“During a fire drill last semester I remember thinking ‘oh boy, I’m really high up’ because I'm on the 16th floor but this time I felt like I was 100 stories up. Now, I realize how dangerous it could have been since there is only one stairwell.” NYU Shanghai students and administration respond to the fire in Jinqiao Tower 2 last week.
“I’ve learned the most from the people who are different from me, from the conversations I had with the same people, who asked me questions for which I didn’t have an answer... It helps you see that there is much more to Pakistan, to China, to America." In the first installment of senior profiles, Haider Ali reflects on his time at NYU Shanghai.