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How To Issue 2013

How To Issue 2013

November 18, 2013


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How To Issue: Letter from the Editors

November 18, 2013


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It’s 5 a.m. on a Monday night, and we’re sitting on our dorm room floor, exams forgotten, essays abandoned and problem sets cast aside, trying to piece together the rest of our lives. Some of us want to believe we have everything figured out, and some of us are still grappling with where we’re...

How To: Effectively use your meal plans

How To: Effectively use your meal plans

November 18, 2013


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Dining Dollars Keep in mind that Dining Dollars are not simply for dining. Third North’s Quick Stop and Upstein offer toiletries, laundry detergent, cold medicine, air freshener and other items for dorm life. They are also stocked with refrigerator staples like Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream, packs of Red Bull, bread, milk and oth...

How To: Find where you fit into New York City

How To: Find where you fit into New York City

November 18, 2013


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Saying that adjusting to NYU was hard for me is an understatement. I was alienated, lost and foreign to every portion of the experience when I arrived — the food, the language, the culture and the weather. You could say that I’ve forced myself to love it here. But freshman year, when everyone else seemed to have an ...

How To: Find cheap, entertaining dates throughout New York City

How To: Find cheap, entertaining dates throughout New York City

November 18, 2013


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  Museum and park New York City is home to some of the greatest museums in the world, most of which are free for students, so take advantage of it. Pack a blanket, stroll through a museum and then snuggle up under a park tree to watch the sun set. The American Museum of Natural History or the Metropolitan Mus...

How To: plan successful, efficient all-nighters

How To: plan successful, efficient all-nighters

By Casey Dalrymple

November 18, 2013


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Eventually — through poor planning or a difficult schedule — it will happen to you. Your homework and other obligations will stack up, and the deadlines will creep closer and closer until they are tomorrow and you have no other options. You’ll have to pull an all-nighter. Drink your coffee A ...

How To: Prepare for disaster

How To: Prepare for disaster

By Bryna Shuman, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013


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  A little over a year ago, Hurricane Sandy struck the New York metropolitan area, leaving many students unequipped to deal with such a disaster. This year’s hurricane season may be over, but don’t be caught unprepared if any type of seasonal storm strikes. Pack it Up Before a d...

How To: Navigate the City

How To: Navigate the City

November 18, 2013


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Getting lost in the city can be considered a rite of passage for newcomers -- but there are quite a few ways to get around this mazed of a city. The Subway System The New York subway system is a convenient way to travel once you understand how it works, since $2.50 will get you unlimited rides each time...

How To: Plan out classes to suit your schedule

How To: Plan out classes to suit your schedule

November 18, 2013


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Are you a morning person?  Some people are up with the sun every morning, but for others, barely rolling out of bed is a tremendous effort. Consider which type you are when scheduling your classes. Will you work?   For people who don’t want to find themselves without spending money, you...

How To: Overcome midcollege crises

How To: Overcome midcollege crises

November 18, 2013


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Take a walk around Bobst Library on most nights and you may see at least one strained student fighting back tears. The pressure of schoolwork, internships and extracurriculars is difficult enough when it is gratifying. When it isn’t, it can be suffocating. If you find yourself surrounded by empty...

How To: Build stronger bonds with professors

How To: Build stronger bonds with professors

November 18, 2013


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  Whether you’ve had good experiences in the past, building relationships with professors is an important part of a college experience. From seeking extra assistance outside of class to asking for a letter of recommendation, forming bonds with your professors is worth more than a class grade. ...

How To: Find great eats around NYC for cheap

How To: Find great eats around NYC for cheap

November 18, 2013


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New York City’s renowned food scene is one of the most fascinating aspects of the city to explore. Unfortunately for some college students, budgets can often be as small as the city is large. Here are four places to find a satisfying meal without feeling guilty when you see the check. Taquer...

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