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Camila Ceballos

Camila Ceballos, Photo Editor

Camila Ceballos is a first-year at the College of Arts and Science studying international relations. She's originally from Medellín, Colombia, and loves yoga, politics, sustainable fashion and reading. Talk to her about the Lakers or the U.N. any time. You can follow her on Instagram @camilaceballoss or email her at [email protected]

All content by Camila Ceballos
A birds-eye view of Paris from the Eiffel Tower.

Photo: Uncovering immigration issues in Paris brings the city out of its romanticized shell

May 5, 2022

A view of Paris, France from the top of the Eiffel Tower view deck. (Staff Photo by Camila Ceballos)

A nighttime view of the midtown Manhattan skyline.

Photo: Ranked: Quintessential NYU experiences

May 2, 2022

A rooftop in Midtown. (Staff Photo by Camila Ceballos)

The pink facade of la Casa Rosada, the office of the Argentinian president. In front of it there is a blue-and-white Argentinian flag and a plaza. To the right are green trees.

Photo: Best trips while studying away at NYU Buenos Aires

May 2, 2022

Located in Buenos Aires, Argentina, la Casa Rosada is the office of the president of Argentina. (Staff Photo by Camila Ceballos)

A view of the green and brown mountains and the surrounding blue lake in Bariloche, Argentina.

Photo: Best trips while studying away at NYU Buenos Aires

May 2, 2022

Located in the Patagonia region of Argentina is the mountainous town of San Carlos de Bariloche. (Staff Photo by Camila Ceballos)

On top of a green checkered picnic blanket is a box with crackers, fruit, and a charcuterie board with items like cheese, crackers and dips.

Photo: Ring in spring with the perfect picnic

April 22, 2022

Bringing a speaker and playing some music will elevate your picnic plans. (Staff Photo by Camila Ceballos)

Interior of Ribalta with white walls to the side and red-and-white striped walls at the back. In the foreground are white chairs and tables, with two diners and one waiter visible. In the background is a pizza oven and a plaque with the Ribalta logo in red. The room’s lighting is warm and dim.

Photo: Eating around the world 

April 11, 2022

Ribalta is located at 48 E. 12th St. by Union Square. (Staff Photo by Camila Ceballos)

On an easel, a poster with a dark purple background reads in pink font: “Donate up to 3 meal swipes per day at the following dining halls.” Below in white font, one under the other, it reads: “Downstein, Jasper Kane Cafe, Kosher Eatery, Marketplace at Kimmel, NYU Eats at Lipton, Peet’s Coffee, Palladium, NYU Eats at Third North.” Next to the easel the door of Kimmel Marketplace is open and a dining hall worker is seen in the back.

Photo: Opinion: NYU’s Swipe it Forward meal donation program could be great

April 7, 2022

Swipe it Forward is a food donation program at NYU. Students are able to donate up to three meal swipes per day at select dining halls. (Staff Photo by Camila Ceballos)

Two white photo frames are next to six black photo frames with images displayed within at the Grey Art Gallery.

Photo: Grey Art Gallery is NYU’s archival gem

April 5, 2022

The exhibit also features original Polaroids by Andy Warhol. (Staff Photo by Camila Ceballos)

Two TVs mounted on the wall behind a help desk at the Bobst Library Computer Center. Both TVs are turned off.

Photo: Opinion: Bobst should stop playing CNN on that one TV all the time

February 25, 2022

Most students go to Bobst Library to study and focus, not to get bombarded by the 24-hour news cycle. So turn off the TVs on Lower Level 1. (Staff Photo by Camila Ceballos)

An illustration of a hand wiping away a swastika graffitied onto a metal pole.

Photo: Opinion: NYU, be more vigilant against antisemitism

February 24, 2022

NYU needs to work on supporting its Jewish community and fighting antisemitism on campus. (Staff Illustration by Camila Ceballos)

“The Joe Rogan Experience” is a podcast that debuted in December 2009, hosted by Joe Rogan, comedian and UFC color commentator. (Staff Illustration by Camila Ceballos)

Photo: Opinion: Is Joe Rogan really worth it, Spotify?

