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181 Mercer St., located between Bleecker and West Houston Streets, will be NYUs new multi-use building. NYU brands the building as sustainable, but the university’s board still includes members who have ties to oil and gas companies. (Staff Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)

Opinion: NYU is using 181 Mercer for corporate greenwashing

181 Mercer Street should not distract from NYU’s failed record on climate. 
Oct 20, 2021

Green is the new millennial pink. It’s popular to care about the environment. People are considered trendy when they carry cute sustainably-made water bottles and shop at resale...

Tarot cards originated as a party game, meaning they have no religious or spiritual origin. As such, tarot has come to mean different things to different people within the NYU community. (Photo by Graham Harris)

How tarot cards are making waves at NYU

Tarot cards actually don’t have mystical roots — however, they do give users at NYU the freedom to create the world they want to see.
Sep 29, 2021

Tarot cards actually don’t come from spiritual or religious roots — it was actually just a card game Italian aristocrats played at parties. Although some may be disappointed,...