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New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

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A group of flyers on a wall, flyers reading: “FREE CONGO,” “FREE SUDAN,” “FREE PALESTINE,” “DISMANTLE THE POLICE STATE. END WAR,” “NYU FUNDS GENOCIDE,” and “ABOLISH THE CARCERAL WORLD,” with pieces of paper on the ground and a sign that says “FREE PALESTINE” below it.

Students organize sit-in at NYU London in solidarity with protesters arrested across the US

Over a dozen students demonstrated at NYU’s study abroad sit in London, expressing solidarity with student protesters across U.S. colleges and demanding that the university cut ties with Israel.
Connor Patton, Staff Writer May 2, 2024

Around 15 students at NYU London held a sit-in at the study away site’s academic center Wednesday to call for the university to divest from Israel and express solidarity with...

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Students abroad organize sit-ins to support those arrested in Gaza Solidarity Encampment

The demonstrations, organized at NYU Berlin and NYU Buenos Aires, called on the university to suspend ties to Israel and protect those arrested at Monday’s encampment from any disciplinary action.

Around 40 students at NYU Berlin and NYU Buenos Aires occupied the sites’ main academic centers on Thursday to support the students and faculty arrested at the Gaza Solidarity...

Two people smile while standing in front of a lake with snowy mountains on the horizon. On the left is a person wearing a purple hoodie with text “N.Y.U.A.D. Class of 2024.” On the right, the other person wears a pink jacket.

Passports and polyglots: Two NYU Abu Dhabi students on cheap, ethical travel

Through their Instagram account, @passportsandpolyglots, NYU Abu Dhabi juniors Colleen Mader and Xander Christou document their travels and share their tips.
Juliana Guarracino, Abroad Editor December 14, 2022

Earlier this year while backpacking through the Balkans, NYU Abu Dhabi juniors Colleen Mader and Xander Christou made two friends from Kosovo on a bus ride from North Macedonia....

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How to master studying abroad

Here are our tips to help you make the most out of your semester abroad.
Juliana Guarracino and Lorraine Olaya December 14, 2022

We’re back with another guide to help make your study abroad experience as easy and fun as possible. Now, after preparing to study away, you’re finally stepping onto your...

A group of people sits in a room with a chandelier and dark wood padding on the wall. In the middle of the room are three people sitting behind a white desk talking to the audience. Behind them is a poster with text N.Y.U and Buenos Aires.

WikiLeaks editors talk future of journalism, democracy at NYU Buenos Aires

In light of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s recent extradition trial, two editors of the website joined an NYU professor on Dec. 7 to discuss freedom in journalism.
Benjamin Galloway, Contributing Writer December 12, 2022

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Two editors of Wikileaks, the whistle-blowing website known for publishing troves of confidential documents, spoke at an event hosted by NYU’s study...

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Staff Rants: Our time abroad

Members of WSN’s staff who have studied away during their time at NYU reflect on their experiences and discuss what they’d do differently.

When I studied in Paris last semester,  I traveled quite a bit — sometimes impulsively — and my classes started to feel trivial. Does my homework really matter when I could...

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Study away students frustrated with NYU Votes miscommunication

Students at NYU Buenos Aires and other study abroad sites did not receive information or resources from the university to request absentee ballots and vote in the recent U.S. midterm elections.
Sade Collier, Staff Writer December 6, 2022

Students studying away at NYU Buenos Aires and other abroad sites, many of whom are eligible voters, said they were not informed by the university about how to vote in the U.S....

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What NYU doesn’t tell you: Buenos Aires

If you’re studying abroad at NYU Buenos Aires, here are the most important tips for adapting to the city that you won’t learn on campus.
Juliana Guarracino, Abroad Editor December 2, 2022

"What NYU doesn’t tell you" is a series started by the Abroad desk meant to share advice on the ins and outs of the cities where NYU students study abroad. BUENOS AIRES, Argentina...

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Studying abroad next semester? Here’s what to prepare

So, you got accepted to study abroad next semester. Now what? Here’s what you should start thinking about before your semester abroad.
Juliana Guarracino and Lorraine Olaya October 31, 2022

Congratulations, you’ve gotten accepted to study abroad next semester! However, before the fun starts, there’s a lot of planning to do. Here are some tips and advice on what...

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NYU Buenos Aires brings Latine students closer to their heritage

Three Latina students studying at NYU Buenos Aires reflect on how their time abroad in Latin America mended their relationship with identity and culture.
Juliana Guarracino, Abroad Editor October 24, 2022

As the only study abroad site in Latin America, NYU Buenos Aires is a place for many Latine students to connect to their roots, learn more about their history and embrace their...

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Students scramble for selective study abroad sites

Due to a record number of study abroad applications this year, many students remain on waitlists. Some were rejected entirely.
Bryn Borzillo, Senior Staff Writer October 21, 2022

When spring study abroad decisions for the spring 2023 semester were released to students on Oct. 11, Tisch junior Ryan Wasserman was celebrating the Jewish holiday of Sukkot and...

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NYU’s smaller study abroad sites are refreshingly personal

With smaller campus sizes, sites like NYU Accra, NYU Buenos Aires and NYU Sydney offer a unique sense of community to their students.
Juliana Guarracino, Abroad Editor October 12, 2022

On NYU’s New York campus, which has approximately 29,700 undergraduate students, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd. Studying away not only offers students a chance to experience...