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NYU Women’s Basketball co-captain Meghan McLaughlin.

Photo: Graduating from school and from sports

May 6, 2022

A portrait of NYU Women’s Basketball co-captain Meghan McLaughlin. (Photo by Joshua Becker)

A posterior view of a lot the size of a New York City house filled with racks of clothes and tables for jewelry and other smaller items with a red brick building in the background.

Photo: Ludlow Flea Market offers unique, sustainable pieces at affordable prices

April 29, 2022

The flea market is filled with secondhand and handcrafted items such as clothing, jewelry and bags. (Photo by Joshua Becker)

A portrait of Edoardo Marras with long wavy hair wearing a blue shirt and beige coat in front of the halal cart at Washington Square Park.

Photo: Eating around the world 

April 11, 2022

Edoardo Marras is a NYU sophomore. (Photo by Joshua Becker)

A student seated indoors, wearing a black mask, tan headphones, and a blue sweater with a reclining green frog.

Photo: Students conflicted about NYU easing mask mandate

March 31, 2022

NYU has lifted mask mandates in certain university spaces. Some students have begun removing their masks in NYU lounges. (Photo by Joshua Becker)

A group of unmasked, smiling students sit at a table in the Kimmel Center for University Life, pens in hand, writing. Their laptops are open.

Photo: Students conflicted about NYU easing mask mandate

March 31, 2022

Masks are no longer required in Kimmel lounges. (Photo by Joshua Becker)

A close-up image of a blue-and-yellow Ukrainian flag. In the blue part, the word “Ukraine” is written in Ukrainian in yellow text. In the yellow part, the country’s name is written in English in blue text. On the right, a person’s arm extends into the frame. They are wearing a red-and-black flannel.

Photo: NYU Paris students respond to Ukraine war and refugee crisis

March 31, 2022

For students studying at NYU Paris, the war in Ukraine feels much closer to home. Students have been able to get involved more directly than they could have in New York. (Photo by Joshua Becker)

A portrait of Casey Hall-Landers posing in front of a red velvet curtain. They are wearing a beige jacket with orange embroidered flowers, a green checkered vest, and a purple collared shirt. Additionally, they have split dyed hair with blue on the left and pink on the right.

Photo: Casey Hall-Landers on disability, dance and the echoes of trauma

March 10, 2022

Casey Hall-Landers is a senior in the Tisch dance department. Currently, Hall-Landers leads their own dance class called “Contemporary Somatic Injury Prevention,” and serves as a leader for Access...

A portrait of Stella Wunder in Washington Square Park. They are wearing an iridescent turquoise shirt with a black vest on top. She is also wearing pink eyeliner and gold star earrings.

Photo: Tisch student Stella Wunder is TikToking through the entertainment industry

March 7, 2022

Stella Wunder, an up-and-coming TikTok star, shares their rise to fame and life as an influencer. Wunder is also an actor, musician and Tisch student. (Photo by Joshua Becker)

A group of people crowd around the entrance of The Grey Dog. Above them is metal scaffolding with a baby blue banner that has the restaurant’s name printed on it.

Photo: The best places for bottomless brunch around NYU

March 4, 2022

The Grey Dog has two locations near campus: 90 University Place in Greenwich Village and 49 Carmine St. in the West Village. (Photo By Joshua Becker)

A crowd of NYU and Ukrainian community members is gathered in the entrance lobby of the Kimmel Center for University Life listening to a singer perform the Ukrainian National Anthem at NYUs Vigil for Ukraine.

Photo: Hundreds gather at NYU vigil for Ukraine

March 1, 2022

Steinhardt junior Anya Kosachevich sings the Ukrainian national anthem during the vigil. (Photo by Joshua Becker)

Students are seated on the lobby steps of the Kimmel Center for University Life, with one student waving a Ukrainian flag above the crowd.

Photo: Editor’s Note: This week’s top stories, and WSN vs. world news

March 5, 2022

More than 400 members of the NYU community convened at the steps of the Kimmel Center for University Life to participate in a vigil for Ukraine. (Photo by Joshua Becker)

A hand holding a New York University I.D. up to a dining hall entrance scanner.

Photo: Swipe it Forward meal donation program returns to dining halls

February 23, 2022

NYU’s Swipe it Forward program helps combat food insecurity, but didn’t start until a month into the semester. (Photo by Joshua Becker)