Take the Long Walk Home

It’s easy to forget why we chose to come to NYU. As we get caught up in the hullaballoo of what it means to...

Minimize the Microaggressions in Tisch

Racial insensitivity in the Tisch Drama Program has come to light, as nine black students bravely came forward to share their stories of facing...

A Slow Transition for First-Generation Students

Our columnist Dyshere discusses how first-generation students face more pressuring social and academic expectations than the average student.

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.

Finding School Spirit at a College With None

NYU wasn’t much of a culture shock to me. As a native New Yorker, nothing but the length of my commute changed when I...

The Death of the Hobby Is Sadder Than We Think

People today pursue hobbies at lower rates, and that has more significant implications than one would expect.

Queer POC Are Their Own Champions

Queer spaces for people of color are hard to find at NYU and New York City. In his column this week, Dyshere unpacks this issue as examines the history of the commodification of and lack of unity within the LGBTQ community.

HIV Status Part of Entitled Privacy

Internet users worldwide have been through the wringer with a series of questionable wrongdoings surfacing: Mark Zuckerberg was put on the spot and questioned...

NYU’s Alternative Fact Finding Mission to Israel

The "NYU Fact Finding Mission to Israel and the Palestine Territories" isn't as innocuous as it seems — there's inherently an endorsement of unjust oppression.

‘Writing the Essay’ Is More Important Than You Think

“Are you glad to be done with your Writing The Essay class?” I asked my boyfriend, a Stern Finance major, as he clicked submit...

“All Muslims Are Terrorists”

I walked into class, excited. A new semester meant new friends. I presented a subtle smile, one to show others that I’m friendly but...

On Transferring to NYU

Losing my first semester has made me distinctly aware of its value. I am a first-year transfer student — yes, that is a thing....