Looking Back on Military Training | (Jūn xùn fǎn sī)
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Looking Back on Military Training | (Jūn xùn fǎn sī)

“Train hard. Set high standards. Win honor for the school. ” Led by their military…

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Spirituality, Feminism, and Islam
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Spirituality, Feminism, and Islam

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle, WSN and On…

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The Difference Between Presents and Presence
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The Difference Between Presents and Presence

Thanksgiving is almost upon us. While only a minority of the students at NYU Shanghai…

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How Journalists Fail Their Audiences
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How Journalists Fail Their Audiences

A Beginner’s Guide to Taobao
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A Beginner’s Guide to Taobao

In high school, window shopping was the norm. You want everything you can’t have, you…

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Happening This Week: Stuff to do the Week of November 24th
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Happening This Week: Stuff to do the Week of November 24th

NYUSH Hosts First Data Science Symposium
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NYUSH Hosts First Data Science Symposium

The Globalization of Christmas
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The Globalization of Christmas

It’s almost December, which means that here in China, large shopping centers will soon begin…

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Screening Queerness: NYU Shanghai’s ‘Queer Waves, Our Stories’ Film Festival
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Screening Queerness: NYU Shanghai’s ‘Queer Waves, Our Stories’ Film Festival

Sila: Coming to a Campus Near You
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Sila: Coming to a Campus Near You

SHANGHAI: Shanghai has already chosen their delegates to come to their event! We have students…

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The Significant Insignificant: NYU’s Divest
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The Significant Insignificant: NYU’s Divest

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle, WSN and On…

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Gather Around the Fire Pit: A Review of Chi-Q
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Gather Around the Fire Pit: A Review of Chi-Q

The newest addition to Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Three on The Bund chain is a partnered effort…

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Cheap Eats: Sunflour Bakery
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Cheap Eats: Sunflour Bakery

By now most of us have grown tired of the options Lujiazui Café offers; one…

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Heating Up For Winter: Chinese Hotpot
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Heating Up For Winter: Chinese Hotpot

As winter approaches, people in Shanghai and many other cities around China start to experience…

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Global Perspectives on Writing
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Global Perspectives on Writing

I. It’s Saturday, the sky is blue (sort of), and I’ve turned down a brunch…

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Beyond Earth
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Beyond Earth

“Fuck Earth!” says eccentric billionaire Elon Musk in face of what he thinks is humanity’s…

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The Deficiencies of NYUSH Economics
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The Deficiencies of NYUSH Economics

NYU Shanghai’s curriculum has been a main complaint around campus, ranging from GPS to FOS,…

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Goodbye Shanghai, Hello NYU Global Network
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Goodbye Shanghai, Hello NYU Global Network

In exactly a week, the sophomore class will (hopefully) have completed and submitted their applications…

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Brunch by the Park
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Brunch by the Park

This restaurant’s name tells you two things about it: it may involve Asian cuisine, and…

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$24 Galaxies and Rickety Wagons
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$24 Galaxies and Rickety Wagons

There’s dysentery, and there’s vacuum-induced pressure differentials. Through the early to mid-19th century, trains of families,…

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The Phenomenal Talents of NYUSH Students
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The Phenomenal Talents of NYUSH Students

On Nov. 13, NYU Shanghai held the inaugural Shanghai Phenomenon competition, which aimed to raise…

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Taking Off
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Taking Off

Almost fifty years ago, humanity saw its first successful manned mission to the moon, an…

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Sweet Love on Tian’ai Road
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Sweet Love on Tian’ai Road

There is a popular story amongst Shanghai’s elder generations. It describes a romantic encounter between…

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What If
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What If

Live Healthy: Week Updates from Health and Wellness
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Live Healthy: Week Updates from Health and Wellness

Two weeks ago, Health and Wellness concluded one of their biggest campaigns of the year:…

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If the Motel 268 Gym Isn’t Cutting It
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If the Motel 268 Gym Isn’t Cutting It

If you’re from the U.S., you probably know a bit about CrossFit, or have at…

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NYUSH Becomes Home to Hackers
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NYUSH Becomes Home to Hackers

Over the weekend, whilst many students were cramming for their Chinese unit tests, finishing off…

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Mark Your Calendars! Week of Nov. 17
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Mark Your Calendars! Week of Nov. 17

Nov 17th Revolutions in Neuroscience 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM CST Room 101 External and…

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Meet the Career Development Center
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Meet the Career Development Center

    Jane Hsu Manager, Career Development Room 608 Email: jhh236@nyu.edu Jane’s primary focus is…

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hack(上海): China’s Largest Hackathon
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hack(上海): China’s Largest Hackathon

This year, NYU Shanghai is home to China’s largest hackathon, bringing in students not only…

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Jane Goodall Inspires NYU Shanghai
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Jane Goodall Inspires NYU Shanghai

On the morning of Nov. 9, Jane Goodall addressed a crowd of NYU Shanghai students…

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Humor the Bottom Line
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Humor the Bottom Line

A Rebuttal to Humor the Guy in the Front While reading the response piece to…

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Speaking Chinese at NYU Shanghai
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Speaking Chinese at NYU Shanghai

Simply put, I adore languages. In the last few years, I have fallen in love…

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Rebranding NYU?
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Rebranding NYU?

