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People hold signs at an abortion rights protest in Washington Square Park. Signs include Legalize abortion once and for all, We will not go back, and My body my choice.

Photo: Thousands rally for abortion rights across NYC in wake of leaked Roe ruling

May 5, 2022

Abortion rights protest in Washington Square Park on May 3. (Photo by Kevin Wu)

A crowd of people and cyclists walking across an intersection.

A photo hoarder’s monologue: streets IN digital & ON analog

Finding beauty in capturing the streets of New York City through digital and film photography.
April 30, 2022

As someone who has spent most of his life in cities of different shapes and sizes, street photography almost feels like the default category of photography for me. I didn’t start...

A photo of the outside of the NYU Law School building. A man wearing a mask is seen walking outside the front door into the courtyard.

Photo: Bitter dispute about Israel and Palestine divides NYU Law community

April 28, 2022

A petition has been created in opposition to NYU’s Law Students for Justice in Palestine letter, which was released on April 11. It addresses the recent string of Palestinian attacks in Israel. (Photo...

The brick column in front of the NYU law school with a plaque saying “New York University School of Law.”

Photo: Teach-in condemns NYU Law Policing Project

April 25, 2022

Teach-in protests against NYU School of Law’s Policing Project claim the project’s sponsors support the prison-industrial complex and heighten tension between communities of color and the police. ...

A front view of the Ukrainian restaurant Veselka. The restaurant has a small dark red and yellow awning with its name printed on it. In front of the restaurant there are trees without branches in pots painted with the yellow-and-blue Ukrainian flag.

Photo: Veselka, the heart of Ukrainian solidarity in New York

April 14, 2022

Veselka is a Ukrainian restaurant in the East Village owned by Jason Birchard. (Photo by Kevin Wu)

The exterior facade of a brown building with black and white signage on top of the windows of Sunny and Annies Deli on the corner of a street.

Photo: The best late-night and 24-hour eats around campus

March 29, 2022

Sunny and Annie’s (Photo by Kevin Wu)

The facade and outdoor dining space of Carroll Place. Above the restaurant’s entrance is a sign with the restaurant’s name in gold letters.

Photo: The best places for bottomless brunch around NYU

March 4, 2022

Carroll Place is an Italian restaurant located at 157 Bleecker St. (Photo by Kevin Wu)

Madman Espresso is a cafe on University Place near NYU’s Washington Square campus. (Photo by Kevin Wu)

Photo: Local businesses wrestle with record inflation

February 3, 2022

Madman Espresso is a cafe on University Place near NYU’s Washington Square campus. (Photo by Kevin Wu)

Caffè Reggio is an Italian cafe located on 119 MacDougal St, whose outdoor dining seating has quadrupled in size during the pandemic. (Photo by Kevin Wu)

Photo: Outdoor dining plan sparks space conflicts among Village residents, businesses

December 12, 2021

Caffè Reggio is an Italian cafe located on 119 MacDougal St, whose outdoor dining seating has quadrupled in size during the pandemic. (Photo by Kevin Wu)

NYU’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies held a panel to discuss the worsening Haitian immigration crisis. The panel highlighted President Biden’s failure to implement solutions and America’s history of racism against Haitians. (Photo by Kevin Wu)

Photo: Amid worsening border crisis, NYU panel talks mistreatment of Haitian migrants

December 1, 2021

NYU’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies held a panel to discuss the worsening Haitian immigration crisis. The panel highlighted President Biden’s failure to implement solutions and America’s...

The NYU School of Law’s Lead the Way campaign raised over $540 million. NYU Law students want that money to be used for student financial aid. (Photo by Kevin Wu)

Photo: Law students want more say in spending of $540M fundraised by NYU Law

October 28, 2021

The NYU School of Law’s Lead the Way campaign raised over $540 million. NYU Law students want that money to be used for student financial aid. (Photo by Kevin Wu)

The restaurant offers a variety of pizza options that accommodate a range of dietary restrictions. (Photo by Kevin Wu)

Photo: Champion Pizza gives back to the community one slice at a time

October 21, 2021

The restaurant offers a variety of pizza options that accommodate a range of dietary restrictions. (Photo by Kevin Wu)