• A sampling of cultural heritage playing cards. CREDIT: Department of Defense
  • Plight of an Intern
  • Ryan Edwards clips protection in Rumney, New Hampshire.
  • Q&A With Ismail Ibrahim
  • Student Activists Tackle Criminal Justice
  • NYU Sanctuary: Politics or Protection?
  • Men Suffer in Silence
  • “13 Reasons Why”: More Questions than Answers
  • The Autopsy of a Dead Food Trend
  • Disney via AP
A sampling of cultural heritage playing cards. CREDIT: Department of Defense

Preserving World Heritage Amidst Conflict

BY JENNA JARDINE In the halls of the NYU Anthropology building, Rita Wright, a professor of archaeology, points to a poster displaying a deck of Department of Defense cultural heritage playing cards. The playing cards were developed by archaeologist Laurie Rush to raise awareness about archaeological preservation among American troops […]

Plight of an Intern

Plight of an Intern

In a cornea-burning second, the stage is alight and a stream of costumed actors enter for the start of the show, but this is only the beginning of another shift for Malin Jörnvi. The drama student landed an internship in her industry, at The Scandinavian American Theater Company (SATC). She […]

Ryan Edwards clips protection in Rumney, New Hampshire.

Invisible on the Wall: Minorities in Rock Climbing

BY ANNE CRUZ On a sticky afternoon in Rumney, New Hampshire, standing at the base of a 70-foot cliff, Ryan Edwards selects his next project. He settles on “Flying Hawaiian,” which is one of area’s the less demanding climbs but is by no means easy. The route requires strength and […]

Q&A With Ismail Ibrahim

Q&A With Ismail Ibrahim

BY BOJANA GALIC Sitting in a café near the New York University campus, Ismail Ibrahim, 19, takes a sip of black coffee and adjusts his cotton shirt. A bold Arabic script runs down the sleeve, featuring one of his own designs. More than 500 orders later, Ibrahim, the founder of Salam […]

Student Activists Tackle Criminal Justice

Student Activists Tackle Criminal Justice

BY JENNA JARDINE Running down the steps of Canal Street station, you hurry to catch the six train to get to work on time. You swipe your monthly unlimited metro pass only to receive the dreaded “swipe again at this turnstile” message. Your train pulls into the station and desperate […]

NYU Sanctuary: Politics or Protection?

NYU Sanctuary: Politics or Protection?

  BY AMANDA REGALADO The bitter, blustering February wind outside matched students’ moods inside. New York University’s student government members—about 40 presidents and senators— sat disheveled in the colloquium room. Their eyes jetted anxiously to one another, sharing concern with each glance. Trump’s first month in office and his anti-immigrant […]

Men Suffer in Silence

Men Suffer in Silence

BY BOJANA GALIC Inhaling deeply, Cory Hirsch[1] bench presses 200 pounds, a bead of sweat dripping down his face.  He repeats the exercise ten times, each a little more strained than the last, and finally finishes the third set. Hirsch sits up on the bench and takes a swig of […]

“13 Reasons Why”: More Questions than Answers

“13 Reasons Why”: More Questions than Answers

BY SHELBY JORDAN Google “suicide.” The first link is to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, with a phone number and online chat option.  Just below is a gallery of the top stories on notable suicides, most recently dominated by Aaron Hernandez, former NFL star, and the fictional Hannah Baker, star […]

The Autopsy of a Dead Food Trend

The Autopsy of a Dead Food Trend

By ALANA AL-HATLANI A stream of Park Slope families, girls with selfie sticks, and man buns with skateboards trickle into Prospect Park at 11a.m. on a Sunday—a congregation of urban foodies on their way to a fast-food ‘service.’ Everyone stakes their claim at a handful of benches or optimal shady […]

Disney via AP

Bippity Boppity Boo! Disney is Back.

By JENNA JARDINE The icy wind on the Hudson invigorates the crowd of moviegoers,  clutching their pre-ordered tickets, at Regal Cinemas Battery Park 11. They brave the rowdy streets of New York City on St. Patrick’s Day not to see an action-packed blockbuster or a tear-jerking drama, but a film […]

 

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A Westernized Egyptian at Heart

By SYDNEY BRASON Although she faced certain challenges, Maya* left her life in Egypt to attend New York University. With graduation next month, she has no plans to return to Cairo because living in America has changed her in ways not possible...

 

Plight of an Intern

Plight of an Intern

Malin Jörnvi, an NYU junior is one of many interns in NYC who goes through a lot for her job. In a cornea-burning second, the stage is alight and a stream of costumed actors enter for the start of the show, but this is only the beginning of...