February 17, 2022

“The Joe Rogan Experience” is a podcast that debuted in December 2009, hosted by Joe Rogan, comedian and UFC color commentator. (Staff Illustration by Camila Ceballos)

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Photo: Frederick Anderson experiments with texture and color at NYFW

February 15, 2022

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The Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools is located on the fifth floor of 726 Broadway. (Staff Photo by Camila Ceballos)

Photo: Fabienne Doucet becomes first Black woman to lead a Steinhardt research center

February 10, 2022

The Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools is located on the fifth floor of 726 Broadway. (Staff Photo by Camila Ceballos)

Urban Vegan Kitchen is located at 41 Carmine St. (Staff Photo by Camila Ceballos)

Photo: From chicharrón to cashew-based mac ‘n’ cheese: The ultimate list of vegan restaurants around NYU

January 24, 2022

Urban Vegan Kitchen is located at 41 Carmine St. (Staff Photo by Camila Ceballos)

NYU has announced that all need-based financial aid will be fulfilled for the class of 2025. This new policy needs to be extended to all current students. (Photo by Camila Ceballos)

Photo: Editorial: NYU should meet 100% demonstrated need for all current students

December 6, 2021

NYU has announced that all need-based financial aid will be fulfilled for the class of 2025. This new policy needs to be extended to all current students. (Photo by Camila Ceballos)

After three virtual finals seasons, many NYU students find themselves struggling to transition back to in-person tests. Some NYU classes have continued to allow students to take their exams home, but more classes should shift from traditional in-class tests to take-home tests or projects. (Photo by Manaal Shareh)

Opinion: NYU should do away with in-person tests

As the pandemic continues, many classes continue to require students to take stressful, ineffective in-person tests. NYU should shift away from traditional test-taking to alternative assessments like take-home tests and projects.
December 1, 2021

With finals around the corner, many NYU students are used to being exhausted by an endless barrage of tests. After three semesters of virtual exams, the university should permanently...

(Photo by Camila Ceballos)

Encounters: college apartments

Encounters documents the heartwarming stories of NYU students and members of the surrounding community. This edition features the experiences of three students who live in off-campus apartments.
November 18, 2021

Welcome back to Encounters, a series that documents the lives of NYU students and members of surrounding communities. This time, we’re interviewing students who live in apartments...

Clothing designer Cheick Barry (@enwhy.eclaires) sells clothing from his brand Eclairs. (Photo by Camila Ceballos)

Photo: Encounters: Washington Square Park vendors

October 27, 2021

Clothing designer Cheick Barry (@enwhy.eclaires) sells clothing from his brand Eclairs. (Photo by Camila Ceballos)

IMPACT, a nonprofit founded by Brooklyn-based designer Lizzy Gee, focuses on sustainable fashion. At New York Fashion Week, IMPACT gave a platform to designers and brands that create sustainably. (Photo by Camila Ceballos)

The sustainable fashion dream exists — it’s called IMPACT NYFW

IMPACT is setting the standard for a new era of greener fashion.
October 26, 2021

Coming to New York City meant that I could finally live out my Carrie Bradshaw dreams and attend a fashion show. However, my “Sex and the City” fantasy only seemed possible...

The UN has done more than most realize to curb the effects of climate change. The organization is set to commence the Climate Change Conference on Oct. 31. (Photo by Camila Ceballos)

Opinion: The UN is taking substantial action against climate change

Despite climate defeatism and cynicism surrounding the U.N., the organization is making a difference in the fight for a greener future.
October 25, 2021

As the United Nations prepares for this year's Climate Change Conference, starting on Oct. 31 in the United Kingdom, the efficacy of past efforts regarding climate change...

Large crowds of activists take to the streets of Downtown Manhattan.

Thousands of students march in NYC Global Climate Strike

Calling on world leaders to take action during this year’s United Nations Climate Week, the New York City chapter of the youth-led climate-advocacy group Fridays For Future organized a strike on Sept. 24.
September 27, 2021

More than 2,000 students and climate activists participated in the Global Climate Strike march last week, which was organized by the New York City chapter of Fridays For Future,...

Shopping at thrift stores, such as Beacon’s Closet, is a good way to practice sustainability. It is important to make conscious shopping choices in order to contribute to collective change in the fashion industry. (Photo by Camila Ceballos)

Seven steps to dressing more sustainably

Everything you need to know to step up your style in a sustainable fashion.
September 27, 2021

While you might think your outfit only affects you, the truth is that the fashion industry — and, by extension, your fashion — has a direct impact on human rights and the environment....