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Shaina Ahmed

Shaina Ahmed, Deputy Video Editor

Shaina Ahmed is a junior at Tisch majoring in film and television. This allows her to watch a lot of TV and call it "studying." She is also very passionate about Taylor Swift and that is pretty much all you need to know about her.

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The Morton Williams supermarket is located on 130 Bleecker St. It will soon be replaced by a public school on a lot owned by NYU. (Photo by Shaina Ahmed)

Photo: SoHo/NoHo rezoning approval allows 181 Mercer to stand

Jan 27, 2022

The Morton Williams supermarket is located on 130 Bleecker St. It will soon be replaced by a public school on a lot owned by NYU. (Photo by Shaina Ahmed)

The Morton Williams supermarket is located on 130 Bleecker St. It will soon be replaced by a public school on a lot owned by NYU. (Staff Photo by Shaina Ahmed)

Photo: NYU property ceded to build public school, endangering Morton Williams supermarket

Dec 9, 2021

The Morton Williams supermarket is located on 130 Bleecker St. It will soon be replaced by a public school on a lot owned by NYU. (Staff Photo by Shaina Ahmed)

The Rita and Burton Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing is located on the seventh floor in the Tisch building. Black students struggle with cultural appropriation and the lack of Black representation in their writing classes. (Staff Photo by Shaina Ahmed)

Photo: Make Black voices heard in NYU’s dramatic writing classes

Dec 9, 2021

The Rita and Burton Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing is located on the seventh floor in the Tisch building. Black students struggle with cultural appropriation and the lack of Black representation...

The Union Square Greenmarket has delicious apples grown by local farmers. (Staff Photo by Shaina Ahmed)

Photo: Ten ways to enjoy fall in the city

Sep 30, 2021

The Union Square Greenmarket has delicious apples grown by local farmers. (Staff Photo by Shaina Ahmed)

On Sept. 1, Hurricane Ida brought unprecedented amounts of rain to New York City and caused alarming floods. The damage has prompted more scrutiny on the citys future environmental agenda. (Staff Photo by Shaina Ahmed)

Photo: Opinion: Hurricane Ida highlights need for a more comprehensive climate strategy

Sep 13, 2021

On Sept. 1, Hurricane Ida brought unprecedented amounts of rain to New York City and caused alarming floods. The damage has prompted more scrutiny on the city's future environmental agenda. (Staff Photo...

On September 1, a flash flood emergency was declared for New York City from the heavy rains from the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Many NYU students reported flooding in Lower Manhattan residence halls. (Staff Photo by Shaina Ahmed)

Photo: Semester begins despite a torrential downpour, collapsed transportation system and flooded dorms

Sep 2, 2021

On September 1, a flash flood emergency was declared for New York City from the heavy rains from the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Many NYU students reported flooding in Lower Manhattan residence halls. (Staff...

On Tuesday, August 31, at the northeast corner of East Eighth Street and University Pl, a person driving a scooter groped a female NYU student. Since then, two other female NYU students have been sexually assaulted by a passing driver on a scooter. (Staff Photo by Shaina Ahmed)

Photo: Students concerned as NYU reports three gropings in two days

Sep 1, 2021

On Tuesday, August 31, at the northeast corner of East Eighth Street and University Pl, a person driving a scooter groped a female NYU student. Since then, two other female NYU students have been sexually...

Video: Mini-Fringe 2021

Beauty & Style Editor Sam Brinton and videographer Shaina Ahmed took to Washington Square Park to get a sense of NYU students’ spring style in this year’s mini-edition of Fringe.
May 7, 2021

The weather’s getting warmer, vaccination numbers are climbing and Washington Square Park is more bustling than ever. Students have emerged from their bedrooms and shed their...

Police departments across the United States have joined the 30x30 Initiative, a research coalition affiliated with the Policing Project at the NYU School of Law, that aims to address women’s inadequate representation in police forces in an effort to curb police brutality. However, with cases like the killing of Daunte Wright by former female police officer Kimberly Potter some scholars and students argue that hiring more women will not address the structural flaws in policing. (Photo by Shaina Ahmed)

Photo: NYU Law Policing Project wants to curb police brutality by hiring more women

Apr 27, 2021

Police departments across the United States have joined the 30x30 Initiative, a research coalition affiliated with the Policing Project at the NYU School of Law, that aims to address women’s inadequate...