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Not All Students Are Fawning Over Trudeau

Not All Students Are Fawning Over Trudeau

By Natalie Chinn and Jiayun Yang

April 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Justin Trudeau is coming to town and students are not happy about it.

Graduates of 185th Commencement Stand for Honor in the Face of Challenge

Graduates of 185th Commencement Stand for Honor in the Face of Challenge

By Caroline Haskins, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


Filed under News

The university's 185th Commencement ceremony was as heartfelt as such a ceremony should be, but can be summed up with the "Hamilton" quote used by student speaker Roxanne Roman — "Look around, look around at how lucky we are to be alive right now. History is happening, and we just happen to be in the greatest city in the world."

Pharrell Williams to Debut New Song at Commencement

Pharrell Williams to Debut New Song at Commencement

By Diamond Naga Siu, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Pharrell Williams, set to speak at the 2017 all-university commencement, plans to drop a new single during the ceremony.

Pharrell Williams is 2017 Commencement Speaker

Pharrell Williams is 2017 Commencement Speaker

By Diamond Naga Siu, Editor-in-Chief

March 30, 2017


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

Award-winning musician Pharrell Williams is the 2017 Commencement speaker, and he will receive an honorary degree alongside six other people.

Maggie Rogers’ ‘Alaska’ is Larger Than Life

Maggie Rogers’ ‘Alaska’ is Larger Than Life

By Gilchrist Green, Music Editor

October 27, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

In NYU alumna Maggie Roger's new music video, her passion and talent have officially solidified into indelible proof that her career has only just begun.

Television a Conspicuous Absence in Tisch Pantheon

Television a Conspicuous Absence in Tisch Pantheon

By Tegan Joseph Mosugu, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A celebrity presence from television can undoubtedly be a great resource for current and future students, particularly when it comes to addressing issues of representation.

Pharrell Williams is elusive campus icon

Pharrell Williams is elusive campus icon

By Audrey Deng, Arts Editor

October 27, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music, Music

NYU Tisch Artist-in-Residence Pharrell Williams participated in a retrospective discussion with NYU Clive David Professor Jason King about his prolific career in the music industry, from the 2003 hit "Milkshake" to Daft Punk's "Get Lucky." Despite all these hits, Williams revealed that he never viewed himself as an artist.

Pharrell to spend year as artist-in-residence at Tisch

Pharrell to spend year as artist-in-residence at Tisch

By Alex Bazeley, News Editor

October 19, 2015


Filed under City News, News, University News

Williams is going to be teaching a class at NYU, with details to be announced at a later date.

Album reintroduces Pharrell as solo artist

Album reintroduces Pharrell as solo artist

March 4, 2014


Filed under Arts

When Pharrell Williams announced a couple weeks ago that he would be releasing his first solo album since 2006, there was no shortage of excitement surrounding the news. The producer has backed many hits in the past few years, seemingly working only behind the scenes. But after his success at this year...