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For Some NYU Students, New York Is Enough

This article was originally published by the Washington Square News. February 26, 2018 NYU prides itself on giving students relatively easy access to each of its 14 study abroad sites. In fact, NYU was ranked as having sent the most students — 4,481 students across the globe — abroad in the Open Doors 2017 report. For some, …

NYU Strives for Economic Diversity Through Opportunity Programs

This article was originally published by the Washington Square News. February 5, 2018 NYU students love to complain that the university doesn’t do enough to provide financial assistance to its students — and many of these misgivings are valid, as NYU ranks as the seventh most expensive university in the United States, according to Business Insider. Despite the university’s …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …