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Most Creative: Gallatin Concentrations

This article was originally published in the Washington Square News. January 22, 2017 There is no denying the creativity of students in NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. Whether their concentration entails studying aspects in science, technology, engineering or mathematics, or requires them to pursue multimedia projects, Gallatin students are driven by the fact they …

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RJ Khalaf

This article was originally published in the Washington Square News. December 7, 2017 Leadership. Faith. Football. RJ Khalaf’s passions are varied, but they all center around his desire to weave positivity into his surroundings. Though his passions don’t always mesh well together, being at NYU has helped the Global Liberal Studies senior get as close …

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A Home Away From Home

This article was originally published in the Washington Square News. December 4, 2017 Unfortunately — or, fortunately, for some — students are not allowed to bring their dogs from home when they move into NYU’s residence halls. For us dog lovers, being away from our canine pals adds to our homesickness. Luckily, though, some of …

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NYU Ranks Highest in International Student Enrollment and Study Abroad Placement

This article was originally published in the Washington Square News. November 16, 2017 On Nov. 13, the Power of International Education, otherwise known as IIE, released its 2017 Open Doors report, ranking NYU as the number one institution in the United States for hosting international students as well as the American institution that sendsthe most students to study abroad sites. …

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Vine’s Popularity Still Reigns

This article was originally published in the Washington Square News. November 13, 2017 While the once-popular Vine, a social media application on which users could post six-second video clips, was shut down in 2016, fans still continue to enjoy old Vines to this day. From the “LeBron James” vine to the “I just want to take a …

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Murky Future for Print Media

This article was originally published in the Washington Square News. November 6, 2017 With the rise of technology, finding ways to keep print journalism alive has been difficult. The circulation of weekday printed newspapers has been steadily declining since 1990, according to the Pew Research Center. Teen Vogue and Nylon each recently announced that they would …

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NYU’s Favorite Memes

This article was originally published in the Washington Square News. October 16, 2017 NYU students are no strangers to memes, as evident by the ever-popular Facebook page “NYU Memes for Slightly Bankrupt Teens.” Every day, students can take a break from the impending doom of midterms and bank loans and escape to a blissful world of memes. With thousands of meme connoisseurs at the university poring …

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Celebrating Diwali at NYU

This article was originally published in the Washington Square News. October 16, 2017 Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, is celebrated by people lighting matches, candles and even playing with sparklers and reworks. The five-day-long Indian festival is meant to welcome the goddess of wealth and prosperity, Lakshmi, into the home. The tradition carries over with the many …

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Mallika Sinha

This article was originally published in the Washington Square News. October 10, 2017 CAS sophomore Mallika Sinha has always known she wanted to go to college in the United States. Born and raised in New Delhi, India, Sinha was encouraged by her father, who went to law school in Boston, to apply to universities in …

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