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Under the Arch

Welcome to Under the Arch, WSN’s magazine. Under the Arch publishes editions with a unique theme each month. For more information or to contribute, please contact [email protected].

Sugar babies, secondhand saviors and window cleaners

Sugar babies, secondhand saviors and window cleaners

With limited time and money, NYU students find unique ways to finance their college lives.
Sydney Barragan, Under the Arch Editor Nov 23, 2022

An illustration of a stack of paper documents against a purple background with a gradient.

How the pandemic affected NYU’s bottom line

NYU’s revenue increased by over $1 billion, despite costs incurred due to the pandemic, associated campus closures, and a year of mostly online instruction.
Carmo Moniz, Tori Morales Nov 23, 2022

As businesses nationwide struggled to stay afloat at the height of the pandemic, NYU’s income did too — revenue from the housing and dining services it provides decreased by...

The facade of 90 Franklin Street is pictured.

A tax break is saving NYU $141 million this year. Here’s how.

Universities in New York are exempt from paying property taxes. Here’s how much NYU saves.
Alex Tey, Editor-at-Large Nov 23, 2022

An illustration of TikToker Caleb Simpson. He has brown hair and is wearing a navy Yankee hat and pink hoodie. Simpson is standing in front of two brownstone buildings.

How much is rent in New York City?

An interview with TikTok’s Caleb Simpson on the wealth disparity within New York City communities.
Julia Diorio, Contributing Writer Nov 23, 2022

Ekene Onukogu holds two part-time jobs in addition to being a full-time NYU student. (Irum Han for WSN)

Booked and busy: Making bank and hitting the books

How a job a day keeps the broke bitch away. Results may vary.
Ekene Onukogu, Contributing Writer Nov 23, 2022

Arthur Migliazza, left, sits on his couch while looking at his newborn baby. Arthur is holding a small dog, and wearing an orange and blue plaid flannel shirt and khaki pants. His newborn is wearing a white onesie and is holding a toy.

A Degree in Parenthood

Getting a degree is challenging, but the joys of parenthood are unmatched.
Joshua Becker, Deputy Under the Arch Editor Oct 20, 2022

A blue and white cracked vase is illustrated against a blue background. SIlhouettes of Joy Li’s family are painted on the vase.

Some Scars Stay

Two weary spouses breaking apart leads to endless cracks for the rest of this Asian family.
Joy Li, Contributing Writer Oct 20, 2022

Alexa Donovan stands in front of 211 Thompson St., an apartment building in Greenwich Village. Alexa is looking at the camera and wearing a navy shirt and denim skirt.

Born To Be at NYU

As this NYU student returned back to her family’s first stomping grounds, she finds her true self.
Alexa Donovan, Contributing Writer Oct 20, 2022

A bowl of rice and Sinigang, a Filipino soup made of fish and vegetables, sit in a bowl on a counter with a mug in the background.

Cooking Your Way Home

A look at how memories and connections with food never leave us.
Sunny Sequeira, Under the Arch Editor Oct 20, 2022