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Christine Wang

Christine Wang, Deputy News Editor

Christine is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Science majoring in philosophy and also something that will hopefully make her a living post-graduation. She can often be found giggling at cat videos, snacking on packaged  cheese, or answering emails at 4am. She has lived in the Bay Area for the most part of her life and is still uncomfortable with New Yorkers calling the sweet tapioca drink, "Bubble Tea." Her favorite past-time is over thinking and welcomes anyone who is willing to volunteer as tribute to listen to her late night rambles.

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NYU’s 13th annual Relay For Life, organized by Colleges Against Cancer at NYU, helped raise over $78,000 this past week for cancer research and treatment.

Students Commemorate Cancer Victims at Relay for Life

May 2, 2016
Colleges Against Cancer at NYU hosted the 13th annual NYU Relay For Life at Chelsea Piers Field House on Saturday.
The Black and Brown Coalition is still not satisfied with what NYU has done in terms of making NYU a more equitable university.

Black & Brown Coalition Given President’s Service Award

March 21, 2016
NYU President Andrew Hamilton awarded the 2016 President's Service Award to the Black and Brown Coalition for its positive contributions to NYU diversity.
Second Street

Second Street

February 25, 2016

Residency: Upperclassmen Estimated yearly cost: $10,454 - $20,902 Low-cost rooms available: Yes Commute to class: 10 minutes Nearby subways: B, D, F, M, 6 Shuttle: No Second...

XULY.Bët Fall/Winter 2016

XULY.Bët Fall/Winter 2016

February 17, 2016

XULY.Bët's Fall/Winter 2016 collection was not only momentous artistically, but historically, as it was the first all-black fashion show in all of NYFW history. Inspired by...

Crime Log: Feb. 6 to Feb. 12

February 16, 2016
A weekly round-up of campus crime between Feb. 6 and Feb. 12.
Saunder Fall/Winter 2016

Saunder Fall/Winter 2016

February 11, 2016

Emily Saunders’ latest collection, inspired by the ancient Greek myth of Theseus & The Minotaur, explores the myth through “the lens of seventies glamour and late 60s...

College Libertarians

College Libertarians

February 8, 2016
Meet the NYU College Libertarians.
Affleck, Pine Honor Coast Guard Heroes in New Movie

Affleck, Pine Honor Coast Guard Heroes in New Movie

January 29, 2016
The new film features Pine as a Coast Guardsman who must rescue Affleck's ship during a storm.

Crime Log: Nov. 30 to Dec. 4.

December 7, 2015
An in-depth look at campus crime from Nov. 24 through Dec. 6.
Even though laws changed, people under the age of 21 have still been able to find stores which allow them to purchase cigarettes.

NYC vendors not complying to 21 and up cigarette law change

November 30, 2015
NYU researchers discovered after NYC raised the legal age to purchase cigarettes to 21, few retailers are enforcing the law since the change.
ohn Sexton gave an opening speech for the University-wide conversation on issues of race and diversity on campus in the Coles Sports and Recreation Center on November 18, 2015.

Talks on diversity receive mixed feedback from students

November 23, 2015
NYU students have mixed feelings about the university's actions in the wake of last Wednesday's forum on race and inclusion.
Dr. Eduardo D. Rodriguez, pictured with his face transplant patient Patrick Hardison at NYU Langone on November 12, 2015

NYU Langone declares most extensive facial transplant in history a success

November 19, 2015
Doctors from NYU Langone performed the most extensive facial transplant in history on a volunteer firefighter.
Hundreds gathered in Washington Square Park on Saturday, waving French flags and signs of solidarity with Paris.

[PHOTOS] NYC shows solidarity with Paris following terrorist attacks

November 14, 2015
People across New York gathered this weekend to show support for Paris following terrorist attacks that killed over 100.
The yearly, spooky, West Village Halloween parade has been attracting thousands since it started in 1973.

Students get spooky, boozy on Halloween

November 2, 2015
An exploration of the good and bad side of NYU Students' Halloween festivities.
[PHOTOS]: Divest demands accountability from NYU in face of climate change

[PHOTOS]: Divest demands accountability from NYU in face of climate change

October 29, 2015
Members of NYU Divest occupied the main floor of Bobst Library to encourage NYU to divest from fossil fuels three years after Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast.
NYU Sorority, Zeta Tau Alpha, have been working hard to raise money to enable the American Cancer Society to fund crucial breast cancer research.

