Bethany allard

Bethany Allard

How Britain's Train System Is Helping Domestic Abuse Victims

Domestic abuse victims now have access to free train tickets to take them to safety, thanks to the "rail to refuge" initiative put forth by the domestic abuse advocacy groups and two major train companies in the United Kingdom, Great Western Railway (GWR) and Southeastern.

The Latest 'Sh*t We Stole' Is All About the Best Fall Beauty Products

Ah, fall: The season of overpriced lattes, crisp air, and cuffing. These colder temps and changing leaves also mean something else.... It's finally time to switch out your summer makeup products for your autumn lineup. Out with the old, in with the new, right?

Um, James Charles Just Gave Us the Perfect Skull Look for Halloween

Want to do a killer skull look this Halloween? James Charles can help you take your costume to the next level, so you stand out in the sea of black cats and angels (no shade). In the video above, you'll see our very lucky senior beauty editor, Lauren Balsamo, get the full James Charles treatment with a half-face rainbow skull that looks anything but basic.

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No Protests Held for Steinhardt Name Change, Despite Student Support

Students have voiced support for changing the name of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development after seven women accused Michael Steinhardt - the school's namesake - of sexual harassment. But so far, there have been no public feats of activism - no protests have erupted, no

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NYU-CUNY Center Involves Immigrant Community Members in Healthcare

At the NYU-CUNY Prevention Research Center, researchers are changing the way immigrant and ethnic communities access healthcare by turning to health professionals that are not doctors, nurses or researchers. Rather, they are community members, called community health workers, who provide and transla

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Survey Shows Men Outnumber Women More Than 2-to-1 Among Tenured Faculty

Nearly all full-time professors at NYU - over 90% - have tenure, but fewer than 30% of them are women, according to a nationwide survey released by the American Association of University Professors in April. College of Dentistry Professor Nicola Partridge, who is tenured, said she has not witness

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Students Mourn and Reflect at Vigil for Poway Synagogue Shooting

As the sun began to set over Washington Square Park, a group of approximately 75 students and New Yorkers gathered in a circle under the arch to commemorate the victims and those affected by the attack on a synagogue that occurred near San Diego last Saturday.

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Elizabeth Street Garden Fights to Exist

There's a small open space in Little Italy nestled among the buildings of Nolita. It's filled with statues, benches, greenery and, weather permitting, New Yorkers basking in the sun. This is the Elizabeth Street Garden. As of right now, it's also the future location of an affordable housing complex