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National Association of Scholars Holds Event on Academic Freedom

National Association of Scholars Holds Event on Academic Freedom

By Sasha Solovyeva, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under News, University News

The National Association of Scholars and Heterodox Academy held an event last Thursday about the evolution of academic freedom on college campuses. In the face of faculty members who have called for white genocide and the elimination of political correctness, NYU is facing its own question of academic freedom.

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Famous hip-hop album inspires film

By Ethan Sapienza, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2014


Filed under Arts, Film

A documentary about "Illmatic" looks at the cultural influence of Nas

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Tribeca: Documentary revisits iconic Nas album ‘Illmatic’

Tribeca: Documentary revisits iconic Nas album ‘Illmatic’

April 30, 2014


Filed under Arts

Director One9’s “Time is Illmatic,”  which opened the Tribeca Film Festival, was one of the best documentaries at this year’s festival. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of rap artist Nas’ first album “Illmatic” — recognized as one of the most influential rap albums of all time — “Time is ...

Anthropologist rightfully denounces militarization

Anthropologist rightfully denounces militarization

February 27, 2013


Filed under Featured On Homepage, Opinion

Marshall Sahlins, a leading American anthropologist, resigned last week from the National Academy of Sciences. This may come as a shock to the scientific community and even to students at NYU. Anyone taking an introductory course to anthropology at NYU, for example, is bound to encounter several readings...