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Taylor Nicole Rogers, Editor-at-Large

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Patsys Pizza on University Place recently closed its doors, though other locations remain open.

Patsy’s Pies Rest in Peace

September 10, 2018
Taylor Nicole Rogers says goodbye to Patsy's, her favorite Italian restaurant.
Members of the Tau Epsilon chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. pose with their Sigma hand sign after co-hosting an event in Kimmel on Tuesday.

Sigma Gamma Rho Creates Space for Women of Color

April 16, 2018
NYU’s only black sorority works to include black female students in student life.
At NYU London, students of color may find it harder to feel at ease in a country where the population is predominantly white. NYU now offers diversity discussion panels at the abroad site.

London: It’s Even Harder to Be a Student of Color Abroad

November 17, 2017
Moving from NYU's diverse campus in New York to study abroad sites like NYU London can be disconcerting, especially when it comes to diversity.
Before heading to NYU London, here are a few tips you should know to get a head start.

Four Things I Wish NYU Told Me Before I Studied Abroad in London

October 27, 2017
Studying abroad in London next semester? Here are four things you should know.
Portland’s lighthouse is one of the main attractions for NYU students to see during their getaway.

Cheap, Easy Weekend Trips to Get Away From the City Bustle

September 22, 2017
You don't have to be abroad to take weekend trips. Here are four places for you to visit to get away from that New York City hustle.
Class of 2017 To-Do List

Class of 2017 To-Do List

May 1, 2017

At a school like NYU, it’s easy to get caught up in all the unique experiences that life in New York City and at the abroad sites provide. However, the class of 2017 says there...

Gallatin alum Sal Lavallo hopes to earn the title of “Youngest American to Visit Every Country.” He only has 18 out of 195 nations left to visit.

Record-breaking Gallatin Alum Plans to Visit Every Country

April 24, 2017
With only 18 out of 195 nations left to visit, Gallatin alum Sal Lavallo has returned to New York to prepare for an epic trip that will include stops on every continent to break the record before his 27th birthday in September.

Ryan Thomas

The Diplomatic Educator
March 23, 2017

A student who has now interned at the White House and with Hillary for America once struggled to get through a book. But Ryan Thomas now excels in the classroom and serves as the...

Goddard, on the south-east corner of Washington Square Park.

Goddard Hall

February 23, 2017

Residency: Freshmen Estimated yearly cost: $10,464 – $16,692 Low-cost rooms available: Yes Commute to class: 0 minute walk to WSP, 25-30 minute subway ride to Tandon Nearby...

There are a multitude of secondhand textbook sellers, both online and in store, for NYU students to take advantage of.

How to Get Your Textbooks Cheaply and Quickly

January 31, 2017
At this point in the semester you have no excuse not to have all the books you need for your classes. Here’s how to save hundreds and get your books by the end of the week.

Best Ways to Celebrate Lunar New Year in NYC

January 30, 2017

There are few better places to celebrate the Lunar New Year in the United States than in New York City. Before you find yourself completely buried in assignments from your new...

Keeping clean and organized helps to declutter your life and mind.

Spring Cleaning Tips

January 30, 2017
Get help with your spring cleaning with these four easy steps that will help you start and stay organized this semester.
A woman protests as part of the Women’s March on NYC.

Women, Allies Take to the Streets

January 23, 2017
This weekend, hundreds of thousands of women marched on Washington and in other cities both great and small across our nation. As to be expected, hundreds of member of the NYU community participated. Here are a few of their stories.
The Divine Nine are nine sororities and fraternities that have been historically African American.

Where Are the Divine Nine?: The Push for Black Greek Life on Campus

November 29, 2016
Black Greek Letter Organizations provide community for students of color at NYU, but some of them are still fighting for a space on campus.
View of the White House on Election Night

A National Election From Global Eyes

November 9, 2016

This election cycle might have consumed the attention of most Americans over the last year, but for the approximately one fifth of NYU students who did not grow up in the United...

Steinhardt graduate Gloria Rodriguez spiced up New York with her series of Spanish themed cooking events named Eat Spain Up!

Eat Spain Up! Spices Up Campus

October 31, 2016
Steinhardt graduate student and Fulbright scholar Gloria Rodriguez brought the flavors of her native Spain to campus last week through a week long series of events entitled Eat Spain Up.
Whether you see donuts and think “Blue Lives Matter” or find rainbow sprinkles representative of LGBTQ+,  political agendas and baked goods just don’t seem to pair well.

Wal-Mart: You Can’t Have Your Cake or Eat It

October 12, 2016
If you were a professional baker and a client asked you to frost a message on a cake that contradicted your core beliefs, would you do it? In recent weeks, Walmart has been critiqued because of a controversial decision made by its employees.
Sushirrito is known for inventing the sushi burrito, a sushi roll the size of a burrito designed to be eaten on the go.

Sushirrito’s Arrival in NYC Raises Cultural Questions for NYU Student

September 8, 2016
NYU students react to the opening of a New York location of sushi burrito chain Sushirrito in the Flatiron district.
Students have worked to reduce the amount of food waste produced by NYU’s dining services, including the sample plates at the counters in dining halls.

