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The Skinny on Eating Healthy in College

The Skinny on Eating Healthy in College

By Ignangeli Salinas-Muñiz, Contributing Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Eating healthy in college can be a challenge, but with the right planning and motivation, anyone can do it.

Food Consumes Us

Food Consumes Us

By Liv Chai, Dining Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

It’s a food lover’s dream to write about food and read about it as often as I do. Reading about ungodly cheese creations and finding what restaurant I should surrender all my money to next feels like a passion project rather than a job at times. Those who know me have, often unfortunately, experience...

The Hidden Injuries of Athletes

The Hidden Injuries of Athletes

By Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On top of the physical challenges of being a student-athlete come the lesser discussed mental health issues suffered by those who practice sports at the college level. WSN talked to a handful of college athletes to learn more about these hidden struggles.

Alexandra Pezzotti

Alexandra Pezzotti

By Maddie Howard, Sports Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Alex Pezzotti exudes eloquence. Her voice is soft like velvet and her language is always precise. Each word she quietly utters packs both a deliberate and all-powerful significance — she never says ‘like’ or ’um.’ When Pezzotti speaks, people want to listen. Her essence is expressed through...

How Athletes Maintain a Healthy Diet

How Athletes Maintain a Healthy Diet

By Maddie Howard, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Despite the lures of New York City's array of dirty spoons, NYU athletes must sustain healthy diets.

Dethroning Kale As the Trendiest Green

Dethroning Kale As the Trendiest Green

By Liv Chai, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features, Top Stories

Kale. This may be your fifth time reading something about Kale and, because you live in a city obsessed with the newest health trends, you yourself have probably consumed something with this leafy green in it today. Here’s some quick facts about your favorite veggie.

College Meal Plans Should Include Meal Replacements

By Jennifer Kim, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

If colleges want to promote healthy eating that fits into the fast-paced lifestyle so common on in campus life, they should provide these meal replacement services like they would provide any other type of food.

Is NYU Dining Healthy?

By Angela Liao, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

How healthy are NYU Dining halls?

Changing majors: Violet Zhu

Changing majors: Violet Zhu

By Lingyi Hou, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


Filed under Features

An installment in the Changing Majors series about Violet Zhu, who transferred from Steinhardt to CAS.

‘Eight Glass of Water’ rule is challenged

‘Eight Glass of Water’ rule is challenged

By Ankita Bhanot, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015


Filed under Dining, Features

NYU students and staff sound off on how much water is too much, too little or just right.

TEDStudies series presents views of the Western diet

TEDStudies series presents views of the Western diet

September 17, 2013


Filed under News

  Amy Bentley and four 2013 NYU graduates collaborated with TED Studies to create a curriculum for a series of talks called “Sus- tainable Consumption: Rework- ing the Western Diet,” which was announced earlier this month. TED Studies, a project between TED and the Wiley publi...

Letter to the Editor: School lunches severely lacking in taste, variety, nutrition

Letter to the Editor: School lunches severely lacking in taste, variety, nutrition

May 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

The students of EBC High School for Public Service in the Bushwick community are appalled over the state of our school lunches. Insufficient and poor quality foods are discouraging and distracting to students throughout the school day, and it seems that the issues with school lunches are citywide and...

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