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Junior Travis Schmidt is the Chief Campus Manager at The Black Sheep NYU – which recently cut its writing staff. (Photo by Natalie Chinn)

The Black Sheep Is in Limbo After Pivot to Video and Memes

Even without a writing staff, this NYU satire publication still has a voice.
Nov 5, 2018

The Black Sheep NYU is in limbo. The digital satire publication’s writing staff was recently cut by The Black Sheep Online’s national headquarters in an effort to focus content...

Some of Gallatin junior Mercer Malakoff’s succulents line her window at Broome Residence Hall. The googly eyes in the background come from Popup Florist, a flower and plant shop where Malakoff works.

Plant Parenthood: Starting a Green Family

You don't need a green thumb to be a plant parent.
Sep 17, 2018
No pets allowed? No problem. More and more NYU students are becoming parents of plants.
Students in the Liberal Studies class in which Milo Yiannopolous was slated to speak said they were upset to hear about his visit. (Photo by Sam Klein)

Spring Admission Program Expands

Sep 4, 2018
NYU's first batch of spring admits just finished their first full academic year. Here's what they had to say about their experience.
The skyline of Prague.

A Quiet Lunar New Year in Prague

Feb 16, 2018
Lunar New Year in Prague: a fun, new adventure or a recipe for homesickness?

Juan Calero

The Students’ Warrior
Dec 7, 2017

Juan Manuel Calero Canaval will not take your bullshit. “If I feel like something is unjust or that someone is being unethical or that something is just not right in any capacity,...

Petsick at NYU

Dec 4, 2017

I have lived without my dog, Tucker, by my side more than I have lived with seeing him every day. I know just how much to miss him without overwhelming myself with fondness and...

Sagar Shah

Oct 10, 2017
An interview with LS sophomore Sagar Shah for The Immigration Issue.
The Parks Issue

The Parks Issue

Sep 25, 2017
A guide to finding some fresh air in New York City that's not just Washington Square Park.
No need for a fake ID to enjoy your time watching various productions at the Public Theatre, located on Lafayette Street.

How to Survive in New York City Without a Fake

Sep 14, 2017
Think you need a fake ID? Think again. Here are six things to do after class that don't require lying about your age.
Gallatin alum Alex Schatzeberg brings New Vibes to St. Marks with his yoga studio.

Gallatin Alum’s St. Marks Yoga Studio Brings Him Full Circle

Sep 7, 2017
NYU alum Alex Schatzberg opened New Vibes Yoga in 2014, four years after he graduated in 2010. Now relocated at St. Marks Place, he's come full circle.
More than 300 Welcome Week Leaders helped welcome the incoming class of 2021, new transfer students and Liberal Studies First-Year Abroad students.

Welcome Week Leaders Bring Together Students New and Old

Sep 5, 2017
Welcome Week is a great way to get acquainted with your new school and campus, but it also requires a lot of behind the scenes work.
Past NYU FACE Isabel Neves said the program provided a community for her.

Welcoming FACES During Welcome Week Build Community

Aug 28, 2017
Past Welcome Week FACES reflect on their experience in the program and how it affected their university career.
The softball team had a successful week, clinching the University Athletic Association series.

Weekly Sports Update: April 10-16

Apr 17, 2017
Here's your weekly update from the wonderful world of NYU Athletics.
The U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team boycotted the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championships on March 15 due to inequality in pay.

Long Road Ahead for Equitable Support in USA Hockey

Apr 3, 2017
The U.S. Women's National Hickey Team decision to boycott the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation Women's World Championships demonstrated that the fight for equitable opportunities between male and female athletes is not over yet.
The Search for Research

The Search for Research

Apr 3, 2017

NYU’s status as a research university means that the school is dedicated to both education and pushing the boundaries of knowledge. The vast amount of research conducted at NYU...

Arya Diwase

Bridging Inequality with Drama
Mar 23, 2017

For Arya Diwase, all the world’s a stage — and in her opinion, commanding the stage might be the best way to learn English. While a freshman, Diwase fused her eloquent verbal...

The Culture Shock Issue

The Culture Shock Issue

Mar 6, 2017

Moving to the big, scary city is a huge jump — New York City boasts a culture of its own that no one is really prepared for. But NYU students have to make more than the jump...

Weinstein Hall

Weinstein Hall

Feb 23, 2017

Residency: Freshmen Estimated yearly cost: $12,476 – $16,692 Low-cost rooms available: Yes Commute to class: 5 minute walk to WSP, 20-25 minute subway ride to Tandon Nearby...

