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All content by Mellak Abduelal
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The case for Liberal Studies

One Liberal Studies first-year on the program that so many newly accepted NYU students find themselves in.
Mellak Abduelal, Staff Writer Apr 18, 2022

On Dec. 15 of my senior year of high school, I opened an acceptance letter to the school of my dreams: NYU. “Congratulations” jumped out of the phone screen. I rejoiced, but...

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When you left

A collection of poems about living in the wake of heartbreak.
Mellak Abduelal, Staff Writer Apr 11, 2022

“Dear You” I drink my cappuccinos With soy milk And maybe oat  Whatever there is I feel like I never know  Anything.   At the diner Do you...

(Staff Illustration by Natalia Palacino Camargo)

Amore abroad

Students at NYU’s Florence campus share their stories of dating while studying away.
Mellak Abduelal, Contributing Writer Feb 14, 2022

If the candy aisle at CVS Pharmacy isn’t an obvious hint, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. For students attending NYU’s Florence study-away site, this corner may...