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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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

“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 […]

 
 

Tales from the Commute: NYU Commuters Share their Stories

Tales from the Commute: NYU Commuters Share their Stories

By VICTORIA FINNEGAN  It’s 7 a.m.; the sun is up, but just barely. It’s not quite raining, but there’s mist in the air. A man is quietly mumbling to his other personality. A woman shifts back and forth in her heels. A man in a suit checks his watch for […]

 
 

After Art School

After Art School

By VICTORIA FINNEGAN It was late May in Baltimore. The spring was beginning to feel like summer and the cherry blossoms had shed their flowers. At the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), classes and critiques were over. The campus in Baltimore’s Bolton Hill neighborhood was almost empty. Seniors in […]

 
 

Innovative Distance Learning Programs: Making the Cloud the Classroom

Innovative Distance Learning Programs: Making the Cloud the Classroom

By EMILY WOOD Elizabeth Steffel, a motivated student with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Human Development, knew that she wanted to attend a top-notch college to pursue her masters in social work. Married and in her late 20’s with a baby and a toddler, Steffel feared she would […]

 
 

Education for the “Other” Millennials

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BY KIRA HARADA-STONE Chris,* 20 was studying psychology at Colorado State University when his parents told him they could no longer afford it. After he left his dream school and enrolled in the University of Hawaii, where his parents could afford in-state tuition, Chris lost all motivation and stopped attending […]

 
 

The Hidden Costs of Parent PLUS Loans

The Hidden Costs of Parent PLUS Loans

By DANIELLE STROLIA When Komal Kazim was accepted into NYU and offered the opportunity to spend her freshman year in Paris, it was a dream come true. Yet her blissful stay on cloud nine was cut short with the gathering of the dark clouds of financial aid. The tuition for […]

 
 

Law School in Perspective: Where Does Rank Get You?

Law School in Perspective: Where Does Rank Get You?

By DIANA TAO A history major, a chemist, a test prep instructor, and a journalist appear to have very little in common yet all have sat in similar rooms, waiting on the same situation with a proctor, a test booklet and a 3.79 liter clear, ziplock bag holding their possessions. […]

 
 

Why are Millennials Going to Grad School?

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By KIRA HARADA-STONE Since starting Stony Brook University three years ago, Stacy, now a junior, has changed her major four different times. She has sampled majors in pharmacology, writing, nutrition and journalism. Perhaps one reason that she hasn’t felt pressured to decide on a major is that she’s always planned […]