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10 Years Of Youtube

We’ve come a long way from a crucial video of Youtube cofounder Jawed Karim visiting the zoo, groundbreaking launches of multimillion dollar careers (T-Swift & J-Biebs #4ever), and a little boy named Charlie biting a certain (800,000,000+ view strong) finger. From Gangnam reaching over two billion viewers to endless evidence of this platform being used for political and revolutionary purposes,... View Article

May 15, 2015 2:20 pm
NYU Local’s Guide To Your Terrible New York Summer

For those who don’t have the privilege of using “summer” as a verb, the months between May and September can be especially painful—most likely spent bussing tables and dodging stray air conditioner liquid while that girl you know is off jet-setting through Aruba. And then there are the truly unfortunate, those souls-that-summer-forgot, who won’t be leaving New York at all... View Article

May 15, 2015 1:55 pm
NYU FASP Releases Report On University Exploitation

The NYU Faculty Against the Sexton Plan (FASP) released a lengthy 14,000 word report on Monday detailing the ways in which NYU has exploited its students to fund administrative pay and to its real estate ambitions. The three part report, entitled “The art of the gouge: How NYU squeezes billions from our students—and where that money goes,” takes a close... View Article

May 13, 2015 3:50 pm
Ask NYU: Creative Procrastination Techniques

There are a lucky few of us who are already finished with finals. Then there is everyone else. For those less fortunate NYU students who have still not reached the Spring 2015 finish line, here are some unique tactics for procrastination, brought to you by fellow students. “I watch early 90’s videos of french chefs.” -Chris, CAS ’16 “Cleaning, I vacuumed... View Article

May 13, 2015 3:12 pm
These NBA Playoffs Have Been Weird

We’re currently looked at the absolute weirdest NBA playoffs in the longest time. In the Eastern Conference, both series are tied at 2-2 with the Atlanta Hawks and Cleveland Cavaliers looking rickety and failing to instill confidence in anybody. Out west, Golden State has managed to tie up its series at 2 apiece with a strong road win against Memphis... View Article

May 12, 2015 2:47 pm
Kim Kardashian Is More Important Than Finals Week

Here at NYU, it’s finals week. If this is breaking news to you, then by all means please get off your computer and go start studying, or crying, or both. But, if you’re like the rest of us who have banished ourselves to the LL’s of Bobst, selling our poor souls to finals week all in pursuit for those sweet,... View Article

May 12, 2015 1:15 pm
NYU SLAM Protests The Student Debt Crisis

On Friday afternoon, as many students were celebrating the sunny weather and/or typing away at Bobst, the Student & Labor Action Movement, (SLAM) organized a day of protest. The aim of the day of action was to de-stigmatize student debt, and galvanize student action to put pressure on President John Sexton and the administration to focus on the debt crisis.... View Article

May 12, 2015 11:43 am
Forget Those Fad Diets

The number of dietary myths circulating around the nutrition world has increased more than ever today with the influx of marketing, biased research, and more importantly, a growing obsession to lose weight among college students between the ages of 18-25. Consequently, fad diets that border on starvation have become one of the most widespread trends among our nation’s youth. According... View Article

May 8, 2015 3:55 pm
The Rapid Expansion Of NYU Langone

The NYU Langone Medical Center is expanding at a rapid pace. In addition to the 2.3 million square foot facelift slated complete in 2017, NYU has begun to purchase practices in the outer-boroughs, Long Island and Westchester. These practices then become absorbed into the university system. NYU Langone also has increased development of ambulatory care units, opening nearly forty new centers... View Article

May 8, 2015 3:51 pm
NYU Student Empowers Bullied Teens

Tisch freshman Aija Mayrock didn’t always have the world at her feet. At least, that’s what others wanted her to believe, and luckily, she didn’t. For the past couple of months, Mayrock has been speaking at schools all around the country and in Canada, and working on her book, The Survival Guide to Bullying: Written by a Kid for a... View Article

May 6, 2015 3:30 am
What’s The Deal With Divest?

As finals week approaches, the soft-serve truck jingles and street harassment enter their summer phases, and NYU Divest is preparing for a meeting with the University’s Board of Trustees next month. This meeting will determine whether $139 million of NYU’s endowment will remain invested in the fossil fuel industry. NYU Divest has gained momentum after a hard-won vote in the... View Article

May 5, 2015 11:48 am
The Rise Of The Dad-Bod

Move over man-buns and 6-packs, there’s a new sheriff (read: body objectification trend) in town and every resident frat star and brew lover is bound to fall head over beers for it. It’s called: #TheDadbod. As if guys didn’t get it easy enough — see: pressure to fit a size zero waistline while daintily boasting the appetite of an infant — boys... View Article

May 4, 2015 2:00 pm
Top 5 Brunch Spots To Try This Weekend

Brunch is not just a meal for us New Yorkers, it’s a weekly necessity. The unending quest for the perfect pancakes and baked eggs is never ending. That’s why, just ahead of the weekend, we’re bringing you a list of our top 5 favorite brunch places around campus. Ditch the ‘grab n’ go’ Just Salad and try out these places... View Article

May 1, 2015 3:07 pm
Up Close And Personal With “Young, Colored & Angry”

Two Tisch students, Ashley Rahimi Syed and Elliott Brown, Jr. curated and edited an online magazine and one-day pop-up show at Holyrad Studio in Brooklyn. The collaboration, called “Young, Colored & Angry,” focused on themes of racial, sexual and gender identity, featuring work exclusively from people of color. Contributors ranged from NYU students to artists based in Accra, London and... View Article

May 1, 2015 2:28 pm
Everything You Need To Know About Google’s New Project Fi

  After dominating your search, mail, phone OS, video call app and browser, Google now wants to be your wireless carrier. Kind of. Let us explain everything you need to know about Google’s new Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO). Unlike regular carriers, MVNOs do not own the wireless infrastructure over which they provide the service. This ensures that they don’t have to... View Article

May 1, 2015 1:46 pm
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