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LIVE STREAM: Midterm Elections 2014

LIVE STREAM: Midterm Elections 2014

November 4, 2014


Filed under News

Courtesy of ABC News

Menswear-style flats new, comfortable fall trend

Menswear-style flats new, comfortable fall trend

By Caroline Ogulnick, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Women are filling men’s shoes this season — literally.

182nd All-University Commencement

182nd All-University Commencement

By John Ambrosio and Dana Reszutek

May 21, 2014


Filed under News

Wednesday, May 21 11 a.m.  Yankee Stadium  1 E. 161st St.   Yankee Stadium once again turned violet for the 182nd All-University Commencement ceremony. Students, faculty and family gathered in the Bronx to celebrate the official confirmation of student certificates. Attorney Martin Lee Edel...

Midterm campaigning reflects political hypocrisy

Midterm campaigning reflects political hypocrisy

April 2, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Politicians must change their current tactics to ensure that the government truly serves the American people. The current strategies that candidates in both parties are employing for the midterm elections demonstrate the need for reform in the U.S. political system. For example, Republicans  poin...

Social media critical to policy implementation

Social media critical to policy implementation

March 12, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

President Barack Obama made an appearance yesterday on “Between Two Ferns,” a satirical web series hosted by actor Zach Galifianakis on the website Funny or Die. On the show, Obama promoted the controversial Affordable Care Act. After the disastrous rollout of healthcare.gov and millions of cancelled...

Keep an ear out for new albums in 2014

Keep an ear out for new albums in 2014

January 27, 2014


Filed under Arts

  Last weekend, a major scoop about preparation for one of the year’s first buzz-worthy releases — a new track called “Blue Moon,” streaming from Beck’s forthcoming album, “Morning Phase” — appeared on various music blogs. The LP will be released Feb. 25, and it marks Beck’s first...

Predicting World Cup results: Who will come out on top?

Predicting World Cup results: Who will come out on top?

December 10, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Sports

  This draw for the World Cup is quite conservative by most standards, leaving the teams with the four best odds in the semifinals. Selecting two finalists is never easy. Odds put Brazil (4-1) and Argentina (5-2) in the finals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on July 13. I see Germany and Argentina instead, a rematch of multiple cu...

EXCLUSIVE: Oscars format changes to ‘Saw’-esque fight for survival

EXCLUSIVE: Oscars format changes to ‘Saw’-esque fight for survival

October 31, 2013


Filed under Arts

If you think the Oscars couldn’t sink lower than having Seth MacFarlane host last year, think again. Next year, as an attempt to bolster struggling ratings, the 86th Academy Awards will have its nominees in all categories — including acting, directing, writing and the visual categories — particip...

NYU, NYU-Poly prepare for athletics merger

NYU, NYU-Poly prepare for athletics merger

By Michelle Tran

September 23, 2013


Filed under Sports

Athletes at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU will soon formally join their Washington Square counterparts as part of the merger between the two universities, which is scheduled to be completed Jan. 1, 2014. NYU-Poly currently participates in the Skyline Athletic Conference while NYU’s athletics ...