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Start the Semester Off on the Write Foot

Start the Semester Off on the Write Foot

Alli Pierson, Theater & Books Editor
August 28, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Books, Theater

Whether it’s Writing the Essay, Cultural Foundations or any other text-based course you are taking this semester, most students will inevitably have to write multitudinous essays. Though reading and writing are not everyone’s favorite pastimes, these classes can still be enjoyable. Here are some tip... Read more »

TEDxNYU Gets Legit About Coloring

TEDxNYU Gets Legit About Coloring

Tony Schwab, Staff Writer
April 18, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

TEDxNYU hosted "Color Party" last week, to tout the stress relief benefits of coloring books for all ages.

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‘Date-Onomics’ Author Talks Hookup Culture

‘Date-Onomics’ Author Talks Hookup Culture

Hailey Nuthals, Highlighter Editor
April 4, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Books

John Birger's new book "Date-Onomics" is a comprehensive, analytical look at gender dynamics in modern dating.

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This kid thinks he’s freaking Hemingway

This kid thinks he’s freaking Hemingway

Norwegia Cruise, Contributing Writer
April 1, 2015
Filed under ARTS, Books

CAS English major and writer, Ernie Miller, aspires to write the next Great American Novel.

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J.K. Rowling uses new media to promote ‘Harry Potter’ series

J.K. Rowling uses new media to promote ‘Harry Potter’ series

May 1, 2014
Filed under ARTS

CAS English major and writer, Ernie Miller, aspires to write the next Great American Novel.

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Unpublished works spark debate

Unpublished works spark debate

Clio McConnell and Michael Domanico
April 23, 2014
Filed under ARTS

When celebrated Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez passed away on April 17, his legacy included more than just his status as one of the most prominent magic realists. The Associated Press reported on Tuesday that, according to Penguin Random House Mexico, García Márquez left behind an unpublishe... Read more »

Arts Issue: John Green doubles as YouTube star, celebrity author

Arts Issue: John Green doubles as YouTube star, celebrity author

April 10, 2014
Filed under ARTS

Millions of young adult readers across the country are besotted with John Green’s most recent novel, “The Fault in Our Stars.” When seen on Tumblr and Twitter, quotes from the book are usually followed by a string of distressed comments lamenting over the tragic story of John Green’s protagoni... Read more »

Arts Issue: J.K. Rowling journeys from anonymity to fame

Arts Issue: J.K. Rowling journeys from anonymity to fame

April 10, 2014
Filed under ARTS

From her first creation — an abused, magically gifted orphan — to her most recent — a broken but capable detective — J.K. Rowling has come a long way in mainstream fiction writing. She penned her first novel over two decades ago when the charm of books was quickly fading from people’s min... Read more »

Publishing industry to swap paper with leather

Publishing industry to swap paper with leather

April 1, 2014
Filed under ARTS

Publishing groups shocked the general public with the announcement that they will no longer be printing books on paper. “Paper printing is an unsustainable industry,” said Mark Hewitt, a representative of a major publishing house. This comment comes in light of a recent study claiming ... Read more »

Conan Doyle’s detective welcomed on the small screen

Conan Doyle’s detective welcomed on the small screen

February 5, 2014
Filed under ARTS

Sherlock Holmes is no stranger to screen-time. Currently the world record holder for most adapted character, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s fictional detective has been translated into radio plays, films and television shows, including two that are currently on the air. While literary adaptations lik... Read more »

Broadway inspired by varied source material

Broadway inspired by varied source material

Clio McConnell, Arts Editor
February 4, 2014
Filed under ARTS

In the age of prolific publication, creating original products can be a challenge. This year, the Broadway community is lifting ideas from other media and retrofitting them for the stage. Theatergoers can look forward to adaptations from film and literature — including “Rocky,” “Bullets Over Broadway” an... Read more »

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