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Sex, Drugs and the Story Behind NYU’s Reality Show

Sex, Drugs and the Story Behind NYU’s Reality Show

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Top Stories

Our Arts Editor gives an inside look into NYU's long-running Reality Show, an exciting and meaningful event held to welcome the first-year class.

NYU Tandon School of Engineering Commencement ’18

NYU Tandon School of Engineering Commencement ’18

By Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, University News

In the same stadium where the likes of Jay-Z, Paul McCartney and Beyoncé have performed, a new show was getting underway. On Tuesday morning, the famed Barclays Center served as home to NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s graduation ceremony. The rows of seats were soon filled with Violets — ...

Lorde Embraces the Intimate on ‘Melodrama’ Tour

Lorde Embraces the Intimate on ‘Melodrama’ Tour

By Joel Lee, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

Lorde dazzled sold-out crowds at Barclays Center and Prudential Center this past week on her "Melodrama World Tour."

An Errorless Win for Errol Spence Jr.

An Errorless Win for Errol Spence Jr.

By Michael Thompson, Sports Editor

April 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

Errol Spence Jr. lived up to the hype on Saturday night, thoroughly outclassing Chris Algieri in a fifth round TKO.

Boxing’s unexpected beauty

By Michael Thompson, Deputy Sports Editor

December 8, 2015


Filed under Sports

Sports is a matter of perspective, especially one as violent as boxing.

Boxers face off during televised NYC event

Boxers face off during televised NYC event

By Michael Thompson, Staff Writer

April 14, 2015


Filed under Sports

Primetime boxing was back in New York City over the weekend

Cyrus bares skin, emotions at Barclays Center

Cyrus bares skin, emotions at Barclays Center

April 8, 2014


Filed under Arts

Several months ago, during one of the most-discussed performances of recent memory, Miley Cyrus twerked in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center at MTV’s Video Music Awards, relinquishing her Disney reputation and solidifying her new persona. On April 5, Cyrus appeared in Brooklyn once again. But this ti...

Brooklyn breaks barrier, signs first openly gay NBA player

Brooklyn breaks barrier, signs first openly gay NBA player

February 25, 2014


Filed under Sports

After the Brooklyn Nets announced the signing of center Jason Collins to a 10-day contract on Feb. 23, the team became the first in NBA history to have an openly gay player on its active roster. Collins, who publicly came out last April, is expected to see playing time in several of the Nets’ upcoming contests...

John Mayer electrifies fans at Barclays Center

John Mayer electrifies fans at Barclays Center

December 21, 2013


Filed under Arts

Upon John Mayer’s return from his musical hiatus, which lasted nearly two years, several critics suggested Mayer had lost his musical mojo — he simply didn’t sound or feel the same. Those critics obviously haven’t seen Mayer on the “Born and Raised” tour. Performing to a full house at ...

Drake charms crowd, disputes feud rumors at Barclays Center

Drake charms crowd, disputes feud rumors at Barclays Center

October 30, 2013


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks

  Despite a three-week delay and tour drama, Brooklyn welcomed Drake to the Barclays Center on Monday night for his “Would You Like A Tour?” with Champagne Papi accompanied by Miguel and Future. The relentless crowd, a majority of whom were screaming girls, sold out the venue’s 18,000...