Seeing pink during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 20, 2015
A look at what NYU organizations are doing for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Crime Log: Oct. 5-12

October 19, 2015
A weekly recap of crime on the NYU campus.
Tandon senior Yasir Ali was was a finalist and Audience Choice Award winner at the 2014-2015 NYU Entrepreneur Challenge.

Student app manages wait times in hospitals

October 13, 2015
NYU student's new app, born from NYU's Entrepreneurs Challenge, helps organize wait times at emergency rooms, making them run smoother.

NYU student in North Korea appears on CNN

September 28, 2015
Last semester, news broke that an NYU student had gone into North Korea. He was secretly presented to the media for the first time.

Crime Log: Sept. 13-19

September 21, 2015
A weekly recap of crime from around the NYU campus.

Crime log: Sept. 6 to 12

September 14, 2015
A weekly recap of crime from around the NYU campus.
Langone School of Medicine is opening a new building in Lower East Side.

NYU retracts mistaken Langone press release

September 8, 2015
NYU Langone announced that it is opening a new facility in the Lower East Side.
The Cushman & Wakefield Logo

NYU finds real estate sponsor for Incubators

August 28, 2015
NYU's Incubator program will now be sponsored by Cushman & Wakefield.
About 50 people gathered on the steps fo Kimmel to hold a vigil for those affected by the Nepal earthquake.

Vigil held for victims of Nepal quake

April 28, 2015
The Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life held a vigil for the victims of the earthquake that hit Nepal over the weekend.
Terese Yue (left), Dr. Michao Jin and Professor Eli Kim discuss their experiences living as Asian-Americans to teach the next generation.

Panel brings discrimination against Asians to forefront

April 21, 2015
Speakers discussed the experiences of young Asian-Americans who face cultural differences in the U.S.
On April 20th, The Avery Fisher center hosted screenings of Plastic Paradise and Divide in Concord.

NYU celebrates Earth Day all month

April 21, 2015
NYU has events lined up for the month in honor of Earth Day festivities.
CeCe McDonald before speaking at NYU Ally Weeks event, Black Trans Lives Matter on Tuesday.

Black trans activist discusses allyship

April 15, 2015
CeCe McDonald, an aspiring fashion student living in Minneapolis, spoke on mass incarceration in the U.S. today.

Crime Log: April 1 to 6

April 12, 2015
A weekly roundup of crime from around campus.
In a new study conducted by an NYU professor and a visiting scholar at UPenn, our eyes multitask even when we don’t want them to.

Study looks into nature of eyes

March 26, 2015
A new study conducted by an NYU professor and a visiting scholar in UPenn reveals that our eyes multitask even when we don't want them to.
In a presentation, Mary Beth Altier explores why people support paramilitaries during polls.

Paramilitary discussion gets heated

February 25, 2015
A professor from the Center for Global Affairs gave a presentation on why paramilitary groups are popular at the polls.
Wu Ke helps students practice their calligraphy during the Chinese New Year event.

China House celebrates New Year

February 19, 2015
Lecturers at the Department of East Asian Studies hosted NYU's first Chinese New Year celebration.
Harold Koh, right, spoke with Ryan Goodman on a number of topics including the Forever War and his role in the Obama Administration.

Former legal adviser talks Gitmo, ISIL

February 12, 2015
The former Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of State talked about how ISIL can be fought.
Benjamin de la Pena, director of community and national strategy of the Knight Foundation talks about the future of cities and transportation.

Future of transportation discussed

December 4, 2014
The NYU Rudin Center for Transportation hosted an event discussing the future of cities with mobile taxi applications and self-driving cars.
Students pitch TEDx Talk  ideas

Students pitch TEDx Talk ideas

November 24, 2014
TEDxNYU hosted a competition titled "The Pitch: What's Your Angle?" featuring speakers from the NYU community.
TorchPAC organized a debate regarding Israel and the Modern Middle East on Thursday.

Policy experts debate Israeli-Palestinian conflict

November 14, 2014
NYU TorchPAC hosted a debate about the ongoing conflict in the Middle East on Thursday, Nov. 13.
Local Futures announces green initiative

Local Futures announces green initiative

November 10, 2014
Local Futures announced their new International Alliance for Localization, which aims at promoting local-first green efforts.
Experts reflect on  Sandy, future planning

Experts reflect on Sandy, future planning

October 29, 2014
Event Coverage of "Sandy and the City: Disaster Preparedness and Resiliency in a Changing Climate"