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Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a driving tax applicable in areas of high traffic congestion in New York City. If passed, a pricing zone would be established affecting NYU’s Washington Square campus.

Photo: Cuomo’s Proposed Driving Tax Poses Impacts to Students, Faculty

January 25, 2018

Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a driving tax applicable in areas of high traffic congestion in New York City. If passed, a pricing zone would be established affecting NYU’s Washington Square campus....

Golden State Warriors point guard Steph Curry with children at Nyarugusu Refugee Camp in Tanzania. Curry worked with Nothing But Nets, a charity that donates malaria-preventing nets to communities across Africa.

Photo: NBA Leads the Way in Social Justice

January 22, 2018

Golden State Warriors point guard Steph Curry with children at Nyarugusu Refugee Camp in Tanzania. Curry worked with Nothing But Nets, a charity that donates malaria-preventing nets to communities across...

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman testifying at Larry Nassars sentencing on Friday, Jan. 19. Raisman is one of 100 plus women accusing Nassar of sexual assault.

Photo: Organizations Scrutinized After Latest Nassar Victim Testimonies

January 22, 2018

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman testifying at Larry Nassar's sentencing on Friday, Jan. 19. Raisman is one of 100 plus women accusing Nassar of sexual assault.

The cast of ‘Big Little Lies’ accepts the Golden Globe Award for Best Miniseries on Jan. 7, 2018. Stars wore black in support of the ‘Time’s Up’ and #MeToo movements.

Photo: ‘Time’s Up’ Takes Fashion

January 22, 2018

The cast of ‘Big Little Lies’ accepts the Golden Globe Award for Best Miniseries on Jan. 7, 2018. Stars wore black in support of the ‘Time’s Up’ and #MeToo movements.

It can be stressful and nerve-wracking to travel to a foreign country, but studying abroad is also an incredibly enriching and rewarding experience that many NYU students choose to pursue.

Photo: Abroad Is Not America

January 22, 2018

It can be stressful and nerve-wracking to travel to a foreign country, but studying abroad is also an incredibly enriching and rewarding experience that many NYU students choose to pursue.

The 75th Golden Globe Awards, on Jan. 7, 2018, wasn’t as progressive towards women and minorities as the Time’s Up movement promised it to be. Greta Gerwig, for one, wasn’t nominated for ‘Best Director’ for her new film “Lady Bird”.

Photo: Globes’ Misguided Genre Bending

January 22, 2018

The 75th Golden Globe Awards, on Jan. 7, 2018, wasn’t as progressive towards women and minorities as the Time’s Up movement promised it to be. Greta Gerwig, for one, wasn’t nominated for ‘Best...

The 2018 Grammy nominees are dominated by people of color, with artists like JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars and SZA leading in most nominations.

Photo: Inclusivity at the 60th Grammys

January 18, 2018

The 2018 Grammy nominees are dominated by people of color, with artists like JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars and SZA leading in most nominations.

Left to right: Balenciaga, Gucci and Marni from various 2017 shows. Runways saw many brands showcasing Pantone’s color of the year, ultraviolet purple.

Photo: An Ultra Violet Solution

January 22, 2018

Left to right: Balenciaga, Gucci and Marni from various 2017 shows. Runways saw many brands showcasing Pantone’s color of the year, ultraviolet purple.

The Back Room is a celebrated Prohibition-era speakeasy tucked away in the Lower East Side.

Photo: Keep Quiet About These Speakeasies

January 22, 2018

The Back Room is a celebrated Prohibition-era speakeasy tucked away in the Lower East Side.

Janet Yellen spoke to a crowd at Stern on Nov. 21 as part of the “In Conversation with Lord Mervyn King” Series.

Photo: Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen Steps Down, Speaks at Stern

November 30, 2017

Janet Yellen spoke to a crowd at Stern on Nov. 21 as part of the “In Conversation with Lord Mervyn King” Series.

Graduate and Ph.D. students gathered in Union Square on Nov. 27 to protest the proposed GOP tax reform bill.

Photo: Graduate Students Protest Tax Reform

November 30, 2017

Graduate and Ph.D. students gathered in Union Square on Nov. 27 to protest the proposed GOP tax reform bill.

Former NYU professor James Franco directs and stars in ‘The Disaster Artist’

Photo: Early 2000s Brands to Wear Today

November 27, 2017

Former NYU professor James Franco directs and stars in ‘The Disaster Artist’

Theater release  for Louis C.K.’s film “I Love You, Daddy” was cancelled all across the country after allegations of sexual misconduct.

Photo: Life Imitates Art in ‘I Love You, Daddy’

November 13, 2017

Theater release for Louis C.K.’s film “I Love You, Daddy” was cancelled all across the country after allegations of sexual misconduct.

Many NYU’s Rick and Morty fans lined up outside the McDonalds on 728 Broadway to claim the famous Szechuan sauce.

Photo: Nerds Came for Szechuan Sauce and Left Empty Handed

October 11, 2017

Many NYU’s Rick and Morty fans lined up outside the McDonalds on 728 Broadway to claim the famous Szechuan sauce.

The interior of the Village East Cinema is worth the price you pay for the ticket. In New York, you pay for the experience as much as the movie.

Photo: Staff Recs: Best Local Cinemas

February 17, 2017

The interior of the Village East Cinema is worth the price you pay for the ticket. In New York, you pay for the experience as much as the movie.

Directed by Jeff Nichols, Loving portrays the story of an interracial couple during the case of Racial Integrity Act of 1924.

Photo: Love, Family and Baseball: The Cubs Say Goodbye to Someday

November 4, 2016

Directed by Jeff Nichols, "Loving" portrays the story of an interracial couple during the case of Racial Integrity Act of 1924.

Kim Wyant is an American Soccer player, and was the first Goalkeeper for the 1985 US Womens National team.

Photo: U.S Soccer pioneer takes over men's soccer team

September 9, 2015

Kim Wyant is an American Soccer player, and was the first Goalkeeper for the 1985 US Womens National team.

Plus size model Tess Munster became the first woman wearing a size 22 to sign with a major industry

Photo: Plus-sized model sparks social media backlash

February 17, 2015

Plus size model Tess Munster became the first woman wearing a size 22 to sign with a major industry