Clive Davis Institute collaborates with DJ Swivel

Clive Davis Institute collaborates with DJ Swivel

May 2, 2013
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Three students from the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at the Tisch School of the Arts recently had the opportunity to work with Jordan Young, popularly known as DJ Swivel, a Grammy Award-winning music producer who has worked with Beyoncé, Whitney Houston and Kanye West. Swivel hosted two works... Read more »

University House opens for students attending college in New York City

University House opens for students attending college in New York City

April 29, 2013
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The Greenwich Village area will soon be the home of a new dorm that will house students from different colleges throughout New York City. After sitting dormant for over 30 years, what used to be P.S. 64 — located at 605 E. Ninth St. — is being transformed into a 500-bed dormitory named Univ... Read more »

Film students receive awards, grants from Kanbar Institute

Film students receive awards, grants from Kanbar Institute

April 17, 2013
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Many Tisch students saw the success of their films when the winners were announced for the annual Wasserman Awards on April 11. Hosted by the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television in the Tisch School of the Arts, the ceremony highlighted students’ dedication to and passion for filmmaking.... Read more »

Students questions price, necessity of graduate journalism programs

Students questions price, necessity of graduate journalism programs

April 14, 2013
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  Members of the media have been questioning the place of journalism graduate education as stepping stone to a journalism career. For instance, New York Times columnist David Carr recently called a journalism degree an “escalator to nowhere,” and Crain’s New York Business reported ... Read more »

New York City fast food workers protest minimum wage

New York City fast food workers protest minimum wage

April 14, 2013
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Nearly 400 New York City fast food workers picked up picket signs to participate in one of the largest strikes in city history. The workers marched and chanted for an increased minimum wage, union rights and better treatment. The April 4 strike was an initiative by the Fast Food Forw... Read more »

New York state takes measures against ID forgery

New York state takes measures against ID forgery

April 3, 2013
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  Vendors of fake New York state IDs will soon have a much more difficult time. In July, the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles will begin distributing redesigned licenses with 30 new visible and concealed security features. Drivers seeking new licenses will be issued hard, las... Read more »

Harmful chemicals make up makeup

Harmful chemicals make up makeup

April 2, 2013
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Makeup plays an essential role in most women’s lives and is a major part of their daily routine. However, women are not aware of the hazardous chemicals in makeup that can cause significant skin and health issues. Cosmetics are the least regulated products under the Federal Food, Drug and Co... Read more »

Bloomberg soft drink ban struck down

Bloomberg soft drink ban struck down

March 14, 2013
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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ban on sugary drinks, originally set to take effect this past Tuesday, was blocked by a Supreme Court judge who called it “arbitrary and capricious.” “The loopholes in this rule effectively defeat the stated purpose,” wrote New York State Supreme Co... Read more »

Grammy winning professor brings talent to Tisch classroom

Grammy winning professor brings talent to Tisch classroom

February 27, 2013
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Jim Anderson, Tisch professor and award-winning recording engineer, was sitting in his Los Angeles hotel on the morning of Feb. 10, trying to write a Grammy acceptance speech. Hours later, in front of an audience of millions, Anderson took the stage at the 55th Grammy Awards to accept his 10th Grammy for ... Read more »

Madison Square Garden permit denied, possible relocation

Madison Square Garden permit denied, possible relocation

February 21, 2013
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  Midtown Community Board 5 is blocking Madison Square Garden’s permit renewal in an attempt to move the iconic concert venue to a different location in the city. The Garden has been operating for three weeks without a permit, and Community Board opposition may keep the permit away even longe... Read more »

Get through finals by eating healthy

Get through finals by eating healthy

December 4, 2012
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With finals around the corner, students experience an increase in stress and anxiety levels. These feelings may cause students to turn to foods high in sugar and heavily caffeinated beverages. While coffee or pizza may give you the energy to get through a 10-page paper, it can later cause you to be exhausted,... Read more »

NY Water Taxi to run as temporary Staten Island Ferry

NY Water Taxi to run as temporary Staten Island Ferry

November 30, 2012
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Last Saturday, the Bloomberg administration and the New York City Department of Transportation announced that the New York Water Taxi will temporarily be running on ferry schedule in order to provide Staten Island residents with a faster commute to Manhattan. “With this new Staten Island ferry service,... Read more »

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