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‘Sweetbitter:’ Seeing Sex From A Female Perspective

‘Sweetbitter:’ Seeing Sex From A Female Perspective

Nicolette Natale, Contributing Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Books

After centuries of mistranslation of the original Greek word that we know as "bittersweet," author Stephanie Danler is putting the translation — and female sexual consent — into a new light.

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The Hits Kept Coming at ‘Joint Jams’

The Hits Kept Coming at ‘Joint Jams’

Emilia Yu, Contributing Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Music, NYU

In honor of 4/20, four NYU artists had a high time playing a joint show at the Bowery Electric.

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Tribeca 2017: ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Promises Frightening TV

Tribeca 2017: ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Promises Frightening TV

Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES, Tribeca Film Fest

With timing eerily parallel to current struggles to protect the rights of women and the LGBT community, Margaret Atwood's dystopic "The Handmaid's Tale" has officially had its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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MCC Showcase Celebrates Maker Communities

MCC Showcase Celebrates Maker Communities

Eliot Choi, Contributing Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Steinhardt's Media, Culture and Communications hosted its second annual student showcase at the Media Lab last week, hosting art that gave critiques on everything from conventional beauty standards to government surveillance.

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‘One Week and a Day’ Is an Uneven Portrait of Grief

‘One Week and a Day’ Is an Uneven Portrait of Grief

Tyler Steves, Contributing Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

What happens when your allotted week-and-a-day of postmortem grieving are up, but you're still not over your loved one's death?

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‘Tomorrow’ Creates Hope in a Gloomy World

‘Tomorrow’ Creates Hope in a Gloomy World

Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

The new eco-documentary "Tomorrow" gives bright glimpses of hope for environmentally conscious communities amidst a world of dark facts about climate change.

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Balke’s ‘Northern Light’ Gallery Is Honestly Magnificent

Balke’s ‘Northern Light’ Gallery Is Honestly Magnificent

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

The Met's new exhibit of paintings by Norwegian artist Peder Balke gives the vast concrete jungle of New York City a respite in dense clouds, vast spaces and incredible seascapes.

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‘Sand Castle’ Shows Fraught Relationship Between Occupier and Occupied

‘Sand Castle’ Shows Fraught Relationship Between Occupier and Occupied

Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

"Sand Castle" is one of the few films about the Iraqi War that gives voice and screen time to Iraqis civilians — not just American soldiers — in an exploration of one of the war's frequently complex interactions between the two sides.

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Triple Threat Professors

Triple Threat Professors

Han Wang, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Books, TOP STORIES

While some students might groan at the idea of reading their professor's book for class, they often don't know what went into making it.

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A Blueprint for Hope: Design for America NYU

A Blueprint for Hope: Design for America NYU

Emily Conklin, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, NYU, TOP STORIES

DFA NYU is spreading their positive vibes by fostering an environment of diversity, collaboration and social change.

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The Transformative Cultural Circus of ‘Cuisine and Confessions’

The Transformative Cultural Circus of ‘Cuisine and Confessions’

Anna Levinson, Contributing Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, NYU

"Cuisine and Confessions" combined food, theater and personal narratives into a delightfully weird — and edible — performance.

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