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Eat Your Way Around Each Dorm: Vegan-Friendly Asian Cuisine

Eat Your Way Around Each Dorm: Vegan-Friendly Asian Cuisine

By Spurthi Kontham, Contributing Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining

Here's a list of great Chinese restaurants that are vegan.

Chi Zhang F/W 2017

Chi Zhang F/W 2017

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Led by a ground-shaking dubstep beat and each lit by an individual spotlight, models walking the Chi Zhang Fall/Winter 2017 runway added in some attitude with dance moves of their own. The Chinese designer created a swagger-infused men’s and women’s streetwear collection with a bondage influenc...

No Dou(buts), Just Chimes

No Dou(buts), Just Chimes

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Leah Dou's out-the-door crowds at her Mercury Lounge concert last Friday were only a fraction of the success the artist deserves.

Beijing: Living in the Layers of the City

Beijing: Living in the Layers of the City

By Matthew Perry, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Abroad, Features

Matthew Perry describes his experience studying abroad in Beijing not so much as assimilation, but as comfortable disorientation.

Culture in the Context of Chinese Communism

Culture in the Context of Chinese Communism

By Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In the wake of the end of the Cultural Revolution's end in China, visual artist Cai-Guo Qiang began to grow his career, culminating in his most impressive work that led to Kevin MacDonald's documentary of the same title, "Sky Ladder."

Shanghai: Language as a Party Trick

Shanghai: Language as a Party Trick

By Matthew Gibson, Contributing Writer

February 17, 2016


Filed under Abroad, Features

Part of immersing yourself in another culture is learning to let go of some of your own biases.

‘Mountains May Depart’ For Naught

‘Mountains May Depart’ For Naught

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

February 12, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Chinese director Jia Zhangke's new film looks at China's economic boom.

JSong International Fall/Winter 2016

JSong International Fall/Winter 2016

By Diamond Naga Siu, Deputy News Editor

February 10, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

JSong International’s colorful, bold and playful runway show mimicked the rising phoenix, going above and beyond expectations.  Chinese designer Way Zen found this show to be especially sentimental for her since the show fell within the two-week Chinese New Year celebration period. Speaking a m...

Student group aims for cultural understanding

Student group aims for cultural understanding

By Nina Jang

December 4, 2014


Filed under Features

Driven by a passion to increase study-away initiatives in Shanghai and Beijing, CAS junior Nicole Burke and CAS sophomore Kate Maleski have established the NYU club chapter of Project Pengyou.

Film tour features Tisch students

Film tour features Tisch students

By Wenjie Kong, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2014


Filed under Features

The North America Chinese Directors Short Film Tour showcased four Tisch students at Quad Cinema on Oct. 10.

Han Dynasty restaurant serves mix of Chinese, Taiwanese dishes

Han Dynasty restaurant serves mix of Chinese, Taiwanese dishes

September 17, 2013


Filed under Dining

  Sitting inside the boxy wooden interior of Han Dynasty, Chinese music can be heard in the background. And as it softly lulls your ears, spicy Sichuan food sparks fire on your tongue. Han Dynasty began six years ago in Exton, Penn. where Han Chiang, the owner of the restaurant, lived at t...