A Memoir of Homestay in Madrid
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A Memoir of Homestay in Madrid

Cheryl Li explores another culture in Madrid through her homestay experience.

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Weekly Global Campus News
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Weekly Global Campus News

Thomas Justin Klein, News Editor of The Gazelle, reports on developments at the NYU Abu…

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Spring in Sweden: Escaping the GNU
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Spring in Sweden: Escaping the GNU

During her junior year, Ilham Farah took a step outside the Global Network and into…

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Weekly Global Campus News
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Weekly Global Campus News

Thomas Justin Klein, News Editor of The Gazelle, reports on developments at the NYU Abu…

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Tips for Trip Planning in Europe
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Tips for Trip Planning in Europe

Re: Paris
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Re: Paris

In her final post as NYU Paris Global Ambassador, Dana Meyers looks back on her…

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The Landmark Rush
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The Landmark Rush

Weekly Global Campus News
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Weekly Global Campus News

Thomas Justin Klein, News Editor of The Gazelle, reports on developments at the NYU Abu…

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Weekly Global Campus News
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Weekly Global Campus News

Thomas Justin Klein, News Editor of The Gazelle, reports on developments at the NYU Abu…

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Open Letter to the NYU Shanghai Community from Your Classmate in DC
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Open Letter to the NYU Shanghai Community from Your Classmate in DC

Three Semesters Abroad: Comparing Site Academics, and Other Fun Activities
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Three Semesters Abroad: Comparing Site Academics, and Other Fun Activities

Dana Meyers compares academics, student life, and other activities at different NYU study away sites.

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Weekly Global Campus News
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Weekly Global Campus News

Thomas Justin Klein, News Editor of The Gazelle, reports on developments at the NYU Abu…

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Shanghai vs. Stern: “Pretty Much The Same”
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Shanghai vs. Stern: “Pretty Much The Same”

Isabel Adler explores the differences and similarities between courses at NYU Shanghai and NYU Stern…

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Why China?
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Why China?

Momachi Pabrai shares why she decided to study abroad here at NYU Shanghai and the…

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Weekly Global Campus News
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Weekly Global Campus News

Thomas Justin Klein, News Editor of The Gazelle, reports on developments at the NYU Abu…

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Weekly Global Campus News
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Weekly Global Campus News

Thomas Justin Klein, News Editor of The Gazelle, reports on developments at the NYU Abu…

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Higher Education for Low Income Students: NYU & UoPeople
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Higher Education for Low Income Students: NYU & UoPeople

Lathika Chandra Mouli explores NYU's collaboration with University of People, the world's first tuition-free online…

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Studying Away At A Non-NYU Global Site
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Studying Away At A Non-NYU Global Site

"A semester outside of NYU’s Global Network is something of a wakeup call: once I…

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(Fifth) First Impression of New York City
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(Fifth) First Impression of New York City

Kiril Bolotnikov is no stranger to New York City, but there are still plenty of…

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A First Look at NYU Florence
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A First Look at NYU Florence

Allison Chesky shares her impression of NYU Florence after the first few weeks.

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Tel Aviv Study Away: First Impressions
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Tel Aviv Study Away: First Impressions

Amy Zhao discusses what makes studying at NYU Tel Aviv so special, with its small…

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Two Days in Rome
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Two Days in Rome

Want to visit Rome, but are short on time? Allison Chesky walks you through the…

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From Shanghai to Paris: A Survival Guide
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From Shanghai to Paris: A Survival Guide

Do you catch yourself missing the familiar Pearl Tower silhouette even though you're exploring Paris?…

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Traveling on a Whim
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Traveling on a Whim

Sophia Noel shares her travel experiences and tips for making the most of your experience…

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Where in the World is NYU Shanghai?
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Where in the World is NYU Shanghai?

Savannah Billman explores how several NYU Shanghai students are spending their summer.

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A Travel Guide to Dengfeng, Henan
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A Travel Guide to Dengfeng, Henan

Veronica Hernandez gives recommendations on how to get the most out of your trip to…

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A Different Worldview: Argentina and Prescription Drugs
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A Different Worldview: Argentina and Prescription Drugs

"It is obvious that in Argentina, reform within the medical community and increases in health-oriented…

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Ally Week on the Square
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Ally Week on the Square

From Washington Square to Buenos Aires, the NYU Global Network celebrated Ally Week this April.