“Welcome to NYU Shanghai, and congratulations on getting to be a part of NYU’s Global…

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History Repeats Itself: NYUSH Secrets
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History Repeats Itself: NYUSH Secrets

About two weeks ago, if you walked into the elevators at Motel 268, you would…

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Painting the Poppies Red
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Painting the Poppies Red

When living in one of the world’s premier commercial centers, it is easy to forget…

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Out With the New and In With the Old: Shanghai’s Old City
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Out With the New and In With the Old: Shanghai’s Old City

To the east of the bustling commercial district of Xintiandi, lies Laoximen. If you are…

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Military and Pacifism
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Military and Pacifism

On Nov. 11, Commonwealth countries around the world will be celebrating what they know as…

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BarCamping on Century Avenue
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BarCamping on Century Avenue

n Nov. 8, NYU Shanghai held the annual Shanghai BarCamp, at the second-floor of the…

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How Do We Remember?
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How Do We Remember?

“In Flanders Fields the poppies blow, upon the crosses row on row That mark our…

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Sleepless Actors, Directors, and Writers Stage 24-Hour Play Festival
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Sleepless Actors, Directors, and Writers Stage 24-Hour Play Festival

On Nov. 8, NYU Shanghai’s drama club “Thespians” put on their second annual 24-hour Play.…

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Multilingual Catcalling in Morocco’s Medina
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Multilingual Catcalling in Morocco’s Medina

This article is written by Zoe Hu and comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration…

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25 Years Later: A Changing Perception of Germany
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25 Years Later: A Changing Perception of Germany

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle, WSN and On…

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The Politics of Marijuana
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The Politics of Marijuana

Between politics, socializing, and celebrity news, there’s a lot going on in this world. But…

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Happening This Week
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Happening This Week

Calendar:   Nov 11 iMovie Workshop Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM…

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The Minds Behind the Supper Club
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The Minds Behind the Supper Club

Last week, OCA covered Shanghai Supper Club’s October dinner. This week, we got in contact…

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You’re the Apple of My Pie
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You’re the Apple of My Pie

Where to Find Fall Foods in Shanghai When it comes to the fall season, Americans…

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Stuff Your Face Full With Stuffing: Thanksgiving in Shanghai
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Stuff Your Face Full With Stuffing: Thanksgiving in Shanghai

Now that Halloween has come and gone, the holiday season is officially upon us! Being…

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Hunting and Gathering Comes At a Price
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Hunting and Gathering Comes At a Price

Hunter Gatherer is a new ‘concept’ cafe and market that has sprung up on Anfu…

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Humor the Guy in the Front
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Humor the Guy in the Front

A Response to “The Discriminatory Nature of GPC” In an OCA publication a few weeks…

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Beyond the ‘A’ Cup
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Beyond the ‘A’ Cup

This article is written in collaboration with Panopt, the student publication at Yale-NUS College. On…

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Uncovering Shanghai’s Hidden Music Scene
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Uncovering Shanghai’s Hidden Music Scene

Take any underground music scene, and you will usually find that it is a mirror…

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A Tale of Two Suppers
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A Tale of Two Suppers

When the Shanghai dining scene feels a bit lackluster, consider trying a new concept: Shanghai…

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Carnival of the Dead: Another NYUSH Event to Die For
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Carnival of the Dead: Another NYUSH Event to Die For

“We Don’t Need Your Help”: The Spectre Haunting West Africa Is Not Ebola
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“We Don’t Need Your Help”: The Spectre Haunting West Africa Is Not Ebola

A spectre is haunting West Africa, but it’s not the deadly outbreak of Ebola. Ebola…

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Freebola: A Tale of Two Epidemics
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Freebola: A Tale of Two Epidemics

(This piece contains many references to the 3 largest American news networks, but my intention…

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Turkey Travel
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Turkey Travel

With Thanksgiving break quickly approaching, we’ve put together a list of some of the best…

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Halloween: New York’s Alter Ego
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Halloween: New York’s Alter Ego

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle, WSN and On…

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Creme de la Global News: Revolution 2.0 – Burkina Faso
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Creme de la Global News: Revolution 2.0 – Burkina Faso

“In Ukraine it took 4 months for a revolt to gain momentum. In Egypt three…

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Tap That: Review of Brunch at Liquid Laundry
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Tap That: Review of Brunch at Liquid Laundry

The easiest and quickest way to judge a place, especially a restaurant, is by its…

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The Truth About Ebola
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The Truth About Ebola

The 2014 Ebola epidemic is the largest in history: the number of Ebola deaths has…

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Technology and the Student
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Technology and the Student

If something ever happened to my laptop that destroyed it forever – say, exorbitant amounts…

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Basketball Team Wins Hearts
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Basketball Team Wins Hearts

On Nov. 1, NYU Shanghai’s men’s basketball team went up against Yale-NUS in their first…

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NYU Entrepreneurs Bring TEDx To Town
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NYU Entrepreneurs Bring TEDx To Town

On Oct. 24, an audience of one hundred convened in the NYU Shanghai auditorium for…

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Happening This Week
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Happening This Week

Nov. 3 Er Hu Class (二胡课) Time: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM CST Venue: Room 808…

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Everything Has A Price
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Everything Has A Price

 I left home when I was sixteen, because I was offered an amazing opportunity to…

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The Crab Invasion
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The Crab Invasion

In 2013, it was discovered that Chinese mitten crabs had spread throughout rivers in Germany.…

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GPS Debunked: A Breakdown
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GPS Debunked: A Breakdown

Recently, there has been a lot of confusion for the freshman population surrounding GPS. As…

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No Kitchen? No Problem!
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No Kitchen? No Problem!

Okay, so maybe the title isn’t completely true. But while there’s no doubt that making…

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Happening Apps for Life in Shanghai
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Happening Apps for Life in Shanghai

Shanghai may be one of the world’s busiest metropolises, but don’t you fret just yet:…

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