Encourage Valuable Service and Growth

Alternative Breaks Encourage Valuable Service and Growth

Laura Shkouratoff, Creative Director
March 20, 2017
Filed under OPINION

The NYU Alternative Breaks program, provides countless benefits to both participants and the communities that student-volunteers serve.

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We Need an Alternative to Alternative Breaks

We Need an Alternative to Alternative Breaks

Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer
March 7, 2017
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Alternative Breaks are notable for sending undergraduate students all over the world to participate in volunteer activities. However, it's debatable if Alternative Breaks provides a glorified form of volunteer tourism or if the program actually benefits communities in need.

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Service Initiatives Abroad Offer NYU Students Chance to Make an Impact

Service Initiatives Abroad Offer NYU Students Chance to Make an Impact

Natasha Roy, Contributing Writer
September 30, 2016
Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU encourages students to serve their communities from the start of their university careers by offering many programs to provide students exactly what they are looking for when they search for service initiatives. Students are encouraged to make an impact in their immediate communities, but NYU a...

Alternative breaks provide students with unique opportunities

Alternative breaks provide students with unique opportunities

March 28, 2014
Filed under FEATURES

Over spring break, Dennis Keselman helped further the steps of the building of a hospital. Fanny He helped reinforce the value of education to children in low-income communities. Keselman and He, both CAS juniors, participated with other NYU students on Alternative Break trips. Through the Alter...

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