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The Sweetest Part of Valentine’s Day

The Sweetest Part of Valentine’s Day

By Amasha Nanayakkara, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

Everyone knows the sweetest part of Valentine's Day is the chocolate, but why did our love affair with the delicious treat begin?

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Exposure | A City Through Its People

Exposure | A City Through Its People

By Echo Chen, Multimedia Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Multimedia

People make up a city, and the people of Florence say a lot about the city's culture.

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The Historical Issues of the Russian Revolution

The Historical Issues of the Russian Revolution

By Isaac Oseas, President of the International Youth and Students for Social Equality

November 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Whatever attitude one has toward the Russian Revolution, there is no doubt that it changed the entire course of the 20th century. The conditions that preceded this monumental event remain with us to this day.

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History of Coffee

History of Coffee

By Natasha Roy, Assistant Managing Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

How did coffee become the drink we all know and love?

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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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Exposure | The People United Will Never Be Defeated

Exposure | The People United Will Never Be Defeated

By Julia Moses, Staff Photographer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Featured On Homepage, Multimedia, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery

The various protests around the world are being documented and will be talked about for generations to come.

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When Katz Met Delicatessen

When Katz Met Delicatessen

By Drew Lederman, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Dining, Features, Top Stories

The order-up eatery in the Lower East Side represents a timeless deli culture that was brought over by Jewish immigrants and became popularized at the turn of the century.

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History Reclaimed, Identity Redefined in ‘Latin History for Morons’

History Reclaimed, Identity Redefined in ‘Latin History for Morons’

By Annaluz Cabrera, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

John Leguizamo's play "Latin History for Morons" takes a stab at making U.S. history a little less colonial, and a little more colorful.

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Educators Should Encourage a More Empathetic Understanding of History

Educators Should Encourage a More Empathetic Understanding of History

By Henry Cohen, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

On the contrary, in seeing these historical figures as only names in a textbook we forget that they were real flesh-and-blood people with fears and aspirations, and knowing this can only enhance our understanding of the past.

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Students See Black History Month as More Important Now Than Ever

Students See Black History Month as More Important Now Than Ever

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

February 16, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News

The African Heritage Month planning committee has lined up a series of events to celebrate Black History Month. Students believe that the celebration to unify the NYU community.

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Valentine’s Day Dessert Tour is Sweeter Than Sugar

Valentine’s Day Dessert Tour is Sweeter Than Sugar

By Drew Lederman, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Dining, Features

Valentine's Day is all about celebrating all types of love, and there is no better way to celebrate it than with candy. If you want to get creative this Valentines Day, spread the love by bringing a special someone, a friend, or just yourself, to Sugartooth Tours’ Valentine's Day dessert tour.

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Liberals Shouldn’t Idealize Fidel Castro’s Legacy

Liberals Shouldn’t Idealize Fidel Castro’s Legacy

By Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The contemporary normalization of Fidel Castro is a disservice to the tens of thousands murdered or exiled because of his actions.

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