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Rapper Q-Tip To Teach Course on Jazz and Hip-Hop This Fall

Rapper Q-Tip To Teach Course on Jazz and Hip-Hop This Fall

By Louise Choi, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Rapper Q-Tip will join the faculty of the Clive Davis Institute in the Tisch School of the Arts in fall 2018 to teach a course about the relationship between jazz and hip-hop.

What You Missed at SXSW

What You Missed at SXSW

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Politics surrounding race, class and gender were at the center of this year’s South by Southwest Conference & Festivals in Austin, Texas.

Cold? Doesn’t Mean You Should Give Classes the Cold Shoulder

Cold? Doesn’t Mean You Should Give Classes the Cold Shoulder

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Save the fun for later, cover thyself and go to classes to win early in the game.

The Illusion of White Victimhood

The Illusion of White Victimhood

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Though armchair nationalists’ online escapades often fail to show more than their pitiful need for maximum attention with minimum effort, the “ IT’S OKAY TO BE WHITE” campaign reflects a larger delusion spreading throughout the U.S., one that contributes to destructive cultural divisions and plays into the political hands of the far-right: white victimhood.

Bad Writing Is No Excuse for Bigotry

Bad Writing Is No Excuse for Bigotry

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-at-Large

October 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Flawed characters make for good writing. Perfectly moral characters are the most unrealistic of all, and boring to boot. But encouraging — or at the most passive level, allowing sexist or otherwise bigoted characters to be written uncritically — is to say that those characters are uncritically relatable.

Science of Happiness Professors Release Class-Based Book

Science of Happiness Professors Release Class-Based Book

By Adriana Tapia, Contributing Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under News

If you can't take the "Science of Happiness" course, don't worry — the professors behind it have published a book based on the class.

Class, Class, Class: Size Matters

Class, Class, Class: Size Matters

By Mona Chen, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Features

With such a big school, large class sizes are bound to happen. Read what teachers and students think about the affects of class size.

Discussion on Distraction: The Debate on Laptops

Discussion on Distraction: The Debate on Laptops

By Rachael Heistuman, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Features

At NYU, it's common for one professor to completely band electronic while another feigns indifference. Professors and students give their opinions on the continual debate over whether having laptops in class are helpful or hindering.

Gemy Maalouf F/W 2017

Gemy Maalouf F/W 2017

By Michaela Hoffman, Violet Vision Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Gemy Maalouf’s Fall/Winter 2017 runway show at the Bowery Hotel instantly transported the guests into a refined 1920s cocktail party, not unlike one thrown by Jay Gatsby. Before the show started, guests waited in a small and dimly lit bar area covered in maroon, dark wood and velvet curtain...

Migos Teaches What Culture Means

Migos Teaches What Culture Means

By Isabel Beebe, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

Rap group Migos discusses culture, popularity and inspiration at NYU Culture Class.

NYU Begins Search for Chief Diversity Officer

NYU Begins Search for Chief Diversity Officer

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU began their search for a Chief Diversity Officer.

Statement Lips Scream Confidence

Statement Lips Scream Confidence

By Atea Stefani, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Learn how to stand out in class with a statement lip.

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