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NYU Grad Explores Love and Marriage in India

NYU Grad Explores Love and Marriage in India

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

In her new book "The Heart is a Shifting Sea," NYU grad Elizabeth Flock explores the most human and intimate aspects of love and marriage in India.

Mallika Sinha

Mallika Sinha

By Natasha Roy, Assistant Managing Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

An interview with CAS sophomore Mallika Sinha for The Immigration Issue.

India Floods: Déjà vu

India Floods: Déjà vu

By Apurva Kothari, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

1985, 2005, 2017: This is neither the first time torrential rains derailed the lives of a million Indians nor will it be the last.

First Generation Americans’ Double Lives

By Sierra Jackson, News Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

First generation American students face different challenges than their fellow students.

Arya Diwase

By Kaitlyn Wang, Managing Editor

March 23, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

For Arya Diwase, all the world’s a stage — and in her opinion, commanding the stage might be the best way to learn English. While a freshman, Diwase fused her eloquent verbal communication skills with her passion for social change by co-founding the non-profit Jazz Hands. The organization teaches...

Karn Setya: From cricket to cross country

Karn Setya: From cricket to cross country

By Bobby Wagner, Sports Editor

September 22, 2015


Filed under Sports

Sophomore runner Karn Setya reflects on his childhood influenced by his Indian roots.

Junior expands outreach program

Junior expands outreach program

By Tiffanie Hwang, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015


Filed under Features

Stern junior Anish Patel was recently featured in Vogue India for his organization, Uplift Humanity which aims to teaching fundamental skills to youth in juvenile and detention centers. The non-profit has just announced a new branch in New Delhi which is scheduled to open this summer.

Graduate student reflects on book publishing, literary goals

Graduate student reflects on book publishing, literary goals

By Anna Ferkingstad

November 17, 2014


Filed under Features

Railonama, a novel published by an NYU student Anupama Sharma, started as a spontaneous goal to be an author before the age of 30.

Favoritism toward fair skin in India oppressive

Favoritism toward fair skin in India oppressive

By Zahra Haque, Contributing Columnist

October 17, 2014


Filed under Opinion

India's obsession with skin lightening is detrimental to the national psyche.

Curbing environmental degradation requires legitimate efforts

Curbing environmental degradation requires legitimate efforts

By Dan Moritz-Rabson, Staff Columnist

October 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Until leaders solidify their efforts with clear mandates to restrain destructive practices, efforts to curb climate change will be ineffective.

Vittorio’s Razor: Record-breaking Indian election should go to Modi

Vittorio’s Razor: Record-breaking Indian election should go to Modi

April 10, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The biggest elections in history began on April 7 in India. Because a record 815 million voters are expected at the polls, the election process will last five weeks. The two main parties are the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party and the Indian National Congress Party, and the candidates are Naren...

India leads by example with vaccinations

India leads by example with vaccinations

February 3, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Last month, India celebrated a milestone for the nation. For the past three years, India has not had a single case of polio, making the country officially polio-free. This is a landmark achievement for both the Indian government and the volunteers who have promoted the benefits of vaccinations and di...

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