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Exposure | Animals Abroad

Exposure | Animals Abroad

By Veronica Liow, Anna Letson, and Euan Prentis

December 4, 2017


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Featured On Homepage, Multimedia, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery

When you're abroad and separated from your pets at home, it's hard to find an animal to fill the void.

Exposure | Troubles of Tourism: Cruelty of Exploiting Horses for Carriage Rides

Exposure | Troubles of Tourism: Cruelty of Exploiting Horses for Carriage Rides

By Veronica Liow, Multimedia Abroad Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Featured On Homepage, Multimedia, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery

Beyond the issue that service of horse carriage rides is ridiculously overpriced, there is the dispute over the exploitation of the horses.

Creative Ways to Get Cat-finated

Creative Ways to Get Cat-finated

By Jemima McEvoy, Managing Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

Check out the cat cafes of New York so you can enjoy a cup of coffee and cuddle a fluffy animal.

What Up, NYU’s Got a Big Hawk

What Up, NYU’s Got a Big Hawk

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Features

NYU's live hawk cam recently captured the first of three eggs hatching in the nest that has long rested outside President Andrew Hamilton's window.

How to Become a More Conscious Eater

How to Become a More Conscious Eater

By Yasmin Gulec, Dining Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Dining, Features

With the increase of consumers concerned about animal welfare, many companies have taken to labeling food packages with often misleading messages. Here’s some information about common food labels to help you become a more conscious eater.

Pets Offer Release for Overtaxed Students

Pets Offer Release for Overtaxed Students

By Veronica Liow, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

To better the community by decreasing mental illness and promoting physical activity, NYU should change their housing policy to allow pets in residence halls.

Street Artist Creates Show to Advocate for Wildlife

Street Artist Creates Show to Advocate for Wildlife

By Qianqian Li, Contributing Writer

March 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

"Kingdom", the new solo show from street artist BK Foxx, focuses on threats to wildlife and the conservation of nature.

WWF should not only endorse cute animals

WWF should not only endorse cute animals

By Zarif Adnan

October 7, 2014


Filed under Opinion

WWF puts a lot of effort into saving endangered species, but the species it attempts to save are always cute. What about bees? Insects?

Genetic fitness concerns blind zoo’s ethics

Genetic fitness concerns blind zoo’s ethics

February 11, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The Copenhagen Zoo put down a healthy 2-year-old giraffe known as Marius, inciting outrage in Denmark and abroad, on Feb. 9. Notwithstanding an online petition to spare the giraffe’s life, which received more than 20,000 signatures, Marius was shot. Following an autopsy, his carcass was dismembere...

New York City Animal Care & Control Department to launch adoption center

New York City Animal Care & Control Department to launch adoption center

February 11, 2013


Filed under News

Within the next year, the New York City Animal Care and Control department will create an adoptions department as part of an initiative to help more New York City animals find homes. AC&C experienced severe budget cuts a few years ago, causing the department to lose half of its workforce. In ...

Power players: presidential pets

October 26, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Features

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Controversial art features blood work

Controversial art features blood work

September 17, 2012


Filed under News

Jordan Eagles, a Manhattan native and NYU alumnus, uses an unusual ingredient for his artwork: blood. On Sept. 5, Eagles opened his newest exhibition where each piece of art is made entirely from copper, resin and slaughterhouse-bought cattle blood at the Krause Gallery in Bowery, Manhattan. “Hemofields:...