Second Street

Second Street

Feb 23, 2017

Residency: Upperclassmen Estimated yearly cost: $10,454 – $20,902 Low-cost rooms available: Yes Commute to class: 10-15 minute walk to WSP, 20 minute subway ride to Tandon Nearby...

Carlos Campos F/W 2017

Carlos Campos F/W 2017

Jan 31, 2017

From walking to New York City from his homeland of Honduras at the age of 13 to his collections walking the runway at NYFW, Latino designer Carlos Campos has come a long way....

New Year, New Traditions

New Year, New Traditions

Jan 30, 2017

It’s not Chinese New Year without dumplings and family, but for students who live far from home, the latter is not always possible. But that doesn’t stop students from seeking...

Evan Lindley scoring a kill, in the NYU volleyball team’s 3-1 loss against Vassar College.

NYU’s Weekly Sports Update

Jan 30, 2017
The week in NYU sports action.
Monochrome outfits dont have to be monotonous.

Monochrome Doesn’t Have To Be One-Toned

Jan 25, 2017
A popular trend, monochrome outfits can be vamped up in multiple ways.

Although gluten-intolerance is becoming a more widely compensated in food products, NYU dining halls do not offer very many options.

Are Dining Halls Safe for Celiacs?

Dec 5, 2016
Signs advertising gluten-free options are ubiquitous in NYU's dining halls, but students who lead a gluten-free diet often have a hard time finding uncontaminated items.
Donald Trumps Twitter feed provides a look into his bubble of conservatism.

I Tried… Following Only People Donald Trump Follows on Twitter

Nov 30, 2016
How would you feel if you only followed people Donald Trump follows on Twitter? Read about what happened when our writer tried it for a week!
Miller in Washington Square, the scene of her protest.

Sydney Miller: Rallying for Love

Nov 21, 2016
We interviewed the Gallatin sophomore who organized a rally that garnered the interest of more than 20,000 people.
A collage of holidays celebrated around the world.

Stuck in the City For the Holidays? Celebrate with These Classics

Nov 18, 2016
Staying in the city for the holidays? Here are some iconic NYC events for you to enjoy!
Although her teaching is not limited to Tisch students, Joanne Edelmann primarily acts as a professor in the Stella Adler Studio.

Tisch Professor Teaches Female Inmates

Nov 14, 2016
Tisch professor Joanne Edelmann isn't just a teacher to NYU drama students — she teaches a movement technique class to female inmates at Rikers Island.
Argentinian Femicides Hit Close to Home

Argentinian Femicides Hit Close to Home

Oct 31, 2016
Protests against femicides across Latin America have spread to Washington Square Park, and NYU students are getting involved.

CAS Senior Adds Twist to Noodle Bar

Oct 24, 2016
The Tang, a contemporary noodle bar in the East Village, draws on the traditional roots of its owners, two of whom are current CAS senior Yu Li and SPS alum Eric Sze.
ROTC students face a tough schedule on the daily, balancing a college life and military career simultaneously.

ROTC Program Trains Students for Future

Oct 11, 2016
A group of extraordinary NYU students part of the ROTC program train for the army while still being enrolled as full-time students.
Dunkin Donuts is among the restaurants raising concern for heavy antibiotic use in their meat.

Fast Food Can Make You Sick(er)

Oct 3, 2016
Last week the Chain Reaction II report gave many popular restaurants around NYU including Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts, and IHOP “F” grades for their high use of antibiotics in their food.
NYU Professor of Nutrition and Food Studies, Marion Nestle recently released an editorial providing detailed information about the issues surrounding sugar and its potential health problems.

NYU Professor Exposes Fraud in Heart Disease Research

Sep 26, 2016
NYU Food Studies Professor Marion Nestle made headlines this week by contributing to an editorial reporting that sugar industry paid researchers to show that sugar was not a major player in heart disease.
Anniesa Hasibuan S/S 2017

Anniesa Hasibuan S/S 2017

Sep 12, 2016

In Anniesa Hasibuan’s spring/summer 2017 collection, flowing capes, elaborate laces, and pastel silks reigned supreme. The Muslima wear collection was flowing and lovely,...

Capsule founders  Eric Kinariwala and Sonia Patel created the new pharmacy to make getting prescriptions more seamless.

Medication At Your Dorm Step

Sep 12, 2016
Those trips to the NYU Medical Center to pick up a prescription may be no more, thanks to Capsule Pharmacy.