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An illustration of three Grammy awards against a purple background. One is placed in the center, and the other two are behind it. The award itself is a gold record player with a black base.

The best and worst looks of the 2023 Grammy Awards

From Harry Styles’ Harlequin-esque jumpsuit to Cardi B’s Gaurav Gupta gown, the biggest night in music had everyone turning heads.
Sarah Whitacre, Staff Writer Feb 6, 2023

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6 tips to spot celebrities in NYC

Seeing a TikToker in the park made the NYU tuition feel worth it.
Sarah Whitacre, Staff Writer Nov 17, 2022

Nothing hits quite as hard as that pang of jealousy when a mutual friend posts a picture with a C-list celebrity in Washington Square Park. Sometimes, I feel like everyone has...

The entrance and facade of N.Y.U’s Brittany Hall dormitory.

Haunted spots near NYU

Midterm season isn’t the only spooky thing at NYU this Halloween.
Sarah Whitacre, Staff Writer Oct 31, 2022

There’s no better way to get in the Halloween spirit than visiting a place that is rumored to harbor ghosts and ghouls. If you’re trying your hand at ghost hunting this fall,...

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Diners near campus that will fill your heart and your stomach

Sometimes the stomach is the best way to ease heartache. Here are the best diners near NYU that could help treat your homesickness, one pancake at a time.
Sarah Whitacre, Contributing Writer Sep 30, 2022

As the weather grows cold and the semester drones on, I’ve found myself missing the comforts of home. Last year, my homesickness was nearly unbearable. Overwhelmed by the hustle...

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Did Upstein get an upgrade? A vegetarian’s review

One vegetarian’s thoughts on the new and not-so-improved Upstein dining hall.
Sarah Whitacre, Contributing Writer Sep 8, 2022

Though it was before my time, I often hear upperclassmen reminiscing about the days of yore, when Downstein’s upstairs neighbor had Chick-fil-A and Jamba Juice. Those days are...