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All Hype, No Heat: VFILES at Fashion Week

All Hype, No Heat: VFILES at Fashion Week

By Amanda Burkett, Beauty and Style Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features, New York Fashion Week S/S19, New York Fashion Week S/S19

Wacky as always, the VFiles show in this year's Fashion Week did not disappoint.

NYU Reacts: Diversity of the Class of 2021

NYU Reacts: Diversity of the Class of 2021

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

April 13, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU admitted the most diverse group of students in 16 years for the class of 2021. Current and prospective NYU students react to this announcement.

Tandon Sees 2020 With VR Goggles

Tandon Sees 2020 With VR Goggles

By Kate Howard, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Tandon's Class of 2020 will receive a Virtual Reality gadget along with their acceptance packages.

NYU applications at all-time high

By Alex Bazeley, Deputy News Editor

January 26, 2015


Filed under News

Record number of applicants applying to NYU Class of 2019.

‘I, Too, Am NYU’ campaign opens racial dialogue

‘I, Too, Am NYU’ campaign opens racial dialogue

April 15, 2014


Filed under News

“I, Too, Am NYU” organizers brought their campaign to campus at an open forum titled “Racial Solidarity: A Vision of Coalition” on April 14. The campaign was inspired by an independent project started by a Harvard student that documents the experiences of students of color called “I, Too,...

University sees record number of applicants

University sees record number of applicants

April 7, 2014


Filed under News

According to the admissions office, NYU has admitted over 18,000 students, roughly 34 percent of its 52,000 applicants, to the class of 2018. The 18,000 accepted students were admitted to one of the university’s degree-granting campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi or Shanghai, one of three global ac...

Admissions offices consider more than racial diversity

Admissions offices consider more than racial diversity

April 22, 2013


Filed under News

The legality of affirmative action is being questioned once again as another affirmative action case heads to the Supreme Court. Inside Higher Ed reported last month that the Supreme Court had taken on a case regarding affirmative action. The justices discussed whether Michigan residents had th...

Complicated relationship between hip-hop and derogatory language

Complicated relationship between hip-hop and derogatory language

September 14, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Last week, Kanye West lit up Twitter with an introspective rant about the word “bitch” and the palatability of its use when the motive is endearing. He mused that perhaps hip-hop conditioned us to think about this word differently; defending his own frequent use. Over the summer, singer Frank...