Three Lessons from the Anxious, the Potential Transfer, and the Anonymous
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Three Lessons from the Anxious, the Potential Transfer, and the Anonymous

This article was written by a student who wishes to remain anonymous. Many of the…

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NYUSH Student Government Reveals New Members
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NYUSH Student Government Reveals New Members

Last Thursday, NYU Shanghai’s student government hosted an official announcement party. It was held in…

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陈氏本帮葱油饼面 – Chen’s 上海Noodles
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陈氏本帮葱油饼面 – Chen’s 上海Noodles

学期伊始,主修人文的本人每周做二休五,闲,遂久居厨房钻研料理。不料一道葱油拌面“不慎”走俏,“厨子陈的深夜食堂”的群聊随之建起,至截稿时成员已九十有余。其中编辑Nell同学在尝面之余,赏我一份稿约,仓皇写就,文词拙劣,还请海涵。

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A Study Away Perspective on the Jin Qiao Dorms
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A Study Away Perspective on the Jin Qiao Dorms

My first impression of the dorm? This sucks. Honestly, I was expecting much more from…

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Shark Fin Soup
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Shark Fin Soup

On my sixteenth birthday I swam with a hammerhead shark. It was the closest experience…

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Navigating Latin American Corruption
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Navigating Latin American Corruption

Adding to the long string of political friction in the Latin American region, Guatemalan president…

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The New DSS: Unlocking Possibilities
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The New DSS: Unlocking Possibilities

Learn. Travel. Serve. The motto of the Deans’ Service Scholars (DSS) program is simple, but…

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What is a GAF?
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What is a GAF?

I remember the very first time I toured the academic building last year during freshmen…

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An Island of Immigrants
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An Island of Immigrants

I’m going to stop you right there. Just like Tony Abbott wanted to stop the…

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Are People the Same in Their Nature?
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Are People the Same in Their Nature?

Action: A: Hi, what’s up? B: What’s what? Cut: A feels surprised how on earth…

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Poetry Across Screens (and Cultures)
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Poetry Across Screens (and Cultures)

“It’s English and Spanish – it’s like a river with many curves,” is how the…

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The Other Side of the Chinese Border: A Travel Guide to Hong Kong
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The Other Side of the Chinese Border: A Travel Guide to Hong Kong

This article is one in a series of articles reviewing travel locations around Asia. Comment your suggestions…

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NYU Shanghai Welcomes Center for Global Asia
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NYU Shanghai Welcomes Center for Global Asia

On Thursday September 17th, NYU Shanghai students and faculty gathered in the school’s auditorium for…

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Cuba to America: What Pope Francis’ Journey Means To Us All
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Cuba to America: What Pope Francis’ Journey Means To Us All

Whether Catholic or not, it is simply impossible to ignore Pope Francis. He’s fought against…

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Where to Eat in Tel Aviv
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Where to Eat in Tel Aviv

The ABCs — The American Born Chinese Spies
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The ABCs — The American Born Chinese Spies

Recently, Dr. Xu Xiaoxing, the head of the physics department at Temple University was arrested…

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Bringing the Rain Room to Shanghai
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Bringing the Rain Room to Shanghai

Walking into a huge, white-washed, renovated airplane hanger, the designated waiting space for Shanghai’s newest…

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Exploring Korea
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Exploring Korea

This article is one in a series of articles reviewing travel locations around Asia. Comment your suggestions…

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NYU Shanghai Reality Show: Two Thumbs Up
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NYU Shanghai Reality Show: Two Thumbs Up

On Sept. 11, students and faculty gathered in the Shanghai Symphony Hall to watch the…

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Sprout is the New Kale
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Sprout is the New Kale

PSA: Put down your Sproutworks Kale-Cranberry healthy side dish and make way for bean sprouts.…

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Let’s Start With Some Tea
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Let’s Start With Some Tea

Humanizing the RA
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Humanizing the RA

Despite the proximity of the Resident Assistants (RA) on the floors, many still do not…

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The Deportee and Me
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The Deportee and Me

China’s Choice (七十年以后:中国的选择)
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China’s Choice (七十年以后:中国的选择)

Everyone at NYU Shanghai knows September 3rd was the 70th anniversary of the end of…

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A Tale of Two Cities: Havana and Beijing
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A Tale of Two Cities: Havana and Beijing

Returning to Miami this summer was a breath of fresh air (literally), but it was…

