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Audrey Deng

By Audrey Deng

May 3, 2018


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I have found ways to rebel against May 16; methods of countering commencement. I am a future ex-student in denial. This is how my resistance toward the scheduled end has manifested itself: a fully replenished laundry card, nine library books which I keep renewing and one new and very large carton of a...

Alex Bazeley

By Alex Bazeley

May 3, 2018


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I feel like I’ve only ever been good at beginnings. I mean a couple different things by this. One, I love the idea of something new, but the feeling wears off quickly, and so I’ve barely started something before I’ve already moved on. Two, endings really just suck, objectively. No one likes them!...

Sam Gerlach

Sam Gerlach

May 2, 2018


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Sam Gerlach is a first-year in Gallatin. He identifies as a black heterosexual cisgender man. He also identifies as mixed race. He is unsure what socioeconomic status to identify as but notes that him being at NYU says something. Gerlach is not religious, but if he had to identify himself, he would say...

Paggie Tan

Paggie Tan

May 2, 2018


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Paggie Tan is a sophomore studying Economics with minors in Math and Business Studies in CAS. She identifies as a Malaysian-Chinese heterosexual cisgender woman. She is able-bodied. She comes from a socioeconomic background that is considered middle-class in the United States but upper-middle-class in...

Nina Kesse

Nina Kesse

May 2, 2018


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Nina Kesse is a sophomore studying Game Design in Tisch. She identifies as half black and half white. She identifies as nonbinary and simultaneously female but only because she appears that way to others; she explains that when she is feminine, she feels that it is more of a performance. Kesse comes...

Taylor Norman

Taylor Norman

May 2, 2018


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Taylor Norman is a senior in GLS with a minor in Native American studies in CAS. She identifies as a mixed race — black and white — cisgender woman. She is multiethnic —Mvskoke, Bohemian, Louisiana Creole, Irish, German, Italian, Scandinavian and more. Norman has polycystic ovary syndrome. She...

Ty Rivers

Ty Rivers

May 2, 2018


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Ty Rivers is a junior studying Drama in Tisch and Media, Culture and Communications in Steinhardt. He identifies as a black cisgender man. He is Afro-Latino and identifies as Dominican and Puerto Rican. Rivers is able-bodied, and he comes from a low socioeconomic background. He was raised Catholic and iden...

Brad Davis

Brad Davis

May 2, 2018


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Brad Davis is a sophomore studying Computer Science in CAS. He identifies as a white heterosexual cisgender man. He grew up in a small town outside of Boston — Newton, Massachusetts, which he describes to be a liberal space.

Chu Jia Sing

Chu Jia Sing

May 2, 2018


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Chu Jia Sing is a first-year studying Economics with a minor in Social Cultural Analysis in CAS. She identifies as a Chinese homosexual woman. She is able-bodied, and she comes from a middle-class background, she said she did not have to worry too much about money when growing up. She is agnostic. As...

Courtney Curd

Courtney Curd

May 2, 2018


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Courtney Curd is a first-year in LS and plans to transfer to Gallatin to study the history of imperialism in comparative theology. She identifies as a white bisexual cisgender woman. She is multiethnic — British, Irish, Indian, Native American, Mexican and Eastern European. Curd has a couple learning disa...

Diya Radhakrishna

Diya Radhakrishna

May 2, 2018


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Diya Radhakrishna is a first-year in GLS. She identifies as a South Asian heterosexual cisgender woman. She is able-bodied, and she comes from an upper-middle-class socioeconomic background. She is Hindu. Radhakrishna notes that she grew up privileged in India and that she is at NYU because of that p...

Johaan Abraham

Johaan Abraham

May 2, 2018


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Johaan Abraham is a sophomore studying Media, Culture and Communications in Steinhardt with a minor in Business Studies in CAS. He identifies as an Indian-Sri Lankan cisgender man. He comes from a middle-class socioeconomic background. He was raised Christian but considers himself more spiritual. Abraham...

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