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Going Global: Diversity at NYUNY
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Going Global: Diversity at NYUNY

NYU prides itself on its international community, but what kind of social settings has this…

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Empowering Women in STEM: NYU Tandon
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Empowering Women in STEM: NYU Tandon

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are notorious for under-representing women. Lathika Chandra Mouli reports on…

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Understanding the Land Down Under
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Understanding the Land Down Under

Fully-Covered in France
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Fully-Covered in France

Study Away Prospects: Fall 2016
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Study Away Prospects: Fall 2016

A significant portion of study away applications from the Class of 2017 were rejected, and…

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Earth Month: NYU Celebrates a Month-Long Earth Day
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Earth Month: NYU Celebrates a Month-Long Earth Day

Last week saw the start of NYU's Earth Month, which aims to draw attention to…

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Internship for Credit: What You Need to Know
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Internship for Credit: What You Need to Know

A part-time internship is a huge undertaking, but so far, it has been one of…

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Shuruq Celebrates Islamic Heritage Month at NYU
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Shuruq Celebrates Islamic Heritage Month at NYU

Today marks the end of Islamic Heritage Month at NYU. Lathika Chandra Mouli reports.

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Syrian Refugee Awareness Week At NYU
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Syrian Refugee Awareness Week At NYU

The organization sold awareness bracelets and stickers and gave out information sheets about the crisis…

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Buenos Aires: Off the Beaten Path
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Buenos Aires: Off the Beaten Path

Tech@NYU Hosts NY Startup Week
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Tech@NYU Hosts NY Startup Week

NYU’s IEC Meets with Common App to Abolish THE BOX
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NYU’s IEC Meets with Common App to Abolish THE BOX

After their sit-in on campus, NYU Students recently met with the CEO of the Common…

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NYU Students Protest to “Ban the Box”
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NYU Students Protest to “Ban the Box”

NYU New York students have recently instigated a movement to remove the box on the…

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Vítejte v Praze: Living the Prague Life
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Vítejte v Praze: Living the Prague Life

Studying away in Prague? NYUSH Junior Kevin Pham gives you the low down on the…

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Breaking out of the GNU: Yonsei University
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Breaking out of the GNU: Yonsei University

Coming to Yonsei has given me the chance to learn about Korean life, especially student…

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NYU Transitions Into a United Nations Millennium Campus
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NYU Transitions Into a United Nations Millennium Campus

On Tuesday, Mar. 1, NYU hosted its first event of the transition, “The United Nations…

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Paris: The Lackluster City of Lights
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Paris: The Lackluster City of Lights

President Hamilton Addresses Key NYU Issues
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President Hamilton Addresses Key NYU Issues

The event, titled “Afternoon Tea with President Hamilton,” was held in the Hayden Residence Hall…

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A Conversation with Humans of New York University
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A Conversation with Humans of New York University

#CELEBRATEWOMEN: Gallery
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#CELEBRATEWOMEN: Gallery

All photo credits go to Nicole Chan, David Santiano, Brian Ho, and Millie Wong. On…

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Celebrate Women: Photography Series to Empower NYU Women
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Celebrate Women: Photography Series to Empower NYU Women

"This project is trying to challenge those pre-existing gender stereotypes by allowing women to express…

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ShangiDhabi To Represent Shanghai and Abu Dhabi
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ShangiDhabi To Represent Shanghai and Abu Dhabi

This event and the creation of the ShangiDhabi team is another stepping stone in relations…

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Violet 100 Showcases NYU Spirit
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Violet 100 Showcases NYU Spirit

Violet 100, NYU’s official spirit week, was held this year from Feb. 22, 2016 to…

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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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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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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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Washington, D.C. Global Leadership Scholar Program
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Washington, D.C. Global Leadership Scholar Program

"They should know that there is no singular best way to lead. They will not…

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NYU Global Network Internships
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NYU Global Network Internships

Hopefully the intern experiences shared by juniors can help NYU Shanghai’s freshmen and sophomores better…

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NYU Responds to Fight for Inclusiveness on College Campuses
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NYU Responds to Fight for Inclusiveness on College Campuses

Last week, NYU New York joined other U.S. colleges in advocating for inclusiveness on campus.…

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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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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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Academics at NYU Paris
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Academics at NYU Paris

  The academic building at NYU Paris is situated in a beautiful, relatively massive brick…

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NYU Apologizes to Student Workers, Payroll Still Backed Up
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NYU Apologizes to Student Workers, Payroll Still Backed Up

