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‘Sweetbitter:’ Seeing Sex From A Female Perspective

‘Sweetbitter:’ Seeing Sex From A Female Perspective

By Nicolette Natale, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Arts, Books

After centuries of mistranslation of the original Greek word that we know as "bittersweet," author Stephanie Danler is putting the translation — and female sexual consent — into a new light.

Saunder Fall/Winter 2016

Saunder Fall/Winter 2016

By Christine Wang, Deputy News Editor

February 11, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Emily Saunders’ latest collection, inspired by the ancient Greek myth of Theseus & The Minotaur, explores the myth through “the lens of seventies glamour and late 60s rock n’ roll.” Through mixing bold animal prints, pointed heels, and greek-inspired chitons, the collection embodies both the chari...

12 hours of dancing raise $333,703.34 for charity

12 hours of dancing raise $333,703.34 for charity

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor

November 30, 2015


Filed under News, University News

After 12 hours of dancing, NYU students raised over $300,000 for the Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation.

Lecture discusses portrayal of Greece

Lecture discusses portrayal of Greece

By Marita Vlachou, Deputy News Editor

October 1, 2014


Filed under News

Event coverage of a lecture exploring how the international and Greek media have portrayed the Greek economic and financial crisis over the last few years.

Greek societies bring thousands to first NYU Dance Marathon

Greek societies bring thousands to  first NYU Dance Marathon

November 25, 2013


Filed under News

  An estimated 1,400 members of NYU Greek Life joined together in the Kimmel Center for University Life for the first NYU Dance Marathon to benefit the Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation, an organization that raises funds to fight childhood cancer. CAS junior Sarah Hemstock, an executive director, s...

Relay for Life raises thousands, culminates this weekend

Relay for Life raises thousands, culminates this weekend

April 30, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

More than 72 teams of students have raised over $107,000 for NYU’s 11th annual Relay For Life fundraiser that will take place this weekend. Relay For Life, organized by the American Cancer Society, is an overnight fundraiser for cancer research and treatment. Many NYU student organizations — c...

Freshmen trio seeks to change NYU Greek life with co-ed sorority

Freshmen trio seeks to change NYU Greek life with co-ed sorority

February 27, 2013


Filed under Featured On Homepage, Features

CAS freshman Logan Foreit and Gallatin freshmen Dottie Gill and Jackie Lebovits consider themselves a far cry from stereotypical sorority girls. They never imagined themselves joining a sorority, let alone creating one. A desire to experience the sense of community within Greek life — on their own ter...

MamaGyro serves homey, healthy fast food

MamaGyro serves homey, healthy fast food

February 20, 2013


Filed under Features

Union Square is now home to the freshest of Greek fare. MamaGyro’s second New York City location opened on Feb. 6 and now officially caters to those in search of healthy, fast, homemade Greek food with a cultural flair. MamaGyro is run entirely by Stella “Mama” Likitsakos, her husban...