The Inadequacy of Sex Ed

“Don’t have sex, because you will get pregnant and die.” So begins a well-known scene from 2004 teen comedy “Mean Girls,” where a coach...

Participating in the Classroom

Every time I write a weekly discussion post for my English class, I’m grateful that my professor understands that participation can be measured in...

NYU Exploits Academia’s Permanent Underclass

In 2013, Margaret Mary Vojtko, an adjunct French professor at Duquesne University, died from a heart attack at 83 years old after being laid...

Master’s Students Need More Financial Aid

With the first semester of my sophomore year coming to a close, I am beginning to feel the pressure of endless postgraduate options. I...

A Semester in Review: NYU Continues to Prioritize Itself Over Students

Throughout the semester, we’ve been trying to understand NYU’s treatment of its students — more specifically, whether NYU is implicitly pro- or anti-student. A...

Sugarcoating White Supremacy in US History Needs to Stop

Growing up on the East Coast of the U.S., learning about Thanksgiving consisted of creating hand-turkeys, cutting out paper leaves in hues of red...

Protect Black Girls Before It’s Too Late

Samaya Dillard was a seven-year-old black girl from Sacramento. In December of 2013, Dillard’s second-grade teacher dragged her by her chair outside into the...

Off-Third: Hamilton Ends Affordability Initiatives, Bans ‘Broke B-tches’ From Attending

NYU President Andrew Hamilton has decided to end his affordability initiative, saying that the student body has “too many broke b-tches.” Hamilton accidentally let...

The College Club Pressure Cooker

My childhood was busy, to say the least. Whether I was at Taekwondo practice late into the evening or hastily finishing the homework assigned...

Does My Breakdown Need a Doctor’s Note?

One recent Sunday morning, I awoke to a queasiness in my stomach that, within minutes, prompted me to stumble out of bed and onto...

Liberal Studies Deserves Better

To say I was excited when I was accepted to NYU’s Liberal Studies program would be an understatement. But when I arrived on campus...

The Unsung Struggle of Liberal Studies

When you’re a first-year in Liberal Studies, icebreakers are a depressing affair. Between the standard questions (“Where are you from?” or “How do you...
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