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Students Raise Awareness on Refugee Crisis

Students Raise Awareness on Refugee Crisis

By Natalie Chinn, Deputy Features Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Features

After a service trip working with refugees, four NYU students organized Refugee Week to spark discussions surrounding the global refugee crisis. Refugee Week is April 16-20.

NYU Dentistry Outreach Program Connects With Underserved Communities

NYU Dentistry Outreach Program Connects With Underserved Communities

By Sam Klein, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The College of Dentistry's outreach program reaches out to underprivileged communities around New York City by offering free dental services.

NYU Unites After Hurricane Harvey

NYU Unites After Hurricane Harvey

By Caroline Haskins, Deputy News Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Following Hurricane Harvey, NYU administrators and students are attempting to help students and non-students that were affected.

Alternative Breaks Encourage Valuable Service and Growth

Alternative Breaks Encourage Valuable Service and Growth

By Laura Shkouratoff, Creative Director

March 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The NYU Alternative Breaks program, provides countless benefits to both participants and the communities that student-volunteers serve.

NYU Alums Make Volunteering Easy

NYU Alums Make Volunteering Easy

By Sarah Jackson, Contributing Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Features

CAS alums Deevee Kashi and Anthony Yoon designed an app to help students find community service opportunities that fit into busy schedules.

We Need an Alternative to Alternative Breaks

We Need an Alternative to Alternative Breaks

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Alternative Breaks are notable for sending undergraduate students all over the world to participate in volunteer activities. However, it's debatable if Alternative Breaks provides a glorified form of volunteer tourism or if the program actually benefits communities in need.

Paris: Students Volunteer at the Empty Calais Jungle

Paris: Students Volunteer at the Empty Calais Jungle

By Audrey Deng, Contributing Writer

December 6, 2016


Filed under Abroad, Features

Audrey Deng chopped wood at Calais and reflected on the self-congratulatory nature of volunteerism.

Students Travel to Berlin to Volunteer With Refugees

Students Travel to Berlin to Volunteer With Refugees

By Ankita Bhanot, Dining Editor

April 18, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Three NYU students traveling to Berlin as part of a spring break service trip share their experiences volunteering with Syrian refugees.

Inside the Crisis: With a Student Who Lived in Syria

Inside the Crisis: With a Student Who Lived in Syria

By Marita Vlachou, Special Editions Director

April 18, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

CAS sophomore Selin Yurtsever who lived in Syria for five years shares her insight on the ongoing crisis.

Rejuvenate Your Resume and Community by Volunteering

Rejuvenate Your Resume and Community by Volunteering

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016


Filed under Features

Give back to the community with these volunteer opportunities.

Show your thankfulness around the city

Show your thankfulness around the city

By Ankita Bhanot, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under Features

List of ways to show your thankfulness regardless of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

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