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What NYU Should Tell Accra-Bound Students

What NYU Should Tell Accra-Bound Students

This article was originally published for the Washington Square News. November 26, 2018 NYU Accra is this university’s best-kept secret. It’s located in one of the nicest neighborhoods in the bustling capital of one of the most beautiful countries in the world — Ghana. While most students vie for the opportunity to study in one …

A Day in the Life: Accra

A Day in the Life: Accra

This article was originally published for the Washington Square News. All photos and writing by Natasha Roy. October 23, 2018 The first thing people ask when I tell them I’m studying abroad in Accra is, “where is that?” Then they ask, “what’s there to actually do in Ghana?” It’s a fair question. When most people …

Retaining Faith While Abroad

Retaining Faith While Abroad

This article was originally published for the Washington Square News. October 1, 2018 When SPS sophomore Arik Rosenstein was considering where to study abroad this fall, he knew two things: he wanted to understand how soccer influences the lives of people in another country and he wanted to keep up with his Jewish faith no …

My Love Battle With New York City

My Love Battle With New York City

This article was originally published for Washington Square News’ magazine, “Under the Arch.” August 31, 2018 Out of all the movies I’ve seen — and I’ve seen quite a few — Sharpay Evans of “Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure” is the only character to have gotten New York City right. She believed she could live out her …

More Feces and Urine Discovered In Broome Residence Hall

More Feces and Urine Discovered In Broome Residence Hall

This article was originally published in the Washington Square News. March 30, 2018 Human feces and urine have been found in Broome Street Residence Hall’s laundry room, trash room and trash chute five separate times this semester, according to an email sent to Broome residents from Central Assistant Director of Residential Life Yettieve Marquez-Santana. The …

CAS Dean Gene Jarrett: A Semester In

CAS Dean Gene Jarrett: A Semester In

This article was originally published in the Washington Square News. March 19, 2018 When College of Arts and Science Seryl Kushner Dean Gene Jarrett started his job at NYU last September, he wasn’t simply moving to New York City for a job — he was returning home. Jarrett graduated from Stuyvesant High School and left …

A Crash Course on the Four Waves of Feminism

A Crash Course on the Four Waves of Feminism

This article was originally published in the Washington Square News. March 19, 2018 The Women’s March Movement declared that feminism must be intersectional — that is, it can’t just account for women who fall under one specific demographic. As Vox explained, intersectional feminism means to pay “attention to the ways the gender-based discrimination and oppression a woman may …

Alex Smith

Alex Smith

This article was originally published by the Washington Square News. March 8, 2018 Alex Smith can’t tie himself down to just one passion. Instead, he plays the field, trying his hand at whatever piques his interest at the time, immersing himself in all he does.  The CAS senior has gusto. He isn’t afraid to take …