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Bias Hotline Fights Discrimination

Bias Hotline Fights Discrimination

By Natasha Roy, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News

NYU has taken measures to make sure students of all backgrounds feel safer on campus with the new Bias Response Line, which lets students report incidents of marginalization via an online form or telephone.

London: What Does It Mean to Say You’re From Somewhere?

London: What Does It Mean to Say You’re From Somewhere?

By Thomas Devlin, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Abroad, Features, Uncategorized

Is it possible to be from a place you've never been?

TEDxNYU Examines Identity and Purpose

TEDxNYU Examines Identity and Purpose

By Gabriella Bower, Beauty and Style Editor

April 25, 2016


Filed under News, University News

On Sunday, TEDxNYU hosted its sixth annual conference Lenses, which featured a variety of student speakers and ideas.

Film event lauds Italian Americans

Film event lauds Italian Americans

By Julianne McShane, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015


Filed under Features

Casa Italiana hosted a preview screening of filmmaker John Maggio's "The Italian-Americans." The event included a special appearance by Mayor Bill de Blasio and a panel discussion including NYU faculty after the screening.

Navigating competing identities in the 21st century

Navigating competing identities in the 21st century

March 7, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

America is oftentimes perceived as a model for 21st-century cosmopolitanism and plurality, with its thriving ethnic and cultural diversity. The country’s allure, in part, lies in its population of different backgrounds who form a collective identity, while successfully retaining distinct flavors...

CAS sophomore expresses identity through style

CAS sophomore expresses identity through style

March 12, 2013


Filed under Features

Despite being two years into his NYU education, this is Slater Stanley’s first year in New York. He lived and studied in NYU’s Shanghai site before coming to Manhattan, and he had the opportunity to practice his Mandarin, which he has studied for the past six years. Stanley picked up some Asi...

Nationality should not define who we are

February 22, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Every student abroad has to continuously answer the question: Where are you from? Here in Spain, the question is, “¿De dónde eres?” There is not one simple answer to that question. Instead, the question should be, “De dónde te sientes?” which means, “From where do you have a sense of belonging?”...

London mixes past, present, future

September 26, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

LONDON — At first glance, London wasn’t different from most cities at all. When I stepped onto British soil and heard crisp voices saying “This way, love,” I wondered, “Why am I here?” After all, London is metropolitan, but so are Singapore and New York. London is modern, hip and a capital...