Your Weekly Briefing
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Your Weekly Briefing

Good afternoon! It’s Monday, Nov. 30. Hope you had a great Thanksgiving break, and here's…

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Tennis at NYU Shanghai
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Tennis at NYU Shanghai

Fijate Bien Donde Pisas (Look Carefully Where You Step)
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Fijate Bien Donde Pisas (Look Carefully Where You Step)

The last 50 years of Colombian history have been categorized by an unquenchable demand for…

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Academics at NYU Accra
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Academics at NYU Accra

Unfortunately, before the Spring 2015 semester was even over, all of my classes got cancelled.…

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Students Sport Black to Show Solidarity with Students of Color and Mizzou
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Students Sport Black to Show Solidarity with Students of Color and Mizzou

In response to protests at the University of Missouri and Yale University, NYU Shanghai wore…

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Singles’ Day For All
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Singles’ Day For All

Pray for Me, Too: Why You Didn’t Hear About Beirut
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Pray for Me, Too: Why You Didn’t Hear About Beirut

"One nation’s tragedy isn’t worse than another’s, and it’s time that Western media starts showing…

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Brunch For the Hip and Trendy: A Review of Liquid Laundry
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Brunch For the Hip and Trendy: A Review of Liquid Laundry

Looking for somewhere to brunch? In desperate need of a great Mimosa, or a great…

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Nobel Prize Laureate Professor Robert Engle Visits NYU Shanghai
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Nobel Prize Laureate Professor Robert Engle Visits NYU Shanghai

Last Friday, on November 20th, the Volatility Institute at NYU Shanghai (VINS), together with the…

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Taylor Swift Is Still Relevant
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Taylor Swift Is Still Relevant

I’m not exactly sure when it became “hip” to dislike Taylor Swift but I’ll come…

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American Apple Adventure
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American Apple Adventure

Apple is never America’s top fruit, but it is grown literally everywhere. That explains why…

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Podcast: How is NYU Shanghai Responding to Mental Illness?
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Podcast: How is NYU Shanghai Responding to Mental Illness?

Check out this new podcast, hosted by Lillian Korinek – featuring Diem Hang Phan, Richard…

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Your Weekly Briefing
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Your Weekly Briefing

Every Monday, our News Editor Lana Kugli gives you weekly news updates from around the…

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It’s Time to Talk About Mental Health
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It’s Time to Talk About Mental Health

From 2012-2013, one-third of college students in the United States suffered from symptoms of depression.…

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Arbitrary Arbitration
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Arbitrary Arbitration

Savannah Billman discusses the futility, and the negatives, of suing against the big guys in…

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America’s Prison System: Time For Change
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America’s Prison System: Time For Change

Student Government Holds First Forum: Living at 金桥 (Jinqiao)
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Student Government Holds First Forum: Living at 金桥 (Jinqiao)

Last Tuesday, Nov. 17, the Student Government held its first forum of the semester. Both…

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NYUSH Holds China’s Largest Collegiate Hackathon
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NYUSH Holds China’s Largest Collegiate Hackathon

On Nov. 7, NYU Shanghai held its second Hackathon: HackShanghai. Currently, HackShanghai is the largest…

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Finally, a Water Bottle You Can Eat
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Finally, a Water Bottle You Can Eat

Living in a city where water bottles are all the craze, tap water is unsanitary,…

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Bosna i Hercegovina: Looking Back
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Bosna i Hercegovina: Looking Back

The Dayton Agreement, in 1995, was an attempt to provide stability in Bosnia and Herzegovina…

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Welcome to Accra
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Welcome to Accra

Accra is the largest city in Ghana, with a population of roughly 2.3 million people.…

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Because It’s 2015
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Because It’s 2015

In addition to sweeping the Internet meme world by storm with his good looks, Canada's…

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2015 Thanksgiving Guide in 上海
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2015 Thanksgiving Guide in 上海

The great American holiday about food, football, and of course, family, is upon us and…

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Abu Dhabi Prepares to Close GAF Program
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Abu Dhabi Prepares to Close GAF Program

After assisting students for the past five years across all fields of academics, NYU Abu…

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Disney Re-Discovers Lost Movie
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Disney Re-Discovers Lost Movie

The Walt Disney enterprise, most iconically known for Mickey Mouse, has gifted us with yet…

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Victory for Burma
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Victory for Burma

In a landmark election, Burma’s* National League for Democracy (NLD), headed by Aung San Suu…

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Making Sense of the Turkish Elections
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Making Sense of the Turkish Elections

“Democracy can never be the ultimate goal, it can only be a tool to reach…

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Your Weekly News Briefing
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Your Weekly News Briefing

Every Monday, our News Editor Lana Kugli gives you weekly news updates from around the…

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The Forum: SLR Wants to Hear Your Voice
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The Forum: SLR Wants to Hear Your Voice

Tomorrow, on Nov. 17, Student Government will be holding their first forum on Residence Life…

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Paris in Peril
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Paris in Peril

In the past 24 hours, Paris witnessed its deadliest attack since World War II. On…

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Creating Beauty Out of Shanghai’s Pollution
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Creating Beauty Out of Shanghai’s Pollution

