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An exterior shot of the main NYU London building, located at 6 Bedford Square in London.

NYU London students grapple with an increasingly chaotic UK

Students studying abroad in London find themselves living in one of the most volatile periods in modern U.K. history.
Gabe Vasconcellos and Grace Muskovitz Nov 15, 2022

The United Kingdom can’t seem to stay out of the media spotlight lately with its volatile government. There was first the death of its longest-reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth...

The interior of the NYU Tisch building. “NYU TISCH” is displayed on the wall in a purple LED light sign. People are walking by.

Photo: Tisch blacklist prompts administration to address student misconduct

May 3, 2022

The lobby of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. (Photo by Gabe Vasconcellos)

The brick exterior of NYU’s law school. Arches frame the courtyard, and an engraved stone sign bears the law school’s name.

Photo: Alum and prof. Troy McKenzie appointed as next NYU Law dean

May 2, 2022

The NYU School of Law was founded in 1835. It is the oldest law school in New York City. (Photo by Gabe Vasconcellos)

Mandala-style wooden blinds decorated with floral designs and short notes in the foreground and a poster saying “Grief Garden” in the background.

Photo: Reflecting on life and love at the ‘Grief Garden’

Apr 29, 2022

Curated by 2022 Spring Artist-in-Residence Khaty Xiong, “Grief Garden” is an exhibition about collective meditation on grief based on an eponymous poem. (Photo by Gabe Vasconcellos)

Students dressed in formal attire dining in a white tent.

Photo: Violet Gala and Ball bring back high school prom nostalgia

Apr 25, 2022

The V100 gala was a formal dinner event in Gould Plaza. (Photo by Gabe Vasconcellos)

At the Kimmel Center for University Life, a girl sits at a table with a purple tablecloth and a sign that reads “NYU Student Government”. She holds two thumbs up, and behind her there are cardboard boxes and the Commuter Lounge is visible in the background.

Photo: Student gov't distributes 80 meals in 30 mins at V100 food drive

Apr 21, 2022

As part of NYU’s Spirit Week, members of the Student Government Assembly gave out bags with food to students at the Kimmel Center for University Life. (Photo by Gabe Vasconcellos)

On top of a table with a purple tablecloth, there is from left to right: Kraft macaroni and cheese, canned pineapple chunks, canned black beans, canned lentils and sliced peaches in a plastic container.

Photo: Student gov’t distributes 80 meals in 30 mins at V100 food drive

Apr 21, 2022

The bags given out to students included nonperishable food items like mac ‘n’ cheese and canned black beans. (Photo by Gabe Vasconcellos)

The all glass facade of 181 Mercer Street.

Photo: 181 Mercer building opening delayed again until spring 2023

Mar 9, 2022

The 181 Mercer Street building has postponed its opening to 2023 due to labor shortages and supply chain issues. In addition to its residence towers, the building will host a range...

Six protesters stand by the Washington Square Park fountain holding up cardboard posters and a Ukrainian flag in support of ending the invasion of Ukraine by Russia.

Photo: Opinion: Stop publishing pieces on how to ‘cope’ with the invasion of Ukraine

Mar 8, 2022

Six protesters stand by the Washington Square Park fountain holding up cardboard posters and a Ukrainian flag. (Photo by Gabe Vasconcellos)

Natalia Levina stands behind a podium and addresses the crowd. She is wearing a bright blue long-sleeve shirt and a yellow wrap scarf.

Photo: 7 NYU profs lecture on Russian invasion of Ukraine

Mar 7, 2022

Natalia Levina, a Stern professor of information systems, spoke about the struggles of Ukrainian civilians and the need for humanitarian aid. (Photo by Gabe Vasconcellos)