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The Future Is Female, So Is the Past

The Future Is Female, So Is the Past

By Julia Fields, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

"This One's For the Girls" is a new off-Broadway musical telling the story of one woman's life through some of the most iconic female pop hits of all time.

‘He Named Me Malala’ celebrates the girl behind the iconic name

‘He Named Me Malala’ celebrates the girl behind the iconic name

By Daria Butler, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film, Uncategorized

"He Named Me Malala" paints a powerful portrait of the young activist Malala Yousafzai and the Afghani folk hero after whom she was named, Malalai of Maiwand.

NYU to sponsor Gordon Brown’s commission on human rights

NYU to sponsor Gordon Brown’s commission on human rights

By Nicole Brown and Michael Domanico

October 17, 2013


Filed under News

  Former U.K. prime minister Gordon Brown, who has been a distinguished global leader for NYU since 2010, is spearheading a commission to investigate whether updates should be made to the 1948 Universal Declaration on Human Rights. The first meeting of the Global Citizens Commission will ...

Malala Yousafzai can help mend Pakistan’s wounds

Malala Yousafzai can help mend Pakistan’s wounds

By Christina Coleburn, Contributing Columnist

October 16, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Prior to Friday’s announcement of the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize winner, favor seemed to rest on one name — Malala Yousafzai. After surviving an assassination attempt by Taliban gunmen last October, the 16-year-old became one of the world’s most recognizable activists, striving to raise awareness for...

Inspiring, heroic individuals continue to motivate others

Inspiring, heroic individuals continue to motivate others

August 21, 2013


Filed under Opinion

It’s difficult to find role models these days, especially among the youth. The news is often filled with the scandals and exploits of young socialites and famous celebrities like Justin Bieber and Amanda Bynes. But then news stories also reveal a young lady such as Malala Yousafzai, a global star hers...