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All content by Jendayi Omowale
High Fashion Swatches Culture

High Fashion Swatches Culture

April 19, 2018
When high fashion "adopts" streetwear into the world of luxury, what happens to all the cultures it leaves behind?
The IRHC’s Annual Moonlight Ball will be taking place at the Whitney Museum of American Art this year.

Moonlight Ball Says ‘Goodnight’ to the Met

April 9, 2018
The Moonlight Ball is changing venues this year, breaking a 20 year old tradition.
Cristina Maria de la Puerta, Freshman, Liberal Studies

Students Take a Second on the Gun Debate

March 21, 2018
The school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School led to intense debate about gun control laws and gun violence in the United States.
NYU provides students with a number of online resources, including campus cable from Philo.

Online Deals for NYU Students

February 26, 2018
NYU students have access to a multitude of online deals and free services. Here are some of the best perks that are available to us.
Each semester, National Residence Hall Honorary holds an induction ceremony to welcome new members.

NRHH Lights the Torch for a New Beginning

February 22, 2018

NYU’s Torch Chapter of National Residence Hall Honorary prides itself on being dedicated to recognition and service in the residential hall community, according to its president,...

Stern first-year Aliya Brooks credits Yara Shahidi and Zendaya as inspirational black figures in her life.

MLK Scholars Discuss Black History Month

February 21, 2018
Three MLK Scholars talk about what Black History Month means to them.
Global Fashion Collective II FW 2018

Global Fashion Collective II FW 2018

February 9, 2018

  Pop-art style prints, extravagant roller-like sleeves, and a “prison Barbie” aesthetic all made an appearance at this year’s Fall/Winter Global Fashion Collective...

Salome Ramirez, a CAS junior part of the Hurricane Maria Assistance Program, discusses the struggles her and her family went through during the national disaster. Ramirez continues her studies in journalism at NYU with a minor in Psychology.

Starting Fresh after Hurricane Maria

February 5, 2018
Salome Ramirez is one of the many Puerto Rican students who were offered a scholarship by the Hurricane Maria Assistance Program
The eating Tide Pods meme has escalated into a viral health concern as people ingest the product as a challenge on social media platforms like YouTube.

Tide Pod Challenge Just the Latest Fad

January 29, 2018
The Tide Pod challenge is taking over the internet. These little detergent packs may look like candy, but eating one will result in instant regret.
The 2018 Grammy nominees are dominated by people of color, with artists like JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars and SZA leading in most nominations.

Inclusivity at the 60th Grammys

January 18, 2018
Grammy Awards have been criticised and boycotted because of the lack of diversity they showed in the winners. This year seems to be more promising.
The NYU Combined Campaign is a charitable giving program that allows NYU faculty, staff, and administrators to contribute directly to the NYU Community Fund and the United Way of NYC in support of local nonprofit organizations near NYUs campuses, as well as throughout the five boroughs.

Faculty Raises Money For Charities

December 4, 2017
During the holiday season, the NYU Combined Campaign allows faculty and employees to donate to the Community Fund to benefit neighboring nonprofits.
As a rapidly growing, multi-billion dollar industry, cosmetics have become a centerpiece of American culture.

The Politics of Cosmetics

November 27, 2017
The Personal Care Products Act proposes the first change in cosmetic industry regulations since the 1930s. Read about how it may affect your daily makeup and skincare regimen.

Tandon School of Engineering students have been taking out their professors to lunch, free of charge, courtesy of the school’s student council. Members of the Tandon Student Council (L to R) Director of Student Success junior Juliann Forbes, Vice President senior Divya Deverakonda, former Student-Faculty Resource Commissioner senior Orion Doscher, Graduate Assistant in the Office of Student Activities and Resource Center Tim Zchang, Student Council Presdient senior Rawan Abbasi.

Tandon Students Take Professors to Lunch for Free

November 27, 2017
The Tandon Student Council is offering Tandon students a sweet deal: take your professor out to lunch and they'll foot the bill.

Tandon School of Engineering students have been taking out their professors to lunch, free of charge, courtesy of the school’s student council. Members of the Tandon Student Council (L to R) Director of Student Success junior Juliann Forbes, Vice President senior Divya Deverakonda, former Student-Faculty Resource Commissioner senior Orion Doscher, Graduate Assistant in the Office of Student Activities and Resource Center Tim Zchang, Student Council Presdient senior Rawan Abbasi.

Photo: Early 2000s Brands to Wear Today

November 27, 2017

Tandon School of Engineering students have been taking out their professors to lunch, free of charge, courtesy of the school’s student council. Members of the Tandon Student Council (L to R) Director...

Brittany Hall residents (L to R) Nicolas Brunstein, Samuel Slocum, Gabriel Oldfield, Benjamin Florence and Joshua Ellis-Einhorn created a newsletter named the 02 Tribune which is only sent to other rooms ending in 02.

Dorm Room Journalism Emerges

November 20, 2017
The five freshmen in Brittany's suite 202 write and deliver a newsletter, '02 Tribune, to rooms ending in "02" in a handful of NYU dorms every week.
Tandon sophomore Arystan Tatishev is the founder of the Facebook groups Overheard At NYU and NYU Memes For Slightly Bankrupt Teens.

Overheard: Humor Sans Context

November 13, 2017
The "Overheard at NYU" Facebook group was started this September and already has over 1,000 members. The group allows students to post quotes heard around campus with little to no context.
NYU’s Urban Farm Lab reopened on Oct 11. It was founded two years ago by NYU Food Studies professor Amy Bentley as a place for food study majors to harvest crops right in the city.

Urban Farm Reopens its Doors

October 16, 2017
NYU's Urban Farm reopens its doors after a break.
The Met is one of the world’s largest art museums and is home to over 2 million works.

Museum Madness: A Guide to Free NYC Museums

October 4, 2017
Don't forget to utilize your NYU student ID!