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A New Yorker in London

A New Yorker in London

By Taylor Elizabeth Rogers, Contributing Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Abroad, Features

New York and London may share a common language and a cosmopolitan mindset, but lifestyle differences are hidden underneath these similarities.

London Keeps Calm and Carries On, But Can the US?

London Keeps Calm and Carries On, But Can the US?

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Abroad, Features

Akshay Prabhushankar discusses how the United Kingdom reacted to and covered the recent London attack, which occurred on Westminster Bridge.

Scotland should say No

Scotland should say No

By Scarlett Curtis, Contributing Columnist

September 18, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Scotland should vote no in the referendum and stay in the U.K.

Clarity needed before Scottish referendum

Clarity needed before Scottish referendum

By Tess Woosley, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 11, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Westminster should announce its position on the pound for Scotland before the independence referendum.

Ostwald Helgason Spring/Summer 2015

By David Bologna, Beauty and Style Editor

September 8, 2014


Filed under Fashion Week

Every season, at least one young designer matures as the aesthetic of their newest collection is a refreshing surprise. The team who held true to this seasonal switch up was UK-based label Ostwald Helgason who premiered at Milk Studios’ Made Fashion Week. Known for playful prints that simultaneously...

U.K. withdrawal from the ECHR means withdrawal from the EU

U.K. withdrawal from the ECHR means withdrawal from the EU

October 2, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron has indicated a potential withdrawal from the European Convention on Human Rights and the accompanying Court in Strasbourg. The withdrawal could be a necessary condition for the government to “keep our country safe,” Cameron said. In reality, a withdrawal from the...

Violets volunteer in UK for NYU Global Initiative

Violets volunteer in UK for NYU Global Initiative

September 5, 2013


Filed under Sports

The NYU women’s soccer team spent 10 days in the United Kingdom this past August as part of the TeamNYUGlobal:Education, Service and Sport Initiative. The program launched in August 2012, sending varsity NYU athletes abroad to serve as ambassadors in various cities in NYU’s Global Network Universi...

NYU London student wins U.K. poetry slam

NYU London student wins U.K. poetry slam

March 19, 2013


Filed under News

Tisch junior Amy Leon has only been in London since January but has enjoyed a fast rise to fame in the London spoken word poetry scene. Leon has become the first American to win a local U.K. poetry slam. Leon's start in the London poetry scene as an open microphone performer began at an event titled...