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TEDxNYU Simulates Inequality at Hunger Banquet

TEDxNYU Simulates Inequality at Hunger Banquet

By Tiffanie Hwang, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

TEDxNYU is partnering with Oxfam, Amnesty International, Share Meals and Habitat for Humanity on Monday to host and allow NYU students to participate in the Oxfam America Hunger Banquet. This will not be the typical student organization banquet where students will enjoy a hearty meal together; instead, students will experience the meal as members of different social classes.

No Applause for Adulting

No Applause for Adulting

By Emily Fong, Opinion Editor

December 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

By rewarding themselves for minor efforts, young people undermine the challenges many face every day.

NYU Oxfam throws interactive Hunger Banquet

NYU Oxfam throws interactive Hunger Banquet

November 20, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

As students filtered into the Eisner and Lubin Auditorium at the Kimmel Center for University Life on Tuesday, Nov. 19, each received a single strip of paper that would dictate their fate for the night — the paper assigned each guest an occupation, a country, a name and a socioeconomic class. Oxfa...