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Heat Wave Displaces Rubin Hall Residents

Heat Wave Displaces Rubin Hall Residents

By Victor Porcelli, Deputy News Editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under News, University News

New York City is in the midst of a heat wave with temperatures in the mid-90s. Rubin Residence Hall, infamous for its lack of air conditioning, is asking residents to sleep in other residence halls or the air-conditioned study lounge for the hot night ahead.

Shraddha Jajal

Shraddha Jajal

By Natasha Roy, Editor-at-Large

February 22, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Shraddha Jajal balances her life on a tightrope — with precision and grace, she never misses a step. Between balancing her dance team, two jobs and position as the Vice President of Business Administration for the Inter Residence Hall Council, it’s a wonder the CAS sophomore has time for her joint...

HUMOR: Best Friends Think Rooming Together Is a Great Idea

HUMOR: Best Friends Think Rooming Together Is a Great Idea

By Louis Rodriguez, Humor Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Humor, Uncategorized

Despite warnings, best friends room together anyway.

Eat Your Way Around Each Dorm: Avocado

Eat Your Way Around Each Dorm: Avocado

By Yasmin Gulec, Dining Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Dining, Features

Here's a list of places to get dishes with avocado near each dorm!

Eat Your Way Around Each Dorm: Mexican Food

Eat Your Way Around Each Dorm: Mexican Food

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features, Top Stories

Here are the best Mexican food restaurants around each dorm.

Eat Your Way Around Each Dorm: Bagels

Eat Your Way Around Each Dorm: Bagels

By Yasmin Gulec, Dining Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

Bagels are a staple in New York City culture, so check out the best bagel shops near your dorm.

Rubin Hall

Rubin Hall

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Housing

Residency: Freshmen Estimated yearly cost: $7,922 - $14,040 Low-cost rooms available: Yes Commute to class: 10 minute walk to WSP, 25-30 minute subway ride to Tandon Nearby subways: A, C, F, N, R, 4 Shuttle: No Nestled on the corner of Fifth Avenue and East 10th Street, Rubin Hall is surrounded...

Eat Your Way Around Each Dorm: Soup

Eat Your Way Around Each Dorm: Soup

By Anthony Yi, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

Is the cold winter air seeping into your bones? Check out this list of broths, stews and noodles that are sure to keep you warm and toasty.

Eat Your Way Around Each Dorm: Cookies

Eat Your Way Around Each Dorm: Cookies

By Drew Lederman, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Dining, Features, Top Stories

Cookies can cheer up any bad mood, and luckily there are many places to get delicious treats around campus. In the inaugural edition of Eat Your Way Around Each Dorm, delve into this delicious dessert.

Green programs push NYU toward eco-friendly future

Green programs push NYU toward eco-friendly future

February 25, 2014


Filed under News

Bestcolleges.com recently named NYU one of the top 50 green universities because of its environmentally-friendly initiatives, such as its recycling program and its reduction of on-campus greenhouse gas emissions. One of NYU’s campus projects is the Office of Sustainability’s Unplugged competition...

#NYUthemoreyouknow aims to educate students on safe drinking

#NYUthemoreyouknow aims to educate students on safe drinking

By Kavish Harjai, Staff Writer

October 3, 2013


Filed under News

Twitter fanatics may have spotted a trend in the NYU community. Residence hall Twitter accounts launched an initiative in September to tweet alcohol-related facts with the hashtag #NYUTHEMOREYOUKNOW. These facts are part of the Residential Life and Student Affairs’ initiative AlcoholFYI, wh...

What’s in your bag?

What’s in your bag?

April 4, 2013


Filed under Features

  Gallatin freshman Noah Baustin is best known as the mind behind Open Mic Rubin, a weekly Thursday night talent show at Rubin residence hall that he started last fall. From running the stage to working on a new rooftop garden in Brooklyn, The Greenpoint Growery, Baustin is kept busy wit...