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All content by Stella Lin
A birds-eye view of Paris from the Eiffel Tower.

Uncovering immigration issues in Paris brings the city out of its romanticized shell

Both in and out of class, learning about immigration in Paris elevated my study away experience and made my trip more interesting than the average tourist's.
May 5, 2022

PARIS — Before I came to Paris for my semester abroad, I rewatched Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris” to prepare for my semester away in France. It only strengthened my...

A close-up image of a blue-and-yellow Ukrainian flag. In the blue part, the word “Ukraine” is written in Ukrainian in yellow text. In the yellow part, the country’s name is written in English in blue text. On the right, a person’s arm extends into the frame. They are wearing a red-and-black flannel.

NYU Paris students respond to Ukraine war and refugee crisis

Far closer to the war than their New York counterparts, NYU Paris students have been able to get involved more directly with humanitarian efforts than they could have at home.
March 31, 2022

PARIS — Like students around the world, NYU Paris students awoke on Feb. 24 to the startling reality of war in Europe. However, different from New York City, the war in Ukraine...

A still from the television show “Emily in Paris,” in which characters Emily and Alfie walk down a Parisian street holding hands. Emily is wearing a black dress with a yellow cardigan, bag, beret, and gloves. Alfie is wearing white athletic shorts and a blue jersey.

Realistic or romanticized? Breaking down Parisian stereotypes

Television shows like “Emily in Paris” affirm Parisian stereotypes and intersect with everyday Parisian life.
March 8, 2022

PARIS — “You may experience a Paris different than the one you see in ‘Emily in Paris,’” an NYU Paris staff member said during the abroad site’s spring 2022 orientation. While...