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The Illusion of White Victimhood

The Illusion of White Victimhood

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.

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Bad Writing Is No Excuse for Bigotry

Bad Writing Is No Excuse for Bigotry

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.

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Science of Happiness Professors Release Class-Based Book

Science of Happiness Professors Release Class-Based Book

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.

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Class, Class, Class: Size Matters

Class, Class, Class: Size Matters

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.

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Discussion on Distraction: The Debate on Laptops

Discussion on Distraction: The Debate on Laptops

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.

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Gemy Maalouf F/W 2017

Gemy Maalouf F/W 2017

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

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.

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NYU Begins Search for Chief Diversity Officer

NYU Begins Search for Chief Diversity Officer

Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU began their search for a Chief Diversity Officer.

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Statement Lips Scream Confidence

Statement Lips Scream Confidence

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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NYU Shanghai Preps for First Graduates

NYU Shanghai Preps for First Graduates

Farhin Lilywala, Staff Writer

August 28, 2016


Filed under NEWS

Just three years ago, NYU Shanghai was established in partnership with East China Normal University. Now a crucial part of NYU’s global reach, the site is preparing to bid adieu to its first graduating class at the end of this academic year. The Class of 2017 consists of approximately 50 percent Chinese s...

Barbara Tfank Fall/Winter 2016

Barbara Tfank Fall/Winter 2016

Callie Chute, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Barbara Tfank’s Spring collection remained true to her classically-themed 1960s aesthetic, but shied away from her usual fixed hemlines. The designer introduced beaded lace, a style Tfank had not yet designed with. None of Tfank’s clothes could be categorized as casual, and each piece wages an even...

School of Medicine introduces big data training

School of Medicine introduces big data training

Greta Chevance, Staff Writer

November 12, 2015


Filed under NEWS, University News

The School of Medicine's new "big data" program encourages medical students to analyze all the available data at their fingertips.

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