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Student’s ‘Most NYU Thing Ever’ Rings Doubly True

Hannah Orenstein, an editorial intern at ELLE magazine and journalism-English student at NYU (Class of 2015), has shared a fun list on NYU Local titled “The 20 Most NYU Things Ever.” FishbowlNY’s favorite entries include #19, the Free Hugs Guy who hangs out in Washington Square, and #11, Slam Poetry, an art form that currently counts NYU as its leading collegiate practitioner.

At the very top of Orenstein’s list is a reference to just how damn expensive NYU has become. That in itself might not be noteworthy. But it takes on special, added meaning when you consider these two tweets from today:

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This real-life snafu makes Orenstein’s list topper either embedded reporting or a minor conflict of interest. Either way, we hope she, dad and NYU can sort out some sort of amenable City of Lights solution.

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