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Christina’s Case: NYU needs strategy to prevent prescription drug abuse

Christina’s Case: NYU needs strategy to prevent prescription drug abuse

By Christina Coleburn, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 21, 2014


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Final exams are fast approaching for college students across the nation. For NYU students, the dreaded week — complete with arduous term papers and strenuous tests that can account for over half of the overall semester grade — is slated to begin on May 13. The extreme pressure can provoke an ...

Kimmel to house commuters during finals

Kimmel to house commuters during finals

December 10, 2013


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Registration for an on-campus overnight accommodation program for commuters during finals week opened online last night, Dec. 9. The program, which will take place Dec. 15 to 20, will provide a maximum of 30 cots per night to students in the Commuter Lounge at the Kimmel Center for University Li...

Glasses create opportunities to experiment with eye makeup

Glasses create opportunities to experiment with eye makeup

By Dana Reszutek, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013


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As the fall semester nears its end, excitement for winter break is put on hold and sleepless nights at Bobst Library become routine. Makeup, hair and style in general tend to be put on the back burner for more comfortable study-friendly options, including forgoing pesky, drying contact lenses for...

Top Five: Experimental toothbrush techniques

Top Five: Experimental toothbrush techniques

December 4, 2013


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After indulging in sugary pies over Thanksgiving, candy over Halloween and coffee since midterms began,  students may be searching for ways to revert their teeth back into the pearly-whites they had a few months ago. Instead of automatically reaching for expensive whitening strips, try one of these suggestions ...

Get through finals by eating healthy

Get through finals by eating healthy

December 4, 2012


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With finals around the corner, students experience an increase in stress and anxiety levels. These feelings may cause students to turn to foods high in sugar and heavily caffeinated beverages. While coffee or pizza may give you the energy to get through a 10-page paper, it can later cause you to be exhausted,...

Tisch alumna explores Queer Latinas through photography

Tisch alumna explores Queer Latinas through photography

December 3, 2012


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The first and overwhelming impression of the atmosphere at the Las Otras: (Re)Imaging Queer [email protected] exhibition on Friday was one of fantasy. Created by Tisch alumna Lupe Salinas, who graduated from the Department of Photography & Imaging in 2011, the air of unreal is not because the displayed...

How to stay on track in race to finals

How to stay on track in race to finals

December 3, 2012


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It’s that time of year again. As many recover from the annual Thanksgiving turkey overdose and midtown Manhattan illuminates its new holiday décor display, tourists flock to the city to wander the windy streets, shop the Fifth Avenue window displays and glide along the ice rink at Rockefeller Plaza. However,...

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