A Guide to Secretly Snacking in Class

It’s 8:00 a.m and you’re sitting in class. You skipped breakfast this morning for an extra 15 minutes of sleep, and you’re still barely keeping your eyes open. This sacrifice is now proving consequential....

Is NYU Too Cold For Cuffing Season?

Fall and winter may be the seasons of apple-picking, thanks-giving and gift-exchanging, but beneath this shiny surface lurks a much less pleasant phenomenon: crippling loneliness for singles everywhere. Former commitment-phobes leave behind the warmer...

Student Brand Reps Usher in the Era of Micro-influencing

In a world where Kylie Jenner makes up to one million dollars per sponsored Instagram post, it can seem like there is no place for influencers who have not already amassed a grandiose following. However,...

Finding Home Through Food

If you’re not Chinese, you probably don’t understand the importance of finding mooncake to eat in celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival. This festival is a traditional Asian holiday that takes place during the full...

Travel the World With Republic of Booza

We’ve all been there before, mindlessly scrolling through the Instagram explore page, scouring its contents for anything that pleases the eye. Through the sea of fake lips and puppies, a decadent, stretchy cloud has...

False Fitness and Flat Tummy Tea

Scrolling through the Instagram Explore page will surely provide you with an onslaught of pretty faces and toned bodies, photoshopped or otherwise. The self-image people strive for often seems unachievable. But nothing could stop...

What to Cop from the Museum Gift Shop

After surveying the galleries, immersing yourself in the culture and devouring the history contained within New York’s great museums, you deserve to take a glance at the gift shop, right? You know, instinctively, that...

How a Stern Senior Escaped His Burning Building

When Stern senior Ari Spitzer moved into his apartment in June, he wanted to install an AC unit in his window facing First Avenue. “You shouldn’t put it there because of the fire escape,”...

7 Downtown Bars to Keep You Busy All Week

New Yorkers love going out. Thursday through Saturday, the streets are flooded with drunk college students, young professionals, and even the occasional group of parents out on the town for the one night they...

The Student Operating a Hair Salon From Her Dorm

We’ve all had our traumatic experiences when it comes to hair. That bowl cut in elementary school your mom thought was so adorable? Looking back at the pictures makes you cringe. Going from brown...

Dolmas Are Done: The Death of Al Bustan

My morning coffee runs in Midtown East looked exactly the same every single day — buildings with doormen, early bird dog-walkers exiting D’Agostino with groceries in hand and a lavish Lebanese restaurant, Al Bustan, where...

Venmo Coming to a Card Near You

“I’ll Venmo you” has become a common phrase around NYU and beyond as people take advantage of the app’s capacity to directly and effortlessly pay people. Venmo allows people to send and request money...
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