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What’s in Your Bag: Courtenay Brown

What’s in Your Bag: Courtenay Brown

April 14, 2014


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CAS senior Courtenay Brown, an aspiring journalist, is one of NYU’s cheerleading captains. Despite having an academic schedule packed with broadcast journalism and Africana and Latino studies, Brown manages to leave room to participate in athletics. Brown has cheered throughout her four years at NYU and att...

What’s in your bag: Becky Hughes

What’s in your bag: Becky Hughes

April 7, 2014


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NYU freshman and food enthusiast Becky Hughes walks through the West Village, past her favorite boutiques, eventually ending her commute at the quaint cafe where she works as a waitress. Her black leather tote hangs in the crook of her arm. One of the many classic staples characterizing Hughe...

What’s in your bag: Nick Hespe

What’s in your bag: Nick Hespe

March 31, 2014


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A ravenous Nick Hespe sits down for his fourth meal of the day. This is no surprise coming from a student athlete constantly on the go. Hespe, a CAS freshman, is a new pole vaulter on the NYU Track and Field team with high hopes for his upcoming spring season. “In the winter, I did not do as well I was hoping for...

What’s in your bag: Zhanna Kugotova

What’s in your bag: Zhanna Kugotova

February 24, 2014


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Zhanna Kugotova, a Tisch sophomore studying film production, reveals an interesting assortment of treats and supplies inside her bag.  From film tools to chocolate bars, Kugotova’s small but mighty purse offers more than what one would expect. “This bag is basically my safety kit,” Kugotova said. “It...

What’s in your bag: Andrew Weiss

What’s in your bag: Andrew Weiss

February 10, 2014


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After releasing three solo albums during high school, Steinhardt sophomore Andrew Weiss came to NYU to continue his love of music as a music composition major. In his freshman year at NYU, Weiss met and collaborated with fellow band members to form the group High Fascination. To date, they have ...

What’s in your bag: Dora Zhang

What’s in your bag: Dora Zhang

December 2, 2013


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  Upon hearing the phrase Writing the Essay, a NYU student may be overcome with unpleasant thoughts. Most of these consist of late nights spent in Bobst Library and heaps of essays to read, among other one-sided generalizations that summarize the reputation of the university’s most well-kn...

What’s in your bag: Calli Sara Goldstein

What’s in your bag: Calli Sara Goldstein

November 25, 2013


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  Steinhardt freshman Calli Sara Goldstein, a major in Studio Art, shared the assortment of quirky art supplies and various other contents of her bag — a list of interesting items ranging from red velvet fabric samples to lollipops.   Fabric store coupon and fabric samples Sometimes...

What’s in your bag: LS professor Tamuira Reid

What’s in your bag: LS professor Tamuira Reid

November 11, 2013


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If one were on the same subway car as Liberal Studies professor of writing Tamuira Reid, he or she might notice the screenwriter scribbling the internal thoughts of her movie characters on scraps of paper. The LS Writing I, II and Creative Writing professor and single mother juggles her love of wri...

What’s in Your Bag: Anna Rose

What’s in Your Bag: Anna Rose

November 4, 2013


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For Tisch freshman Anna Rose, dance has been a constant in her life since the age of 3. Although she has dabbled in acting, singing and playing piano, Rose is committed to dance and just a glance in her bag reveals her passion. Her schedule keeps her on her toes between her academics, job at the Jo...

What’s in your bag: Georgie Fu

What’s in your bag: Georgie Fu

October 23, 2013


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SCPS freshman Georgie Fu is frequently attending career fairs, making connections and building her reputation in the hotel industry. Don’t be fooled though — she suits up and hands out business cards, but her artistic flare will never go unnoticed. When looking in her backpack, it’s evident Fu...

What’s in your bag: CAS sophomore Simone Sutnick

What’s in your bag: CAS sophomore Simone Sutnick

October 17, 2013


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  CAS sophomore Simone Sutnick may be studying art history, but the contents of her bag reveal that art permeates her life in more ways than powerpoint slides and lectures. As an artist, Sutnick has a hand for line drawings and an eye for aesthetics. Beyond Prismacolors, Sutnick carefully pack...

What’s in your bag: Amy Seidel

What’s in your bag: Amy Seidel

October 7, 2013


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  Tisch sophomore Amy Seidel knew she wanted to be a Broadway star since she was 11 years-old, and she is in the process of achieving that dream in the Tisch School of the Arts musical theater program. She is now on her third bag in one year, as each one breaks because of her rigorous cour...

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