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Journalist chronicles student startup

Journalist chronicles student startup

By Dhriti Tandon

October 20, 2014


Filed under Features

In his book “More Awesome than Money,” New York Times journalist Jim Dwyer penned the journey of four NYU ‘10 alumni Daniel Grippi, Maxwell Salzberg, Raphael Sofaer and Ilya Zhitomirskiy, who attempted to create a new social network tool called Diaspora.

‘Real Hair’ EP embraces Speedy Ortiz’s heavy sound, features dense lyrics

‘Real Hair’ EP embraces Speedy Ortiz’s heavy sound, features dense lyrics

February 18, 2014


Filed under Arts

With its deep lyrics and '90s alternative rock aesthetic, Speedy Ortiz’s “Major Arcana” made its way onto several lists of the year’s best music in 2013. Nearly a year later, the Massachusetts noise-rockers’ new EP “Real Hair” marks a shift in the band’s direction. This release co...