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Students Campaign for Change

Students Campaign for Change

By Chelsey Sanchez, Digital Director

November 6, 2017


Filed under Features

For some NYU students, working on a campaign for a local election means campaigning to affect citizens' daily life.

Bronfman Center Sends Aid to Las Vegas After Mass Shooting

Bronfman Center Sends Aid to Las Vegas After Mass Shooting

By Jalil Johnson, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU student volunteers embarked on a relief trip to Las Vegas through the Bronfman Center.

Petey Greene: Education as Rehabilitation

Petey Greene: Education as Rehabilitation

By Chelsey Sanchez, Digital Director

October 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

NYU students who take part in the Petey Greene program provide much needed tutoring to students in correctional facilities.

Spread Love This Thanksgiving

Spread Love This Thanksgiving

By Liv Chai, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

As the weather gets colder and food for the homeless becomes even more scarce, the holidays should be a time for all of us to not only be thankful for all that we have but to consider the less fortunate and give back.

On the Job: America Reads and Counts

On the Job: America Reads and Counts

By Faith Gates, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Although NYU gives students many different opportunities to earn scholarship money through work study jobs, the most popular job for students is the America Reads program, which attracts more than 1,000 volunteers each year.

Political involvement at NYU

Political involvement at NYU

By Grace Halio, Deputy Features Editor

November 2, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Survey shows that most NYU students take to the polls to voice their political positions.

BuildOn takes initiative with other communities

BuildOn takes initiative with other communities

September 23, 2013


Filed under Features

Unlike most college students, Stern sophomore Sakshi Bhoolabhai busies herself far outside of the classroom in a tiny Malawian village, an opportunity granted to her through BuildOn. BuildOn is a club at NYU that takes initiative in reducing poverty, illiteracy and low expectations in a unique way...

Help hurricane relief with these five organizations

Help hurricane relief with these five organizations

November 5, 2012


Filed under Features

With power restored to nearly all of Lower Manhattan after five days of outages because of Hurricane Sandy, life is slowly returning to normal. However, nearly one million people along the East Coast are still without electricity and heat, and communities in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and parts...

Students provide relief effort to hurricane victims

Students provide relief effort to hurricane victims

November 5, 2012


Filed under Features

Beth Diesch, a second-year master’s student in the Silver School of Social Work, was climbing 29 flights of stairs on Friday, Nov. 2 in complete darkness at 505 LaGuardia Place when an elderly woman stepped into the hall. She was approximately 70 years old, and even with her curly brown hair, she was...