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Sara Miranda

Sara Miranda, Under the Arch Multimedia Editor

Sara is a senior studying Media, Culture and Communication and Art History. When she's not taking photos around NYC or around the world, you can find her at an art museum or an Instagrammable foodie spot ... where she most likely will still be taking photos. To check out her travel photos and her favorite NYC moments, follow her on Instagram @saraaakellyy.

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Weinstein Residence Hall is located at 5 University Pl. Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Weinstein occupation. (Staff Illustration by Alexandra Chan, Photo by Sara Miranda)

Photo: NYU Remembers 50th Anniversary of Weinstein Occupation Today

Sep 25, 2020

Weinstein Residence Hall is located at 5 University Pl. Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Weinstein occupation. (Staff Illustration by Alexandra Chan, Photo by Sara Miranda)

Sara Miranda

Sara Miranda

May 7, 2020

Before the start of my freshman year, I always knew that I wanted to get involved with WSN. I've had a love for writing and taking photos since high school, and working for WSN...

370 Jay St. served as the former headquarters of the Metropolitan Transport Authority (MTA) and now houses instruction facilities for Tisch, Tandon and Steinhardt programs. (Photo by Htoo Min)

Glimpses of NYU’s Construction Projects from 2016 to 2020

A look back on NYU’s expansion and renovation efforts over the past four years.
May 7, 2020

If you’re a member of the Class of 2020, you must have witnessed construction both on and off NYU’s Washington Square campus. Here in this photo series, we have compiled documentation...

The Brooklyn Bridge shines brightly in the night. Since leaving the city when remote learning began, many students are thinking of their experiences in the city, such as witnessing views such as these. (Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)

Building a Home Away From Home

NYU students share how they’re adjusting to life in their hometowns and reminding themselves of New York.
May 3, 2020

Although NYU has prematurely closed its doors for the remainder of the academic year due to the coronavirus outbreak, its students are not letting that stop them from continuing...

More of Hektad’s hearts painted on a brick wall on St. Mark’s Place.

An Artistic Tribute To College In New York

A final walk through New York City’s biggest art gallery before heading into quarantine: street murals.
Apr 13, 2020

Four years of taxi and Uber rides to JFK has opened my eyes to the neighborhoods of the East Village and the Lower East Side — especially to their street art.  With a new...

Name brand Louis Vuitton counterfeit bags are extremely common and easily purchased. NYU students share their thoughts on counterfeit goods. (Photo by Chia Chen Lee)

Counterfeit Callout: Are Counterfeit Goods Worth Buying?

NYU students share their thoughts on the counterfeit goods industry.
Mar 12, 2020

Gucci purses and Louis Vuitton wallets can be found at a steep discount on many street corners throughout Manhattan. The accessibility to these goods and their low prices that...

With over 100 locations of the popular chain, Insomnia Cookies specializes in delivering and serving warm cookies. The store is open past midnight until 3 a.m. (Photo by Celia Tewey)

Insomni-Act: Six Late-Night Spots to Know Around NYU

Spend your whole night or quickly treat yourself at one of these late-night spots.
Feb 20, 2020

In the city that never sleeps, late night spots for students are abundant. Navigating the food scene of the largest city in the United States can be a challenge, especially as...

Heather and her closest friends plan for a film that she hopes will inspire others to take action against the climate crisis. (Photo by Sara Miranda)

Photo: Heather Vaxer Is Cleaning up the Mess of Movie Production

Dec 5, 2019

Heather and her closest friends plan for a film that she hopes will inspire others to take action against the climate crisis. (Photo by Sara Miranda)

Alexandra Meli is a TikTok famous NYU student with over 200k followers. (Via Instagram)

Two Minutes of Fame: How an NYU Sophomore Achieved TikTok Stardom

How two TikTok followers became 200,000.
Oct 8, 2019

Steinhardt sophomore Alexandra Meli was in no way looking for fame this summer, but it found her anyways on TikTok.  Made famous by lip-syncing middle schoolers, video app...

(Photo by Sara Miranda)

Photo: Liu Yong x Rishikesh S/S 2020

Oct 5, 2019

(Photo by Sara Miranda)

Majestic Butterfly, a special drink with Butterfly Pea infused into premium Gin and Tonic and a squeeze of Lime. It changes color from blue to purple to pink right before your eyes. (Staff Photo by Elaine Chen)

Bubble Tea With a Boozy Twist

Experience happy hour on a whole new level at Bubbleology.
Sep 23, 2019

Among the buildings that line First Avenue, there’s one that stands out from the rest — the bright and colorful Bubbleology. The popular London-based franchise recently revolutionized...

Sarah Teskova, Steinhardt Junior, a student photographer working for Harpers Bazaar Czech Republic. (Photo by Ellie Bates)

Steinhardt Junior Reports at the Forefront of Prague’s Fashion Scene

From Prague to New York, Sarah Teskova is covering fashion worldwide.
Sep 16, 2019

A picture is worth a thousand words. To Steinhardt junior Sarah Teskova, the stories and images of fashion are worth a thousand more. A budding fashion journalist, Teskova’s...

(Staff Photo by Sara Miranda)

Photo: Private Policy Family Dinner S/S 2020

Oct 5, 2019

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Photo: ICY presents: DYNASTY S/S 2020

Sep 5, 2019

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The Reformation storefront in Soho. (Staff Photo by Alina Patrick)

Reformation Pairs Shopping With Climate Action

The fashion retailer lets green shoppers add more than just clothes to their carts.
Feb 25, 2019

With the launch of its Climate Credits Program, Los Angeles-based sustainable fashion retailer Reformation has redefined what it means to be fashion-forward. As a part of Reformation’s...

The store features many sections, including games, electronics and kitchen.

Photo: A Shopping Experience Straight From the Future

Oct 4, 2018

The store features many sections, including games, electronics and kitchen.

A cup of soup can often be the solution to a freezing day in New York City. Many restaurants near campus offer a variety of warm soups.

Photo: Eat Your Way Around Each Dorm: Soup

Feb 21, 2017

A cup of soup can often be the solution to a freezing day in New York City. Many restaurants near campus offer a variety of warm soups.

Laptops can be helpful but also a hindrance to academic performance. Some professors are even banning laptops or Wi-fi use in the classrooms.

Photo: Discussion on Distraction: The Debate on Laptops

Feb 21, 2017

Laptops can be helpful but also a hindrance to academic performance. Some professors are even banning laptops or Wi-fi use in the classrooms.

Dennis Basso F/W 2017

Dennis Basso F/W 2017

Feb 15, 2017

A plethora of gold and beige hues and several types of fur went down the runway at Dennis Basso’s Fall/Winter 2017 runway show. From airy ball gowns to chic fur coats,...