Jim and Deb Fallows: Insights on Journalism, Politics, China, and Love
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Jim and Deb Fallows: Insights on Journalism, Politics, China, and Love

On Century Avenue had the opportunity to sit down with esteemed journalists and writers James…

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What Is a Suite-Style Apartment: Updates on the Jinqiao Dorms
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What Is a Suite-Style Apartment: Updates on the Jinqiao Dorms

Over the past couple of weeks, there has been a lot of heat surrounding the…

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Humanity Calls: The Nepal Earthquake
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Humanity Calls: The Nepal Earthquake

On Saturday morning, at 11.56 AM local time, a deadly earthquake measuring 7.9 on the…

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Stuck in the Middle (East)
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Stuck in the Middle (East)

For the past year, critics and journalists have condemned New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD)…

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Benefit of the Doubt,  Reluctantly Given
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Benefit of the Doubt,  Reluctantly Given

Our community is perfect. We are integrated between demographics and genders and friend groups. NYU…

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Student Spotlight: Liberal Studies at NYU
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Student Spotlight: Liberal Studies at NYU

“The Liberal Studies program truly allows you to explore your interest and take electives to…

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China Travel Checklist
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China Travel Checklist

You can’t go to NYU Shanghai without hitting up some of China’s most popular tourist…

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Viva La Violet!
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Viva La Violet!

Last Sunday, each student at NYU Shanghai returned home to find a flower on their…

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‘China Watchers’ Talk Social Media
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‘China Watchers’ Talk Social Media

On Tuesday, Apr. 21, three powerful figures: James Fallows, national correspondent for the Atlantic and…

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Rise of the Negative Sock Puppet Masters
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Rise of the Negative Sock Puppet Masters

Chances are, as a member of NYU Shanghai, you have attempted to navigate Taobao in…

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Katy Perry in Shanghai: Growth of Western Music Out East
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Katy Perry in Shanghai: Growth of Western Music Out East

You may have known of or even attended Pitbull’s concert on April 7 and Katy…

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Shanghai’s First Ever Alternative Fashion Week
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Shanghai’s First Ever Alternative Fashion Week

Shanghai’s emergence into the global art and fashion scene neither started nor ended with the…

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NYUSH Students Ignited the Night
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NYUSH Students Ignited the Night

An NYU Shanghai newly established tradition, the Spring Formal was held last Friday night at…

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The Future of NYUSH Arrives on Campus
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The Future of NYUSH Arrives on Campus

Several weeks ago, smartphones the world over buzzed with excitement as thousands of inboxes received…

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Without an Architect
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Without an Architect

  Last Thursday’s Student Government Forum revealed that the new Jinqiao dorms would not be…

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Is English Killing Global Creativity?
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Is English Killing Global Creativity?

“It is everywhere. Some 380m people speak it as their first language and perhaps two-thirds…

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A Community of Allies
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A Community of Allies

Allyship (v.) is an active and consistent practice of unlearning and re-evaluating beliefs and actions,…

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3 Life Lessons I Learned from Competing in a $450K Gaming Tournament
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3 Life Lessons I Learned from Competing in a $450K Gaming Tournament

  “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The [person] who…

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A Pocket Guide to NYU Abu Dhabi
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A Pocket Guide to NYU Abu Dhabi

  Campus: This year, NYU Abu Dhabi moved into their new campus on Saadiyat Island,…

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Counterculture Catwalk
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Counterculture Catwalk

Beheaded mannequins, a slide intertwined with a staircase, and a tin foil adorned warehouse room…

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I Scream, You Scream
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I Scream, You Scream

  Whether it’s Carvel soft serve or Ben & Jerry’s Phish Food, there’s no denying…

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Shanghai Rocks the Mic: Jay Electronica
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Shanghai Rocks the Mic: Jay Electronica

There are several reasons Hip Hop culture hasn’t made a 100% seamless transition to a…

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少数民族 Chinese Minorities
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少数民族 Chinese Minorities

  How does China treat her minorities? Firstly, how do we define that term? People…

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Duke-Kunshan Game
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Duke-Kunshan Game

NYU Shanghai fans packed ECNU High School Number 2 in our home district of Pudong…

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Hackathon Showcases Ingenuity at NYUSH
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Hackathon Showcases Ingenuity at NYUSH

On Sunday, Apr. 12, in the basement of the NYU Shanghai Academic Building a collection…

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HackNYU Brings Together the Global Network
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HackNYU Brings Together the Global Network

The word “Global” is constantly used at NYU, at least at NYU Shanghai: we are…

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The Issue of Smog | 中国的雾霾问题
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The Issue of Smog | 中国的雾霾问题

NYUSH Students Treated to 10,000 Dumplings
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NYUSH Students Treated to 10,000 Dumplings

I am a Tangyuan (汤圆), a sweet rice flour dumpling, or so said the pre-quiz…

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Welcome to the New Student Government
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Welcome to the New Student Government

As the Spring Semester comes to a close, NYU Shanghai has been moving into a…

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Ultraviolet: The Ultimate Dining Experience
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Ultraviolet: The Ultimate Dining Experience

Photo Tour of the Crystal Galleria
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Photo Tour of the Crystal Galleria

Newly opened mall, Crystal Galleria, in Jingan brings a new definition to food court. “QPQ:…

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NYUSH in conversation with President John Sexton
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NYUSH in conversation with President John Sexton

Summer Under the Acropolis
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Summer Under the Acropolis

Amy Zhao, a sophomore majoring in Global China Studies at NYU Shanghai, spent the summer…

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The Ace Guide To NYU London
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The Ace Guide To NYU London

Location: NYU London is located on Bedford Square in Central London. It is the ideal…

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Duke Kunshan Brings Its Game to NYUSH
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Duke Kunshan Brings Its Game to NYUSH

On Apr. 18, the NYU Shanghai Women’s Volleyball Team and the Men’s Basketball Team will…

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The Saxophone Generation
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The Saxophone Generation

If you ask any Shanghai resident about the Yong’an Department Store on East Nanjing Road,…

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