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NYU Alumnus Tyehimba Jess Wins Pulitzer Prize

NYU Alumnus Tyehimba Jess Wins Pulitzer Prize

Mack Degeurin, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under NEWS, University News

An alumnus of NYU’s Creative Writing program won a Pulitzer Prize for poetry.

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The Guitarist’s Nobel

The Guitarist’s Nobel

Michael Landes, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Books

Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize in literature last year, leading many to wonder — do song lyrics genuinely qualify as literature?

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Anne Carson: Icon of Intellect

Anne Carson: Icon of Intellect

Michael Landes, Staff Writer
February 6, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Books

Anne Carson's reading at the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers' House last week affirmed the writer's position as one of the best authors to combine a sense of humor with translating ancient texts.

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Don’t Sleep Through Coffeehouse Open Mic Nights

Don’t Sleep Through Coffeehouse Open Mic Nights

Satish Reginald, Contributing Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Music

From original raps to heartaching Sam Smith covers, NYU performers started off the semester strong with inspiring performances at the Welcome Week Coffeehouse Open Mic.

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Poignant Poetry Grand Slam Sends Five NYU Students to Compete in Finals

Poignant Poetry Grand Slam Sends Five NYU Students to Compete in Finals

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor
November 17, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Books, TOP STORIES

SLAM! at NYU held their Grand Slam on Sunday, with emotions leftover from the presidential election making for a night brimming with all sorts of passion.

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Terrance Hayes Opens Fall Reading Series

Terrance Hayes Opens Fall Reading Series

Arimeta Diop, Contributing Writer
September 12, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Books

Distinguished Poet-in-Residence Terrance Hayes enraptured audience at his poetry reading this past week at Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House.

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Flowers of Diplomacy Wilt at Gagosian

Flowers of Diplomacy Wilt at Gagosian

Tony Schwab, Staff Writer
February 22, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, Uncategorized

The new exhibit "Paperwork and the Will of Capital" at the Gagosian Gallery features recreations of flower arrangements from important diplomatic meetings.

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Race, gender discussed through slam poetry

Race, gender discussed through slam poetry

Justine Morris, Staff Writer
April 16, 2015
Filed under NEWS

The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU hosted a discussion of race relations through spoken word and poetry.

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Slam! at NYU continues win streak

Zoe Thompson, Staff Writer
April 12, 2015
Filed under FEATURES

Profile of the poets in the Poetry Slam! team and their win at CUPSI 2015

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Student poetry: ‘Dionysus’

Student poetry: ‘Dionysus’

April 30, 2014
Filed under FEATURES

  I found him buried in a planter growing from the dirt like a vine. I just wanted to let you know, he said,               I just wanted to let you know that if I hadn’t been so self-loathing I would have kissed you. He smiles, staring until I step closer, give him a chance ...

Student poetry: ‘My Dead Friend’

Student poetry: ‘My Dead Friend’

April 30, 2014
Filed under FEATURES

I sit on the swings with my dead friend, it’s normal, we’re happy, we talk about March Madness, then I feel the pain of his sickness come over me slowly because I’m the sick one now, my body attacking itself, white blood cell count increasing too quickly, I don’t know anything else, is...

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