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The Zoom Freshman of NYU Shanghai – Class of 2024

“The day I received my admission letter, I was beyond happy because I have dreamt about this moment since I was young. Everyone talks about Freshman year, yet I cannot believe I’m starting my new journey remotely,” said Shreesh Tripathi, a Nepali freshman.  The fall in Shanghai comes in with a light breeze, rustling leaves […]

NYU Shanghai Announces Revision of Go Local Policy Amid Changing Travel Circumstances

Vice Chancellor Jeffrey Lehman announced in an email on Tuesday, November 18, that first-year and sophomore NYU Shanghai students pursuing Go Local can keep both of their Study Away semesters, effectively reversing the original restrictions of the policy. The announcement comes amid further restrictions placed on international travel to Shanghai, hindering the return of many […]

Madi Eberhardt

New Student-lead Organization, Women at Work Club

Every semester, NYU Shanghai continues to expand its ever growing list of student lead clubs and organizations. One of the most recent NYUSH clubs that has been created is called Women at Work (also known as WaW). Not only is this club an incredible platform to engage in important dialogue on social justice surrounding female gender issues, but it also provides sources of networking, career or volunteer opportunities, and social action. Having an open platform for learning more about serious female gender issues and participating in strong community building offers students an incredible unique experience on such a relevant topic analyzed in gender equality empowerment.

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New Student-lead Organization, Women at Work Club

Every semester, NYU Shanghai continues to expand its ever growing list of student lead clubs and organizations. One of the most recent NYUSH clubs that has been created is called Women at Work (also known as WaW). Not only is this club an incredible platform to engage in important dialogue on social justice surrounding female gender issues, but it also provides sources of networking, career or volunteer opportunities, and social action. Having an open platform for learning more about serious female gender issues and participating in strong community building offers students an incredible unique experience on such a relevant topic analyzed in gender equality empowerment.

Feminism in South Korea vs the US

*See English version below* 페미니즘은 무엇인가? 페미니즘에 대한 영어 사전 정의는 “the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes” (Merriam-Webster)이다. 이 영문 정의는 “성 평등”을 강조하며 한글 사전 또한 이를 반복적으로 사용한다. 페미니즘의 한글 사전의 정의 또한 “성별로 인해 발생하는 정치, 경제, 사회 문화적 차별을 없애야 한다는 견해”로 두 언어가 설명하는 […]

How to Be a Pen Pal

Sophomores Lichen (Jennifer) Dong, Zixin (Harry) Wang, and Guangyu (Tim) Wu talk about their experiences being members of the Pen-Friend club as part of the PEERXNYUSH chapter.

An Investigation of NYU Shanghai’s Finances

After NYU Shanghai’s financial records were audited for the year ending December 31, 2016, the report (财务报表计审计报告 or Financial Audit Report) was made available to the public. The main finding is that there was nothing dodgy in the audit report, even though NYUSH reported a loss. But, the main lesson from reading through NYUSH’s financial disclosure is long term viability.

My First Chinese New Year

"When a dish is finished, you don’t take it off the table, you stack the next dish on top of it, and it seemed that night that Bill’s father was determined to stack our dishes to the ceiling." Senior Sevi Reyes chronicles his trip to his freshman year roommate 陈震宇 (Bill)'s hometown over Chinese New Year.

拖了这么久,终于尝试理解没钓到好评的姜子牙了

While being one of the highly anticipated films after the reopening of theatres for COVID-19, Jiang ZiYa had killed the box office. However, many audiences expressed disappointment about its structure and confusion about its theme after watching this film. Actually, it includes thoughtful philosophical questions and an abstract discussion of The Trolley Problem. We try to subjectively analyze its inner conflict of having a huge theme, plain characters, and plot setting and how these conflicts become an unavoidable problematic narrative form. In the end, we still regard it as a pioneer of Chinese adult film animation.