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One of the key moments of the semester occurred when the facilities at Coles Sports Center closed for renovations and facilities opened at 404 Fitness for NYU students to continue their workouts.

Photo: Notable Moments From Sports This Year

May 2, 2016

One of the key moments of the semester occurred when the facilities at Coles Sports Center closed for renovations and facilities opened at 404 Fitness for NYU students to continue their workouts.

The Graduate Student Organizing Committee, or GSOC, voted this past Friday regarding Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions measures against the Israeli state.

GSOC Passes Referendum in Support of Boycotting Israel

Apr 28, 2016
Members of the Graduate Student Organizing Committee voted in support of a referendum calling for NYU to withdraw their investments from Israeli state institutions and international corporations complicit in violations of Palestinian human and civil rights.

Q&A: Gallatin Student Leads the Way for Gender Equality in Latin America

Apr 13, 2016
WSN sat down with Gallatin freshman Gerardo Portney for being named one of CNN Expansión's 30 under 40 for his work regarding gender equality in Latin America.
404 Fitness has been both positively and negatively received by NYU students.

Photo: New Fitness Center at 404 Lafayette Is Actually Not a Disaster

Mar 7, 2016

404 Fitness has been both positively and negatively received by NYU students.

Charlton McIlwain, associate professor of MCC in the Steinhardt School and Task-Force co-chair, talks to Andrew Hamilton about the Ad Hoc task force. (via facebook.com)

New University Task Force Furthers NYU Diversity Efforts

Mar 4, 2016
The Ad Hoc Advisory Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion will promote diversity and inclusion through different university initiatives.
NYU Senior, Madison McCormick, has been working on a sticker series titled “#crumblingborders” in a bid to raise awareness of the Syrian Refugee Crisis.

A Cause That Will Stick With You: Street Art Project Raises Refugee Awareness

Feb 26, 2016
Leitkultur and Tag & Seek team up to raise money for the Syrian refugee crisis through the arts.
The cheese you buy at supermarkets may not be 100% real cheese.

Photo: Wait, Your Cheese Is Actually Wood Pulp?

Feb 26, 2016

The cheese you buy at supermarkets may not be 100% real cheese.

Masterpieces of Chinese Painting” is currently on display at the MET from Oct. 31, 2015 to Oct. 11, 2016.

Photo: Art of the ancient Americas and paintings from China open at the Met

Nov 3, 2015

"Masterpieces of Chinese Painting” is currently on display at the MET from Oct. 31, 2015 to Oct. 11, 2016.

The Sexton Debate: Is Religion a Force for Good in Global Society was held at the Kimmel Center 27th October, 2015.

Photo: Sexton, students talk religion’s place in society

Oct 28, 2015

The Sexton Debate: Is Religion a Force for Good in Global Society was held at the Kimmel Center 27th October, 2015.

The Eye of the Shar: Qajar Court Photography and the Persian Past exhibition is showing at the New York University’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World from October 22nd, 2015 to January 17th, 2016.

Photo: Photography exhibit captures Iran in the 19th century

Oct 28, 2015

The Eye of the Shar: Qajar Court Photography and the Persian Past exhibition is showing at the New York University’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World from October 22nd, 2015 to January 17th,...

The Eye of the Shar: Qajar Court Photography and the Persian Past exhibition is showing at the New York University’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World from October 22nd, 2015 to January 17th, 2016.

Photo: Photography exhibit captures Iran in the 19th century

Oct 28, 2015

The Eye of the Shar: Qajar Court Photography and the Persian Past exhibition is showing at the New York University’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World from October 22nd, 2015 to January 17th,...

Divest student activists opposed a presentation from ExxonMobil tax attorneys outside of Vanderbilt Hall

Photo: ‘Labyrinth of Lies’ portrays Holocaust as melodramatic

Sep 29, 2015

Divest student activists opposed a presentation from ExxonMobil tax attorneys outside of Vanderbilt Hall

Turkish Students Association hosted “A Taste of Turkey” event, sharing music and food from their culture.

Photo: Turkish Student Association hosts night of food, music

Sep 28, 2015

Turkish Students Association hosted “A Taste of Turkey” event, sharing music and food from their culture.

Coconut oil is a healthy substitution for traditional fats like butter.

Photo: Experts discuss climate change

Mar 31, 2015

Coconut oil is a healthy substitution for traditional fats like butter.

Food magazines can help those new to cooking learn the craft.

Photo: Food magazines offer cooking tips, recipes

Feb 23, 2015

Food magazines can help those new to cooking learn the craft.