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The Broome Street residence hall at 400 Broome in SoHo. A Public Safety officer stabbed another Public Safety officer in the hall early Saturday morning. (Staff Photos by Roshni Raj)
NYU safety officer in custody after stabbing supervisor at Broome Street dorm
By Suhail Gharaibeh, Deputy News Editor • July 25, 2021
A Pfizer vaccine information label details its contents. International students face difficulties in regions without NYU-approved vaccines. (Staff Photo by Roshni Raj)
Facing conflicting guidance, international students struggle with NYU COVID-19 vaccine requirements
By Roshni Raj, Abroad News Editor • July 19, 2021
The NYPD arrested eight people at Washington Square Park on June 27, disrupting the Queer Liberation March. Reclaim Pride Coalition held a press conference to address the events. (Staff Photo by Rachel Fadem)
‘Stalking the celebration’: NYPD clashes disrupt Washington Square Park Pride march
By Rachel Fadem, Deputy News Editor • July 6, 2021
More than 400 members of the NYU community signed an open letter, titled “Statement of Solidarity with Palestine from NYU Community,” pledging non-cooperation with NYU’s study away campus in Tel Aviv. This letter has been signed by individuals and groups from across NYU’s schools and campuses. (Photo by Julia McNeill and Staff Illustration by Manasa Gudavalli)
NYU faculty, administration spar over non-cooperation with Tel Aviv campus
By Suhail Gharaibeh, Deputy News Editor • July 1, 2021
Democratic candidate Eric Adams and Republican candidate Curtis Sliwa take the lead as front runners of their respective races, following voter turnout from Primary Day. However, official results are expected to be revealed in mid-July following rounds of ranked-choice voting. (Images via Wikimedia Commons, Staff Photo and Illustration by Manasa Gudavalli)
New Yorkers and NYU students alike show low turnout for the mayoral primaries
By Rachel Cohen, Deputy News Editor • June 30, 2021
Elections to the National Academy of Sciences were recently announced. Among the new elects are four NYU faculty members, Professor Carrasco, Moore, Przeworski and LeCun. (Staff Illustration by Jake Capriotti)
Four NYU faculty elected to the National Academy of Sciences
By Mei Lamison, Staff Writer • May 6, 2021
CAS sophomore Talia Pavlin, LS sophomore Amanda Riedl, and CAS first-year Morgan Alexander sit together and chat by the fountain.
Pavlin had on a black raincoat, Riedl
Mini-Fringe 2021
By Sam Brinton, Beauty & Style Editor • May 7, 2021
Shreya Mathur and Medha Gupta
‘Saree Not Sorry’ podcast critiques South Asian media representation
By Sabrina Choudhary, Deputy Culture Editor • May 7, 2021
Sustainability has become a marketing tool. Greenwashing tricks customers into spending money on unsustainable products under false pretenses. (Staff Illustration by Alexandra Chan)
Greenwashing: How companies are putting up an eco-friendly front
By Sam Brinton, Beauty & Style Editor • May 6, 2021
API students are pressing the University for any sign of results concerning its promises to the Asian community and even its past promises to the Black community. NYU has yet to respond with anything aside from performative comments. (Staff Illustration by Alexandra Chan)
API students are done with NYU’s performative support
By Sabrina Choudhary, Deputy Culture Editor • May 5, 2021
All adults in the US are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, and in some states, all residents 16 and older are eligible for the vaccine. However, even as vaccination rates continue to increase, some students feel unsure about the safety of returning to pre-pandemic activities. (Staff Photo by Roshni Raj)
Even after vaccination, some students’ concerns about COVID-19 remain
By Natalie Melendez, Staff Writer • May 4, 2021
Orchard Grocer, located at 78 Orchard St, is an all-vegan deli and grocer. They offer vegan sandwiches, soft-serve ice cream, and groceries for vegans and non-vegans alike. (Staff Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)
Orchard Grocer: A vegan paradise for everyone
By Natalie Melendez, Staff Writer • May 4, 2021
The Knicks proved their doubters wrong in the 2020-21 season, finishing 41-31 and making the playoffs. This offseason is key to continuing their success. (Staff Illustration by Manasa Gudavalli)
What's next for the Knicks?
