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NYU Doesn’t Reach Its Potential in Science

NYU Doesn’t Reach Its Potential in Science

Arushi Sahay, Contributing Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

The effort NYU has been making is staggering and we certainly must commend Hamilton for his effort, but there is still something to be desired from the science program at NYU. This is especially true for the casual scientist. For the person who isn’t majoring in science, but would still like to get involved, the lack of breadth in our programs make that difficult.

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Science of Happiness Professors Release Class-Based Book

Science of Happiness Professors Release Class-Based Book

Adriana Tapia, Contributing Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under NEWS

If you can't take the "Science of Happiness" course, don't worry — the professors behind it have published a book based on the class.

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What Is Love, Actually?

What Is Love, Actually?

Tiffanie Hwang, Staff Writer
April 10, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, TOP STORIES

A CAS class called Love Actually, which allows students to explore the meaning of and science behind love, was recently featured in The Guardian.

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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...

De-Extinction Is Unnecessary and Immoral

De-Extinction Is Unnecessary and Immoral

Adryan Barlia, Contributing Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Although plans to bring back long-lost species might sound appealing to some, the de-extinction of certain species would be atrocious on not just a financial level, but also on a moral level.

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An Inside Look at University Research Studies

An Inside Look at University Research Studies

Laura Rubio, Staff Writer
March 20, 2017
Filed under FEATURES

Research studies promise cash, gift cards and other incentives in exchange for student participation, a trade-off that begs the question — what do they actually require you to do?

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Letter to the Editor: ‘Students Have Concerns About Tandon Physics Department’

Letter to the Editor: ‘Students Have Concerns About Tandon Physics Department’

Lorcan Folan, Chair of the NYU Tandon Department of Applied Physics
March 1, 2017
Filed under OPINION

Contrary to the mistaken claim made by the student in your article, the size and quality of our teaching labs are comparable to other schools’. We would like to offer even more opportunities for research for undergraduates, but as with any department, we have finite resources.

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Flipped Classroom Model Better for Students

Flipped Classroom Model Better for Students

Hao Ly, Contributing Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under OPINION

What students instead need is a class structure which not only accommodates the different ways students learn but also free up precious class time to allow professors to provide students with necessary guidance.

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This Tandon Scholarship Wants You to Hack It Up

This Tandon Scholarship Wants You to Hack It Up

Htoo Min, Contributing Writer
November 15, 2016
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

Tandon created a new full-ride scholarship for aspiring hackers.

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Stakes Too High to Decline Testing for Diseases

Stakes Too High to Decline Testing for Diseases

Nadja Zakula, Contributing Writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under OPINION

These scientific advancements, along with the emotional comfort entailed in knowing one’s fate and genetic susceptibility, should encourage one to get tested for adult onset conditions such as Huntington’s.

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NYU Was Right To Cancel Watson Talk

NYU Was Right To Cancel Watson Talk

Connor Borden, Staff Writer
September 20, 2016
Filed under OPINION

It is time to end our glorification of famous and important people in science and other fields in light of their derogatory and backwards ideas.

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Gallatin Show Fashions Techstyles

Gallatin Show Fashions Techstyles

Gabriella Bower, Beauty and Style Editor
March 7, 2016
Filed under Beauty & Style, FEATURES

The 5th Annual Gallatin School of Individualized Study Fashion Show: Techstyles explored the intersection of science and fashion.

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