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Best Places to Cry at NYU

Best Places to Cry at NYU

Alyssa Kelly, Contributing Writer
March 20
Filed under FEATURES, TOP STORIES

We've all had those kind of days that have made us want to cry on the spot.But in a city as crowded as New York, it can be difficult to find a good place to do so. Here's a list of the best places on campus to get your cry on.

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A ‘Catfight’ Provides for Social Commentary

A ‘Catfight’ Provides for Social Commentary

Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer
March 3
Filed under ARTS, Film

For once, the catfight isn't about the women fighting — and putting each other in comas — it's about something much bigger. If three trees named Bernie, Donald and Hillary don't tip you off as to what, maybe you shouldn't watch "Catfight."

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Political Satire Needs to Provide Substance With Laughs

Political Satire Needs to Provide Substance With Laughs

Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer
December 6
Filed under OPINION

A good political satirist is able to use comedy to highlight the important parts of the news by knowing what to mock and what to take seriously, and in so doing they are able to make their message that much more impactful.

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‘Bulworth’ Relevant 20 Years Later

‘Bulworth’ Relevant 20 Years Later

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
November 7
Filed under ARTS, Film

"Bulworth" might have been released in 1998, but its political satire seems eerily familiar in the context of today's presidential race.

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Creepily Cheerful Art Inspired by Dostoevsky on Display in ‘The Idiot’

Creepily Cheerful Art Inspired by Dostoevsky on Display in ‘The Idiot’

Tony Schwab, Staff Writer
April 8
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

"The Idiot," Dave McDermott's new art gallery in Red Hook mixes the upsetting and the humorous.

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Friday Farce: Michele Bachmann to pursue doctorate degree in philosophy

Friday Farce: Michele Bachmann to pursue doctorate degree in philosophy

February 7
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota has recently announced to the press the latest installment in her pursuit of higher education, a doctorate in philosophy — a move I believe to be the most heavenly gift academia has ever received. Although Bachmann feels her debating skills are sufficiently adept, she ...

Tea Party film shows frightful side of government

Tea Party film shows frightful side of government

October 31
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

Yesterday, the Tea Party became the first political caucus to produce, write and direct their own feature length film. One faction within one house within one branch of government took it upon themselves to release “Obamascare: The Wave of Socialist Terror that Will Destroy America.” They have pr...

DOGMA threatens to ban heterosexual marriage

DOGMA threatens to ban heterosexual marriage

April 1
Filed under OPINION

Last week the Defense of Gay Marriage Act, or DOGMA, was introduced in the House of Representatives, restricting federal marriage benefits and inter-state marriage recognition to only same-sex marriages in the United States. The law, if passed, would no longer recognize opposite-sex marriages fo...

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