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Brooklyn College opens Tow Center for the Performing Arts
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Brooklyn College opens Tow Center for the Performing Arts

Three months after unexpectedly closing its Center for Performing Arts, Brooklyn College has opened up the new Leonard and Claire Tow Center for the Performing Arts. The first of its kind, the Tow Center is a state-of-the-art facility, home to multiple modern performance venues, practice rooms, stages and more, all housed in the newly constructed…

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Rising freshmen enrollment proves CUNY can compete with big names

CUNY recently released a statement declaring a 4 percent increase of students enrolling at its 18 senior and community colleges and an increase to 39,938 freshmen choosing CUNY. This year’s freshman class at Baruch College is the largest in the last decade, welcoming approximately 1,650 new students. Baruch is not alone in this impressive growth;…

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Too much Mustard on Mai’s debut LP

The world of hip-hop and rhythm and blues has recently been oversaturated with SoundCloud and mumble rappers who have dominated the charts. Very rarely has a female artist been able to contend against her male peers in these genres to achieve equal commercial success. The changing face of hip-hop and R&B has turned away from…

Twenty One Pilots creates new mythology in latest album, Trench
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Twenty One Pilots creates new mythology in latest album, Trench

After achieving mainstream success with their last record, Blurryface, Twenty One Pilots is spreading their wings for their latest release, Trench. Their mixture of rap, rock and reggae previously made for tangled songs, but with more experience and focus Trench delivers a concise message of power and strength. Following in the footsteps of their indie…

BROCKHAMPTON addresses love and controversy on iridescence
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BROCKHAMPTON addresses love and controversy on iridescence

Following a packed year of releasing three mixtapes, touring the world and addressing accusations against a former member, the Texas-native boy band BROCKHAMPTON responds to their changing environment on the colorful album, iridescence. Newly signed to RCA Records, BROCKHAMPTON offers up its unique sound with better and bolder production paired with the typically punchy lyrics…

Coming soon to NYC: Turkish artist’s skull of many skulls
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Coming soon to NYC: Turkish artist’s skull of many skulls

After four and a half years of work and a budget of $1 million, Kurdish artist Ahmet Günestekin has finished his latest piece, “Chamber of Immortality.” Currently on display in his home country of Turkey, “Chamber of Immortality” is expected to travel throughout Europe in London and Berlin before being welcomed in New York City….