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NYU MexSA Celebrates Day of the Dead with Altar

NYU MexSA Celebrates Day of the Dead with Altar

By Sarah Jackson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU's Mexican Students Organization shares Dia de los Muertos with the student community.

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Should NYC Just Ban Cars Too?

Should NYC Just Ban Cars Too?

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Fewer than 30 percent of those killed in car crashes last year were drivers or passengers. The majority were pedestrians and cyclists — New Yorkers who chose to avoid cars and were therefore more vulnerable, just like those killed on Halloween.

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A Brief History of Trick-or Treating

A Brief History of Trick-or Treating

By Sherry Yan, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

Halloween and treats go hand in hand. However have you ever stopped to think what existed when the candy corns did not

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Take Your Pick: NYU Schools as Halloween Candy

Take Your Pick: NYU Schools as Halloween Candy

By Thomas Chou, Deputy Features Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under Features

Ever wonder what candy your school would be? Check it out here.

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On the Scene of the TriBeCa Attacks

On the Scene of the TriBeCa Attacks

By Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under City News, News, Top Story

A suspected terror attack in Tribeca leaves eight dead and over a dozen injured.

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Counterpoint: Costumes Are Not Just Costumes

Counterpoint: Costumes Are Not Just Costumes

By Natasha Roy, Assistant Managing Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

You can’t just pick and choose aspects of a culture that you like and then denounce the others simply because they are different from your own. That does not accurately represent the entire culture, and it is disingenuous.

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Costumes Are Just Costumes

Costumes Are Just Costumes

By Mert Erenel, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

At the end of the day, costumes are just costumes — nothing more. We are adults who I hope are mature enough to handle a holiday meant for children.

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The Spooky Issue

The Spooky Issue

By Andrew Heying, Opinion Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

Check out this week's spoooky stories about what haunts the streets and students of NYU.

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15 Frightening Films to Stream This Halloween

By Anubhuti Kumar, Highlighter Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Beware, Halloween is fast approaching, and in case midterms don’t provide enough of a scare, here are some frightening films to get in the spooky spirit. Netflix: “Stranger Things” — While not a film, the second season of the series started streaming on Oct. 27. Its supernatural tilt, mysterio...

Halloween Is Undoubtedly the Best Holiday

Halloween Is Undoubtedly the Best Holiday

By Thomas Price, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Halloween is the one day a year where from the ridiculous to the sublime, all things are accounted for. It is the one day a year to be exactly who you wish to be, and instead of being chastised for being a grown person dressed in tights and no shirt, you are literally rewarded for it with candy.

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