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SYRE: An Album by Wannabe Renaissance Boy Jaden Smith

SYRE: An Album by Wannabe Renaissance Boy Jaden Smith

By Avani Jurakhan, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Jaden Smith's new album “SYRE” falls short of its potential.

Black History Around NYU

Black History Around NYU

By Mili Mansaray, Contributing Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Features

Black history is American history, and it is everywhere, including our very own campus.

MLK Week to Provide Prospective Through Turmoil

MLK Week to Provide Prospective Through Turmoil

By Han Wang, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Features

In the midst of weekly protests in Washington Square Park, NYU invites us to take a look back to a time even more tumultuous than our own — the 1960s. NYU's 12th annual Martin Luther King Week celebration — titled "Essence of a True Revolution" — stretches from today until Thursday.

Meditation, Ballet and Theater at MLK Week

Meditation, Ballet and Theater at MLK Week

By Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Overview of upcoming events on campus in honor of Martin Luther King week.

Professors lauded for promoting ideals of MLK

Professors lauded for promoting ideals  of MLK

February 6, 2014


Filed under News

Last night, five professors were awarded the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award for their achievement in promoting the ideals of MLK’s teachings. The five professors who received awards included Tisch professor Yemane Demissie, Steinhardt professor Shabnam Javdani, CAS professor Elizabeth OuYang, Silv...

Politicization of Martin Luther King Jr. detracts from legacy

Politicization of Martin Luther King Jr. detracts from legacy

By Christina Coleburn, Contributing Columnist

September 5, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

For those who doubt the capability of our politicians and media commentators to come together without the petty politics, consider the events surrounding the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington to be your affirmative answer. In an ideal America, one above the “guided missiles and misguided men”...

Perspectives from NYU: March on Washington

Perspectives from NYU: March on Washington

September 2, 2013


Filed under News

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Fifty years later, Martin Luther King’s vision unfulfilled

Fifty years later, Martin Luther King’s vision unfulfilled

April 17, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s landmark work, “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” Writing from inside a prison cell, King responded to a group of clergymen who had publicly criticized his campaign against segregation in Birmingham, Ala. Countering the clergymen’s...

Congressional medalist opens MLK week celebrations

Congressional medalist opens MLK week celebrations

February 5, 2013


Filed under News

Last night ushered in NYU’s weeklong Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. This week’s theme, 50 Years Forward: The Cost of a Dream Deferred, is meant to facilitate a dialogue about the consequences of not accomplishing social justice, according to Monroe France, director of the NYU Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,...