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Hacktivist or Home-Wrecker
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Hacktivist or Home-Wrecker

\Nearly a month has passed since Ashley Madison, a controversial dating site that facilitates extramarital…

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Emmanuel Pahud: A Splendid Performance
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Emmanuel Pahud: A Splendid Performance

There is nothing comparable to hearing a top musician at an acoustically phenomenal concert hall.…

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A Performer’s Perspective: The NYUSH Reality Show 2015
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A Performer’s Perspective: The NYUSH Reality Show 2015

First and foremost, I want to thank each and every person that came out and…

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“Plus Size” is Plus Profit
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“Plus Size” is Plus Profit

This past summer, the cover of “Women’s Running” magazine featured Erica Jean Shenk, an eighteen-year…

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I Want My Host-Mom to Adopt Me
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I Want My Host-Mom to Adopt Me

This article is part of a series covering the different types of housing at the…

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The Hunt for Avocado Toast: A Review of Egg
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The Hunt for Avocado Toast: A Review of Egg

If there is one thing that both an Australian and a Californian are constantly on…

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Vegan in Shanghai
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Vegan in Shanghai

A peek inside the lives of two sophomore vegans at NYUSH, ranging from the decision-making…

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Dongying Blast: A Price We Do Not Have to Pay
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Dongying Blast: A Price We Do Not Have to Pay

On Aug. 31, 2015, less than a month after the tragic explosion in Tianjin, another…

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Breaking Down Student Divides with BBI
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Breaking Down Student Divides with BBI

During the first two weeks of school, the word on every freshman’s mind was cosmopolitan.…

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Pakistan’s Image & the Power of Media
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Pakistan’s Image & the Power of Media

London Food Guide
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London Food Guide

Delhi Grill – Lunch Special £6 While London has no shortage of Indian food, finding…

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A Fresh Perspective
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A Fresh Perspective

The following are a collection of articles written by NYU Shanghai freshmen students, about their…

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Remember, Remember, the 3rd of September
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Remember, Remember, the 3rd of September

Restaurant Week- Shook!
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Restaurant Week- Shook!

With its exclusive location on the Bund, promises of sweeping views of the Pudong skyline,…

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Exploring the Jin Qiao 金桥 Neighborhood
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Exploring the Jin Qiao 金桥 Neighborhood

When news spread that NYU Shanghai would be making its permanent residence in Jin Qiao…

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And Your Great-Great-Great-Granddaughter…Is Doin’ Fine
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And Your Great-Great-Great-Granddaughter…Is Doin’ Fine

The Subsidization of College Education
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The Subsidization of College Education

The ongoing debate due to the continually increasing cost of college tuition in the United…

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The Sudden Devaluation of the RMB
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The Sudden Devaluation of the RMB

China’s currency, the RMB (人民币) dropped by a cumulative 4.4% against the U.S. dollar during…

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Art(ist) Beautiful
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Art(ist) Beautiful

After a lot of ongoing hype about the current Yoko Ono retrospective at the MoMA…

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Across Campus Realities
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Across Campus Realities

For many college freshman, the start of the school year symbolizes the stress and excitement…

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小辉哥食评 – Review on XiaoFaiGo Hotpot
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小辉哥食评 – Review on XiaoFaiGo Hotpot

The Hotpot here in Xiao FaiGo 小辉哥 is served individually. We tried the tomato stock…

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10 Years Later: A Reflection
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10 Years Later: A Reflection

Arizona, having at one point reached an all-time record high temperature of 128 degrees and…

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Housing in the City of Lillies
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Housing in the City of Lillies

This is the first article in a series covering the different types of housing at…

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70 Years Later: Reflections on the Allied Victory over Japanese Aggression
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70 Years Later: Reflections on the Allied Victory over Japanese Aggression

On Wednesday, September 2, NYU Shanghai held a night of remembrance for the 70th anniversary…

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It’s Gonna be Dope: Good Feelings about Accra
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It’s Gonna be Dope: Good Feelings about Accra

Restaurant Week- The Cut
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Restaurant Week- The Cut

Any restaurant basing its menu around quality steak and endless fries is guaranteed to pique…

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Conflicting Decisions
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Conflicting Decisions

On September 1, Pope Francis announced that for the coming “Year of Mercy,” also known…

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Ciao Firenze, Buon Appetito!
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Ciao Firenze, Buon Appetito!

What do most people think of when they think of Italian food? Pizza, pasta, or,…

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