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NYU Alumnus Shares His Steps to Success

NYU Alumnus Shares His Steps to Success

By Tyiana Combs, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Features

Hear what this NYC lawyer has to say about building a successful career.

De Blasio Endorses SLAM, Discusses Racist Statues, Does Not Take Questions

De Blasio Endorses SLAM, Discusses Racist Statues, Does Not Take Questions

By Caroline Haskins, Deputy News Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under City News, News, Top Story, University News

Mayor Bill de Blasio visited his old Weinstein dorm room. During his visit, he said he would consider taking down certain statues and supported SLAM's objective of getting a student on NYU's Board of Trustees.

NYU Alumnus Tyehimba Jess Wins Pulitzer Prize

NYU Alumnus Tyehimba Jess Wins Pulitzer Prize

By Mack Degeurin, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under News, University News

An alumnus of NYU’s Creative Writing program won a Pulitzer Prize for poetry.

NYU Law Classmates Appeal to Alum Jared Kushner

NYU Law Classmates Appeal to Alum Jared Kushner

By Arushi Sahay, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, News, Top Stories, University News

Presidential Senior Advisor and NYU alumnus Jared Kushner's law classmates wrote a letter to him about his responsibility to make a positive impact on the country.

Childish Gambino proves a multifaceted performer in dual show

Childish Gambino proves a multifaceted performer in dual show

April 3, 2014


Filed under Arts

Donald Glover has showcased his talents across a diverse array of mediums since his graduation from NYU, and while his role on NBC’s “Community” is maybe his most notable, his longest standing and most controversial act has been his musical career, which he began under the stage name of Childish Gamb...

Alum’s documentary explores adolescence

Alum’s documentary explores adolescence

March 12, 2014


Filed under Arts

While the adolescent experience has been documented countless times on screen and in fiction, the origin and history of these adventures is explored less often. Documentary filmmaker and NYU alumnus Matt Wolf details the birth of youth culture in his latest project, “Teenage.” Presenting a personal and...

Profile: NYU Alumnus Bill de Blasio, 109th Mayor of New York City

Profile: NYU Alumnus Bill de Blasio, 109th Mayor of New York City

November 5, 2013


Filed under News

Bill de Blasio is the mayor-elect and is set to be the 109th mayor of New York City. He will be the first Democratic mayor since 1993 and is an NYU alumnus. Party: Democrat Position: Public Advocate Total Raised in Campaign Money: $9.45 million   Campaign focus: Bill de Blasio’s campaign was focu...