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‘Thoughts and Prayers’ Aren’t Helping Anyone

‘Thoughts and Prayers’ Aren’t Helping Anyone

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Sure, social media helps us connect to a worldwide audience far quicker and easier than any other platform, but thoughts and prayers don’t mean much if they reach those in actual need too late.

Does Going Social @NYU Matter?

Does Going Social @NYU Matter?

By Thomas Devlin, Editor-at-Large

September 6, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

With #NYUMoveIn and #NYUWelcomeWeek in the books, #NYU2020 is here and ready to rep some #VioletPride. All they have to do now is follow @nyuniversity on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Tumblr and Instagram. Of course, NYU has more social media than just the official @nyuniversity. On Facebook and Twitter ...

More Than A Hashtag: The Rise of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

More Than A Hashtag: The Rise of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

By Kati Garrity, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU researchers examined how social media played a role in advancing the #BlackLivesMatter social justice movement.

NYU club aims to catalog activist hashtags

By Amanda Morris, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2015


Filed under Features

Gallatin junior Dylan Fauss set out to catalog hashtags with a new club, #ButActually.