By Ethan Hourizadeh, Staff Writer • June 30, 2021
NYU men’s and women’s golf teams have seen immense success in recent years. On April 28th, Katie Rudolph was formally introduced as the new head coach of the NYU men’s and women’s golf team. (Staff Illustration by Debbie Alalade)
Katie Rudolph hired as head coach of NYU men’s and women’s golf teams
By Mitesh Shrestha, Sports Editor • May 7, 2021
The Knicks are a staple of sports and entertainment in New York City. Recent wins for the team have created excitement for the residents of the city. (Illustration by Renee Shohet)
When the Knicks win, New York wins
By Ethan Hourizadeh, Contributing Writer • May 6, 2021
The Bobcat has been NYU
Meet the Students Behind the Mask
By Kevin Ryu, Sports Editor • September 28, 2020
Heung-min Son is South Korea’s pride in the game of soccer, being the star forward of Tottenham Hotspurs. With the skills and traits of a top player, he challenges the Asian stereotype in the sport and so inspired numerous aspiring young talents. (Staff Illustration by Chelsea Li)
Why Heung-min Son Is My Favorite Player
By Kevin Ryu, Sports Editor • September 28, 2020
NYU does not have a football team. NYU students discuss their predictions for the 2020 NFL season. (Staff Illustration by Deborah Alalade)
NYU Predicts: NFL Edition
By Kevin Ryu, Sports Editor • September 21, 2020
“Mandibles,” written and directed by Quentin Dupieux, follows Manu (Grégoire Ludig), Jean-Gab (David Marsais), and a bug. This film is available on-demand and in theaters starting July 23. (Photo Courtesy of Magnet Releasing)
Review: “Mandibles”
By Nicolas Pedrero-Setzer, Abroad Arts Editor • July 23, 2021
“Ballad of a White Cow,” co-directed by Behtash Sanaeeha and Maryam Moghaddam, is a 2020 Iranian drama film. This film follows Mina (Maryam Moghaddam) as she uncovers the bureaucracy of a repressive state. (Staff Illustration by Susan Behrends Valenzuela)
Review: “Ballad of a White Cow”
By Beth Crawford, Contributing Writer • July 21, 2021
Paul Schrader’s directorial debut, "Blue Collar," is a 1978 American crime drama film following three blue-collar workers. This film is currently playing at Film Forum until July 22. (Image Courtesy of Universal Pictures)
Review: “Blue Collar”
By Nicolas Pedrero-Setzer, Abroad Arts Editor • July 20, 2021
“The Underground Railroad,” directed by Academy Award Winner Barry Jenkins, is a historical drama miniseries set in the Antebellum South. As Cora (Thuso Mbedu) travels northbound, this miniseries portrays the atrocity of American slavery while showcasing the power of perseverance. (Photo by Kyle Kaplan, Courtesy of Amazon Studios)
Review: “The Underground Railroad”
By Victoria Carchietta, Staff Writer • July 16, 2021
While You Were Here 2021
While You Were Here 2021
May 7, 2021
Despite the wave of hate crimes and the history of xenophobia against their community, Asian Americans remain strong. (Illustration by Sally Chen.)
Even before they were a headline
By Lorraine Olaya, Deputy Copy Chief • May 6, 2021
A seemingly idyllic sidewalk in Middletown, Connecticut. (Photo by Eugene Hu)
The Foreigner
By Eugene Hu, Contributing Writer • May 3, 2021
First-year Gallatin student Ian Partman. Decolonization in art as a conversation. (Image courtesy of Ian Partman)
Rewriting the narrative: Conversations on decolonization in art
By Sade Collier, Contributing Writer • May 3, 2021