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Ansari Heard ‘Yes’ When She Didn’t Say ‘No’

Ansari Heard ‘Yes’ When She Didn’t Say ‘No’

By Victor Porcelli, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The situation surrounding Aziz Ansari provides the perfect opportunity for us to clearly define sexual assault and consent. When someone does not say no, it doesn't mean yes.

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A Q&A with Mayor Potential and NYU Alum Sal Albanese

A Q&A with Mayor Potential and NYU Alum Sal Albanese

By Miranda Levingston, News Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under City News, News, University News

Q&A with NYU alum and mayoral candidate Sal Albanese.

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Alum Matthew Puccini Talks SXSW Short Film

Alum Matthew Puccini Talks SXSW Short Film

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

WSN sat down with NYU alum Matthew Puccini to discuss his short film, "The Mess He Made," the story of a man waiting for the results of an HIV test.

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‘Stairway to Stardom’ is HERE

‘Stairway to Stardom’ is HERE

By Amelia Reardon, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

"Stairway to Stardom," created by and starring NYU alumni, is a mixture of dance, theater and everything in between.

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NYU Alums Create Grant to Support Indie Film

NYU Alums Create Grant to Support Indie Film

By Zuzia Czemier-Wolonciej, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

A trio of NYU alums are working to keep indie film afloat by launching a grant for independent filmmakers.

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NYU Alum Performs His Own Funeral

NYU Alum Performs His Own Funeral

By Sarah Jackson, Contributing Writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

In his one man show "Funeral," NYU Alum Joe Charnitski reflects on life through the eulogies he's delivered for his father and grandfather.

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CAS Senior Adds Twist to Noodle Bar

CAS Senior Adds Twist to Noodle Bar

By Kaitlyn Wang, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Dining, Featured Video, Features

The Tang, a contemporary noodle bar in the East Village, draws on the traditional roots of its owners, two of whom are current CAS senior Yu Li and SPS alum Eric Sze.

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Alum Creates Complex Hulu Show

Alum Creates Complex Hulu Show

By Natalie Whalen, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

NYU Dramatic Writing alum Jessica Goldberg created the new Hulu series "The Path", starring Aaron Paul and Michelle Monaghan as members of a cult.

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Alum’s Documentary Highlights Immigration Issue

Alum’s Documentary Highlights Immigration Issue

By Daria Butler, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

2015 Tisch graduate Gabrielle Ewing has made the documentary "A Hearth of Our Own" about undocumented Irish immigrants in the U.S.

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Alum’s ‘Creative Control’ Shows Virtual Reality

Alum’s ‘Creative Control’ Shows Virtual Reality

By Hailey Nuthals, Highlighter Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

NYU alum Benjamin Dickinson's new movie "Creative Control" deals with the perils of virtual reality.

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Tandon Announces Recipient for New Civil Engineering Sholarship

Tandon Announces Recipient for New Civil Engineering Sholarship

By Imani Johnson, Contributing Writer

January 26, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Tandon student Leonardo Yoshiaki Abe receives a $5,000 annual scholarship in honor of an alum.

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Hilton opens up on NYU, blogging career, regrets

Hilton opens up on NYU, blogging career, regrets

By Aicha Fall

November 24, 2014


Filed under Features

The name Perez Hilton is synonymous with Hollywood scandal, but before Hilton built his celebrity gossip blog into a multimedia and multi-million dollar empire, he was a student in the Tisch School of the Arts.

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