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Nandini Gupta

Nandini Gupta, Features Staff

Nandini Gupta is a sophomore studying journalism and dramatic literature. You can find her geeking out about BTS (she’s Jimin biased) whenever she’s not writing novels and plays and making YouTube videos. Find her on Instagram and Twitter @nandinig26.

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An illustration of a theater with red curtains drawn and a pair of two white actors on stage. Silhouettes of figures seated in the audience are in the foreground.

Flipping the script: Diversifying American show business

Racism in the theater industry propelled these NYU professors and students to find their footing in the field.
Oct 24, 2022

Institutional racism sits at every level of American theater, with limited opportunities for people of color to flourish in the industry and make their mark. Moreover, as a massive...

Lorena Campes and Nandini Gupta are illustrated as children against a pink background. Lorena is wearing a red shirt, blue overalls and holding a paint palette with two brushes. Nandini is wearing a pink saree and is holding a paper with written text.

Contending With the Unconventional

Two students share how their ethnic backgrounds have shaped their college experience and career paths.
Oct 20, 2022

A portrait of Hesam Oveys wearing a black jacket layered over a beige hoodie and a red shirt. He is looking straight at the camera. Behind him is a brick building.

From “Mad Minute” to formulating magic and meaning in math

To NYU mathematics professor Hesam Oveys, teaching is like building a new home. 
Apr 4, 2022

Students trickle into a medium-sized, dimly lit classroom at 194 Mercer St. in Greenwich Village. Some confer with their peers to clarify last-minute doubts about Lagrange’s...