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NYU’s Class of 2018 Shines Through the Showers at 186th Commencement

NYU’s Class of 2018 Shines Through the Showers at 186th Commencement

By Sayer Devlin, Pamela Jew, and Alejandro Villa Vásquez

May 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, Uncategorized, University News

The Class of 2018 wouldn't the rain stop them from graduating in Yankee Stadium. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and NYU President Andrew Hamilton rounded out the ceremony with remarks of promise for the graduating class.

NYU Tandon School of Engineering Commencement ’18

NYU Tandon School of Engineering Commencement ’18

By Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, University News

In the same stadium where the likes of Jay-Z, Paul McCartney and Beyoncé have performed, a new show was getting underway. On Tuesday morning, the famed Barclays Center served as home to NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s graduation ceremony. The rows of seats were soon filled with Violets — ...

Silver School of Social Work Commencement ’18

Silver School of Social Work Commencement ’18

By Alejandro Villa Vásquez, Copy Chief

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Located in the tranquil neighborhood of Morningside Heights, United Palace hosted the Silver School of Social Work’s 2018 Commencement. Upon entering, it becomes obvious why the venue has such a regal name, with the walls decorated with arabesques and lit by sparkling chandeliers. Hundreds ...

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development Commencement ’18

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development Commencement ’18

By Yasmin Gulec, Features Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

Welcomed by the melodies of the Symphonic Brass Alliance, family and friends took their seats in the world’s largest indoor theatre, Radio City Music Hall to commemorate students graduating from the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development class of 2018. The graduation class...

College of Global Public Health Commencement ’18

College of Global Public Health Commencement ’18

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Bagpipes blared as 350 students graduating from the College of Global Public Health’s undergraduate, graduate and doctorate programs filed into The Town Hall in midtown Manhattan on Monday afternoon, bookending their time at NYU with the signature sound first-years are greeted with each fall. Thi...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Speak at 2018 Commencement

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Speak at 2018 Commencement

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

NYU announced via Facebook that Justin Trudeau would be the Class of 2018's commencement speaker.

Freshman class Facebook group under fire

Freshman class Facebook group under fire

By Madison Reis, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2014


Filed under Features

The Class of 2018 Facebook page has been a source of controversy, particularly in relation to the Class Activities Board elections.

In defense of an alcohol-free Welcome Week

In defense of an alcohol-free Welcome Week

By Scarlett Curtis, Contributing Columnist

September 8, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The 21-and-over drinking age benefits students who are entering college.

NYU ’18 Facebook group endangers community

NYU ’18 Facebook group endangers community

September 4, 2014


Filed under Opinion

NYU class Facebook groups should recognize they have a public presence online and respect one another.

Goodbye High School, Hello College: Voices of accepted class of 2018

Goodbye High School, Hello College: Voices of accepted class of 2018

April 7, 2014


Filed under Features

“I look forward to the little nuances of transferring from a small town to a big, bustling city campus — from being overwhelmed by Broadway and Wall Street and the infinitely tall skyscrapers to feeling the biting cold on my ears as I rush to class. I’m determined to make the most  of my naivete bef...