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Cooking Hacks for The Everyday College Student

As college students, cooking and actually making meals is a new concept for most of us at NYU. At first, it’s very unlikely that these quests to making an extravagant or even just simply edible meal will be successful with or without a kitchen. In order to make your first cooking experiences fond memories, here are some helpful tips of... View Article

September 25, 2015 12:00 pm
Gallatin Global Human Rights Fellows On Changing The World, One Idea At A Time

Karanjit Singh is thinking about Tibet. When he does, he doesn’t imagine massive lakes. He doesn’t imagine sprawling mountains or Buddhist monks. Although those images exist, he knows the country can’t be packaged conveniently into a Google search response: an exhibition, tidy, artifactual, curatorial. Singh’s knowledge of Tibet lies in suffering. It lies in struggle. It lies in the agony... View Article

September 25, 2015 11:02 am
Top 5 New York City Coworking Spaces

So after gathering together some cofounders, you’ve created your own startup. Or maybe after graduating, you boldly decided to become a freelance writer, designer, or software developer. The problem is, you aren’t terribly interested in working in your pajamas from your 150 sq. foot apartment everyday. Or maybe your startup doesn’t have the capital to rent out a chic, loft space in Brooklyn or... View Article

September 25, 2015 10:17 am
Students With Drug Convictions May Be Ineligible For Financial Aid

In a memorandum last Friday to all NYU students re: “Safety, Your Conduct, and Its Consequences,” the university laid out several policies for students, including a federal law that cuts off financial aid for drug related convictions. “A student — if convicted under federal or state law of any offense involving the possession or sale of a controlled substance during... View Article

September 24, 2015 12:30 pm
Controversial Bushwick Yarn Mural Removed

Yesterday, Brooklyn artist London Kaye took down her 15-foot tall crocheted mural from a wall at 56 Wyckoff Avenue in Bushwick. Entitled “Moonshine Kingdom,” the mural is a removable yarn installation art piece featuring the boy from Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom holding hands with the twin girls from The Shining. The piece sparked controversy last week after tenant advocate Will Giron complained about... View Article

September 24, 2015 9:24 am
NYU Love: Love, Family, and Arranged Marriages

Modern Love is so much more than the phone in your pocket; it’s about the choices available to us. Welcome to NYU Love, a new column exploring how the student body deals with love and sex. I spoke with Vivek*, a Tamil-Brahmin young man born in America, with parents from Chennai, Tamil-Nadu, India. He considers America his home, and does not observe... View Article

September 23, 2015 3:36 pm
Ask NYU: Worst (Or Best) Rejection Lines

We’ve all experienced the creep at the bar who won’t quit or the incessant girl that won’t leave your side. Here are some answers to reject those naggers who ask for your number from our very own NYU students. “One time I told a guy I didn’t have a phone, but he brought up that we matched on Tinder so... View Article

September 23, 2015 11:03 am
Girl Meets World Creates Weird Fratty Version of NYU

Girl Meets World premiered in June 2014, riding high on a wave of 90’s nostalgia. For those who may not be tuned into current Disney Channel happenings, the show is a follow up to the beloved sitcom Boy Meets World, which ran on ABC from 1993 to 2000. In Girl Meets World ultimate relationship goals couple Cory and Topanga have stood the test... View Article

September 22, 2015 12:44 pm
A Rating of Everywhere to Get Your Smoothie On By NYU

We’ve already done it with coffee, but I think I’m addicted to smoothies — there: I said it — so to make your near-campus smoothie quests, I ranked all my places for you. You’re welcome. BeQu: 350 E 9th St, 2.5 stars BeQu is good, but that’s about all there is to say. The smoothies are good, but nothing you’d ever... View Article

September 22, 2015 10:14 am
Drag Yourself Out To Tonight’s PWR BTTM Album Release Show

It’s not every day that you come across a band whose name sounds like it was plucked from the “About Me” section of someone’s Grindr, but then again, PWR BTTM aren’t like most bands. The duo, consisting of Liv Bruce and Ben Hopkins in alternating guitar and drum roles, make tunes that are simultaneously catchy, loud, funny, and socially conscious.... View Article

September 18, 2015 12:48 pm
Mission: Don’t Make Me Spend a Fortune on Textbooks

According to a College Board study from early last year, the average cost of textbooks for undergraduate students is $1200 per year or about $600 per semester. A survey from the advocacy group U.S. PRIG also found that 65% of college students decided against buying a textbook because it was too expensive and 95% of those students who skipped buying... View Article

September 18, 2015 10:31 am
White House Launches New “College Scorecard”

In August of 2013, President Obama spoke in Buffalo, New York before a receptive crowd of about 7,200 University of Buffalo students, declaring, to shouts of approval: “Higher education is still the best ticket to upward mobility in America, and if we don’t do something about keeping it within reach, it will create problems for economic mobility for generations to... View Article

September 17, 2015 3:31 pm
Don’t Want To Take That One Required Class? There’s Hope!

Get this: You might not have to take that one class you’ve been dreading. Let me explain. There’s a section of courses ran by CAS that nearly all undergrads are required to take some combination of. You’ve probably heard of them: Expository writing, foreign language, quantitative reasoning, Natural Science I, Natural Science II, texts and ideas, cultures and contexts, societies... View Article

September 17, 2015 10:29 am
Drunk/Sober/High: Times Square Señor Frog’s Edition

Welcome back to Drunk/Sober/High, an occasional column, where three people of varying mental states attend an event and write about it. This week we went to Señor Frog’s, a new party venue in Times Square that threatens to “Unleash your Fiesta”. What were your first impressions upon entering the establishment? DRUNK: It was so loud, and there were so many... View Article

September 16, 2015 12:02 pm
NYU Local’s Weekend Concert Picks

There might be a million things threatening to drain our wallets (NYU 2031, fare hikes, absurdly overpriced ramen) but with this handy guide to our favorite under $20 shows, your nights out won’t have to. This weekend’s lineup is futuristic, whiny and low fi all at the same time! So grab your galaxy backpacks, lace up your doc martens, and get ready to roll out some cosmic wavves. Thursday,... View Article

September 16, 2015 11:35 am
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