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Abroad in Europe

Abroad in Europe

By Grace Halio, Abroad Editor

March 21, 2016


Filed under Abroad, Special Editions, Special Issues

NYU’s 13 campuses across the globe span oceans and allow students to hop across continents from one country to the next. It goes without saying that our global network is huge. New this semester, the Abroad Desk serves as an effort to bring us all a little bit closer. By sharing the voices and visions o...

Around the world in three days with NYU’s world tour

Around the world in three days  with NYU’s world tour

By Lingyi Hou, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015


Filed under Features

NYU celebrates multiculturalism this week with multiple events around campus.

The trouble with returning

The trouble with returning

By Isabelle Galet-Lalande, Contributing Writer

December 1, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle, WSN and On Century Avenue. Read more by searching ‘global.’ This is a personal essay. New York City — As my return to Abu Dhabi draws near, it feels only right to reflect on why I left prematurely during my freshma...

A conversation with global academic fellow Nishant Mohanchandra

A conversation with global academic fellow Nishant Mohanchandra

By Lathika Mouli, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Nishant Mohanchandra talks about NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Shanghai.

NYU must divest to ensure global effort to combat climate change

NYU must divest to ensure global effort to combat climate change

By Daniel Floyd, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

NYU's Climate Action Plan is ambitious, but it is not enough.

A global perspective on domestic travel

A global perspective on domestic travel

By Marita Vlachou, Deputy News Editor

October 9, 2014


Filed under Features

It is normal for American students who are in a study abroad program to spend some of their free time traveling to nearby cities and countries. Unfortunately, their drive for exploration and adventure seems to be dormant during their stay in New York City. International students studying at NYU...

Terminology creates confusion: What is the GNU?

Terminology creates confusion: What is the GNU?

By Tessa Ayson, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle and WSN. Read more by searching 'global' in either website.  After the end of the 2013 – 2014 academic year, NYU published a report of NYU’s Global Network. This report was compiled and written by a Faculty Advisor...

Cultural Immersion — and Shock — through Capoeira

Cultural Immersion — and Shock — through Capoeira

By Djordje Modrakovic and Anishka Arseculeratne

September 28, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle and WSN. Read more by searching 'global' in either website.  We first got exposed to this Brazilian martial art, which includes elements of dance, back in Abu Dhabi, where our teacher, Mestre Caxias, acted as an ambassado...

Letter from the Global Desk

Letter from the Global Desk

By Joey Bui, Global Editor

September 28, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

As the public relations offices draft, redraft and rebrand the NYU Global Network, students are already shaping the reality of global interchange. From Tarbouche al Basha in downtown Abu Dhabi to Mahmoun’s Falafel off Washington Square Park, we are tracing an NYU-violet circuit around the world....

Sexton, students converse at town hall

Sexton, students converse at town hall

February 12, 2014


Filed under News

The Student Senators Council hosted its first town hall meeting of the spring semester with NYU President John Sexton on Feb. 11. Prior to the event, students prepared questions to pose to Sexton. Students asked about privacy, student wellness and funding for the Global Network University. A...

Universities increase expansion abroad

Universities increase expansion abroad

By Nicole Brown and Emily Bell

October 16, 2013


Filed under News

  Since 1990, there has been a 80 percent increase in the number of international branches of American universities, according to University of Albany professor Jason Lane in a Bloomberg News article published earlier this month. NYU is a growing part of that statistic as it continues to ex...

An introduction from the WSN Editorial Board

An introduction from the WSN Editorial Board

August 25, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

The WSN Editorial Board eagerly anticipates a new year of informed debate and discussion among bright writers and impassioned readers of the news that most affects students and the NYU community. Printed Monday through Thursday, with more content published exclusively on our website throughout the week, WS...