Within the past month, New York University’s Payroll Department has come under fire for its…

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Living Among the Parisians
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Living Among the Parisians

Living among the Parisians If you are applying for a semester away in Paris, be…

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History’s Horrors Live On in Stone
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History’s Horrors Live On in Stone

Along the coast of Ghana, visitors can still see the former slave castles built during…

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Sexual Conduct Training at NYUNY and NYUSH
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Sexual Conduct Training at NYUNY and NYUSH

At the Washington Square campus in New York, a great deal of focus is placed…

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Academics at NYUNY
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Academics at NYUNY

A Semester of Palace Life
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A Semester of Palace Life

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

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

My Summer in Paris and Beyond
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My Summer in Paris and Beyond

Western Europe is one of the most fantasized about regions of the world; its rich…

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A Dream Lost
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A Dream Lost

  Donated to the university by Sir Harold Acton, NYU Florence is a 57-acre estate…

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Cityscape: An Insight into London’s Urban Design
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Cityscape: An Insight into London’s Urban Design

We didn’t spend a single minute in the classroom. Instead, we were introduced to the…

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Fragments of My Summer in New York
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Fragments of My Summer in New York

Finding a Free Hamrany
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Finding a Free Hamrany

We always hear how lucky we are to be members of the NYU Shanghai community.…

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Success and Failure in the Pre-Med Track
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Success and Failure in the Pre-Med Track

  I still remember walking into the Student Health Center on Broadway with a raging…

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Reflections: NYUSH Applies to Study Abroad
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Reflections: NYUSH Applies to Study Abroad

Study away decisions have been released, most visa forms completed, and now we’re onto the…

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The Global Service Initiative Launched
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The Global Service Initiative Launched

  Every year since 2010, the Student Senators Council (SSC) at NYU New York has…

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Catching Up With GAC
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Catching Up With GAC

  OCA’s NYU Global team had the pleasure of catching up with sophomore Kenny Song,…

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Starting Interfaith Dialogue at NYU Shanghai
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Starting Interfaith Dialogue at NYU Shanghai

    In 2014 the documentary “Of Many” made its world premiere at the Tribeca…

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Welcome to NYU Poly
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Welcome to NYU Poly

    In 1973, due to financial hardship, NYU chose to sell its University Heights…

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The Future of Service at NYU Shanghai
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The Future of Service at NYU Shanghai

It was 3 o’clock in the afternoon somewhere west of the Huangpu River in Shanghai,…

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Mindfulness Finds a Home at NYU
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Mindfulness Finds a Home at NYU

  “With mindfulness, you can establish yourself in the present in order to touch 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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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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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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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 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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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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Bienvenue à Paris
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Bienvenue à Paris

OCA had the pleasure of sitting down with François Wiedenmann, a portal student of NYU…

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This is Our Wall, Akwaaba
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This is Our Wall, Akwaaba

This is my wall. Free education. Each children to use as an office (…) All…

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Welcome To Tel Aviv: Student Edition
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Welcome To Tel Aviv: Student Edition

I visited NYU Tel-Aviv in January 2014 when I went to Israel-Palestine with my Borders,…

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What To Expect: Ally Week in NYU Shanghai
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What To Expect: Ally Week in NYU Shanghai

Ally Week is upon us once again. No doubt sophomores will still remember last year’s…

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Capitalizing on the D.C. Experience
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Capitalizing on the D.C. Experience

OCA had the pleasure of sitting down with Alexander Mayes, a portal student of NYU…

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Surveying the Summit: An Insider’s Look into NYU’s Global Leadership Summit
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Surveying the Summit: An Insider’s Look into NYU’s Global Leadership Summit

  Last week, 5 students from NYU Shanghai attended the NYU Global Leadership Summit at…

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GNU Student Government Summit: Results and Discussions
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GNU Student Government Summit: Results and Discussions

The annual Student Government Summit is a conference that brings together the Student Governments of…

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LSY: Representating Shanghai at the SSC
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LSY: Representating Shanghai at the SSC

  Last year saw the election of NYU Shanghai’s first ever student Senator, Li Siyao.…

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An Introduction to the Global Affairs Committee
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An Introduction to the Global Affairs Committee

This year brought about many changes to the structure of Student Government not only in…

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Activism from Abroad: How to Understand Global Social Movements
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Activism from Abroad: How to Understand Global Social Movements

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle, WSN and On…

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Racism and Immigration in Italy
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Racism and Immigration in Italy

