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Find a Park to Celebrate Earth Day

Find a Park to Celebrate Earth Day

By Sherry Yan, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Features

Save the trees. Save the bees. Here's what you could be doing this Earth Day.

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Love (and Dance) Heals all Wounds at Skirball

Love (and Dance) Heals all Wounds at Skirball

By Julia Fields, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Skirball Center for Performing Arts hosted “Love Heals All Wounds” –– an expressive dance performance from the group Movement Art Is that highlighted current social issues

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Real Food Challenges NYU Dining

Real Food Challenges NYU Dining

By Amelia McBain, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

Real Food Challenge is a national campaign that demands more transparency and greater responsibility in food sourcing from NYU Dining and Aramark

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Demystifying Green Thread

Demystifying Green Thread

By Jiayun Yang, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Dining, Features

By asking a few random students on campus and employees at NYU’s dining halls, not much information about Green Thread could be gathered. So what exactly is Green Thread? It’s time to demystify it.

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On Seeing Black Holes and Smelling Clouds

On Seeing Black Holes and Smelling Clouds

By Katherine Borkov, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

In her first solo presentation in New York, Katie Paterson explores the concepts and dark depths of space with her exhibit "From Earth into a Black Hole."

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NYU celebrates Earth Day all month

NYU celebrates Earth Day all month

By Christine Wang, Staff Writer

April 21, 2015


Filed under News

NYU has events lined up for the month in honor of Earth Day festivities.

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NYU professor’s research reveals significance of Earth’s movements

NYU professor’s research reveals significance of Earth’s movements

By Dhriti Tandon, Staff Writer

March 5, 2015


Filed under Features

NYU biology professor Michael Rampino explored the correlation between periodic mass extinctions and the earth's movement in the galaxy in his recently published paper.

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Movie explores climate change

Movie explores climate change

April 17, 2014


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In the latest effort to inform the NYU community about the effects of climate change, student activists hosted a screening of “Do the Math,” a film about social movements to protect the environment. NYU Divest, Earth Matters and the Graduate School of Arts and Science Student Government organized th...

NYU kicks off Earth Week celebrations

NYU kicks off Earth Week celebrations

April 23, 2013


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  Students and faculty gathered in NYU Law School’s Vanderbilt Courtyard yesterday to celebrate the Earth Day Food and Sustainability Fair. Hosted by the Environmental Law Society, the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund and Food Law, the fair allowed students to test out free vegan f...

Top 5 quirky exhibits for students on a budget

Top 5 quirky exhibits for students on a budget

February 24, 2013


Filed under Features

 The New York Earth Room For an escape from city life and a sight of pure earth, visit the Earth Room, a space with 250 cubic yards of soil inside a residential building in SoHo. The space, which was designed by artist Walter de Maria, has caused visitors to marvel at its simplicity and question its pur...