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All content by Emily Kerrigan
British singer-songwriter Harry Styles dressed in a pink furry overcoat with matching trousers holds a black microphone against a radiating background.

It’s New York, baby: Harry Styles takes over Madison Square Garden

Harry Styles, accompanied by his devoted and well-dressed fans, displays his massive effect in New York during a 15-show residency at Madison Square Garden.
Emily Kerrigan, Staff Writer Oct 3, 2022

After the end of One Direction — or its supposed “hiatus” — Harry Styles and his bandmates seemed to become remnants of a tween boy band fever dream. To reclaim the almost...

A view of a sunset from a stone patio at NYU Florence, looking across the valley toward Villa Natalia. Trimmed hedges line the path down from the patio and cypress trees adorn the skyline.

Italian travel survival guide: My favorite cities in Italy

You have a long list of Italian cities to visit while studying at NYU Florence — here are my favorites, and here’s how to navigate them.
Emily Kerrigan, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

FLORENCE, Italy — Studying abroad is a daunting task. There is enormous pressure to travel somewhere new every weekend. Constant traveling is extremely draining, and trying to...

The facade of Duomo di Milano. Crowds of people are walking in front of the cathedral.

Making the most of Milan Fashion Week

Milan Fashion Week is one of the most hyped events in Italy. This NYU Florence student went to see it for herself.
Emily Kerrigan, Staff Writer Mar 28, 2022

FLORENCE, Italy — When I first decided to go to Milan Fashion Week last month, I didn’t realize how nervous I would be. The night before I left, I packed and repacked. My apartment...

The Ponte Vecchio bridge over the Arno River in Florence, Italy.

A commuter student on studying abroad

Studying abroad in a post-pandemic world is a big jump. For commuter students, it’s a leap of faith.
Emily Kerrigan, Staff Writer Feb 28, 2022

FLORENCE, Italy — COVID-19 has robbed me. That’s not a nuanced thought, but it occurs to me regularly. It has stolen momentous occasions from me: my high school graduation,...