Pier 40 is a Soccer Oasis in a Concrete Desert

Pier 40 is home to worn-down multi-purpose turf fields that serve the purposes of baseball, soccer or any other sport that players who descend on the fields want to play. Pieces of paper, cigarette...

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...
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EDM, Beyond the Festival

If you attend a DJ Kali rave, you can expect to arrive at an unassuming warehouse somewhere in Brooklyn. Enter, and you’ll find yourself thrown into a crowd of 300 college students, immersed in...

In the Wake of Tragedy, Why Does NYU Keep ‘Sweeping It Under the Rug?’

In the Wake of Tragedy, Why Does NYU Keep ‘Sweeping It Under the Rug?' Story by Pamela Jew, Under the Arch Managing Editor Emilio Torres opened up Instagram to mindlessly scroll through posts and unsolicited ads...

Overcoming Inaccessibility

Brian Cheng’s decision to attend NYU was not based exclusively on his academic successes or the school’s reputation. When the time came to apply for college, Cheng’s main priority was finding a wheelchair-friendly campus....

‘No Two Latinxs Are the Same’: Afro-Latinx Academics Carve Out Their Space at NYU

“I was constantly told that I was too dark to be Latina,” Kim DePass said. DePass’ complexion makes others perceive her to be African-American. That isn’t a bad thing; it’s just that she isn’t...

Home is Where the Stomach Is

As Thanksgiving break nears, many NYU students will soon flock from their dorms to home, eagerly awaiting a weekend free of academic stress and filled with their parents’ cooking. For students who call East...

The Long Way Home

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

171 Years of Black History at NYU

From the graduation of the first black student from NYU in 1848 to the first black professor hired in 1934, the history of black students and faculty at NYU is rich and filled with...

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...

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.

New York Nightlife Is on the Rise With the New Nightlife Mayor

In a city with a population of students dying to experience everything New York has to offer after the sun goes down, what can the office of nightlife do for us?
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