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Going off of What Kipling Said…

A revised version of the poem “If—” by Rudyard Kipling. If you say something in class and only look to your male counterparts for a response or a nod of approval, If you publicly champion feminist causes but make inappropriate sexual innuendos to girls in private, If you can’t go off of what a girl […]

Chris Wheeler
In Defense of Student Government

About 20 minutes into a meeting between the current and new Executive Board members this week, an incoming member paused for a few seconds, then said, “You guys actually do so much stuff behind the scenes.” This person’s sudden realization perfectly encapsulates what our biggest problem has been with Student Government this year — people […]

Megan Eloise
Increase in Counseling Services on Campus

On May 4, the Dean of Students Kyle Farley announced, in a campus-wide email, that the Student Health and Wellness Center would now be fully staffed, with three counselors available for students. Dr. Rami Nizar Alshihabi will work as the new Director of the New York University Abu Dhabi Counseling Center. Dr. Vedrana Mladina and […]

President Hamilton’s Response to BDS is unacceptable

In a historic move, the NYU Graduate Student Organizing Committee, a union that represents roughly 1,200 graduate students, recently voted to endorse and join the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, a global non-violent movement aimed at challenging Israeli apartheid. The BDS movement calls for NYU to withdraw from Israeli academic institutions involved in the violations […]

Muhammad Usman
The Balance of Principle and Practicality for Cultural SIGs

When I applied to be president of TASHAN, I did so because I believed that South Asian cultures needed to be better represented on campus than they had been in the past. The platform I submitted read, “Whilst dialogue on mainstream issues should continue to take place, I hope to organize more events that tap […]

The Cab Fare is Worth it: Abu Dhabi and Urban Fetishization

Abu Dhabi has an uncanny feeling about it. It is similar to many other places I’ve been, and might bring back bad memories for anyone who was born and raised in U.S. American suburbs and tried to escape by coming overseas. Astounding demographic diversity can be found in the city, even if everybody is not […]

The Global Citizen’s Glossary: A First Year Edition

There is something remarkably ordinary about the day before your life changes forever. It was mid-August, and we were packing. Well, my mother was. I was sprawled out on my bed, soaking in its familiarity and comfort. In my limited understanding of university life, I pictured dorm residences as foster homes from the Victorian Era, […]