NYU Students Don’t Know if the Degree Is Worth the Debt

Phillip Youmans was 17 when he started production of his feature film “Burning Cane,” 18 when he submitted it to Tribeca Film Festival as an NYU first-year and 19 when he became the first...

Better Than Sex Mascara Fails to Impress

Mascara is one of the hardest beauty products to find fault with. Unlike foundation, blush and concealer, mascara tends to come in one shade, the blackest of blacks, so you don’t need to worry...

This First-Year Finds Community in Cooking

Upbeat drums, rhythmic guitar and the raspy voice of Iggy Pop fill the air and bring the cramped kitchen alive as “Lust for Life” reverberates through the room. When Gallatin first-year Alex Christiano cooks...

With ‘Private’ Underwear Company, Sophomore Wants You to Feel Good

It’s no secret that a good pair of underwear can be a confidence boost. It’s also no secret that finding cute, comfortable but affordable underwear is exhausting. LS sophomore Brenda Liang’s soon-to-launch brand Siren...

Homemade Vegan Mushroom Mac and Cheese

It’s the ultimate comfort food. And now, it’s vegan. With winter comes the onset of cravings for hot, creamy food. Students turn to milky hot chocolate, thick soups and mac and cheese. For vegans, the...

Culture’s Hottest Spots: Night Out Edition

Unlike your average state school’s sticky-floored frat parties and Saturday morning tailgates, NYU students have an entire city to explore when they want to let loose after a grueling week of classes. From the...

Legally-Blind SPS Grad Student Continues to Dream Big

SPS graduate student Sena Pottackal dreamt of going to NYU ever since her father described the university to her as “where the smartest people go to learn to become the best people they can...

Dead Bread: A Loving Farewell to City Bakery

After nearly three decades as Union Square’s premier hot chocolate destination, City Bakery has shuttered. The announcement was made via the bakery’s Instagram page, fittingly enough, as their hot chocolates have become an Insta-staple...

Traveling for a Taste of Home: Students Say Authentic Groceries Often Require a Commute

There’s nothing like a home-cooked meal — especially in college when microwave ramen has replaced mom’s cooking. Students at NYU have found that making the effort to cook traditional cultural dishes can help them...

Bread Club Plans to Unite Students Through Common Grain

CAS sophomore Grant Lee knew he wanted to start a club this year — all he needed was an idea. In the nick of time, inspiration struck him and fellow CAS sophomore Andrew Huang. “We...

Save Yourself Roommate Horror Stories With Bed-for-Bed

Roommate horror stories can make you laugh in hindsight, but reliving them every day isn’t as funny. Luckily, NYU offers a solution: the Bed-for-Bed Exchange Forum. This program gives students the chance to swap...

Hot Takes From the Beauty & Style Desk

Few colleges or universities can claim the fashion culture that NYU can. Whether I want to admit it or not, it was a small but contributing factor in my decision to attend. I genuinely...
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