 

Fully Booked: Managing Both a Restaurant and GPA

Fully Booked: Managing Both a Restaurant and GPA

By ALANA AL-HATLANI At Hakkasan in Times Square, a heavy steel door opens to an electric blue bar right out of “Bladerunner.”  The upscale Cantonese restaurant has the familiar wood paneling of a Dim Sum spot, but much like the food, a...

 

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Pink Isn’t Just for Girls

Pink Isn’t Just for Girls

By SYDNEY BRASON “Millennial pink” is all around me. On my feet, the dusty rose-colored Fenty X Puma by Rihanna fur slides, and on my coffee table, my rose-gold circular RayBans. The web browser tabs on my MacBook contain online shopping...

 

Veganism: Such a Pretty Lifestyle

Veganism: Such a Pretty Lifestyle

A perfectly tanned, toned, blonde woman, decked in red lipstick and red lingerie, stares at me from my laptop screen. Kalel, a YouTube star with two million followers, is instructing “How To Get A Victoria’s Secret Model Body.” Her secret...

 

Fashion Trends From The ‘90s Are Making A Comeback

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Preserving World Heritage Amidst Conflict

A sampling of cultural heritage playing cards. CREDIT: Department of Defense

BY JENNA JARDINE In the halls of the NYU Anthropology building, Rita Wright, a professor of archaeology, points to a poster displaying a deck of Department of Defense cultural heritage playing cards. The playing cards were developed by archaeologist Laurie Rush to raise awareness about archaeological preservation among American troops […]

 
 

A Westernized Egyptian at Heart

By SYDNEY BRASON Although she faced certain challenges, Maya* left her life in Egypt to attend New York University. With graduation next month, she has no plans to return to Cairo because living in America has changed her in ways not possible back home. As a gay, Arab Muslim, she […]

 
 

Millennials Challenge Uber and Other Companies Via Boycott

BY ANNE CRUZ The L train isn’t running and you need to get home. What do you do? Up until a few weeks ago, most people would have responded: you call an Uber. But, now, the answer to “How are you getting home?” is no longer immediately clear: for the […]

 
 

Finding Faith

Finding Faith

BY RILEY CARDOZA More than 100 millennials flock to the stage as the lights dim, squeezing past each other to get closer. When the song begins, they don’t look at the screens because they already know the words, and when the chorus comes, they run in circles, a swirling, chanting […]

 
 

Plight of an Intern

Plight of an Intern

In a cornea-burning second, the stage is alight and a stream of costumed actors enter for the start of the show, but this is only the beginning of another shift for Malin Jörnvi. The drama student landed an internship in her industry, at The Scandinavian American Theater Company (SATC). She […]

 
 

Invisible on the Wall: Minorities in Rock Climbing

Ryan Edwards clips protection in Rumney, New Hampshire.

BY ANNE CRUZ On a sticky afternoon in Rumney, New Hampshire, standing at the base of a 70-foot cliff, Ryan Edwards selects his next project. He settles on “Flying Hawaiian,” which is one of area’s the less demanding climbs but is by no means easy. The route requires strength and […]

 
 

Millennial Pink: Overhyped?

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BY RAYNE ELLIS Standing back to take in the piece in its entirety, King marched up to one of the nearby suited men, pointed and sputtered, “Hey, look! It’s millennial pink!” A unified shhh indicted her voice, while heads spun and eyes darted. King, stifling nervous laughter, muttered, “I thought […]

 
 

Q&A With Ismail Ibrahim

Q&A With Ismail Ibrahim

BY BOJANA GALIC Sitting in a café near the New York University campus, Ismail Ibrahim, 19, takes a sip of black coffee and adjusts his cotton shirt. A bold Arabic script runs down the sleeve, featuring one of his own designs. More than 500 orders later, Ibrahim, the founder of Salam […]

 
 

Student Activists Tackle Criminal Justice

Student Activists Tackle Criminal Justice

BY JENNA JARDINE Running down the steps of Canal Street station, you hurry to catch the six train to get to work on time. You swipe your monthly unlimited metro pass only to receive the dreaded “swipe again at this turnstile” message. Your train pulls into the station and desperate […]

 
 

Pink Isn’t Just for Girls

Pink Isn’t Just for Girls

By SYDNEY BRASON “Millennial pink” is all around me. On my feet, the dusty rose-colored Fenty X Puma by Rihanna fur slides, and on my coffee table, my rose-gold circular RayBans. The web browser tabs on my MacBook contain online shopping bags featuring a pale-pink bomber jacket and a pair of […]