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Behind the scenes of ‘Diamonds’: Clive Davis students reveal process

Behind the scenes of ‘Diamonds’: Clive Davis students reveal process

April 15, 2013
Filed under Editor's Picks, FEATURES

Tisch senior Rachel Kanner was riding a bus in the middle of the desert in Israel when she heard the news. Halfway around the world, fellow vocalist and Tisch freshman Sabrina Reitman was asked to leave a New York restaurant for being too theatrical. A few miles away, Tisch freshman Cari Fletcher... Read more »

Rihanna is planning to visit NYU

Rihanna is planning to visit NYU

April 3, 2013
Filed under NEWS

  Music sensation Rihanna is tentatively scheduled to visit the NYU campus on Tuesday, April 23, to celebrate with a group of students from the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music for their winning cover of Rihanna's single, "Diamonds." Read More »... Read more »

Carlyle Court residence hall

Carlyle Court residence hall

March 6, 2013
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, FEATURES

Click on the image above to see more pictures of Carlyle Court residence hall.  It’s hard to imagine living in a dorm room without a door. At Carlyle Court residence hall, nestled in Union Square, about half of the towers’ residents experience this lack of privacy every day. For the two r... Read more »

Inside the storm: A nurse recognized

Inside the storm: A nurse recognized

February 24, 2013
Filed under FEATURES

  Monday, Oct. 29, was a normal night for NYU Langone Medical Center transport nurse Menchu Sanchez, even as hurricane-force winds funneled through the streets and 12-foot waves from the East River crashed against Manhattan’s coastline. At 8 p.m., when lights went out after the hospital’... Read more »

Hervé Léger by Max Azria Fall/Winter 2013

Hervé Léger by Max Azria Fall/Winter 2013

February 9, 2013
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Fashion Week

Click the photo for more looks from Herve Leger. "It's about dreaming," said designer Max Azria backstage at his fall 2013 Herve Leger by Max Azria runway show. If there is one skill Azria and his design partner Lubov Azria have honed in the past six years, it's their ability to reinve... Read more »

Positive pressure: Anna Deavere Smith

Positive pressure: Anna Deavere Smith

February 7, 2013
Filed under FEATURES

Anna Deavere Smith, actress, playwright and professor of performance studies at the Tisch School of the Arts, does things a little bit differently inside the classroom. Seated in a circle with a group of graduate students in a dance studio, sometimes with shoes and sometimes without, Smith encourages... Read more »

Rashida Kamal: the advocate

Rashida Kamal: the advocate

December 13, 2012
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Live Blog As Superstorm Sandy ravaged the East Coast, CAS senior and RA Rashida Kamal was playing Taboo on a tiled and uncomfortable hallway in Broome Street residential college with her other 10th floor residents. Hours later, as lights flickereorder brand viagrad out in one residence hall after another ... Read more »

Disaster recovery organization teams up with T.V. streaming startup for Sandy relief

Disaster recovery organization teams up with T.V. streaming startup for Sandy relief

December 11, 2012
Filed under FEATURES

While clearing underbrush and bagging debris from obliterated houses, Youssef Soras, a first-year graduate student in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, joined Rosally Sapla, vice president of communications at New YorAngular Cheilitis Overnight Curek-based start-up DramaFever, to brainstorm ways for students ... Read more »

Clever cleaning: a guide to trimming your closet

Clever cleaning: a guide to trimming your closet

November 29, 2012
Filed under FEATURES

Manhattan is a mecca for the fashion-savvy with a diverse collegiate population. Our dorm room closets can only fit a limited number of clothes, especially as we make the transition from academics to workplace professionals. As we change, our wardrobes adapt to suit our current situations. So what exactly... Read more »

Top five trails to explore on National Hike Day

Top five trails to explore on National Hike Day

November 12, 2012
Filed under FEATURES

[top-5-gallery] A version of this article appeared in the Monday Nov. 12 print edition. Kristina Bogos is a staff writer. Email her at [email protected]

Students provide relief effort to hurricane victims

Students provide relief effort to hurricane victims

November 5, 2012
Filed under FEATURES

Beth Diesch, a second-year master’s student in the Silver School of Social Work, was climbing 29 flights of stairs on Friday, Nov. 2 in complete darkness at 505 LaGuardia Place when an elderly woman stepped into the hall. She was approximately 70 years old, and even with her curly brown hair, she was... Read more »

Feeding NYU in aftermath of storm

Feeding NYU in aftermath of storm

October 31, 2012
Filed under NEWS

Mindy Torres, NYU dining staff member, and John Olivarria, university cook, have been sleeping on a cot on the eighth floor of the Kimmel Center for Student Life since Sunday. Waking up at 5 a.m. and working roughly 12 to 18 hours a day, they have been serving hot meals to thousands of NYU students.... Read more »

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