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Marcel Ostertag F/W 2017

Marcel Ostertag F/W 2017

By Helena Gonzalez, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

A renowned designer in Berlin, Marcel Ostertag debuted his Fall/Winter 2017 collection, titled “Revolution,” in his third runway show at New York Fashion Week. Now making a space for himself in the American market, the designer brought his signature loose silhouettes back to the runway. According to Ostertag's show notes, he was inspir...

NYU Starts Millennium Development Club to Support UN Goals

NYU Starts Millennium Development Club to Support UN Goals

March 2, 2016


Filed under News

NYU has plans to become a permanent UN Millennium Campus.

Assange’s Arbitrary Detention Must End

Assange’s Arbitrary Detention Must End

By Anand Balaji, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Opinion

It cannot be contested that Assange’s reservations on extradition are legitimate and the case being made by the Swedish government is dubious at best.

German ambassador to UN discusses peacekeeping at NYU Model UN

German ambassador to UN discusses peacekeeping at NYU Model UN

By Kati Garrity, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Model UN hosted a discussion with the German ambassador to the United Nations.

PHOTOS: Groups rally against forced emigration

PHOTOS: Groups rally against forced emigration

By Carmen Russo, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2015


Filed under News, University News

A rally was held in Washington Square Park on Sept. 26 to tell the UN to open borders and end forced migration.

New UN goals show promise, need follow-through

New UN goals show promise, need follow-through

By Tegan Joseph Mosugu, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The UN's Sustainable Development Summit goals show promise, but the old Millennium goals should be evaluated and their successes replicated.

Curbing environmental degradation requires legitimate efforts

Curbing environmental degradation requires legitimate efforts

By Dan Moritz-Rabson, Staff Columnist

October 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Until leaders solidify their efforts with clear mandates to restrain destructive practices, efforts to curb climate change will be ineffective.

Joint event spotlights genocide, oppression

Joint event  spotlights genocide, oppression

By Natalie Hansford, Contributing Writer

September 23, 2014


Filed under News

A Columbia/NYU/Yale teach-in titled "Genocide Denial in North American Popular Culture" took place on Monday, Sept. 22.

Global Citizen Festival validates slacktivism

Global Citizen Festival validates slacktivism

October 3, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

The Global Citizen Festival returned to New York City for a second time last Saturday to much fanfare and acclaim. And why not? An opportunity to enjoy Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, John Mayer and Kings of Leon free of charge, and help eradicate poverty, is worthy of excitement, right? Not so fast. The...