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Smells Like Teen Spirit: Millennials and Alternative Spirituality

Smells Like Teen Spirit: Millennials and Alternative Spirituality

By Scott Hogan, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Features

Wicca symbols, crystals and books about witchcraft are popping up in popular stores, and millennials can't get enough.

Georgia’s Unjust Spiritual Shield

Georgia’s Unjust Spiritual Shield

By Victor Porcelli, Staff Writer

March 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Uncategorized

The Georgia SB-375 bill utilizes religion as an excuse to discriminate, reducing same-sex couples to second-class citizens.

HUMOR: NYU Students Give Up Paying Tuition for Lent

HUMOR: NYU Students Give Up Paying Tuition for Lent

By Genevieve Goodman, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Columns, Humor

While others give up TV shows or certain foods for Lent, some at NYU are giving up paying for tuition.

Former NYUAD Staff Forced to Misidentify Religion

Former NYUAD Staff Forced to Misidentify Religion

By Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Several 2011 NYU Abu Dhabi Academic Fellows say they were told to misidentify their religious affiliation on government documents.

An Alternative View on NYUAD

An Alternative View on NYUAD

By Matthew Silverstein, Guest Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

A Guest Writer's response to the Editorial Board's call for NYU to divest from NYUAD.

The Religion Issue

The Religion Issue

By Natasha Roy and Abbey Wilson

October 23, 2017


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

Religion is a major part of everyday life for many people. In the Religion Issue, we look at different ways religious life affects students at NYU.

Religious Leaders Provide Guidance for Curious Students

By Abigail Weinberg, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Sometimes, students need guidance in their religious pursuits. Luckily, the 70 chaplain affiliates at the Office of Global Spiritual Life are available to help students practice their religion and to provide information for those who are curious about other faiths. The university setting is a unique...

The Thin Line Between Culture and Religion

By Pamela Jew, Copy Chief

October 23, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

The lines between culture and religion are often blurred as the two become synonymous with one another. Through the yearly holidays and daily practices, religion becomes an integral part of many NYU students’ upbringings. A number of students feel close cultural ties to their religion, citing religious...

Exposure | Take Me to Church

Exposure | Take Me to Church

By Anna Letson, Multimedia Editor

October 23, 2017


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

Religious buildings create a connect the dots map that shows you the spread of various religions, beliefs and empires across Europe and their lasting impacts.

Students Have Faith in Their Lack of Faith

By Jordan Reynolds, Arts Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

When religion is discussed in public discourse, one group of people is often left out — atheists. Atheists make up roughly a quarter of America’s population by some estimations, but are often overlooked in religious and political discussions due to the fact that atheism isn’t a religion, but a l...

Another NYU Professor Comes Forward with Claims of Discrimination at NYUAD

Another NYU Professor Comes Forward with Claims of Discrimination at NYUAD

By Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

More claims surface of religious discrimination at NYU Abu Dhabi.

Jesus Christ: Modern Fashion Icon

Jesus Christ: Modern Fashion Icon

By Amelia Reardon, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Modern churches geared toward the millennial and Generation Z audiences present pastors who are religious and fashion leaders for their communities.

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