All content by Gabby Lozano
Mayor Eric Adams has made nutrition a key component of his platform. However, to make lasting improvements to New Yorkers' health, he must address the issue of food insecurity.
March 4, 2022
With high sugar contents and questionable nutritional values, it can be hard to find a protein bar that delivers on health. Luckily, we remade the bar for the average college student. Recipe included.
February 9, 2022
Here are some of the best places on or near campus for delicious vegan food to celebrate the start of the semester.
January 24, 2022
Zaragoza Mexican Deli and Grocery offers comfort in the form of authentic homemade Mexican cuisine, snacks and ingredients.
October 1, 2021
The Mid-Autumn Festival is an important holiday in Asian cultures that honors family and reunion. Here’s how NYU students celebrate the festival while away from family and share its traditions with their peers.
September 20, 2021
Here’s everything you need to know about eating at restaurants during the pandemic. Because despite CDC recommendations, we know you’ll do it anyway, so you might as well be safe about it.
September 17, 2021
Jewish students reflect on the significance of Yom Kippur during COVID-19 while trying to follow university guidelines.
September 16, 2021
Sharila Stewart, a third-year student at NYU Law School, talks about her experience competing in Bravo’s latest cooking competition, “Top Chef Amateurs.”
September 10, 2021
Check out these 10 restaurants that offer quick, flavorful meals for under $12.
September 8, 2021
SIMÒ PIZZA recently opened its second location in Greenwich Village. The pizzeria offers New Yorkers Neapolitan-style pies at affordable prices.
September 2, 2021
An ice cream startup founded by NYU alumni Deborah Tanudirjo and Liz Margaretha supports the AAPI community with Asian-inspired flavors and philanthropy.
September 1, 2021
Damascus Bread & Pastry Shop in Brooklyn is a community favorite among many people of both Middle Eastern and non-Middle Eastern descent.
May 3, 2021
Born out of the app of the same name, NYU Share Meals is working to inform the campus community about food insecurity, while providing a safe space for students who experience food insecurity.
April 29, 2021
Thiru Kumar, known by many as the Dosa Man, talks about his experience operating a small business during COVID-19 and how he became an famous figure in the New York City dining scene.
April 26, 2021
Jonas Guenther is the co-founder of We Are the New Farmers, an urban farm that grows spirulina in Brooklyn. He talks about the sustainable properties of the product and how his time at NYU Tandon helped him achieve his goal to grow food that reduces the carbon footprint.
April 22, 2021
NYU students on and off campus share their favorite food-related memories of Ramadan and how they plan to celebrate the holiday in light of COVID-19.
April 16, 2021
NYU alum and 886 co-owner Andy Chuang speaks about the restaurant's decision to support other local restaurants and feed hospital workers during the height of the pandemic.
April 9, 2021
Dining Editor Gabby Lozano discussed how she traditionally celebrates Easter, and how the holiday changed for her this time around.
April 6, 2021
Among the global crises of COVID-19 and climate change, small farmers risk going out of business due to the government’s role in funding corporate farming.
April 2, 2021
The stress from midterms can sometimes cause us to prioritize our work over our health.
March 26, 2021
Despite new developments in vaccinations and a decrease in COVID-19 cases, some people remain hesitant about eating at restaurants.
March 17, 2021
In honor of Women’s History Month, the Culture Desk staff writers are taking turns every week to highlight the important women figures in their lives.
March 10, 2021
High-end male chefs should reflect on the dark realities of the kitchen space when crafting their menus and constructing their restaurants.
March 9, 2021
Congress needs to expand aid packages to include American citizens that make up mixed-status families.
May 6, 2020
Congress must reverse Betsy DeVos’s decision to ban DACA recipients from receiving financial aid during the pandemic.
April 29, 2020
From Lizzie McGuire to Lady Bird — here’s what our staff thinks about movies.
April 16, 2020
The federal government needs to distribute hazard pay to essential employees who are sacrificing their health during the pandemic.
April 15, 2020
From durians to watermelon — here’s what our staff thinks about fruit.
April 9, 2020
As social isolation measures persist, there needs to be more access to mental health resources to help individuals grapple with the challenges presented by COVID-19.
April 8, 2020
If small restaurants are going to survive the pandemic, they’ll need more financial relief from the federal and state governments.
April 1, 2020
Here’s our staff’s struggles and joys while in isolation.
March 26, 2020
During this pandemic, it’s essential that undocumented immigrants aren’t left behind.
March 25, 2020
NYU students have been taking classes online since Wednesday, March 11. Hear our staff’s experiences on the situation.
March 13, 2020
As dietitians and public health officials constantly search for solutions to fix America’s health, they need to include more dishes from a variety of cuisines, rather than solely promoting the Eurocentric diet.
March 11, 2020
From under-portioned grains to juice cleanses, our staff has a lot of strong feelings about food.
March 5, 2020
From the unnecessary and stupid rules to the struggles of learning and speaking, here’s what our staff has to say on languages.
February 27, 2020
We’ve all binged a show, even though we know we shouldn’t. Here’s what our staff has to say about the Golden Age of TV — or so they say.
February 21, 2020
Comedians need to be aware of the potential harm that ridiculing an event can have on their viewers.
February 19, 2020
Cultured meat is an eco-friendly and efficient mechanism to feed people, yet a lack of government funding has created a delayed start for a phenomena that could alleviate impending global issues.
February 13, 2020
Sunday’s Oscars was a historic night for film. Here’s what our staff has to say about it.
February 12, 2020
The Super Bowl — whether you care about the game or not — draws parties, commercials and more. Hear our staff’s take on the subject.
February 6, 2020
In light of the sensationalization surrounding Kobe Bryant's death, we need to recognize the importance of preserving the truth in sensitive issues and promote discussion.
February 5, 2020
The first week of courses always fills people with mixed emotions. Here are our staff’s takes on the subject.
January 30, 2020
Recent tensions sparked between the United States and Iran will threaten the mental and physical state of Iraqi women and girls.
January 29, 2020
Having a master’s degree is increasingly becoming the standard for many jobs, but its steep cost deters students from attending.
December 4, 2019
American primary and secondary education curriculums heavily focus on Western European and U.S. achievements in history, yet fail to recognize the harmful effects that colonial triumphs have on minority communities in contemporary society.
December 1, 2019
The lack of coverage of issues faced by communities in Middle America delays any legislative progress that will improve the well-being of American society.
November 21, 2019
Recently, there has been a push to promote gardening and cooking as methods to overcome food inequality in the United States. But these methods overlook systemic injustices.
November 4, 2019
Many students take to social media to advocate against current policies, but these trends rarely translate into action.
October 28, 2019
Students look to internships as a path to advance their career, yet unpaid internships have the ability to exploit students.
October 15, 2019
Following attacks on immigrants and the groups that support them, it’s important to remember the vital role of immigrant assistance agencies.
September 17, 2019
Composting is one way everyone — students included — can help fight climate change and create a more sustainable future.
September 9, 2019
Rachel Fadem, Features Editor • May 17, 2022
Disability rights activist Judith Heumann will speak about the importance of political action and advocacy during a combined graduation ceremony for the classes of 2020 and 2021 on May 18.