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...

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...

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....

The Long Way Home

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

Field Work in Motion: NiNi Dongnier on Designing Interactive Spaces

At the Tisch Jack Crystal Theater in the East Village, dancers enter a stage with pulled wings to a score excerpted from Igor Stravinsky’s orchestral concert score, “The Rite of Spring.” They catch and...

Ace-ing It in New York

Swipe right on Tinder, Badoo or Bumble. What’s next? Maybe meet them at a bar or ask them out through a text. You’ll make small talk once you arrive and awkwardly nibble on your...

The Challenge of Navigating an Intersectional Identity as a Queer Student of Color

After En Chyi Goh first came out as queer to her mother, they never spoke about it again.  For Goh, identifying as queer, a slur now broadly reclaimed by the LGBTQ+ community, meant being free...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...
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