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Ron Chernow Explores ‘Grant’ at PEN World Voices

Ron Chernow Explores ‘Grant’ at PEN World Voices

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

Acclaimed biographer Ron Chernow sat down with MSNBC host Chris Hayes at PEN World Voices Festival this past Sunday to discuss the book “Grant.”

Hamilton Denounces BDS, Acknowledges Racism in Stern at Town Hall

Hamilton Denounces BDS, Acknowledges Racism in Stern at Town Hall

By Mack DeGeurin, Sakshi Venkatraman, and Alex Domb

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Tensions ran high at a town hall between President Hamilton and students as a large cohort of student activists criticized the administration.

‘Miss You Like Hell’ Is A Dynamic, Matchless Triumph

‘Miss You Like Hell’ Is A Dynamic, Matchless Triumph

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Erin McKeown and Quiara Alegría Hudes’ new musical, “Miss You Like Hell," tells the story of a mother-daughter relationship as they take a week long, cross country road trip.

Dark Commentary in Enlightening ‘Blindspotting’

Dark Commentary in Enlightening ‘Blindspotting’

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-at-Large

March 19, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

"Blindspotting" grapples with friendship and the intersection of race and class, set against the rapidly gentrifying Bay Area. The film premiered last week at SXSW.

Marquez Returns To Limelight In ‘Colonel’

Marquez Returns To Limelight In ‘Colonel’

By Zuleyma Sanchez, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Gabriel Marquez's "No One Writes to the Colonel" tells the story of a retired colonel waiting for his veteran’s pension while living in poverty and his grieving wife.

Hamilton Admits University Bungled NYUAD Visa Denials

Hamilton Admits University Bungled NYUAD Visa Denials

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

President Hamilton recently released a letter addressing concerns over recent visa denials for faculty members attempting to travel to NYU Abu Dhabi.

The Power of Political Theater

The Power of Political Theater

By Matt Markowski, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater, Uncategorized

A relationship between art and politics; how art shapes the world.

Against The Hiring of Preet Bharara to The NYU School of Law

Against The Hiring of Preet Bharara to The NYU School of Law

By Cie Sharp, Guest Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I write this message to protest the hiring of former US Attorney Preet Bharara to the NYU School of Law. During the prosecution of Mitch Cohen, his business partner, Gregg Star, was given immunity by Mr. Bharara and his office. Star went on to defraud my family and myself.

Starting Off with a Broadway Bang

Starting Off with a Broadway Bang

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-at-Large

August 28, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

To start your year off with a little drama, here are a few shows currently on Broadway that offer discounted rush or lottery tickets that have already found their place in audiences’ hearts.

Hamilton Town Hall Turns Testy

Hamilton Town Hall Turns Testy

By Arushi Sahay and Sayer Devlin

March 2, 2017


Filed under News

Andrew Hamilton hosted a town hall to take questions from students about affordability, but the discussion quickly turned the sanctuary campus debate.

‘Forbidden’ Turns ‘Hamilton’ Violet

‘Forbidden’ Turns ‘Hamilton’ Violet

By Yasmin Gulec, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Features

Forbidden NYU is an annual performance that pokes fun at aspects of NYU students' lives.

Bigger, Brighter, Better? Making the Broadway Leap of Faith

Bigger, Brighter, Better? Making the Broadway Leap of Faith

By Emma Gordon, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater, Top Stories

For a play, making its Broadway debut may seem like the ultimate goal, but the reality is not so clear cut.

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