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All content by Mariana Trimble
A break-in occurred at a room in Lafayette Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 3. The intruder claimed that her roommates had locked her out and she had nowhere else to go. (Photo by Mariana Trimble)

‘Can I lay in bed with you?’: How a stranger got into my dorm room

I felt safe living in an NYU dorm — until a stranger pretending to be an NYU student knocked on my door and tried to get in bed with me.
Mariana Trimble, Staff Writer Nov 12, 2021

Content warning: This article contains descriptions of sexual harassment.  When you live in on-campus housing, you’re afforded a sense of security not found anywhere else...

Netflix has released the third season of the critically-acclaimed show Sex Education. Despite audience anxieties, the show continues to defy expectations. (Image courtesy of Netflix)

Review: ‘Sex Education’: S3 is emotional and revolutionary

The third season of the critically acclaimed show soars above expectations and leaves its audience as emotional as ever.
Mariana Trimble, Contributing Writer Oct 6, 2021

Spoiler warning: this article contains spoilers for the third season of “Sex Education.”  The students of Moordale Secondary School are coming back with a new head teacher,...

Hispanic Heritage Month spans from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. NYU must commemorate the holiday for Latinx students and faculty. (Staff Illustration by Susan Behrends Valenzuela)

Opinion: NYU must do more for Hispanic Heritage Month

In the month-long celebration of Latine people and heritage, is the university doing enough to celebrate the students and faculty that fall under this umbrella?
Mariana Trimble, Contributing Writer Oct 1, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month is underway, spanning from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Its awkward placement is not accidental, as many Latin American countries celebrate their independence between...

The D’Amelio Show offers a look into the everyday life of the internet-famous DAmelio family. Following the lives of teenage influencers Charli and Dixie, it explores the challenges their fame brings. (Staff Illustration by Susan Behrends Valenzuela)

Review: ‘The D’Amelio Show’ is a surprisingly humble look at TikTok’s most famous family

In its pilot, “The D’Amelio Show” steers clear of cheap drama and the other hallmarks of typical reality television.
Mariana Trimble, Contributing Writer Sep 27, 2021

When you don’t want to think, reality shows are the easiest kind of television to watch, but the current preponderance of shows these days that just reuse the same tired tropes...

The Museum of Chinese in America located at 215 Centre St, was forced into closure after a massive fire. Following the closure, MOCA accepted $35 million in funds from the city as an agreement to De Blasio’s plan to build four borough-based jails, supporting mass incarceration. (Staff Photo by Alex Tran)

The Museum of Chinese in America should not support mass incarceration

MOCA should return funds accepted from the de Blasio administration and apologize to those protesting.
Mariana Trimble, Contributing Writer Sep 8, 2021

Protests against the Museum of Chinese in America have ensued since the museum reopened after being hit by both the pandemic and a fire. On its website, MOCA says it aims to “make...