New York City is home to many DJs of color, including DJ Rekha, DJ Ushka, and DJ Yana Allpa. Hear what some DJs have to say about mixing night life with social justice.
What do New Yorkers have to say about Donald Trump’s first months in office?
NYU journalism’s Reporting: Multimedia hit the streets to find out.
Inspired by some of their own students’ struggles with incarceration, two teachers from Teaneck, NJ started Write to Matter to help people returning from prison regain a sense of normalcy through art.
On November 9th, while Donald Trump celebrated his first day as President-elect, thousands took to the streets to protest the election results. During the protest, NYU students and alumni shared their reactions to Trump’s election. Produced, shot, written and edited by Kirby Pate. All footage is either my own or used with permission from CNN through NYU Journalism. Originally aired 11-15 on NYU’s campus news show NYU Now (formerly NYU Tonight).
At a university that tends to hold the arts in a higher standing than sports, student-athletes deal with low interest and travel challenges. Through it all, though, those who compete for the Violets take pride in decades of history and accolades.
The LGBTQ community and the New York Immigrant Coalition both held marches to Trump Tower (Fifth Avenue location) this past weekend.
Inspired by his love of culture, identity and ‘othered’ beauty, NYU Gallatin fashion student Victor Leonard looks to the outside world, today’s political climate, his black identity and the power he finds in otherness as he prepares for his premiere collection in this spring’s NYU Gallatin Fashion Show.
By Jennie Neufeld
Who says college students these days are too busy looking at their cellphones to embrace activism? Maritza Rico and Audrey Parry challenge the notion of the passive millennial with their podcast, Murder Weather, a platform for dialogue, getting involved and making a difference.
By Lucy Yeho Hwang
With the addition of rock climbing to the lineup for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, the sport has risen beyond a weekend adventure or lifelong hobby. Brooklyn Boulders offers visitors a chance to scale heights of up to 28 feet on half an acre of climbing surface. For some, it’s just a good way to truly hang out and meet people with a common interest. Let’s take a look inside.
By Kilee Alexander
Monique Sinha is the owner of The Bargain District, a vintage shop located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Having quit her former job as a Bahasa Indonesia language professor at Columbia University for this business, she hopes to bring an element of the past to the present. Hear what she has to say about running her business and how the store has shaped her life, and those of New Yorkers.
By Verena Toh