Bloomberg and the Politics of Class Struggle

On Nov. 8, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg filed to run in the Alabama Democratic Primary. His advisors say that he is...

Courtesy Meals Shouldn’t Come at a Price

Students recently reported having financial aid, previously awarded for scholarships or work-study, be redistributed to pay for usage of the Courtesy Meals Program —...

Beto’s Success Amounts to Pretty Privilege

Beto O’Rourke, tumbling in poll numbers and dwindling in fundraising figures, recently dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries. After struggling to channel...

The Unsung Struggle of Liberal Studies

When you’re a first-year in Liberal Studies, icebreakers are a depressing affair. Between the standard questions (“Where are you from?” or “How do you...

The NYPD’s Subway Occupation Must End

A young black man, Adrian Napier, was sitting alone on the subway at the Franklin Avenue station in Brooklyn on Oct. 25. A gang...
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NYU Professor Who Researches Health Disparities Among Minorities Appointed to National...

Rory Meyers professor Jacquelyn Taylor was selected as one of 100 new members of the National Academy of Medicine, one of the most respected...

Friendsgiving In Your Dorm: Yes, It’s Possible.

We’re almost halfway through November, which means the premature Christmas decorations are out. Before winter officially takes over, there is a sense of urgency...

The Unofficial NYU Student Guide to Soup

As temperatures continue to fall in the city, so do our immune systems. Unfortunately, grandma isn’t here to make your favorite chicken noodle soup....

NYU Students Don’t Know if the Degree Is Worth the Debt

Phillip Youmans was 17 when he started production of his feature film “Burning Cane,” 18 when he submitted it to Tribeca Film Festival as...

Better Than Sex Mascara Fails to Impress

Mascara is one of the hardest beauty products to find fault with. Unlike foundation, blush and concealer, mascara tends to come in one shade,...

This First-Year Finds Community in Cooking

Upbeat drums, rhythmic guitar and the raspy voice of Iggy Pop fill the air and bring the cramped kitchen alive as “Lust for Life”...

With ‘Private’ Underwear Company, Sophomore Wants You to Feel Good

It’s no secret that a good pair of underwear can be a confidence boost. It’s also no secret that finding cute, comfortable but affordable...

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FKA Twigs and Mary Magdalene: An Unlikely Alliance

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‘One Child Nation’: Fighting for the Right to Choose

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‘Varda by Agnès’: a Revolutionary Retrospective

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On ‘New Age Norms 1,’ Cold War Kids Forget That People Actually Listen to Their Lyrics

Before “New Age Norms 1,” I was unfamiliar with indie rock group Cold War Kids. Their bold image suggested that they would offer some...

Charly Bliss Comes of Age, Led by Clive Davis Alumna

NYU alum-fronted band Charly Bliss has had a whirlwind year, to say the least. The pop-rock outfit — formed in 2011 as vocalist Eva...

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