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A Look Into the Life of a New York Court Officer

A Look Into the Life of a New York Court Officer

By Hannah Chubb, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Features

Lawyers and judges get all the praise in court, but the importance of court officers should not be overlooked.

Now You Don’t Have to Wonder Who Fired the Gun

Now You Don’t Have to Wonder Who Fired the Gun

By Brooke LaMantia, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Travis Wilkerson explores brutality and more specifically, brutality towards people of color in his new documentary, “Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?”

NYU Student Sentenced to 45 Days in Jail for Albatross Murders

NYU Student Sentenced to 45 Days in Jail for Albatross Murders

By Jemima McEvoy, Managing Editor

July 7, 2017


Filed under News, University News

An NYU student was sentenced to 45 days in jail on July 6 for crimes in 2015 that left over a dozen endangered albatrosses dead in a Hawaii nature reserve. Community members have been petitioning to expel him from the university.

The Youngest Little Murderer in ‘Prevenge’

The Youngest Little Murderer in ‘Prevenge’

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

If you can get past the perhaps shocking premise of a murderously manipulative unborn baby, "Prevenge" is a film bursting with talent and artistry.

Jazz Meets Murder in Documentary

Jazz Meets Murder in Documentary

By Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Opening soon at the Film Society at Lincoln Center, "I Called Him Morgan" gives proper credit to one of the most tragically underrated jazz trumpeters, Morgan Lee, whose life was cut short at age 33 when his wife shot him during a show in the East Village.

NYU Student Accepts Plea Deal in Albatross Killings Case

NYU Student Accepts Plea Deal in Albatross Killings Case

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

March 20, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, University News

Tisch sophomore Christian Gutierrez has accepted a plea deal in a case involving the murder of a dozen albatrosses — an endangered species — at a Hawaii nature reserve in 2015.

Anthology Revives Tax Shelter Films

Anthology Revives Tax Shelter Films

By Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

In its new series highlighting films made during the rush of production following Canada's revolutionary Cost Allowance Act, the Film Anthology Archives is showing "Blood Relatives," a murder mystery with grits and twists abound.

‘PhDeath:’ The NYU Murder Mystery

‘PhDeath:’ The NYU Murder Mystery

By Alexandra Pierson, Theater and Books Editor

November 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books, Top Stories

NYU professor James P. Carse's riveting new novel "PhDeath" creates a murder mystery out of a subject he knows better than almost anyone - NYU itself.

‘American Psycho’ Kills Broadway With Sexual Flare

‘American Psycho’ Kills Broadway With Sexual Flare

By Laura Casado, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

The Wall Street murderer Patrick Bateman is coming to Broadway in an "American Psycho" musical.

Omar’s Oration: Race matters in Florida’s court rooms

Omar’s Oration: Race matters in Florida’s court rooms

February 18, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Michael Dunn fired ten rounds at 17-year-old Jordan Davis and his friends on Nov. 23, 2012, but he was only sentenced last Saturday. The Florida jury found Dunn guilty on three counts of attempted murder, but could not come to a consensus to convict him of murder. It must be mentioned that Dunn is white and Davis is black. This racial divide played an oversized role in the case’s lopsided ...