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Zadie Smith Talks New Book ‘Feel Free’

Zadie Smith Talks New Book ‘Feel Free’

By Alex Cullina, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

Acclaimed novelist, essayist and short story writer Zadie Smith gave a talk at Barnes and Noble, where she covered a wide range of topics in her essays.

New York: The City That Needs to Sleep

New York: The City That Needs to Sleep

By Phoebe Kuo, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The life of a student in New York City should not be held to the unreasonable standards found in movies and TV shows.

Doc makes cartoons ‘Very Semi-Serious’

Doc makes cartoons ‘Very Semi-Serious’

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

"Very Semi-Serious" takes audiences through the process of how a cartoon goes from pen to The New Yorker.

New Yorker Editor David Remnick discusses life, career in conversation at Journalism Institute

New Yorker Editor David Remnick discusses life, career in conversation at Journalism Institute

November 13, 2013


Filed under News

  David Remnick, the editor of The New Yorker magazine discussed the state of journalism as well as his own journalism career with Meryl Gordon, director of Magazine Writing at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at NYU on Nov. 12. The night’s discussion covered personal subjects, s...

New side to Sexton shown in New Yorker articles, but policies still remain an issue

New side to Sexton shown in New Yorker articles, but policies still remain an issue

September 9, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Despite its misleading title, “The Imperial Presidency,” today’s New Yorker piece by Rachel Aviv, is not a scathing critique of NYU President John Sexton’s leadership and legacy. In fact, it’s the first piece of journalism in recent memory that depicts Sexton as a human being in a position o...