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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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NYU Alums Make Volunteering Easy

NYU Alums Make Volunteering Easy

Sarah Jackson, Contributing Writer
March 20, 2017
Filed under FEATURES

CAS alums Deevee Kashi and Anthony Yoon designed an app to help students find community service opportunities that fit into busy schedules.

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4 Ways to Make the Best of Your NYC Staycation

4 Ways to Make the Best of Your NYC Staycation

Anastasiya Shelest, Contributing Writer
March 7, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, TOP STORIES

Staying in New York City this spring break? Here is WSN's guide to making the most of your week off.

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CAS Scholarship Aids Future Public Servants

CAS Scholarship Aids Future Public Servants

Mona Chen, Contributing Writer
March 6, 2017
Filed under NEWS, University News

The Public Service Scholarship, dedicated to Marc and Ruti Bell, awards students who do exceptional amounts of community service.

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Poverty Prison

Poverty Prison

Laura Rubio, Contributing Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under FEATURES

Broome Residential College students work with the Bronx Freedom Fund to ensure people can be bailed out of jail. As a part of the Dollar Bail Brigade, NYU students can be on call to pay the dollar fee to get someone released.

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Spread Love This Thanksgiving

Spread Love This Thanksgiving

Liv Chai, Staff Writer
November 14, 2016
Filed under Dining, FEATURES

As the weather gets colder and food for the homeless becomes even more scarce, the holidays should be a time for all of us to not only be thankful for all that we have but to consider the less fortunate and give back.

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NYU Dentistry Serves Underprivileged Communities

NYU Dentistry Serves Underprivileged Communities

Herman Lee, Staff Writer
November 1, 2016
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

The NYU College of Dentistry has created community outreach programs to provide dental care for low-income patients across New York City.

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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...

Hakook Helps Students Pay It Forward

Hakook Helps Students Pay It Forward

Connor Borden, Staff Writer
September 26, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Becoming a conscious citizen, attentive to the needs of the community around us, should be the goal of every NYU student.

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NYU Service vs. NYC Social Issues

Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor
September 16, 2016
Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU boasts a long history of civic unrest, and the students have a reputation for engaging with its community. In addition to protests and rallies, students interact with communities through various on-campus service groups — over 50 in total. Assistant Director of NYU Service CJ Barnes said that NYU service makes an effort to get students in...

Show your thankfulness around the city

Show your thankfulness around the city

Ankita Bhanot, Staff Writer
November 17, 2015
Filed under FEATURES

List of ways to show your thankfulness regardless of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

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Service trip brings groups together

Service trip brings groups together

Tejas Sawant, Contributing Writer
February 5, 2015
Filed under FEATURES

Bridges, a Muslim-Jewish interfaith organization at NYU, recently embarked on a service trip to areas in Arkansas to provide disaster-relief.

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