In the last few days, Shanghai has been trapped under a blanket of grey-brown murk…

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Phantom of the Opera at Its Home on Broadway
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Phantom of the Opera at Its Home on Broadway

It’s almost the middle of November and I have been studying abroad in New York…

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Stoners Without Borders
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Stoners Without Borders

This past week, the Supreme Court in Mexico ruled 4-1 that four members of the…

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Where are the Women? In China’s National People’s Congress
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Where are the Women? In China’s National People’s Congress

Traditionally, women have been politically underrepresented in contrast to their male counterparts but in the…

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Where are the Women? In the International Job Market
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Where are the Women? In the International Job Market

Just this week, Michelle Payne, an Australian female jockey, made headlines for being the first…

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Where are the Men? In the HeForShe Movement
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Where are the Men? In the HeForShe Movement

In September 2014, Emma Watson delivered a speech at the UN Headquarters in New York,…

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Beijing’s Mini Makers Fair
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Beijing’s Mini Makers Fair

  Beijing’s first Makers’ Fair took place on November 7th and 8th at the China…

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Cyber(in)security
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Cyber(in)security

Last week, the U.S. Department of State’s Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG), an advisory panel…

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Houston Vote Puts Societal Fear Over Equal Rights
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Houston Vote Puts Societal Fear Over Equal Rights

Mere months after the United State Supreme Court’s decision to allow same sex marriage on…

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NYU Approves Social Science Major at NYU Shanghai
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NYU Approves Social Science Major at NYU Shanghai

NYU Shanghai recently introduced the first independently designed major at a Global Network campus. Developed…

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How To Hibernate for Winter
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How To Hibernate for Winter

Winter’s coming, it’s the season to spend the relaxing afternoon in the dorm, hide from…

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The Curious Case of a Turtle on a Stick
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The Curious Case of a Turtle on a Stick

One of my most curious, yet horrifying, discoveries in China was a turtle mounted on…

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Taboos and Norms: A Podcast
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Taboos and Norms: A Podcast

Halloween Costumes, gender divides, and taboos — NYU Shanghai sits down to discuss these subjects.…

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A Step Forward: Asia’s Leaders Meet at Trilateral Summit
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A Step Forward: Asia’s Leaders Meet at Trilateral Summit

In their first trilateral meeting in three years, the leaders of Japan, China, and South…

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Dating When You Are “Different”
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Dating When You Are “Different”

"Stereotypes in interracial dating can be eliminated through education and open-mindedness, but this issue can…

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Bringing the World to 上海纽约大学
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Bringing the World to 上海纽约大学

Last week, NYU Shanghai held our annual World Bazaar event. The article that follows is…

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A Celebration of John Sexton
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A Celebration of John Sexton

Note on the Photo Gallery: From a more personal perspective, anyone who has attended NYU…

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Upholding Public Health in Ghana
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Upholding Public Health in Ghana

Tetteh Quarshie Memorial Hospital is located on the outskirts of Accra, Ghana. It was built…

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Your OCA Guide to Buenos Aires
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Your OCA Guide to Buenos Aires

To See in Buenos Aires: Microcentro The first stop for any tourist in Buenos Aires…

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15 Rooms: Reflection and Movement
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15 Rooms: Reflection and Movement

Curated by world renowned Klaus Biesenbach and Hans Ulrich Obrist, 15 Rooms is a live-art…

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Riding to Theaters Near You
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Riding to Theaters Near You

The Bicycle Film Festival is a celebration of bicycles through film, art and music, and…

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Et tu, Adeeb? Assassination Attempt on Maldives President
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Et tu, Adeeb? Assassination Attempt on Maldives President

Ahmed Adeeb, the Vice President of Maldives, is charged with high treason after being accused of…

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Why You Should Buy a Xiaomi: A Conversation with Professor Clay Shirky
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Why You Should Buy a Xiaomi: A Conversation with Professor Clay Shirky

Professor Clay Shirky, of the IMA Department, recently released his new book "Little Rice". OCA…

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Her Movie May Not Be Great, But Malala Yousafzai Still Is
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Her Movie May Not Be Great, But Malala Yousafzai Still Is

Polish Parliamentary Elections: Reshuffling in the Political Arena
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Polish Parliamentary Elections: Reshuffling in the Political Arena

For a long time it has been obvious that the conservative party, Law and Justice,…

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China Aborts the One-Child Policy
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China Aborts the One-Child Policy

On Oct. 29, after being loosened up gradually over time, China’s one-child policy has finally come…

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Your Weekly News Briefing
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Your Weekly News Briefing

Hello on this Monday afternoon. Want to know what is happening around you? NYU Shanghai…

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[Dress] Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger
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[Dress] Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

The highly anticipated and arguably highly hyped Yeezy Season 1 collection dropped Thursday, and as…

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I Only Read It for the Articles
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I Only Read It for the Articles

The media industry went abuzz when Playboy magazine announced that it will stop publishing nude…

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Michael Spence’s View of Chinese Economy
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Michael Spence’s View of Chinese Economy

On Oct. 27, NYU Shanghai had the honor to welcome Michael Spence, the world-renowned economist…

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