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New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

Left to right: Lilan Bowden, Will Arnett and Marshawn Lynch in a morgue with colorful balloons flying out of one of the cabinets.

Review: ‘Murderville’ is hilarious… sometimes

Netflix’s new improv comedy series starring Will Arnett offers a fun spin on the murder mystery genre. The first season of “Murderville” is available to stream.
Lucy McHugh, Contributing Writer March 2, 2022

The new Netflix comedy series “Murderville” combines unscripted comedy and murder mystery, and it’s as entertaining as it sounds.  Will Arnett leads the show as senior...

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 September 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...

Sophomore Valentina Parra-Rodriguez with model Jacob Elordi. Students frequently run into celebrities in NYC. (Photo by Zendaya Coleman)

Lessons From Celebrity Encounters Told By NYU Students

These NYU students rehash their celebrity sightings around campus and discuss why they did or did not approach them.
Addison Aloian, Contributing Writer February 10, 2020

One of the best parts about living in New York is constant celebrity sightings. As NYU students, we can brag that we walk past stars on the daily whether it’s strolling by the...

Poosh is a new beauty, lifestyle and e-commerce website launched by Kourtney Kardashian on April 2. (via Instagram)

Is Poosh the New Goop?

Students don’t have high hopes for the new lifestyle website created by Kourtney Kardashian.
Valerie Stepanova, Contributing Writer April 25, 2019

It’s difficult to deny the Kardashian hustle. There are more family businesses than family members, and Kourtney Kardashian recently unveiled yet another entrepreneurial venture:...

Stern graduate student Kyle Bergman pitched his Swoveralls on Shark Tank this week. (Courtesy of ABC Shark Tank)

Stern Student Pitches Sweatpants-Overalls Company to the Sharks

All five sharks declined to invest in Stern graduate student Kyle Bergman’s company, Swoveralls, citing issues with growth and the sustainability of the product.
Akiva Thalheim, Social Media Editor April 24, 2019

Stern MBA candidate Kyle Bergman pitched Swoveralls, a clothing line of sweatpant overalls, on ABC’s “Shark Tank” on Monday, asking for $150,000 in exchange for 15% equity....

Matt Lauer Is Sorry He Got Caught, Not For What He Did

Matt Lauer Is Sorry He Got Caught, Not For What He Did

Adryan Barlia, Deputy Opinion Editor December 1, 2017
Matt Lauer’s public apology seems to be one to avoid scrutiny, rather than a genuine apology out of remorse.
Rihannas makeup line Fenty carries a wide range of products for all skin colors.

Fenty on the Brain

Liv Chai, Staff Writer September 12, 2017
Rihanna's new makeup line Fenty Beauty is set to be a success with its diverse offerings.
Junior Josh Katz balances his Stern studies with running his 300,000 subscriber YouTube channel, that has attracted a total of almost 60 million views. Katz is one of a number of NYU students that lead successful YouTube sites.

On the Job: YouTubers

Alice Li, Contributing Writer April 26, 2017
NYU is known for their celebrities, but one might not always think of NYU's YouTube celebrities.
Celebrities Cannot Be Leaders of Mental Health Movement

Celebrities Cannot Be Leaders of Mental Health Movement

Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer March 28, 2017
Celebrities’ experiences are not representative of much of the population, and resources are easily available to them. Even though famous people should still be honest about their problems, they should bring these topics to the table without being the predominant voices of these issues.
Sit Down, Shut Up, Look Good

Sit Down, Shut Up, Look Good

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor February 6, 2017
In the words of what celebrities are probably thinking at any given moment — what exactly do you expect famous people to do if not exist, for all that existing implies?
Ta-Nehisi Coates, esteemed journalist and author of “Between the World and Me,” is expected to join the NYU faculty starting September 2017.

Ta-Nehisi Coates to Teach at NYU

Natasha Roy and Diamond Naga Siu January 31, 2017
Acclaimed author Ta-Nehisi Coates will be joining NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism school as a Professor.
YouTube has slowly been growing as a platform for both expression and fame, with many users reaching celebrity status in popular culture.

Does Internet Redefine Celebrity?

Thomas Miritello, Contributing Writer November 7, 2016
With the rate at which we watch television declining and the rise of YouTube as a place to create a celebrity career, what does that mean for our understanding of fame?