Your Weekly Briefing
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Your Weekly Briefing

It’s Feb 29! Leap Day is not an official holiday, but we should still embrace…

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Beijing Planning Committee Installs Ventilation Corridors
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Beijing Planning Committee Installs Ventilation Corridors

The purpose of the corridors is to facilitate air circulation and to disperse the notorious…

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NYU Shanghai Screens North Korean Film, Students Raise 16,600 RMB
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NYU Shanghai Screens North Korean Film, Students Raise 16,600 RMB

Last Saturday, Feb. 20, Rotaract at NYU Shanghai, in conjunction with the Rotary and Rotaract…

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“One, Two, 三,四”: SPSM’s Open Mic Night
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“One, Two, 三,四”: SPSM’s Open Mic Night

On Thursday night, SPSM held an open mic night for students, with eight staged performances…

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The Future of the RMB
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The Future of the RMB

The IMF has recently announced the Chinese Yuan will be included in the Special Drawing…

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Emphasizing Innovation at HackNYU 2016
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Emphasizing Innovation at HackNYU 2016

Two projects developed by NYU Shanghai students were winners in the Accessibility Track: “Buddy”, developed…

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Fall of the Embargo: The Future of Cuba
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Fall of the Embargo: The Future of Cuba

With all the excitement over new opportunities , I emphasize the need for caution and…

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Expats Beware: Drug Crackdown in Shenzhen
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Expats Beware: Drug Crackdown in Shenzhen

China’s harsh drug laws are well-known to the expat community all over the country, but…

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Hamlet: Black and a Gang Member
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Hamlet: Black and a Gang Member

Isabella Farr reviews a quirky, and 'different', local production of Hamlet. Not, Hamlet with Benedict…

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Beyoncé is Black
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Beyoncé is Black

When black people are not able to freely practice the most basic elements of cultural…

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Taking it Yeezy on Myself
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Taking it Yeezy on Myself

He is not merely the successful hit-spewing experimental artist with international acclaim, he is also…

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Appiah, Lehman, and Smith: “Fundamental Misunderstandings” of Academic Freedom
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Appiah, Lehman, and Smith: “Fundamental Misunderstandings” of Academic Freedom

Professor Appiah’s visa debacle, Congressman Smith’s congressional hearings, Chinese educational directives, and NYU Shanghai’s confidential…

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In Conversation with Congressman Smith
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In Conversation with Congressman Smith

On Feb. 16, United States Congressman Chris Smith visited NYU Shanghai at the invitation of…

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Will All The Other Actors Please Stand Up?
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Will All The Other Actors Please Stand Up?

In a move that disappointed many (though was it really a surprise?) the Academy Award…

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Supreme Court Justice Scalia’s Death Sparks Replacement Controversy
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Supreme Court Justice Scalia’s Death Sparks Replacement Controversy

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away Feb. 13 this year at age 79. After…

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Male Sexuality Under the Spotlight
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Male Sexuality Under the Spotlight

Slut-shaming, the practice of making a woman feel guilty about certain sexual behaviors that perhaps…

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European Privacy Laws vs. US Tech Giants
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European Privacy Laws vs. US Tech Giants

‘Europe v Facebook’, was brought by Austrian citizen and privacy activist, Max Schrems, who argued…

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Coming Soon: Interactive Media and Business Major
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Coming Soon: Interactive Media and Business Major

Interactive Media Arts and Business & Finance majors were given approval to create Interactive Media…

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Restaurant Review: Seesaw Cafe
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Restaurant Review: Seesaw Cafe

The Diaspora of Chinese College Students
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The Diaspora of Chinese College Students

For graduating high school students, the pressures of college applications loom over them. However, for…

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Disunion Over Same-sex Unions in Italy
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Disunion Over Same-sex Unions in Italy

On Tuesday afternoon, the Italian Senate began voting on the issue of same-sex marriage and…

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She’s An Imposter!
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She’s An Imposter!

The wonderful tale of Jonathan and Jane, who suffer from the ever real, Imposter Syndrome.

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Gender-Bending Fashion: The New Norm
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Gender-Bending Fashion: The New Norm

The firm line that divided male and female fashion has started to wobble, allowing for…

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Netflix, Chill
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Netflix, Chill

Netflix has announced that it will now crack down on the use of proxy servers…

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A New Year Abroad
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A New Year Abroad

周五下课要离开教室的时候,教授叫住我,微笑着对我说了一句,Happy Chinese New Year。

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A New Era for LGBTQ Rights in China?
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A New Era for LGBTQ Rights in China?

History has been made in China—China’s courts have agreed to hear a lawsuit on same-sex…

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PODCAST: NYU Florence
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PODCAST: NYU Florence

Another podcast brought to you by On Century Avenue. Lillian Korinek sits down with Nicholas…

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Your Weekly Briefing
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Your Weekly Briefing

We hope you enjoyed 春节 and are ready to jump back into the semester! Here…

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NYU Celebrates MLK Week
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NYU Celebrates MLK Week

NYU’s MLK Week, hosted at the beginning of February every year since its creation, is…

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: France’s Ultimatum
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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: France’s Ultimatum

The French Minister of Foreign Affairs Laurent Fabius announced France’s proposal to organize a new…

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Presidents and Pop-Stars: Taiwan’s 2016 Election
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Presidents and Pop-Stars: Taiwan’s 2016 Election

Lizzy Leclaire outlines the 2016 elections in Taiwan and how pop stars are using their…

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Fear and Politics: The Refugee Crisis
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Fear and Politics: The Refugee Crisis

Lana Kugli discusses how governments attempt to access the fear within people when implementing laws…

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Arabian Nights: Studying at NYU Abu Dhabi
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Arabian Nights: Studying at NYU Abu Dhabi

As the majority of NYU Shanghai students felt the burn of winter, sophomore Ben Weilun…

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Chase McMillan: June 28, 1996 – January 31, 2016
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Chase McMillan: June 28, 1996 – January 31, 2016

On the morning of Jan. 31, Chase McMillan, a student at NYU Shanghai for the…

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So It Goes
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So It Goes

The following piece was written by a close friend of Chase McMillan. The OCA Editorial…

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The Small Virus with a Big Impact
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The Small Virus with a Big Impact

Zika affecting adults is not a big concern. The worry is how Zika affects those…

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Tampon Tax: Sexist Policy or Feminist Droll
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Tampon Tax: Sexist Policy or Feminist Droll

Imagine my surprise at realizing that my own government was placing a “luxury” tax on…

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Your Weekly Briefing

Study Away: Different Perspectives
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Study Away: Different Perspectives

Peek into the minds of a few students who are just starting their spring semester…

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