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The Arts Issue: Political Art

The Arts Issue: Political Art

By Jordan Reynolds, Arts Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

Politics and art are connected in inextricable ways — the nuances of each are explored in this issue.

Fringe x Feminism

Fringe x Feminism

By Gabriella Bower and Tatiana Perez

April 21, 2016


Filed under Special Editions

Fashion has had a long history of social commentary and capturing cultural moments. From Coco Chanel’s introduction of the tweed suit for women in the ‘20s, to today’s influx of gender-fluid clothing lines, fashion and feminism have continually overlapped. Thought feminists of the past may not h...

While You Were Here 2015

While You Were Here 2015

By Valentina Bojanini, Editor-in-Chief

May 7, 2015


Filed under Special Editions, Special Issues

You are here. You are at the end of one chapter and the beginning of another. For the past four years, you have been walking the streets of Greenwich Village and writing the story of your college life. And for all the time you have spent at NYU, the word “student” does not even begin to encompass...

The Study Away Issue

The Study Away Issue

By Hannah Treasure, Digital Director

February 26, 2015


Filed under Special Editions, Special Issues

  With cuisine from nearly every country available on Seamless, cultural festivals with everything from the dragons of Chinese New Year to the blaring bagpipes of St. Patrick’s Day and museums with artifacts from all over the world, New York City seems to have it all. But there is ...

Arts Issue: Letter from the editor

Arts Issue: Letter from the editor

By Clio McConnell

April 10, 2014


Filed under Arts

With the rise of hipster culture, ever-present in New York in general and at NYU in particular, it has become fashionable to dislike something for being mainstream. Kids have always spurned their parents’ favorite bands, actors and writers, but nowadays we are even skeptical of the stars in our own...

Mayor Bloomberg wants college students to keep their hands out of cookie jars

Mayor Bloomberg wants college students to keep their hands out of cookie jars

April 1, 2013


Filed under News

  New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced his latest health campaign targeting the notorious freshman 15 weight gain among college students. The new legislation will restrict operating hours of Insomnia Cookies — a popular source of late-night snacking among NYU students — a...

Special Issue: April 1 2013

Special Issue: April 1 2013

April 1, 2013


Filed under Special Editions

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April 1, 2013


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks

  Tyler Perry’s new film, “Tyler Perry Presents Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor,” produced by Tyler Perry, is a big joke. Audiences were shocked when the steamy, PG-13 erotic thriller promised in the film’s trailers turned out to be only 12 minutes long and consi...

Titanic reboot destined to sink

Titanic reboot destined to sink

April 1, 2013


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks

  Audiences should prepare themselves for another trip to the Atlantic Ocean. Director James Cameron recently announced his plans to shoot a remake of his own billion-dollar grossing film “Titanic,” with “Twilight” stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart in the lead roles. ...

For morale boost, NYU basketball hires Harrison Ford

For morale boost, NYU basketball hires Harrison Ford

April 1, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Sports

  In an effort to boost interest in its fledgling sports teams, NYU has hired actor Harrison Ford as head coach of the men’s basketball team. Ford’s experience as a coach in the movie “42” makes him an instrumental addition to the team, said dean I. Actalot of the Tisch School of th...