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[email protected]’s Water Week to raise awareness of water crisis

UNICEF@NYU’s Water Week to raise awareness of water crisis

By Lingyi Hou, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015


Filed under Features

[email protected] will be hosting Water Week from April 20-24 to raise awareness of the lack of clean water many children face not only nationally but globally. The club has planned three events including a fundraiser throughout the week.

Student group aims for cultural understanding

Student group aims for cultural understanding

By Nina Jang

December 4, 2014


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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.

NYUminton hones in on skills before upcoming tournaments

NYUminton hones in on skills before upcoming tournaments

February 27, 2014


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Despite injury and lack of practice time, the birdies of the NYU Badminton team flew past their competitors this season. NYUminton, as the players call themselves, dominated matches against Princeton and Rutgers universities at Rutgers on Saturday. After losing their first game, first-time mix...

Table Tennis team defends title with win at NCTTA divisional round

Table Tennis team defends title with win at NCTTA divisional round

November 11, 2013


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NYU’s coed table tennis team successfully defended its New York City Division Title on Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Fashion Institute of Technology. The team participated in the first half of the National Collegiate Table Tennis Association divisional round. NYU competed against its rival team f...

BuildOn takes initiative with other communities

BuildOn takes initiative with other communities

September 23, 2013


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Unlike most college students, Stern sophomore Sakshi Bhoolabhai busies herself far outside of the classroom in a tiny Malawian village, an opportunity granted to her through BuildOn. BuildOn is a club at NYU that takes initiative in reducing poverty, illiteracy and low expectations in a unique way...

Athletic Department prepares for varsity baseball, softball next fall

Athletic Department prepares for varsity baseball, softball next fall

September 19, 2013


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NYU is planning to expand its sports program by adding both baseball and softball to its current list of varsity-level teams, director of athletics Christopher Bledsoe said. Beginning in fall 2014, the two programs will make the transition from intramural teams to NCAA Division III varsity sports. The mo...

New York City nightlife offers students unique experiences

New York City nightlife offers students unique experiences

April 29, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

Unlike students of most other schools, NYU students are in a position to party in a particular way. The meaning of off-campus partying is redefined at NYU, since students can go to various New York City clubs and venues instead of school-sponsored events and dorm room parties. For NYU students who are situat...

Environmental club focuses on student discussion

Environmental club focuses on student discussion

March 27, 2013


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The Environmental Studies Club held its first meeting last night after a hiatus of several years. Club members hope to build excitement for the reinstated club, which aims to extend conversation about environmental issues outside the classroom. Co-president and CAS sophomore Katie Andrew restarted the c...

Student environmental group Farm to Live cultivates volunteer work

Student environmental group Farm to Live cultivates volunteer work

March 4, 2013


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It is concrete change, literally. For NYU students from the university club Farm to Live, a project of Mahwah Environmental Volunteers Organization green space is always preferable to the blacktop parking lot. A project initiated last April with $1,000 of funding from the NYU Reynolds Changemak...

Freshmen trio seeks to change NYU Greek life with co-ed sorority

Freshmen trio seeks to change NYU Greek life with co-ed sorority

February 27, 2013


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CAS freshman Logan Foreit and Gallatin freshmen Dottie Gill and Jackie Lebovits consider themselves a far cry from stereotypical sorority girls. They never imagined themselves joining a sorority, let alone creating one. A desire to experience the sense of community within Greek life — on their own ter...

Generation Citizen should receive NYU club status

February 5, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Generation Citizen is not for the faint of heart. Like many NYU clubs, GC dedicates itself to addressing and ameliorating socio-political issues that plague our society. However, this particular group differs greatly from other NYU social justice clubs in two crucial ways: its members work directly in...

Meet a club: NYU Public Relations Student Society of America

Meet a club: NYU Public Relations Student Society of America

September 21, 2012


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For a club all about networking, it is no surprise that its start was sparked by a connection. In spring 2010, class of 2012 alumna Doreen Naor was prompted by fellow alumnus Natan Edelsburg, then president of the Communications club, to begin a chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America....

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