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‘Life’ Makes for Lifeless Horror

‘Life’ Makes for Lifeless Horror

Sydney Rappis, Staff Writer
March 27
Filed under ARTS, Film

It's easy to get excited about the latest alien-horror film, especially when it features Ryan Reynolds and Jake Gyllenhaal, but don't get too invested — it's nothing you haven't seen before.

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Strand Panel Addresses LGBTQ Representation in Comic Industry

Strand Panel Addresses LGBTQ Representation in Comic Industry

Ryan Mikel, Staff Writer
March 27
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

The Strand Bookstore's recent panel on LGBTQ representation in comics was not only riveting, but sorely needed in an industry that continues to prioritize white, straight, cisgender men over practically any other sort of heroes.

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Jazz Collective C3 Sinks Its Teeth Into NYC

Jazz Collective C3 Sinks Its Teeth Into NYC

Connor Gatesman, Staff Writer
March 27
Filed under ARTS, Music

Just as Third North Residence Hall brings together multitudes of students to experience living with a variety of people, student jazz collective C3 — named after the building's basement level where they met — has brought a multitude of musical influences to their sound.

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New Soccer Mommy: Springtime Sadness

New Soccer Mommy: Springtime Sadness

Gilchrist Green, Music Editor
March 27
Filed under ARTS, Music

Soccer Mommy, the artist project of NYU sophomore Sophie Allison, just released two new singles — and they're as comforting and sad as a tight hug after a bad breakup.

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‘Black Renaissance Noire’ Marks Newest Issue

‘Black Renaissance Noire’ Marks Newest Issue

Khrysgiana Pineda, Staff Writer
March 27
Filed under ARTS, Books

The Black Renaissance Noire LitMag celebrated the release of its latest issue last Friday, hosting a panel with artists who each in their own way preserve a bit of the black American experience in their art, through sculpture, scatting or haikus.

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NYU Professor Featured in Whitney Biennial

NYU Professor Featured in Whitney Biennial

Ryan Mikel, Staff Writer
March 24
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

This year the prestigious Whitney Biennial, the longest-running survey of contemporary American art, features Steinhardt professor Lyle Ashton Harris' "Ektachrome Archive." His interview explores his probing of both the personal and political in his art and the world at large.

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Staff Recs: Favorite Songs to Have Fun To

Staff Recs: Favorite Songs to Have Fun To

Thomas Price, Taylor Rogers, Hailey Nuthals, and Jemima McEvoy
March 24
Filed under ARTS, Music

Even if it's only been a week of classes after our break, it's still Friday — indulge in some fun, if you know what we mean, and let us suggest a soundtrack for the night.

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The Youngest Little Murderer in ‘Prevenge’

The Youngest Little Murderer in ‘Prevenge’

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
March 24
Filed under ARTS, Film

If you can get past the perhaps shocking premise of a murderously manipulative unborn baby, "Prevenge" is a film bursting with talent and artistry.

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Finding a Friend in New Film “Frantz”

Finding a Friend in New Film “Frantz”

Tristen Calderon, Staff Writer
March 22
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

In a world bursting to the brim with art making deeper meanings, "Frantz" is a film that is simply and incredibly beautiful.

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Lewis Watson Sheds Light on New Album ‘midnight’ at WNYU

Lewis Watson Sheds Light on New Album ‘midnight’ at WNYU

Kevin Hannon, Staff Writer
March 22
Filed under ARTS, Music, TOP STORIES

English singer-songwriter Lewis Watson performed live in the WNYU studio, and gave an interview on his new album "midnight" and his recent switch from a major record label to an independent one — and whether this midnight is the evening before or after the light.

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What We’re Listening To: Musical Innovation

What We’re Listening To: Musical Innovation

Gilchrist Green, Music Editor
March 22
Filed under ARTS, Music, TOP STORIES

In this week's staff playlist, check out some musical innovation spanning all the way back to the 50's — and see what ways artists have been trying to break boundaries over the past 60 years.

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Melissa Leo is One to Love in ‘Most Hated Woman in America’

Melissa Leo is One to Love in ‘Most Hated Woman in America’

Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer
March 22
Filed under ARTS, Film

The new Netflix documentary "The Most Hated Woman in America" gives the powerful story of Madayln Murray O'Hair — a woman both admired and hated for her advocacy for separation of church and state before her life was cut short in a brutal murder.

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