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NYU Recognizes Today’s Revolutions at 50th MLK Week with Spike Lee

NYU Recognizes Today’s Revolutions at 50th MLK Week with Spike Lee

By Alesha Bradford, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Students celebrated NYU's Martin Luther King, Jr. week of service in a variety of ways.

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NBA Leads the Way in Social Justice

NBA Leads the Way in Social Justice

By Brendan Duggan, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

Brendan Duggan gives insight into the NBA's history of social justice and philanthropy.

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NYU and New York City Come Together to Give Back

NYU and New York City Come Together to Give Back

By Tiffanie Hwang, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Features

Make giving back to your community the first item on your holiday to-do list.

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Former Presidents Set Example for Unity at One American Appeal

Former Presidents Set Example for Unity at One American Appeal

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

While bipartisanship in politics has escalated to the point when opposition forces are described as radicals, the gathering of five living former presidents this past weekend is a reminder that Americans can still hope for one indivisible nation, with liberty and justice for all.

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Slice Out Hunger

Slice Out Hunger

By Caroline Zemsky, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

A pizza event for charity took place at St. Anthony's church this past wednesday.

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Atelier Kate S/S 2018

Atelier Kate S/S 2018

By Kaylee Scinto, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

  When Katherine Tramposh got out of college, she swore she would never own her own fashion brand. But later on, she found herself looking at the way the fashion industry was run and didn’t like what she saw. She wanted to start a brand that reflected the changes she wished to see in the in...

Graduate Student Is ‘Shaving Lives’

Graduate Student Is ‘Shaving Lives’

By Han Wang, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Features

NYU graduate student Kristyn Millan has struggled with Loeys-Dietz syndrome, a rare connective tissue disorder, for most of her life. Now, she’s planning on shaving her head and while the hair is going to cancer, the money will fund LDS research.

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FBA Fashion Show

FBA Fashion Show

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

March 27, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

The Fashion Business Association's annual Spring Fashion Show featured eight student designers from NYU and other local universities.

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The ‘Naughty’ Knitters at NYU

The ‘Naughty’ Knitters at NYU

By Lily Li, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under Features

These knitters may be knotty, but they're certainly nice.

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Global Citizen Festival Fakes Commitment To Change

Global Citizen Festival Fakes Commitment To Change

By Emma Rudd, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Global Citizen seems to have convinced a community of people that they are enacting global change without lifting a finger.

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Dollar Pizza That Gives Back

Dollar Pizza That Gives Back

By Ashley Arnold, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

Scott Wiener, founder of Scott’s Pizza Tours, collaborates with local pizzerias to fight hunger in New York City.

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Hearty Start

By Kendall Levison, Features Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Elevator pitch For as little as $3, Hearty Start allows you to sponsor breakfasts for homeless individuals around New York City. Donors log onto the site and choose how often they’d like to donate a sandwich — daily, weekly or monthly. Hearty Start partners with local delis like Le Basket to make t...

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