Underage Nightlife and How NYC Welcome Week Pulled It Off

Women line 16th Street, decorated in their barely-there tight dresses and sky-high heels. They laugh glamorously at jokes made by the fresh-pressed, suit-and-tie men that accompany them. Bouncers smile at them while they slip...

Tandon Transfers Discuss the Struggles of Leaving

The Tandon School of Engineering was founded in 1854, making it the second oldest private engineering school in the country. Previously named the Brooklyn Collegiate and Polytechnic Institute, the school acquired a new name...

NYU Bought a Semester’s Worth of Sustainable Straws From This Student-Run Company

The university backs Seastraws, a student-run company seeking to reduce the amount of plastic in oceans, by providing their straws in select dining halls.

This Should Have Never Happened To You

Content warning: the introduction and each video include graphic descriptions of sexual violence. Proceed with caution if you find such content triggering or disturbing. At the beginning of the fall semester Professor Avital Ronell was...

NY-YouTube

NYU can only control so much of its image — the rest is up to student YouTubers who fill in the gaps and spill the tea. Story by Joel Lee, Under the Arch Deputy Editor   It’s...

Busting the Myth About NYU Recycling

Compost, landfill and recycling bins litter NYU’s Washington Square campus. Whether separated or joined, each is decorated with appropriate signage and coloring — green for compost, gray for landfill and blue for all recycling....

The First Year Away

I spent my first year abroad in Paris through the Liberal Studies First-Year Away program. I called it an adventure. My brother called it a glorified holding tank. Story by Natalie Chinn, Under the Arch...

A Class of Their Own: Defining the Stereotypes Surrounding NYU’s Programs

A Tisch student enigmatically takes a drag on her cigarette as she belts her latest solo with the accompaniment of 50 of her acting cohorts on the corner of Broadway. A Stern student dreams...

Magic and Glitter in Brooklyn: Interpreting the World Through Drag

After coming out as nonbinary in 2018, Gallatin sophomore Milenka Bermanova realized that some of their talents such as applying expressive makeup on themselves and designing chainmail headpieces are skills that would be useful...

What Did NYU Look Like 25 Years Ago?

WSN pored over archives from 1993 and found that NYU life hasn't changed as much as you would think. 

Asian Students Get Inked and Break Barriers

Twenty-one-year-old singer and songwriter Leah Dou has an international fan base — and a face tattoo. While the design is simple — a single line running from her lower lip down her neck —...

The Long Way Home

After moving out of Manhattan as a high school senior, Nina Lehrecke has embraced her three-hour trek to school.
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