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Required Writing Class Needs Updating

Required Writing Class Needs Updating

By Louis Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Too many students find Writing the Essay nebulous and rigid, revealing that the course's structure needs to be revised.

Start the Semester Off on the Write Foot

Start the Semester Off on the Write Foot

By Alexandra Pierson, Theater & Books Editor

August 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books, Theater

Whether it’s Writing the Essay, Cultural Foundations or any other text-based course you are taking this semester, most students will inevitably have to write multitudinous essays. Though reading and writing are not everyone’s favorite pastimes, these classes can still be enjoyable. Here are some tip...

This kid thinks he’s freaking Hemingway

This kid thinks he’s freaking Hemingway

By Norwegia Cruise, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2015


Filed under Arts, Books

CAS English major and writer, Ernie Miller, aspires to write the next Great American Novel.

Herculean Hero: Students deserve better from university

Herculean Hero: Students deserve better from university

April 1, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

NYU is a great school. The opportunities it affords its students make the $60,000 we spend on tuition and housing yearly almost bearable. We are fortunate to live in such an expansive city, but there are a few things NYU could improve upon. Presented below, in no particular order, is a list of grievances, ...

What’s in your bag: Dora Zhang

What’s in your bag: Dora Zhang

December 2, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Features

  Upon hearing the phrase Writing the Essay, a NYU student may be overcome with unpleasant thoughts. Most of these consist of late nights spent in Bobst Library and heaps of essays to read, among other one-sided generalizations that summarize the reputation of the university’s most well-kn...