In the early twentieth century, rhino populations in Africa and Asia had an approximate worldwide population of 500,000. By 2011, the Western black rhino had been declared extinct by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and only 29,000 rhinos exist in the wild in total.
With only a few weeks left until Fall 2015 sorority recruitment begins, I started thinking about all the reasons I am glad I went through the recruitment process at NYU just one year ago. I decided to rush my sophomore year and it was one of the best decisions I’ve made. It not only made a large school a little bit smaller, but allowed me to meet my best friends at NYU and get involved with my school, community, and numerous organizations. Read more
Most students, whether in elementary school, middle school, high school or college, all know to some extent how to b.s.
This weekend seeing my extended family I realized exactly how quickly this past year has gone. “You just ended your freshman year,” my aunts and uncles would ask, and I would have to respond that no, surprisingly I just finished my sophomore year. They would then say how quickly it passed and asked how my year was. I would close my eyes and think about a few memories and smile back, responding “Really, it was great.”
As I watched the same six bags go around and around the baggage claim, I knew what the rest of my family was thinking: my bag was lost.
Did you know that there is a study on just about anything and everything? If there isn’t a study being done on something, then it either has little to no importance, or someone else will study it in the near future.
Christmas decorations are being set up on the Walgreens in Astor Place. Ice skating rinks are starting to open. It could start snowing in a few weeks. It was in the 50’s in New York City this past week. I still refuse to wear a jacket until November.
About 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime and breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. Unfortunately breast cancer affects all our lives. As everybody should know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and breast cancer awareness is Zeta Tau Alpha’s philanthropy!
Throughout October, Zetas partner with the National Football League to distribute pink awareness ribbons at NFL stadiums across the country, and with Susan G. Komen® to sponsor the Survivor Program at Races for the Cure®.
What is it like to undergo the Fall Recruitment process at NYU?
NYU has a relatively small Greek Life compared to many large schools, with around 3000 participants equating to about 13% of NYU’s student population. The recruitment process of rushing one of the eight sororities or the multiple multi-cultural chapters varies. The main Fall Recruitment process for seven of the eight sororities was held over two weekends.