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Tisch Alumni Used Fake Bots to Boost Celebrity Status

Tisch Alumni Used Fake Bots  to Boost Celebrity Status

By Sunanda Gaskins, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Several famous NYU Tisch alumni are known to use an online service selling fake Twitter followers to booster their social media profiles.

The Storyteller Behind Jesediah

The Storyteller Behind Jesediah

By Avani Jurakhan, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

Up-and-coming rapper and Tisch junior Jesse Sgambati –– known popularly as Jesediah –– shakes his work up by intertwining spontaneous beats with structured storytelling.

Entitlement Culture Starts in Film School

Entitlement Culture Starts in Film School

By Henry Cohen, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The entitlement and careerism so pervasive in the film industry have to be purged from the culture. This begins with changing how film is taught to aspiring directors, writers and executives, including here at NYU.

NYU Must Pay Attention to Misogynistic Culture

NYU Must Pay Attention to Misogynistic Culture

By WSN Editorial Board

November 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The system of ethics that Tisch teaches its students will stay with them throughout their careers. The school should take this opportunity to speak out and set the standard that to remain silent is to be complicit and to be complicit is unacceptable.

Tisch Seniors Spill the ‘Tea’

Tisch Seniors Spill the ‘Tea’

By Jessica Xing, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

Tisch seniors Angie Jones and Ton Do-Nguyen host "Chamomile Tea," a podcast dealing with race, culture, life and love.

What Is Lady Footlocker?

What Is Lady Footlocker?

By Jacob P. Fox, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Four NYU Tisch students have come together as Tigris Records, and are headlining this weekend's Young Tigers Party.

Why NYU? Remembering the Dream

Why NYU? Remembering the Dream

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

May 1, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

When I committed to NYU around this time last year, I went against everything I had been saying to myself throughout senior year of high school — that I wanted to go to a university in a small college town that had a campus, a football team to rally around and a community practically built into the...

Hindsight: Recent NYU Graduates Give Advice for Seniors

Hindsight: Recent NYU Graduates Give Advice for Seniors

By Alyssa Kelly and Faith Gates

April 26, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

With graduation season coming, NYU alum share some insight for soon-to-be-graduates.

Aliens Land at NYU in New Musical Comedy

Aliens Land at NYU in New Musical Comedy

By Ryan Mikel, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

"Aliens Coming: The Musical" mades as many puns as any human can manage, and innuendos that only an extraterrestrial could come up with.

Jackie Paladino — The Therapy in Songwriting

Jackie Paladino — The Therapy in Songwriting

By Dyanna Fleites-Cruz, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Between her musical theater studies at Tisch and getting signed as a musician on the NYU student-run West 4th record label, Jackie Paladino's been making waves in a number of different corners of the art world.

Jack Schneider: Bringing Back the Roots

Jack Schneider: Bringing Back the Roots

By Jake Steel, Contributing Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Tisch student Jack Schneider's new roots-influenced album, in his own words — "Too urban for Nashville, too Nashville for NYC — but in a good way."

Tackling the Topic of TAs

Tackling the Topic of TAs

By Rachael Heistuman, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Teacher assistants can make or break your recitation experience, so read up on how NYU students feel about their TAs.

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