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/ September 21, 2016 10:59 am / Comment / NYU Enrolls Student Undergoing Felony Sexual Abuse Charges

NYU has enrolled a former Cornell student Wolfgang Ballinger who was indicted on one count of felony sexual abuse for allegedly abusing a female Cornell student last July. Ballinger, who was president of the Cornell chapter of the Psi Upsilon fraternity, was arrested in February of this year and charged with attempted rape in the first degree, criminal sexual act in...

/ September 27, 2016 3:59 pm / Comment / A Love Letter to Putlocker

Dearest Putlocker,  You make me feel safe. You make me feel warm. You provide me the comfort of knowing that I will be able to watch anything I want with just the click of a button (as well as the several pop-up ads that tell me I have an obviously made-up virus). I don’t think there is a single website...

/ September 27, 2016 1:53 pm / Comment / Man-Child Self Destructs in Front of Millions

Things could not have gone better for Hillary Clinton last night. The Democratic presidential nominee was poised, prepared, and spoke intelligently, while her Republican adversary, Donald Trump, went into complete meltdown mode and made himself look like the fool that he is. It didn’t start off that way. In the beginning, both Clinton and Trump seemed to be conducting themselves...

/ September 27, 2016 1:39 pm / Comment / Win Tickets to EDEN By Captioning This Picture

What are you doing October 7th? Want to go to a concert? We have two tickets to EDEN at Webster Hall to give away to one lucky winner! The contest is simple, just add a caption to the following picture of our dear savior and leader, Andrew Hamilton: The funniest caption gets the tickets–as long as you’re an NYU student,...

/ September 27, 2016 12:37 pm / Comment / “Abolish The Box” Doesn’t Mean “Let Alleged Rapists Enroll In Classes”

When I got the news that NYU had allowed a man currently facing sexual assault charges to be enrolled in classes, I had three immediate thoughts: 1. “This dude is def white and rich.” 2. I know people who worked so hard to “Abolish the Box” and this feels like a slap in their faces. 3. My school does not...

/ September 27, 2016 11:03 am / Comment / NYU SLAM Rallies for Student Representation on The Board of Trustees

This past Friday, September 23rd, NYU’s Student Labor Action Movement conducted a rally that began in the Shwartz Plaza and eventually made its way to the Bobst Library to deliver a petition to the University President, Andrew Hamilton. This petition was for the Board of Trustees to allow student representation on the board. The rally began at the Shwartz Plaza...

/ September 26, 2016 2:23 pm / Comment / Farewell, Other Music

Another New York City record store has disappeared. Other Music closed over the summer. Located on East 4th street, the record store operated from December 1995 until it closed its doors for good on June 25th. It specialized in “underground, rare, and experimental music.” Their departure certainly didn’t go unnoticed. Other Music made its closing known by staff and music...

/ September 26, 2016 11:18 am / Comment / Debate Night Is Upon Us

The first presidential debate is tonight. Here’s what you need to know: Who: The Republican nominee Donald Trump, the Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, and Lester Holt, NBC evening news anchor, moderating When: Monday at 9 p.m. The debate should last about an hour and a half. What: The debate will be divided up into three topics: “America’s Direction,” “Achieving Prosperity,”...

/ September 25, 2016 9:36 pm / Comment / A Brief Note To President Hamilton

Congratulations on being inaugurated as New York University’s 16th president yesterday! The student body is positive you will match (if not surpass!) the incredibly low bar set by your predecessor, John Sexton. We just have one simple request: release your birth certificate to the public. Honestly, this shouldn’t really be problem if you were really born in Surrey, England on...

/ September 25, 2016 9:18 pm / Comment / Looking For Nature On Campus

New York University is located in the heart of New York City. One of the many reasons why a lot of the students at NYU chose this college was for the hustling and bustling environment. Many of us are from small towns and cities, nowhere near the size of New York City. We’re used to seeing grassy fields on every block...

/ September 25, 2016 9:05 pm / Comment / Why Does New York Want To Be Paris?

After months of rumors, developer Stephen Ross released the plans for a project that gives the Eiffel Tower a run for its money. The sculpture by British designer Thomas Heatherwick, named “Vessel,” will cost a whopping $150 million. It will be made of concrete and steel, and is designed to look like “an inverted honeycomb.” The project will be erected...

/ September 25, 2016 8:04 pm / Comment / Keeping Up With The Kolumbia: Week One

Another year, another mention of Columbia — our neighbors to the North — in a Welcome Week speech. Major side eye. While I have nothing against Columbia, although it feels very Caitlyn when they insist on using a C, I don’t really have anything for them lol. So I was thinking… why? What don’t we like about the Columbia —...

/ September 23, 2016 3:43 pm / Comment / The Five Weirdest NYC Museums

  Have you ever noticed how there seems to be a museum for literally everything in New York City? Food, sex, morbid anatomy… In a city that really does have something for everyone that should come as no surprise, but some of them are so focused and niche, they beg the question: do we really need a museum for that?...

/ September 23, 2016 3:13 pm / Comment / Remnants of Bohemia in Greenwich Village

On Sunday, April 9, 1961, hundreds of musicians, artists, and writers walked into Washington Square Park just as they had done many Sundays before, to sing and to generally just be happy little hippies together. But on that particular Sunday, they were greeted by the NYPD who informed them that there would no longer be singing in Washington Square Park...

/ September 23, 2016 1:36 pm / Comment / House Holds Classified Hearings On Snowden, LOL.

On Thursday, the day before Oliver Stone’s new movie about whistleblower Edward Snowden was released, the House Intelligence Committee held a congressional hearing. It was closed to the public. The members of the subcommittee pushed for President Barack Obama to not pardon Snowden for leaking important National Security Administration documents to the press in 2013. In the three-page summary of...

/ September 23, 2016 12:27 pm / Comment / Some NYU Students Haven’t Stopped Feeling The Bern

Throughout the primary, Bernie Sanders proved himself to be attractive to college students . Hillary Clinton, not so much. Now, the delegates have been cast, and the nomination has been won — but a small but loud fraction of the party hasn’t called it off. Many NYU students are simply unimpressed with Clinton’s policy positions. “I was concerned with Hillary’s...

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