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Madrid: Home Away from Home

Madrid: Home Away from Home

Abigail Weinberg, Staff Writer
February 23
Filed under Housing

If you’re going abroad, you’ll hear it said time and time again: living with a host family is the best way to immerse yourself in a different culture while learning a new language. For the past month, I’ve lived in Madrid with an older couple and their 29-year-old daughter, and my constant interactions...

Madrid: Silencio Sobre Trump?

Madrid: Silencio Sobre Trump?

Abigail Weinberg, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Abroad, FEATURES, TOP STORIES

Abigail Weinberg talks about adjusting to Madrid reflects on keeping silent in a harsh political climate.

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Madrid: Enjoying the Unexpected

Madrid: Enjoying the Unexpected

Jessica Martinez, Social Media Editor
October 18
Filed under Abroad, FEATURES

Jessica Martinez spent a month in Madrid this summer, and though she didn't feel fully prepared for the experience, it's one she'll never forget.

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The Study Away Issue

The Study Away Issue

Hannah Treasure, Digital Director
February 26
Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS, Special Issues

  With cuisine from nearly every country available on Seamless, cultural festivals with everything from the dragons of Chinese New Year to the blaring bagpipes of St. Patrick’s Day and museums with artifacts from all over the world, New York City seems to have it all. But there is ...

On the Wire: Global

On the Wire: Global

News Desk
September 15
Filed under NEWS

Check out what's happening at NYU's global sites this week.

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On the Wire: Global

On the Wire: Global

March 25
Filed under NEWS

Shanghai Michelle Obama mentioned NYU Shanghai student Royale Nicholson and wished her a happy birthday when she spoke at Peking University in Beijing. Sydney A man passed away after being swept into a stormwater drain during the bad weather in Sydney. Two others were struck by lightning....

On the Wire: Global

On the Wire: Global

February 25
Filed under NEWS

Sydney Hospitality Minister George Souris announced that patrons of bars and nightclubs will be allowed to buy four drinks each night before the 3 a.m. alcohol curfew begins. Madrid Following a string of evictions in 2012, hundreds of thousands of vacated homes have recently sparked a black ...

On the Wire: Global

On the Wire: Global

February 11
Filed under NEWS

Florence Businesses are beginning to take advantage of the large number of foreign students in Florence by putting them to work in carefully structured and beneficial internships. — The Florentine London London’s plans to change its underground transportation are expected to cause a loss of 650 jobs. There was a strike last week that disrupted public transportation, and another strike is planned for...

Men’s, women’s golf serve Madrid community

Men’s, women’s golf serve Madrid community

January 27
Filed under SPORTS

This January, the NYU men’s and women’s golf teams took a trip to Spain to prepare for the upcoming season. The trip, which lasted from Jan. 4 to 14, included both athletic training and community service. As part of the teams’ service commitment, the golfers worked with “También,” a...

NYU Madrid students volunteer with non-profit group to help homeless

NYU Madrid students volunteer with non-profit group to help homeless

November 26
Filed under NEWS

MADRID — Five NYU Madrid students have been devoting a couple of hours each week to volunteer for Bokatas, a Madrid-based nonprofit organization funded by Caritas Parish Vicar Caritas I and Universidad Pontificia de Comillas. The NYU volunteers are among the more than one hundred volunteers in the...

Transportation strikes affect NYU Madrid students

Transportation strikes affect NYU Madrid students

October 19
Filed under NEWS

Weekly public transportation strikes, which have been occurring in Madrid since early September as a result of the austerity measures taken by the government, are continuing to affect the lives of NYU students in Madrid. The battle to avoid seeking a full bailout of Spain’s finances is a continual...

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