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Social Media, Internships and Everything In Between

Social Media, Internships and Everything In Between

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Yes, the rumors are true: social media matters, and your employers are stalking you. Now more than ever, young applicants’ social media accounts are being scrutinized during the hiring process, whether it’s a full-time position or an unpaid internship. Once upon a time, our profiles used to...

Tisch Dance Defies Genre

Tisch Dance Defies Genre

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Tisch II/III Showcase over the weekend showed off some of NYU's best dancers.

A Blueprint for Hope: Design for America NYU

A Blueprint for Hope: Design for America NYU

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, NYU, Top Stories

DFA NYU is spreading their positive vibes by fostering an environment of diversity, collaboration and social change.

Georgia O’Keeffe – A ‘Modern’ Woman

Georgia O’Keeffe – A ‘Modern’ Woman

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

The Brooklyn Museum's new exhibit shows a side of Georgia O'Keeffe few people past her lifetime have ever seen — her clothing and the way it defined who she was as an artist and a woman.

The Power of Pettibon’s Pen

The Power of Pettibon’s Pen

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Raymond Pettibon's new exhibit "A Pen of All Work" takes the fine lines of his pens and charges them to examine the blurred lines of social inequities.

Thoughtful Chaos at the Whitney

Thoughtful Chaos at the Whitney

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Whitney Museum's latest exhibit takes a look at the 80's without the glamour and idolization of John Hughes films, instead peering at its darker undersides of identity and reality.

Look At Your Art and Touch It, Too

Look At Your Art and Touch It, Too

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Brooklyn Art Library's new initiative "The Sketchbook Project" allows visitors to handle the workings of the creative mind in a way few people ever can — by seeing artists' sketchbooks.

‘Democratic Forest’ Asks What Story We Want

‘Democratic Forest’ Asks What Story We Want

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The exaggerated and striking colors of William Eggleston's photographs highlight the false worlds we have come to live in, telling a story some may not want to hear.

‘Youniverse:’ The Slowest Part of New York

‘Youniverse:’ The Slowest Part of New York

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

November 11, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Apexart's newest exhibition, "Youniverse," takes the urgency out of New Yorkers' lives and offers a space to appreciate the joyousness of living.

Senior Showcase Features the Best of NYU

Senior Showcase Features the Best of NYU

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The artsier side of NYU was given a moment to shine during the Class Activities Board's senior showcase, highlighting artists from the class of 2017.

Searching for Genuine Sentiment

Searching for Genuine Sentiment

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

"Search Party," the new television series on TBS co-created by NYU alumni Charles Rogers and Sarah-Violet Bliss, dives deep into both the comedic and the dark aspects of life in New York as a millennial.

VICE News: Feel Now

VICE News: Feel Now

By Emily Conklin, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

HBO's brand new series Vice News Tonight is working to radically change the way news is reported in our post-digital age.

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