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THE MISSED OPPORTUNITY OF FYD
Melinda Szekeres
The missed opportunity of FYD

Imagine you are in a modern art museum and you come across a canvas painted a solid shade of red. You stare at it for a while, trying to see the strokes of the brush to decode the message. War, love, lust, pain and so much more; red can say it all. But when, instead, […]

IS: Resistance and Extremism

Drawing on the teachings of Muhammed Ibn Abd Al Wahhab and Sayyid Qutb, the group that calls itself Islamic State has formed a doctrine of Islam that, though not entirely new, has been unique in its ferocious application. Though Islam is an intrinsic part of the group’s identity, religious claims can be used to obscure […]

NYUAD BASKETBALL AND FOOTBALL TEAMS COMPETE IN ROME
Rhoshenda Ellis
NYUAD Basketball and Football Teams Compete in Rome

  Last weekend, Nov. 14 to 16,  20 students, 10 from the women’s football team and 10 from the men’s basketball team went to Rome, Italy to participate in the 14th World InterUniversities Tournament: Euro Roma 2014. The tournament hosted over 70 universities that participated in nine different sports for both men and women from […]

Letter to the Editor: Speaking of and Marketing Race on Campus

Two weeks ago, Emily Wang wrote an article protesting the use of the term Asian Adorables on campus, arguing that adorable is a belittling word that has been used to specifically target Asians. She was right to point to the problematic use of the phrase Asian Adorables, but while the adjective adorable may serve the […]

LESSONS FROM “ORGANS, TISSUES AND CANDY GAMES”: CONFRONTING OURSELVES AND CONSENT
Krushika Uday Patankar
Lessons from “Organs, Tissues and Candy Games”: Confronting Ourselves and Consent

NYU Abu Dhabi’s theater program has always been geared towards exploration, asking questions and discussing the issues that surround the landscape that we exist in. “Organs, Tissues and Candy Games,” conceived by the Zoukak Theater Company and that inaugurated the Black Box Theater, made an incredible attempt to keep with this tradition. As contributor to […]

Bollywood and me: a story of love and hate

When I told my friends that I would be coming to NYU Abu Dhabi to study film, a number of them came up with an apparently hilarious reply, “Oh, great, you can go work in Bollywood now!” They put their hands together in front of their chests and wiggled their hips in a terrible belly-dancing […]