NYU’s Food Waste Isn’t Actually Going to Waste

September 6, 2016
To combat food waste on campus, Two Birds One Stone, led by CAS Senior Mac Hughes-Cromwick, uses uneaten food from NYU Dining Halls to combat hunger.
This Summer’s Hottest Food Moves

This Summer’s Hottest Food Moves

August 28, 2016

With a new food season almost upon us, it’s time to take a look back at the biggest changes in the New York food scene this summer. After all, everything will be pumpkin spiced...

Students who had class with celebrity model, Karlie Kloss, said that everyone treated her like a normal student.

NYU Students on Campus Celebrities: Over It

April 29, 2016
NYU students react to famous students on campus as we wait to see if Malia Obama will be attending in the fall.
Because of the surrounding buildings, Washington Square Park feels like the center of NYU’s campus.

A Campus Is What You Make It

April 25, 2016
NYU students discuss their understanding of our college's physical campus.
Though it can be hard to get past the light pollution, it is possible to see the stars while staying in the city.

Stargaze Past the Bright City Lights

April 18, 2016
Here's how star enthusiasts in New York City can still catch sight of the sky despite the city's light pollution.
CAS senior Arrion Azimi has created a podcast called “The Violet Files” to help new and prospective students through interviews with current NYU upperclassmen.

‘Violet Files:’ Advice from Students, for Students

April 4, 2016
CAS senior Arrion Azimi has launched a new podcast series detailing how NYU students have built community within the College.
President-elect, Donald Trump, proposed many ideas during his presidential campaign, but due to their equivocation on the major issues, here are the top 6 that will impact NYU students.

The Quiet Life of NYU’s Trump Supporters

March 28, 2016
NYU student Trump supporters explain their classmates' responses to their political views.
The NYU Free & For Sale page has attracted students looking to buy and sell personal goods.

Free, For Sale, For Students

March 21, 2016
NYU students are using a Facebook page to buy and sell weird stuff like turtles and lost computers.
Some New Yorkers think that NYCs convenience stores are sub-par in comparison to others across the nation.

Sick of Hearing New York Is Perfect? Here Are All the Things It’s Not the Best At

March 9, 2016
Here are some areas where the greatest city in the world needs a little improvement.
NYU’s Bike Share program is a free and convenient way to get around the city.

The Students Fixing Bike Shares

March 7, 2016
Someone has to fix all those bikes that everyone gets to share.
Swipe Me Now or Lose Me Forever

Swipe Me Now or Lose Me Forever

February 29, 2016
Senior Noah Hyams has created an app to connect NYU students with extra meal swipes with students those who need them.
The cheese you buy at supermarkets may not be 100% real cheese.

Wait, Your Cheese Is Actually Wood Pulp?

February 26, 2016
You are what you eat. Unfortunately, a lot of grocery store cheeses contain questionable ingredients.
Squad is a new app developed by Adam Liebman in an attempt to make finding groups of friends easier.

Tinder, But For the Whole Squad

February 22, 2016
A new app aims to help NYU students expand their social circle.
Yuna Yang Fall/Winter 2016

Yuna Yang Fall/Winter 2016

February 12, 2016

Yuna Yang’s Fall/Winter 2016 show displayed an evolution of the label, typically known for its soft, feminine look. The collection, entitled “No Borders,” used heavier...

What You Can Get for the Price of a Meal Swipe in the Real World

February 1, 2016
What will the price of the meal swipe get you off-campus?

New Eats to Check Out Around Campus

January 25, 2016

With the new year and the new semester upon us, it's time find a new restaurant to treat yourself to around campus ABCV - 38 E 19th St., Union Square After an eight month...

The Citi Bikes situated all over the NYU campus are a relatively cheap and convenient way for NYU students to get around NYU and NYC.

Get around town quick and cheap

December 3, 2015
4 modes of cheap transportation to help you get around the city
Jeremy Eckl at work by the Rock Wall in
Palladium Athletic Facility.

What you need to know about work study

November 16, 2015
A deeper look into federal work study program options at NYU and how to get involved.
NYU didnt completely ban the box this past August, and students with previous violations of rape and sexual assault are still allowed to attend the university.

Where to bring the ‘rents during Parents Day

October 22, 2015
A guide to NYC actives after NYU's Alumni and Parent's Day festivities are end.
Toni Patricks 101 Things to do with Ramen Noodles is a great cookbook for college students who want to try something new with their ramen.

The 5 best cookbooks for college students

October 22, 2015
Break out of your dining rut with these five cookbooks.
Think Coffee on Mercer offers a good place to study for students who prefer background noise.

Five study spots for when you’re sick of Bobst

October 19, 2015
Guide to study spots near and on campus
Food halls to chow down in

Food halls to chow down in

October 9, 2015
A list of delicious food halls to dine in.
Graze delivers a personalized box of nutritious snacks for only $11.99 for the box of 8 snacks.

Meals by Mail: Subscription boxes

October 5, 2015
Food subscription boxes that let you explore the world without leaving your dorm.
Apple Picking is a perfect fall weekend adventure

Four spots to go apple-picking this fall

September 28, 2015
Guide to best places for apple picking near NYU.