Books Through Bars is a Brooklyn, New York-based organization that sends books to inmates across the country. The organization is run by volunteers, including a former prisoner who was sent books while he was serving time. By Sophie Varon
In our very first episode of The Future of Food, we chat with Sean Basinski, founder and director of Street Vendor Project. With a $15,000 grant from Yale University in 2001, Basinski created an organization that advocates for more than 10,000 street vendors in New York City. Happy listening! Sophie and Dhika
By Rayne H. Ellis After several petitions and three years of hard work, artist Jim Power’s mosaic lampposts have returned to their home in Astor Place. With the landscape of the East Village changing rapidly, community members were adamant to keep the Vietnam War veteran’s iconic work in the public view. Here’s his story.
Traveling young artist Sebastian Grube talks about growing up in Germany as an actor, dancer and classical singer. A student of music and theatre with an interest in directing at NYU Abu Dhabi, Grube has big plans for his future. By Blair Best
“It’s more than just a topic for people who like butterflies and birds,” said Professor Jim Tolisano. “It’s a topic for pretty much anyone that lives on the planet.” As what will go down as one of history’s most polemic elections came to a close today, we reflect on the prevalence of discussion surrounding climate change […]
Millennial voters at NYU prove to be doing their part in the 2016 presidential election by casting their votes, despite living away from home and their designated precincts. *Note that all content is mine, aside from clip of Presidential candidates from CNNNewsource.
NYU students from conservative states fear Trump’s campaign will leave a lasting impact on how southerners are viewed.
New Yorkers hit the polls on this year’s Election Day to cast their votes, many expressing their support for Hilary Clinton. The city was buzzing with voters and others, urging people to express their right. Many locals stopped to talk about why they believe Clinton should be the next President and celebrate the day.
By Cece Charendoff, Sarah Mendez, and Nancy Uddin During the debate Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton a “nasty woman” and the phrase has now become a meme women are embracing. The phrase is being used at protests, art installations and all across Twitter. We found women in various settings using the phrase for themselves, and […]
When I came back to New York in August after spending three months away, one of the first things I noticed was the increase in bike lanes. As someone who enjoys biking, I thought to myself: “That’s great! Now biking in the city is safer and I can finally get a Citi Bike membership,” which, conveniently, […]