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle, WSN and On…

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Život v České Repulic: An Insider’s View of NYU Prague
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Život v České Repulic: An Insider’s View of NYU Prague

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle, WSN and On…

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The Trouble With Returning
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The Trouble With Returning

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle, WSN and On…

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In Conversation with the Founder of ‘Yo’
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In Conversation with the Founder of ‘Yo’

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle, WSN and On…

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NYU New York: A Banquet of Sorts
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NYU New York: A Banquet of Sorts

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle, WSN and On…

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“I’d apply to be a student of the GNU”: An interview with former SSC Chair
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“I’d apply to be a student of the GNU”: An interview with former SSC Chair

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle, WSN and On…

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Spirituality, Feminism, and Islam
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Spirituality, Feminism, and Islam

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle, WSN and On…

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The Significant Insignificant: NYU’s Divest
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The Significant Insignificant: NYU’s Divest

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle, WSN and On…

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Rebranding NYU?
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Rebranding NYU?

“Welcome to NYU Shanghai, and congratulations on getting to be a part of NYU’s Global…

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25 Years Later: A Changing Perception of Germany
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25 Years Later: A Changing Perception of Germany

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle, WSN and On…

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Multilingual Catcalling in Morocco’s Medina
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Multilingual Catcalling in Morocco’s Medina

This article is written by Zoe Hu and comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration…

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Halloween: New York’s Alter Ego
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Halloween: New York’s Alter Ego

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle, WSN and On…

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Creme de la Global News: Revolution 2.0 – Burkina Faso
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Creme de la Global News: Revolution 2.0 – Burkina Faso

“In Ukraine it took 4 months for a revolt to gain momentum. In Egypt three…

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Photos of New York
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Photos of New York

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between On Century Avenue, The Gazelle…

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Being a Freshman at NYUSH
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Being a Freshman at NYUSH

On The Sophomore Class I would describe my relationship as “growing by the minute,” honestly.…

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Creme de la Global News: A Closer Look at the Ebola Epidemic
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Creme de la Global News: A Closer Look at the Ebola Epidemic

The world’s media has been awash with news on the Ebola epidemic for quite a…

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A Functioning Democracy Must Reflect Constituents
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A Functioning Democracy Must Reflect Constituents

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between On Century Avenue, The Gazelle…

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Impressions: Chestnuts and Italian Festivals
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Impressions: Chestnuts and Italian Festivals

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between On Century Avenue, The Gazelle…

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From NYUAD Student to NYUSH GAF: An Interview with Nishant Mohanchandra
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From NYUAD Student to NYUSH GAF: An Interview with Nishant Mohanchandra

Nishant Mohanchandra, a Computer Science GAF at NYU Shanghai’s Academic Resource Center (ARC), recently graduated…

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Creme de la Global News: Of The Pope’s Stance on Homosexuality
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Creme de la Global News: Of The Pope’s Stance on Homosexuality

Remember when, a few months into his papacy, His Holiness Pope Francis uttered the statement;…

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Under the Acropolis
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Under the Acropolis

You are wandering along the street. Countless little shops and colorful signs for souvlaki are…

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U.S. Ambassador Delivers First University Talk at NYU Shanghai
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U.S. Ambassador Delivers First University Talk at NYU Shanghai

On Tuesday Oct. 7th, in an auditorium filled with students, the newly appointed U.S. Ambassador…

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Creme de la Global News
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Creme de la Global News

What(什么)? Who’s 17 and just became the youngest person to ever win the Nobel Peace…

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Maya Williams on the Hong Kong Protests
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Maya Williams on the Hong Kong Protests

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between On Century Avenue, The Gazelle…

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DIY Cheese in a Moroccan Medina
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DIY Cheese in a Moroccan Medina

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between On Century Avenue, The Gazelle…

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We Need to Discuss Mental Health in Abu Dhabi
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We Need to Discuss Mental Health in Abu Dhabi

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between On Century Avenue, The Gazelle…

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Letter from the Global Desk
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Letter from the Global Desk

As the public relations offices draft, redraft and rebrand the NYU Global Network University, students…

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What it Means to be Human
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What it Means to be Human

Today the air is clean in Shanghai; the brown of the buildings beyond my window…

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Building a University
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Building a University

Introduction During the summer after my graduation as part of the inaugural class, I was…

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Florence’s Secret Bakery
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Florence’s Secret Bakery

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between On Century Avenue, The Gazelle…

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