The Phrase ‘International Student’ Disguises Discrimination Against East Asians

It seems that as much as NYU likes to promote itself as a global institution, the students here can be just as closed-minded as...

NYU, We Need to Talk

As NYU students, we would hope for our administration to listen to us. Since NYU is the largest private university in the U.S., it...

NYU Has an Abu Dhabi Problem

The case of Matthew Hedges, the British academic sentenced to life in prison who has since been pardoned, is not the first event to put NYU’s Emirati venture in an awkward position — and it won’t be the last.

Ditch the Dorm After First Year

The dorm experience is vital for first-year students to make friends and generally learn how to live with other people who aren’t family. At...

Understanding the Trend of Performance Activism

I fall into the group of people that looks to Twitter for national and global updates on society, politics, the environment and, well, practically...

Lauren Duca, Natalie Beach and Performative Activism

NYU’s administrators aren’t the only ones who get bad press. Yesterday, I read Buzzfeed News’ profile of Lauren Duca. Aside from being a “progressive...

Why NYU’s Student Government Fails to Represent You

NYU’s Student Government Assembly is soon poised to vote on a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions resolution. If passed by the University Senate, the resolution...

NYU’s Lack of Consideration for Black Students

I’m grateful that I have the opportunity to attend a school as prestigious as NYU. I’ve received a lot of praise from friends back...

Statistics Aren’t Everything, NYU

Two months ago, I stepped into Radio City Music Hall along with thousands of other first-years for the Presidential Welcome. As we all shuffled...

Girls’ Nights Out Turned Against Them By Club Promoters

Club promoters: everyone knows about them; many have had a personal encounter with them, but few shed light on the dark side of their...

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...

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...
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