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Sandwich Politics: Chopped Cheese

Sandwich Politics: Chopped Cheese

Drew Lederman, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, FEATURES

Like most major American cities, New York has its fair share of signature dishes and treats. But chopped cheese is the one spreading from its origins in Harlem and the Bronx to the rest of the city.

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Around NYC in Five Eateries

Around NYC in Five Eateries

Caroline Zemsky, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Dining, FEATURES

For NYU students that tend to stay in their Greenwich Village bubble, the best way to explore the rest of New York City is through food.

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UniverSoul Circus Makes You a Kid Again

UniverSoul Circus Makes You a Kid Again

Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

The UniverSoul Circus has come to the Bronx, complete with all the classic circus acts — including trapeze artists, magicians and clowns.

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Softball Breaks Even Against Stevens, Offense Shines

Softball Breaks Even Against Stevens, Offense Shines

Ashley Arnold, Staff Writer

March 31, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

The NYU softball team split two on Wednesday against the Stevens Institute of Technology.

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5 places to forage for fun this fall break

5 places to forage for fun this fall break

Patrick Pauley, Contributing Writer

October 7, 2015


Filed under FEATURES

Make the most of fall break by venturing out of the city this weekend.

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Women’s soccer adds to win streak

Women’s soccer adds to win streak

Ben Goodkin, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

The NYU women's soccer team pushed their winning streak to seven, while the men continued to stumble their way into their UAA slate.

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Bronx can recover from Barnes & Noble closure

Bronx can recover from Barnes & Noble closure

WSN Editorial Board

October 23, 2014


Filed under OPINION

The closure of the only large booksellers in the Bronx is a blow, but the community can recover.

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Documentary Center hits Kickstarter goal

Documentary Center hits Kickstarter goal

April 7, 2014


Filed under NEWS

The Bronx Documentary Center has raised $30,000 on Kickstarter as of April 6 and is now looking forward to a year of bringing art and awareness to the South Bronx. Photojournalist Michael Kamber, along with gallery curator and NYU alumna Danielle Jackson, founded the center in 2011 as a non-profit sp...

Measles outbreak infects New York City

Measles outbreak infects New York City

March 12, 2014


Filed under NEWS

The New York City Department of Health confirmed yesterday that the measles outbreak has increased from 16 confirmed patients to 19 in areas including Manhattan, the Bronx and Brooklyn. A department spokesperson said cases range from those who are 3 months to 63 years old. “Nineteen case...

Bronx locals angered over sale of historic postal building

Bronx locals angered over sale of historic postal building

January 29, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Bronx residents, along with social and political activists including Gallatin literature professor Steve Hutkins, are rallying in an appeal to the US Postal Service to stop the sale of the historic Bronx General Post Office. This post office serves New York’s 16th congressional district, the poorest...

One year later: Outer Boroughs

One year later: Outer Boroughs

October 29, 2013


Filed under NEWS

QUEENS: Damage: Fires and floods destroyed 350 homes in Breezy Point, a neighborhood in the Rockaways Recovery: One-third of the homes in Breezy Point remain unoccupied. In accordance with new Federal Emergency Management Agency flood maps, all houses are being rebuilt at a high...

NYU alumna, Fordham professor co-write ‘Pure Bronx’

NYU alumna, Fordham professor co-write ‘Pure Bronx’

September 16, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, FEATURES

  Ever since hip-hop’s rapid rise to mainstream popularity in the ’90s, the genre’s artists have consistently brought listeners the underexposed stories of the urban underbelly. The evolution of hip-hop has also inspired a literature movement that drew on these them...

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