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Jorene He

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Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen lifted the veil on the company’s harmful practices. The social media powerhouse must adopt new practices to regulate harmful content immediately. (Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: Opinion: Social media companies should hire more moderators

October 18, 2021

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen lifted the veil on the company’s harmful practices. The social media powerhouse must adopt new practices to regulate harmful content immediately. (Photo by Jorene...

The Colloquium Room at the Kimmel Center is where the Student Government Assembly meets. SGA wrote a letter last Friday condemning the new Department of Education CARES policy. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos has decided to bar DACA recipients from receiving emergency aid during this time.(Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: Student Government Condemns Department of Education’s Anti-DACA Policy

April 27, 2020

The Colloquium Room at the Kimmel Center is where the Student Government Assembly meets. SGA wrote a letter last Friday condemning the new Department of Education CARES policy. Secretary of Education Betsy...

The Colloquium Room at the Kimmel Center is where the Student Government Assembly meets. The SGA offered a statement in response to the current situation facing the NYU community. (Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: SGA Offers Support After NYU Shuts Residence Halls

March 16, 2020

The Colloquium Room at the Kimmel Center is where the Student Government Assembly meets. The SGA offered a statement in response to the current situation facing the NYU community. (Photo by Jorene He)

In his lab, Gowayed shoots lasers at supersaturated solutions to create crystals. (Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: An Activist Determined to Lead with Science

December 5, 2019

In his lab, Gowayed shoots lasers at supersaturated solutions to create crystals. (Photo by Jorene He)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Met has announced the theme of the 2020 Met Gala and the Costume Institute exhibition: About Time: Fashion and Duration. (Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: Students React to 2020 Met Gala Theme

November 21, 2019

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Met has announced the theme of the 2020 Met Gala and the Costume Institute exhibition: "About Time: Fashion and Duration." (Photo by Jorene He)

Tara Westover, author of Educated: A Memoir, discussed her book at a Skirball Talks event. (Staff photo by Jorene He)

Photo: Tara Westover Discusses ‘Educated’ at Skirball Center

November 6, 2019

Tara Westover, author of Educated: A Memoir, discussed her book at a Skirball Talks event. (Staff photo by Jorene He)

The simplistic design of Comme des Garçons Converse was a great trend four years ago. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: Hot Takes From the Beauty & Style Desk

November 4, 2019

The simplistic design of Comme des Garçons Converse was a great trend four years ago. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Moving zombie decorations from Six Flags Fright Fest, a great place to enjoy your Halloween with spooky-theme rides and haunted mazes. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: You Worry About Your Costume — We Handled Your To-Do List

October 28, 2019

Moving zombie decorations from Six Flags Fright Fest, a great place to enjoy your Halloween with spooky-theme rides and haunted mazes. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Tisch students will receive a metrocard scholarship, but there are drawbacks as well. (Illustration by Jorene He)

Photo: Tisch Students Demand NYU Fund Commute to Far-Away Studios

October 3, 2019

Tisch students will receive a metrocard scholarship, but there are drawbacks as well. (Illustration by Jorene He)

Promotional poster for Zombi Child. (via Twitter)

Photo: ‘Zombi Child’: Equal Parts Horror and Coming-of-Age Story

September 26, 2019

Promotional poster for Zombi Child. (via Twitter)

NYU first-year students were asked to read Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover during the summer. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: First-Years Comment on Tara Westover's "Educated"

September 9, 2019

NYU first-year students were asked to read Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover during the summer. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Mocha almond fudge mini cake and chocolate cupcake with vanilla frosting in Sweets by CHLOE., a vegan bakery on Bleeker St., open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: Vegan Eats for Night Owls

September 3, 2019

Mocha almond fudge mini cake and chocolate cupcake with vanilla frosting in Sweets by CHLOE., a vegan bakery on Bleeker St., open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Plated meal from Harvest Table at Third North Residence Hall. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: Use of Program for Food-Insecure Students Spikes This Academic Year

May 6, 2019

Plated meal from Harvest Table at Third North Residence Hall. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

A woman wears a stylish water-proof  PVC coat.  (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: How Students Stay Stylish in the Rain

May 2, 2019

A woman wears a stylish water-proof PVC coat. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Students read Anonymous Affirmations, a Lipton Residence Hall initiative that sends messages of positivity to NYU students. (Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: Current Wellness Resources Fall Short of Expectations

April 29, 2019

Students read Anonymous Affirmations, a Lipton Residence Hall initiative that sends messages of positivity to NYU students. (Photo by Jorene He)

The Fat Radish is an out-of-the-way Lower East Side spot that serves in an intimate and rustic setting. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: The Fat Radish Freshens up Food

