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Never Too Old to Eat Cookies and Color

Never Too Old to Eat Cookies and Color

Alyssa Lynn Kelly, Contributing Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, TOP STORIES

In the midst of all the college stress, one Gallatin club attempts to help students with two simplistic ideas — cookies and coloring.

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Activism vs. Organizing and the Politics of Accountability

Activism vs. Organizing and the Politics of Accountability

Grace Halio, Editor-at-Large
April 6, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Take a moment and ask yourself — who is your activism helping? Does it continue to effect change after you leave the room? Are you accountable?

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The Research Issue

The Research Issue

Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS, TOP STORY, Uncategorized

Research is contemplation in action. Although it can involve extensive reading and long hours in the lab, it is not a passive activity — research is the pursuit of information to better the world we live in. At NYU, the title “research university” is taken seriously, as research initiatives exist...

Gallatin Fashion Artists Strut Their Design Stuff

Gallatin Fashion Artists Strut Their Design Stuff

Thomas Chou, Staff
March 6, 2017
Filed under Beauty & Style, FEATURES

This year's Gallatin Fashion Show featured student and alumni collections centered around the theme, emPOWERed.

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How to Decorate Your Dorm Based on Your School

How to Decorate Your Dorm Based on Your School

Laura Shkouratoff, Creative Director
February 23, 2017
Filed under Housing

There are so many fun and creative ways to decorate a dorm room, but depending on which school you’re in, you may favor certain decorations over others. While command hooks and tape are advised against, divots in the wall from these decorations can be easily fixed by stuffing toilet paper in the holes...

Outrage Over Vogue Cultural Appropriation Is Appropriate

Outrage Over Vogue Cultural Appropriation Is Appropriate

WSN Editorial Board
February 17, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Gallatin sophomore Karlie Kloss faced mass criticism after her photoshoot in yellow face for Vogue's March issue. However, she is not the only person at fault for this incident of cultural appropriation.

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Week 3: Make the Most of Your Schedule with These Favorite Classes

Week 3: Make the Most of Your Schedule with These Favorite Classes

Sarah Jackson, Contributing Writer
February 16, 2017
Filed under FEATURES

Because looking at the schedule of classes can feel like opening Pandora's Box, hear from experienced students about what they think you should take.

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SnowGlobe: A Photo Gallery of the Winter Festival

SnowGlobe: A Photo Gallery of the Winter Festival

Megan Cutaran, Contributing Writer
January 30, 2017
Filed under ARTS

Click through this gallery to see photos from SnowGlobe music festival, featuring Gallatin alumnus Alex Pall of The Chainsmokers!

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Influential 2016

Influential 2016

Bobby Wagner, Managing Editor
December 8, 2016
Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS, TOP STORY

When you go to NYU, it’s easy to be cynical. The inevitably of failure isn’t an easy thing to come to terms with. Going to class, nabbing internships, making connections — these are the things that make it seem like the ground beneath your feet is speeding up, whether you’re ready to run or not. The...

Jewelry: From Status to Self-Expression

Jewelry: From Status to Self-Expression

Brina Jeffries, Staff Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under Beauty & Style, FEATURES

Jewelry no longer defines social status but rather self expression.

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Gallatin’s Allah Joseph: ‘My Perspective Sets My Music Apart’

Gallatin’s Allah Joseph: ‘My Perspective Sets My Music Apart’

Jacob Fox, Staff Writer
November 8, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Music, TOP STORIES

Everything about Gallatin freshman Augustine Joseph, who goes by Allah Joseph for his music career, screams "inclusive" — even more, it screams that this is someone who knows what they're doing and how they're going to do it.

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Core Requirements Stifle Student Growth

Core Requirements Stifle Student Growth

Hao Ly, Contributing Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

NYU should implement an open curriculum to rectify the rigidity of the core curriculum.

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