A Learning Moment in the Midst of a Chinese Restaurant’s Controversy

The history and perception of Chinese food in the United States is long, complex and deeply rooted in racism. Narratives of “Chinese restaurant syndrome,” a term coined in the 1960s based on a fear...

Small Italian Eatery Is Big on Pasta

Some days you crave pasta. Not boxed pasta with thin marinara from a jar, but meaty, creamy goodness, which you do not have the patience, energy or ability to produce. Pepe Rosso To Go...

Seniors Have Mixed Opinions on 2019 Commencement Speaker Elizabeth Alexander

Many seniors were surprised by the university’s announcement that Elizabeth Alexander will be the 2019 commencement speaker, especially in light of the last two speakers — 11-time Grammy winner Pharrell Williams and Canadian Prime...

From Annoying Coworkers to Unexpected Dog Sitting, NYU Students Recount Their Worst Internship Experiences

Overheard whispers of internships with Goldman Sachs and brands like Dior, Celine and Hermès stir an internal desperation within NYU students who just want a job anywhere — often for little or no pay....

Campus Bike-Share Rides Under the Radar

Since the weather’s getting nicer, take a bike ride! Unknown to many, NYU has its very own program that allows students to rent bicycles for free. “We can use bikes for free? I never even...

Fighting Senior Citizen Isolation, One Manicure at a Time

The Woodstock Senior Center in Midtown buzzed with excitement when six students from the NYU GlamourGals chapter began setting up, transforming the small multipurpose space into a first-class manicure salon. Within minutes, every chair...

Stern Alumna’s Ice Cream Shop Opens in Brooklyn

Combining flavors from her home with well-loved basics, Pooja Bavishi’s ice cream company and shop, Malai, transforms ice cream into a new type of dessert. Stern alumna Bavishi began her company after graduating in 2015...

Puppy With a Purpose: NYU’s New Therapy Dog

He’s hardly more than five pounds, but he’s training to serve a big purpose. Archie, the 6-month-old puppy now working with the NYU Department of Public Safety, is in training to become a certified...

wagamama Next to Third North Officially Closes Doors

Brown packing paper now lines the glass windows of the wagamama across from Third Avenue North Residence Hall, officially marking the end of its East Village presence. The location on 55 Third Ave. opened...

Destress Without Destroying Your Budget

With finals season around the corner, all of us could use a bit of stress-busting. You’re bound to be exhausted in both body and mind after all those hours of late-night cramming at your...

Shiina Slips Away Without Notice

When the Gotham Pizza across from Third Avenue North Residence Hall suddenly closed last year, the student body suffered a deep loss. Now, the NYU community has lost another store just down the road....

Explore Culture Shock From a Neuroscientist’s Perspective

When students study abroad, they may experience culture shock — a psychological phenomenon that results from migrating to a new place. For minority students in particular, this can mean facing discrimination to an extent,...
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