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Entry from April 05, 2006
Sternie (Howard Stern fan; NYU Stern School of Business or Yeshiva University Stern College student)
"Sternie" can mean several things in New York City.

First, a "Sternie" can be a fan of radio "shock jock" Howard Stern. Stern was born in the New York City area and has broadcast at several New York-area stations before moving to satellite radio.

Second, a "Sternie" can be a student at student at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Third, a "Sternie" can be a student at Yeshiva University's Stern College for Women.

The NYU student use is probably the most popular (Howard Stern's fans don't prefer a nickname, and the Yeshiva school is smaller than NYU's), but all three have been used.

Wikipedia: Howard Stern
Howard Allen Stern (born January 12, 1954) is an American radio and TV personality, humorist and author. Stern currently hosts The Howard Stern Show four or five days (Monday-Thursday / Monday-Friday) a week on Sirius Satellite Radio.

NYU Leonard N. Stern School of Business: About
New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business is one of the nation's premier management education schools and research centers. From its Greenwich Village campus in the heart of New York City, NYU Stern offers a broad portfolio of academic programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels, all of them informed and enriched by the dynamism, energy and resources of the world's business capital.

NYU Stern today has taken its place among the nation's most distinguished business schools. We are proud of our more than 100-year heritage as a progressive, forward-looking, merit-based institution, deeply committed to diversity, opportunity, innovation and excellence.

NYU Leonard N. Stern School of Business: Timeline
1900 - The NYU undergraduate School of Commerce, Accounts and Finance is founded to provide professional training for young people in the business world. It is located on the University's Washington Square campus.
1972 - The School of Commerce, Accounts and Finance is renamed the College of Business and Public Administration. Tisch Hall opens at 40 West Fourth Street to house the undergraduate college.
1988 - A landmark $30 million gift from alumnus Leonard N. Stern (BS, 1957; MBA, 1959) allows the School to consolidate its graduate and undergraduate facilities at NYU's Washington Square campus. The School is renamed the Leonard N. Stern School of Business.
1992 - Stern's new $68 million state-of-the-art facility is inaugurated.
1993 - The Stern MBA curriculum is restructured to better prepare students for the new realities of a global business environment.
1997 - Stern's undergraduate curriculum is revamped to provide every student with broader exposure to the arts and sciences, more in-depth business courses, and subsidized opportunities for international study.

Wikipedia: Stern School of Business
The Leonard N. Stern School of Business is New York University's (NYU) business school. It was named after Leonard N. Stern, an alumnus and benefactor of the school. The school was established in 1900 as the NYU School of Commerce, Accounts and Finance. It is considered to be one of the top business schools in the United States. The school is located on NYU's Greenwich Village campus.
Students who attend the Stern School of Business are sometimes called "Sternies," a nickname used by both Stern students and those from other NYU schools. In the spring break of the undergraduate junior year, all Sternies travel abroad as part of the "International Study Project." During this time, students take part in projects emphasizing global business and a better understanding of another part of the world. Recent locations include: Sweden, Chile, Japan, South Korea, Germany, and Mexico.

About to begin my senior year at the NYU Stern School of Business. I have a strong hatred for 'Sternies,' or people who go out of their way to show the rest of the world, and especially other NYU students, that they're better than everyone. They are usually characterized by being serious brown-nosers, wearing 'business-casual' attire even when they don't have to, and not having personalities. To NYU, they're known as 'Sternies', to the rest of us, they're known as 'assholes.' They give the rest of us Stern students a bad name, as well as setting up the stereotype.

The Stern School of Business is an excellent and very competitive school—and its students has a peculiar reputation/infamy in NYU for being the most snobbish, money-hungry and conservative students ever to walk around the Washington Square. Ah...the Sternies. At least their mothers love them. (Sarah: "Yes I'm allowed to write this with a clear conscience. I'm a Sternie myself.") But really, most of us aren't that bad if you give us a chance. (How that is "that"? God only knows.)

Stern College for Women (Yeshiva University)
Established in 1954 through a major gift from the late industrialist Max Stern, Stern College for Women is the undergraduate college of arts and sciences for women of Yeshiva University. It is located at YU's Israel Henry Beren Campus in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Now beginning the second half of our first century, Stern's student population is increasing in both size and diversity. More than 1000 students from some two dozen states and a similar number of foreign countries, including students registered at Sy Syms School of Business, attend classes at Stern College.

The rigorous Stern College curricula prepare women for careers, graduate study, and leadership in their communities while embodying the unique concept that the values of Judaism are relevant to the general culture of Western civilization. All students progressively obtain a strong mastery of Jewish texts through the Rebecca Ivry Department of Jewish Studies, which offers a broad selection of courses ranging in skill level from elementary to advanced.

Stern College provides academic majors in 19 arts and sciences disciplines, all leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree. It also awards the Associate in Arts degree in Hebrew language, literature, and culture. In addition, combined and joint degree programs are offered in several other disciplines--including engineering, dentistry, optometry, podiatry, Jewish studies, social work, nursing, physical therapy and occupational therapy -- in conjunction with YU's graduate schools and other leading universities.

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(Google Groups)
Howard Stern BBF & Book ForSale
... (Why am I selling these, I have given up being a Sternie after ten years, its time to go on and use that 4-5 hours a day for other things. ...
misc.forsale - Jan 12 1994, 11:36 pm by Thomas Collins - 2 messages - 1 author

(Google Groups)
Leave Howard Alone
... power to him. I admit it, I use to hate Howard Stern But Now, I am a Sternie..... Long Live Howard Stern.... Howard Stern For ...
alt.fan.howard-stern - Apr 6 1994, 9:21 am by lubin,jamie i - 4 messages - 4 authors

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O/T Fans who are going to NYU?
... here there was a thread or two about people who were thinking of attending NYU in the ... I'm glad to help you out....even tho you ARE a sternie wink Oh and btw...if ...
alt.music.s-mclachlan - Jul 14 2000, 11:46 pm by DigitalFreakNYC - 11 messages - 6 authors

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OT- West Wing Episode
... I'm at Stern College (the girls part of Yeshiva University) -- the school buildings are on Lexington but my ... Ohhhhhhh! A Sternie! Hehe. ...
alt.tv.frasier - Sep 5 2002, 2:44 am by MissMCMod - 17 messages - 4 authors
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