Meet Sunrise NYU: A youth driven movement fighting for a greener planet

If you’ve ever come across a group of students making protest signs in Washington Square Park or hanging environmental and social justice flyers around campus, then you’ve most likely spotted Sunrise NYU in action. Sunrise...

The student experience with exercise during COVID-19

When most gyms were closed, and people were stuck at home, the sedentary lifestyle had never been more prevalent. Since the start of the pandemic, 42% of American adults experienced weight gain, while 18% reported...

If you’re looking for comfort, come to Kent’s

In the search for bubble tea on a sunny fall day, my friends and I stumbled into the first location for boba we saw on Google Maps — Kent’s Dumpling House. The sizzling sound...

How K-pop groups create community during COVID-19

Whether it’s in an impromptu dance class in the space between your bed frame and your dresser or a filmed video with some friends in Washington Square Park, the K-pop movement is everywhere. We...

How Sweet Pickle Books keeps the Lower East Side’s legacy alive

Sweet Pickle Books, located at 47 Orchard St., is a place where you can buy secondhand copies of psychology texts, celebrity biographies and classics like “Little Women.” It’s a place where you can find...

Give back to 886: a Taiwanese restaurant that empowered the NYC community during COVID-19

Taiwanese restaurant 886 is taking the New York restaurant scene by storm with its incredible service, food and devotion to its community. The St. Marks restaurant puts a New York flair on traditional Taiwanese...

How service organizations help New Yorkers in need during the pandemic

Over 1.5 million New Yorkers are currently struggling to find meals, a 38% increase from pre-pandemic times. Food pantries play a vital role in feeding these vulnerable people. The Bowery Mission is one of the...

Saving the planet and your wallet

With the enormous portion sizes at today’s restaurants, there’s a good chance you’ll have leftovers at the end of the meal. The best thing to do is to take them home to microwave and...

Tamam Falafel offers new options for vegan students

I was making my way down 14th Street towards Union Square in late January when I stumbled upon a brand new sign where the 5 Napkin Burger Express shop once was.  The sign was yellow...

Renewing Easter traditions by cooking tacos

If you were to ask me about my Easter plans a month ago, I would’ve told you that I was planning on making kleicha, a swirled date cookie prepared by the Chaldean community in...

How NYU students celebrate Easter during COVID-19

Easter Sunday, a day usually filled with chocolate bunnies, egg hunts and family meals will look quite different this year for NYU students. While the holiday carries a religious meaning, for many people, Easter is...

Supporting NYU’s local farmers at the Union Square Greenmarket

It’s easy to become lost among the bustling crowds and rows of stands selling freshly baked pastries and seasonal produce that make up the vibrant Union Square Greenmarket. However, outside of the market, lies...
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