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/ 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...

/ September 22, 2016 3:40 pm / Comment / NYFW Featured Its First All-Hijab Fashion Show

New York Fashion Week is a catapult for many upcoming designers into a promising career in the fashion industry. This fall, Muslim designer Anniesa Hasibuan seemed to be carrying that promise with her when she debuted NYFW’s first ever all-hijab fashion show. Hasibuan’s brand, “Anniesa Hasibuan,” is one year old, yet the future of her brand can only be described...

/ September 22, 2016 2:33 pm / Comment / Why Every College Kid Needs a Sex Playlist

So, you’ve met your soulmate, or your tinder date, or some stranger who happened to like your face. What do you do now? Do you get married? Do you go on a romantic vacation? Sadly not, you’re a college student, not an A-Lister. Rather, you do the next best thing: the dirty (duh). Sadly, if you’re anything like majority of...

/ September 22, 2016 1:23 pm / Comment / With “Temporary” Tattoo Ink, No More Ragrets

Last year, a team at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering premiered “temporary” tattoo ink, where the tattoo is designed to last for about a year. Change your mind even sooner? Well, you probably have commitment issues. But, luckily for you the start-up has developed a solution that removes the ink. Clearly, this takes away the commitment that a regular tattoo presents....

/ September 22, 2016 11:57 am / Comment / WEED MIGHT BE ON YOUR BALLOT THIS NOVEMBER

While we’ve all been hypnotically following the race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, activists have been working tirelessly in several states to get referendums on politically charged issues on the ballot to go to a popular vote. The referendums cover topics ranging from the minimum wage to healthcare reform, and yes, the legalization of certain illicit substances. The 2016...

/ September 22, 2016 10:37 am / Comment / Why Fallon’s Softball Interview With Trump Matters

Since his interview with Donald Trump, late night TV host Jimmy Fallon has received more than a little flack for going easy on the Republican nominee. Fallon, known for his quirky interviews and funny games on The Tonight Show ruffled a few feathers when he ruffled Trump’s famous locks. Fallon interviewed Hillary Clinton the following day and he was just...

/ 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 21, 2016 10:18 am / Comment / Who’s Suing NYU: Tisch Asia Edition

It seems like every week someone is suing NYU, to test our theory we started our new column “Who’s Suing NYU” to find exactly what kind of litigation our university is currently going through. Together we can try to get the bottom of the deep pile of hate everyone seems to have for our university! Stay tuned.    This week, three...

/ September 20, 2016 8:49 pm / Comment / Cutting Teeth: What The Fuck Is Dish Return?

From dining halls to Washington Square Park and everywhere in between, NYU is filled with weird, wonderful, and outright strange things–things you probably stop noticing as you take off your lanyard and get comfortably jaded. Cutting Teeth is a column in which freshman writers reflect on what they’re learning outside of classes.   During my short time at New York University I have learned...

/ September 20, 2016 2:42 pm / Comment / Danny Brown: The Last Rockstar?

“Imma die like a rockstar,” Danny Brown, who performed last night at Webster Hall, croaks through damaged vocal chords on the second track off his critically acclaimed album XXX. In the background lurks a droning electronic beat. The whole song is basically oozing with grime, and he uses that ambiance to compare himself to the drug-addled likes of Chris Farley, Kurt...

/ September 20, 2016 1:58 pm / Comment / Hillary Clinton’s Crucial Firewall

Calling all NYU students hailing from Virginia! You’re going to want to make sure you’re ready to absentee vote. “Why?” you ask. Because Virginia is a firewall. The mythical land east of West Virginia, home of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and, of course, successful presidential candidate Jim Gilmore. It is also perhaps Hillary Clinton’s most critical protective fence around the...

/ September 20, 2016 1:31 pm / Comment / Dear Beautiful People at the Emmys

Dear Jimmy Kimmel and the beautifully dressed people of The Emmys, I like award ceremonies. I like watching fancy people dressed in fancy clothes list a bunch of names, point, and cry. I also like random jokes that nobody claps for that you guys sometimes throw in, especially when it’s all cringey and political. I see award show nights as...

/ September 20, 2016 12:07 pm / Comment / Karma Strikes, NYC DOT Commissioner Loses Her Car

Last Thursday, the transportation commissioner of New York City, Polly Trottenberg, woke up to move her car and noticed it was missing. Where did it go? She has a… unique theory. “They’re shooting in our neighborhood this show Billions. Some of you might have seen it. It’s got Paul Giamatti in it. Somehow the car has disappeared,” she announced in...

/ September 20, 2016 11:27 am / Comment / Tuesday Tracks: GRiZ ft. Cherub – “PS GFY “

Continuing with last week’s Tuesday Track theme, this week’s song is a sexy, funky, and hilarious track. Written and produced by GRiZ, also known as Grant Kwiecinski, “PS GFY” is a sassy and groovy tribute to all your exes. GRiZ, originally from Detroit, calls his track a “funky middle fingers up but celebratory and super swaggerific fuck you to anyone...

/ September 19, 2016 2:43 pm / Comment / Local Sounds: EVANS

Local Sounds is a series that highlights musical talent throughout NYU. The series culminates in a concert at the end of the semester featuring some of the artists that have been profiled. Keep checking back in with NYU Local for updates and new music. Who knows, maybe you’ll find your new favorite band before they’re big.  “There’s nothing like it....

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