April 29, 2019

The Fat Radish is an out-of-the-way Lower East Side spot that serves in an intimate and rustic setting. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Hotel Chantelle, located in the Lower East Side, is a three-floor restaurant. The Parisian-garden style rooftop is a fun place to enjoy a French menu. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: Celebrate the Heat at Rooftop Restaurants

April 29, 2019

Hotel Chantelle, located in the Lower East Side, is a three-floor restaurant. The Parisian-garden style rooftop is a fun place to enjoy a French menu. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Commencement speakers organization just made a donation towards NYU libraries. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: Grant from Commencement Speaker’s Foundation Funds Library Preservation

April 22, 2019

Commencement speaker's organization just made a donation towards NYU libraries. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Colloquium Room at Kimmel is where Student Government meets. A Socially Responsible Investment resolution failed to pass the University Senate on Thursday. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: Sexual Misconduct, Sustainability Addressed by University Senate Resolutions This Year

May 7, 2019

Colloquium Room at Kimmel is where Student Government meets. A Socially Responsible Investment resolution failed to pass the University Senate on Thursday. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Lucky Lees Chinese food restaurant (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: A Learning Moment in the Midst of a Chinese Restaurant's Controversy

April 19, 2019

Lucky Lee's Chinese food restaurant (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

How does NYU spring admission work? Does the admission rate include spring admits? (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: Welcome to NYU! But Wait a Semester

April 15, 2019

How does NYU spring admission work? Does the admission rate include spring admits? (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Haven Spa, located at 250 Mercer Street, is one of the best places to get massages around NYU campus. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: Destress Without Destroying Your Budget

April 15, 2019

Haven Spa, located at 250 Mercer Street, is one of the best places to get massages around NYU campus. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Everyone complains about NYU buses being late, but what about NYUs other free transportation? NYU Bike Share Program offers a way to get around, especially for people who live in dorms that are far away from campus. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: Campus Bike-Share Rides Under the Radar

April 15, 2019

Everyone complains about NYU buses being late, but what about NYU's other free transportation? NYU Bike Share Program offers a way to get around, especially for people who live in dorms that are far away...

A new bot created by NYU IT in collaboration with OGS will assist students traveling from foreign countries to America through the
immigration and customs process. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: University to Launch Chatbot in Response to Trump's Travel Ban

March 31, 2019

A new bot created by NYU IT in collaboration with OGS will assist students traveling from foreign countries to America through the immigration and customs process. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

The Vessel, a 16-floor structure located at 20 Hudson Yards, is the new landmark built as part of the Hudson Yards Redevelopment Project. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: Hudson Yards: Students Don’t Believe the Hype

March 31, 2019

The Vessel, a 16-floor structure located at 20 Hudson Yards, is the new landmark built as part of the Hudson Yards Redevelopment Project. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Ma Qing keeps a lively and creative dynamic in her business meetings. Her energy and passion for Crema is contagious in her start-up meeting.  (Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: Ma Qing | Creating Her Own Seat at the Table

March 14, 2019

Ma Qing keeps a lively and creative dynamic in her business meetings. Her energy and passion for Crema is contagious in her start-up meeting. (Photo by Jorene He)

Neiley poses next to a shelf loaded with his favorite skincare products, many of which are Korean. (Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: Ben Neiley | The Connoisseur of Contemporary Quality

March 14, 2019

Neiley poses next to a shelf loaded with his favorite skincare products, many of which are Korean. (Photo by Jorene He)

During the Oneirornaut showcase by Shayna Feuer, a model mimes sleeping. (Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: Gallatin Designers Bring Dreams to Life on the Runway

March 11, 2019

During the "Oneirornaut" showcase by Shayna Feuer, a model mimes sleeping. (Photo by Jorene He)

NPC F/W 2019

February 24, 2019

The Kimmel Center for University Lifes window gallery show Rosie Won the War. (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: Recasting Rosie the Riveter

February 11, 2019

The Kimmel Center for University Life's window gallery show "Rosie Won the War." (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

Landlord F/W 2019

Landlord F/W 2019

February 5, 2019

Changing your mind can be a stressful, but justified process.
(Photo by Jorene He)

Photo: The Value of Changing Your Mind

April 12, 2019

Changing your mind can be a stressful, but justified process. (Photo by Jorene He)

For international students, Thanksgiving break is a nice excuse to relax and spend time with their friends. (via flickr.com)

‘Americans Are So Weird’: International Students On What They Know About Thanksgiving

November 16, 2018

Now that the voting season is over, international students can finally take part in another controversial U.S. festivity — Thanksgiving! For many NYU students, Thanksgiving...