Why are so many incoming college students getting stuck in remedial courses?
Most students won't earn more with a pricier diploma. Is high tuition worth it?
Mayor Bloomberg's post-Sandy climate resilience plan just got another boon: last Thursday researchers at the University of Pennsylvania showed the sea-level rise was a factor in flooding during Sandy. Over the last two centuries sea-level rise has contributed more and more to flooding in the city du ... More >>
Will Generation LGBTQIA redefine the workplace?
Yesterday, we talked smelly cow's feet and kosher food with Kutsher's Tribeca's Zach Kutsher. Today, we continue by delving into the health advantage, or lack thereof, of using the rendered chicken fat known as schmaltz, his Dirty Dancing childhood, and what the Borscht Belt would be like if gamblin ... More >>
Ten House Dems have come down on Mayor Mike's response to the NYPD's Muslim spy scheme, decrying his reaction as "underhanded and unprofessional." As detailed by The Associated Press (via Washington Post), the pols have demanded that Bloomberg end out-of-state spying. The electeds' outcry stems f ... More >>
Last year, the Village Voice reported on the NYPD's "spectacularly offensive smear of American Muslims" in the form of a full-length Islamophobic training video. Now the AP comes forward with their investigative report that details how the NYPD watched Muslim students at colleges all across the Nort ... More >>
Ashton and Demi and Sex Trafficking
A robot built by two UPenn students will throw out the first pitch at today's game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers. Named "PhillieBot," the machine is constructed from a Segway, an extra wheel, and a robotic arm with a pneumatic cylinder. No one had the heart to tell i ... More >>
Rebecca MarxInsomnia's chocolate chunk on the left, Sarivole's on the right. Insomnia Cookies has sat on West Eighth Street since 2008, and during that time has cultivated the loyalties of numerous NYU students thanks to its namesake product: cookies delivered throughout the wee hours, usual ... More >>
Sam Calagione's nine-year-old daughter owns part of the brewery. Will be popular in high school. Sam Calagione, the head brewer at Dogfish Head Brewery in Delaware, might look like a frat boy and sound like a total dude, but he's one of the biggest geeks around when it comes to beer. His new ... More >>
There are certain times in our worklife that we imagine boozing might be almost a requirement of our job -- writers are by and large some of the drinkingest people out there, after all; a little whiskey hones our already razor-sharp wits, while only ever-so-slightly decreasing our type speed, ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 18, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 44 The Abortionist on The Circuit of Fear By Marlene Nadle The abortionist is the man hunted by the police and a million desperate women a year. No city can be without him. Few are. In almost ever town ... More >>
The city has started renovation work on the Philip Johnson-designed New York State Pavilion from the 1964 World's Fair in Flushing Meadow Park. Volunteers have begun clearing weeds and debris from the inside of the space so that workmen can put down a layer of sand and gravel to protect the t ... More >>
October 14, 1965, Vol. X, No. 52 Help! By David Bourdon The latest Arthurian exploit of the legendary Andy Warhol occurred last Friday at the public opening of his first comprehensive exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art on the University of Pennsylvania campus. (The show clos ... More >>
If you miss the old Gotham Book Mart -- the historic literary mecca which nourished (both literally and figuratively) writers of varying fame from 1920 to 2007, as detailed in John K's lovely testimonial here -- you will soon be able to go to the University of Pennsylvania and survey its contents. A ... More >>
This from a source: "Luke Wilson went to the University of Pennsylvania relay races with Morgan Freeman and met Meg Simpson, Yale-educated lawyer and daughter of Turner Broadcasting Atlanta Braves announcer Joe Simpson. They fell for each other. Her family rented a beach house at Bethany Beach, Dela ... More >>
Three new artists and the black diaspora
Bioethics matures into a formal academic fieldand faces an identity crisis
A sexual exhibitionist walks out of the spotlight
Software gives peek at admissions odds
Coming soona home cancer-screening device
A sexual exhibitionist walks out of the spotlight
Albert Ayler met Paul Gonsalves and Sonny Rollins's saxophone lineage was re-established
Colleges get freshmen on the same page with a summer book
Young progressives are dusting themselves off. Anyone for Congress in 2006?
Awful poems sought and found: From spam to Google, flarf redefines random
A Curator Takes on His Museum
War Reporting Is Risky Business
Hip-Hop Scholars Bumrush the Academy
Where Does the Art World Go in the Summer?
Protests Turn Ugly as Pro-Palestinian and Pro-Israeli Forces Face Off On Campus
Tracking Down Film Studies Fall Guy
An Activists Guide to Protests Outside the Republican Convention
Catholic Colleges and Academic Freedom
The Glum Triumph of The Magnetic Fields
Fifty Years of State Terrorism
From Sex Parties to Raves, for Both Men and Women, It's Not Bob Dole's Viagra Anymore
What gives Dr. David Seitz the greatest pleasure is having the music he loves "get more respect."
If you get sued in Ruthless.Com, does it hurt in real life?
Farrakhan Heir Bolts from Black Muslim Following to Lead a Hip Hop Movement
A new book revisits shocking experiments on Pennsylvania prisoners
Governor Rockefeller started the war on drugs in 1973. His laws have packed prisons, cost billions, and failed to stop the drug trade. On the 25th anniversary, there's new momentum for change.
No Exceptions in the First Amendment for Bigotry and Racism