First-Generation Students Thrive Under FOCUS Program

As of Fall 2018, 20 percent of first-year students at NYU identify as first-generation students, 11 percent as African American and 21 percent as Latin American. Despite increasing proportions, many first-year students of these...

Dramatic Writing Professor Brings Blockchain to Theater

It was late 2017, the height of the bitcoin boom, and Sofia Alvarez, playwright, screenwriter and professor in Tisch’s Department of Dramatic Writing, was looking for a way to fund her next play. The 34-year-old...

Exposure | Washington Square Park Rally For Immigrants’ Rights

Newly inaugurated U.S. President, Donald Trump, faced further protests on Wednesday following an unstable first weekend in power. Protests arose in response to an executive order from the White House demanding a number of...

‘Pieces in Space:’ You’ll Want to Take Notes

With her new album “Pieces in Space,” released this past Friday, Oct. 28 on Don Giovanni Records, Sammus brings forth the best of the #BlackGirlMagic that we’ve all been basking in since the movement...

Soccer Held Scoreless in Home Loss

After ending last Wednesday’s hard-fought effort against New Jersey City University in a 3-3 tie — despite playing two extra frames in an attempt to conjure up a winner — the NYU men’s soccer...

Legally-Blind SPS Grad Student Continues to Dream Big

SPS graduate student Sena Pottackal dreamt of going to NYU ever since her father described the university to her as “where the smartest people go to learn to become the best people they can...

NYU Decides Against Fossil Fuel Divestment

The NYU Board of Trustees announced today that it had decided not to divest from fossil fuel investments, despite a 2015 University Senate resolution recommending that the university not make any future investments in...

Tisch Alumnus MOZIAH Talks Debut Single and What’s Next

In his newfound, post-graduate freetime, Tisch alumnus Marcus Guerrier (‘17), otherwise known as MOZIAH, is finally focusing on new musical aspirations and projects. His debut single “Can’t Stay In One Place,” released last month,...

Affirmative Consent Causes Confusion

The affirmative consent standard in NYU’s Sexual Misconduct Policy continues to cause confusion several years after the university adopted the new standard in 2012. NYU, as well as many other New York State college...

National Academy of Medicine Elects NYU Professor

On Oct. 16, NYU Doctor and Professor Olugbenga Ogedegbe was announced as one of 70 other doctors and scientists to be elected into the National Academy of Medicine. This independent organization works toward addressing...

Khaya Sings for Any Genre

In 2013, Clive Davis sophomore Khaya Cohen showed her x-factor to Simon Cowell, who gushed uncharacteristically over her performance and even compared her to Amy Winehouse. A New York City native, Cohen started playing in...

100 Days of Post-Inaugural Hate

Haters gonna hate took a new level after President Donald Trump’s inauguration. A surge in hate crimes plagued the country in the aftermath of Jan. 20, and NYU has not been excluded from this...
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