Confessions of a Prelaw Student

As a junior in NYU’s prelaw program, I have never faced anything quite as terrifying as the idea of law school. I’ve known I...

A for Art, B for Best

I spend all day in acting school trying not to care what other people think of me, trying not to be afraid of making...

The Traces of Voluntourism in Project Outreach

When I applied to college, I sat at a desk for hours, crafting the most alluring answers for my application. I tried to emphasize...

NYU Should Give Students Days Off for Mental Health

Recently, legislation was introduced into the New York State Senate that would allow public school students to take days off for their mental health....

Foreign Language Placement Exams Need Fine-Tuning

Placement exams are an amorphous thing to first-years. Should I study? Should I care if I get placed in a low level of my...

The Misleading Nature of the NYU Administration’s Letter

Last week, NYU President Andrew Hamilton, Executive Vice President Martin Dorph and Provost Katherine Fleming sent an email to the NYU community, providing several...

How NYU Should Approach Free Speech and Trigger Warnings

People often reduce the campus free speech debate to a trade-off between open discourse and a culture of respect. But truly, we can have...

Support GSOC to Protect NYU

The Graduate Employees’ Organization at the University of Michigan organized a strike on Sept. 8 in response to the university’s plans to reopen its...

Teachers Deserve Better Pay in Crisis

Since the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic, many schools across the United States have responded by closing their doors for the remainder of the...

STEM Students Need Seminars, Too

Every semester, thousands of aspiring doctors, engineers, surgeons and researchers square up against a common foe, one they must tackle before their days of...

When Your NYU Community Doesn’t Respect You

NYU is the first community I have truly chosen to be a part of. I love this community, and the people in it. I...

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...
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