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Drawing up to Disney and DreamWorks

Drawing up to Disney and DreamWorks

Louis Rodriguez, Contributing Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

The NYU Student Animation League recently hosted Tisch alums Isabelle Gedigk, a Disney Television story artist, and Garrett Lewis, a 3D animator at DreamWorks production to speak to students about how they each made their dreams work.

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NYU Grad Takes Professional Stage

NYU Grad Takes Professional Stage

Ryan Mikel, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

The Ailey 2 New York season premiere featured Tisch alum Jacoby Pruitt in its New Works program, which presented a musically complex and choreographically collective show.

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Concentus Music Marks Two-Year Anniversary

Concentus Music Marks Two-Year Anniversary

Emilia Yu, Contributing Writer
March 20, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Music

NYU student Vidisha Jain's music and media company Concentus celebrated its two-year anniversary last week with a rousing concert at the Delancey.

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Anna Akbari Deconstructs the Business of Life

Anna Akbari Deconstructs the Business of Life

Khrysgiana Pineda, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Books

In her reading and talkback about her book "Startup Your Life: Hustle and Hack Your Way to Happiness," former NYU professor Anna Akbari gave students an evening of advice we could all likely use (hint: get hungry).

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Alum’s Film Induces Anxiety From Start to Finish

Alum’s Film Induces Anxiety From Start to Finish

Thomas Price, Deputy Opinion Editor
December 1, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

"The Eyes of My Mother" is what horror movie fans have been waiting for — a breath of fresh fear in a tepid genre lost to jump-scares.

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Violet Alum Ralph Branca Passes

Violet Alum Ralph Branca Passes

Michael Thompson, Staff Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

WSN offers their thoughts on the loss of Violet alum and MLB legend Ralph Branca.

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‘Max Compact:’ A New Type of Makeup Hero

‘Max Compact:’ A New Type of Makeup Hero

Lizzie Essiedu, Contributing Writer
October 20, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

NYU Tisch alumni Jo-Dean Roark's new comedy web-sesries "Max Compact" takes superpowers where Marvel's never gone before: into the world of makeup and vlogs.

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Tisch Alum Jason Lew Shares His Journey

Tisch Alum Jason Lew Shares His Journey

Tony Schwab, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

Tisch graduate Jason Lew gives NYU the scoop on what it's like to work as an actor, writer, and director after leaving Tisch, and the scoop on his latest film.

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SXSW Day 1 Recap: Ghostface Killah + Raekwon, Oberhofer and Declan McKenna

SXSW Day 1 Recap: Ghostface Killah + Raekwon, Oberhofer and Declan McKenna

Zach Martin, Arts Editor
March 14, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Music

Day one of South by Southwest featured artists from all over the map — including one hailing from NYU a few years back.

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Tandon Announces Recipient for New Civil Engineering Sholarship

Tandon Announces Recipient for New Civil Engineering Sholarship

Imani Johnson, Contributing Writer
January 26, 2016
Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU Tandon student Leonardo Yoshiaki Abe receives a $5,000 annual scholarship in honor of an alum.

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Alumnus’ nonprofit helps fight hunger

Alumnus’ nonprofit helps fight hunger

Zoe Thompson, Staff Writer
February 18, 2015
Filed under FEATURES

NYU alum of 2013, Robert Lee created an app called Rescuing Leftover Cuisine that delivers leftover food from groceries, bakeries, and restaurants to food shelters and pantries throughout Manhattan.

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