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Exposure | Buenos Aires

Exposure | Buenos Aires

By Laura Shkouratoff, Abroad Creative Director

February 26, 2018


Filed under Multimedia

As a result of colonialism, South America is a continent dotted with European architecture and influence, and Buenos Aires holds itself at the heart of this structural theme. The city is a wondrous fusion of European-style buildings – heavily Spanish, Italian, and French– with a life of its ow...

Day in the Life: Prague

Day in the Life: Prague

By Joyce Lee, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Abroad, Features

Did you ever wonder what is it like spending a semester at NYU Prague? Find out about a typical day at the abroad site.

Peter Hujar: A Lover and a Fighter

Peter Hujar: A Lover and a Fighter

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

The Morgan Library & Museum is currently hosting an exhibit on the works of Peter Hujar, an influential photographer whose art is largely associated with gay life in downtown New York City.

Exposure | A City Through Its People

Exposure | A City Through Its People

By Echo Chen, Multimedia Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Multimedia

People make up a city, and the people of Florence say a lot about the city's culture.

Everything You Think You Know About Spain Is Wrong

Everything You Think You Know About Spain Is Wrong

By Sierra Jackson, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Abroad, Features

We all have some expectations before setting foot on a foreign country, but we must learn to set them free to truly fall in love with our abroad sites.

Abroad Is Not America

Abroad Is Not America

By Carine Zambrano, Abroad Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Abroad, Features

If that is your first time away from friends, family and Amazon Prime, here are some things to keep in mind before saying goodbye to Uncle Sam.

A New Drink Possibilitea

A New Drink Possibilitea

By Liv Chai, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

After Egg Cappuccino, Cheese Tea is starting to come up in people's feeds, sparking a lot of interest.

NY-Untraditional Thanksgivings

NY-Untraditional Thanksgivings

By Laura Rubio, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

Every family has its own way of celebrating Thanksgiving.

NYU Must Pay Attention to Misogynistic Culture

NYU Must Pay Attention to Misogynistic Culture

By WSN Editorial Board

November 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The system of ethics that Tisch teaches its students will stay with them throughout their careers. The school should take this opportunity to speak out and set the standard that to remain silent is to be complicit and to be complicit is unacceptable.

Headscarf Laws Veil Systematic Discrimination

Headscarf Laws Veil Systematic Discrimination

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Policies in France, where discriminatory measures are backed by a hypocritical, quasi-rational idea of tradition.

Religious Leaders Provide Guidance for Curious Students

By Abigail Weinberg, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Sometimes, students need guidance in their religious pursuits. Luckily, the 70 chaplain affiliates at the Office of Global Spiritual Life are available to help students practice their religion and to provide information for those who are curious about other faiths. The university setting is a unique...

The Thin Line Between Culture and Religion

By Pamela Jew, Copy Chief

October 23, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

The lines between culture and religion are often blurred as the two become synonymous with one another. Through the yearly holidays and daily practices, religion becomes an integral part of many NYU students’ upbringings. A number of students feel close cultural ties to their religion, citing religious...

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