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Drawing up to Disney and DreamWorks

Drawing up to Disney and DreamWorks

By 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.

NYU Alumni Advocate for Sanctuary Campus Status

NYU Alumni Advocate for Sanctuary Campus Status

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

March 1, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, News, NYU, Uncategorized, University News

NYU alumni are leading the charge to make NYU a sanctuary campus. Gallatin alumni Carly Krakow and Bailey Theado brought the movement to NYU and are now convincing faculty to join the cause.

Anna Akbari Deconstructs the Business of Life

Anna Akbari Deconstructs the Business of Life

By 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).

Alumni Hall

Alumni Hall

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Housing

Residency: Upperclassmen, Graduate Estimated yearly cost: $21,112 Low-cost rooms available: No Commute to class: 10-15 minute walk to WSP, 25-30 minute subway ride to Tandon Nearby subways: R, W, 6 Shuttle: Yes Despite its misleading name, Alumni Hall is open to approximately 450 upperclassme...

NYU Alumni Mock Entertainment Industry in “555”

NYU Alumni Mock Entertainment Industry in “555”

By Natalie Whalen, Entertainment Editor

January 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

In their new original series "555" on Vimeo, NYU alums Kate Berlant and John Early use self-reflexive humor and sharp wit to take aim at the entertainment industry with the confidence of actors who are no longer at their first rodeo — or their second.

NYU Dancer Tests Her Limits

NYU Dancer Tests Her Limits

By Natalie Whalen, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

NYU alumna Sayer Mansfield has graduated from the university and found her niche in Pilobolus, where she gets to combine dancing and acting for an art all its own.

Alum’s Film Induces Anxiety From Start to Finish

Alum’s Film Induces Anxiety From Start to Finish

By 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.

From NYU to Government Offices

From NYU to Government Offices

By Miranda Levingston, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News

A listicle of NYU alum who have held government positions.

‘Max Compact:’ A New Type of Makeup Hero

‘Max Compact:’ A New Type of Makeup Hero

By 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.

Dollar Pizza That Gives Back

Dollar Pizza That Gives Back

By Ashley Arnold, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

Scott Wiener, founder of Scott’s Pizza Tours, collaborates with local pizzerias to fight hunger in New York City.

Tisch Alum Jason Lew Shares His Journey

Tisch Alum Jason Lew Shares His Journey

By 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.

Law School Dishes Out $175k Scholarship

Law School Dishes Out $175k Scholarship

By Greta Chevance, Deputy News Editor

March 21, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU alumna Damaris Hernández attributes her success in the legal world to NYU's AnBryce scholarship for lower-income students, which was founded by NYU alumni Anthony Welters.

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