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A Home Away From Home

A Home Away From Home

By Thomas Chou, Deputy Features Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under Features

For some, being away from home for the first time or living in a completely new environment can trigger these lonely feelings — but do not worry, whether you are a freshman or a senior here at NYU, feeling homesick is completely normal.

How Your Parents Transformed Into Your Friends

How Your Parents Transformed Into Your Friends

By Kate Holland, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Leaving home for college can feel like you're breaking up with your parents. Surprisingly, you might find that you love and appreciate them even more once you're on your own.

From London to Dunkin, Homesickness Has Layers

From London to Dunkin, Homesickness Has Layers

By Thomas Devlin, Editor-At-Large

September 12, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Leave it to humans to diagnose people missing their homes with a sickness. God forbid someone live in a new place for the first time ever and take some time getting used to it. Nostalgia is out, everyone, and unfeeling ennui is very much in. That may seem a bit strong. It’s not like homesickness is d...

The Dream School: Will It Make You or Break You?

The Dream School: Will It Make You or Break You?

By Bobby Wagner, Managing Editor

September 12, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

It is both dangerous and rewarding to construct a lofty expectation for what you will experience when you arrive at college. By now, it’s well-documented that NYU has garnered the Princeton Review’s No. 3 rank for “Dream Schools;” universities that prospective students and parents wish they...

A Home 3,000 Miles Away From Home

A Home 3,000 Miles Away From Home

By Rachel Ruecker, Sports Editor

September 12, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

On the first day of freshman year, I gave each of my roommates a bottle of maple syrup and a package of maple sugar candy. Everything that came after felt somewhat inevitable. I am from Canada. Like, excessively so. I have spent most of the last year here at NYU fostering the moniker “Rachel from C...