Cooper Brue Exhibition

Cooper Brue held their second annual Beer Brewing Exhibition on Dec. 1. The brewing class, under the direction of Professor Sam Keene, showcased a variety of their beers, including a brown ale, an IPA, a porter, and a milk stout alongside beer-inspired snacks. The event was also educational; there were taste tests, informative posters, and of course the knowledgeable brewers! From left to right: Evan Dalke (CE ‘18), Ella de Buck (Art ‘18), Helen Ho (ChE ‘18), Brenda So (EE ‘18), Professor Keene. Photo by Matthew Grattan (ChE ‘19).
Cooper Brue held their second annual Beer Brewing Exhibition on Dec. 1. The brewing class, under the direction of Professor Sam Keene, showcased a variety of their beers, including a brown ale, an IPA, a porter, and a milk stout alongside beer-inspired snacks. The event was also educational; there were taste tests, informative posters, and of course the knowledgeable brewers! From left to right: Evan Dalke (CE ‘18), Ella de Buck (Art ‘18), Helen Ho (ChE ‘18), Brenda So (EE ‘18), Professor Keene. Photo by Matthew Grattan (ChE ‘19).

Miles of Movies: The Disaster Artist (2017)

By Miles Barber (CE ’18)

The Disaster Artist is about the making of the famously “so bad it’s good” movie called The Room. It starts with Greg Sestero (Dave Franco), whose shyness is starkly in contrast with Tommy Wiseau’s (James Franco) willingness to put himself out there. So Greg and Tommy, having been rejected by Hollywood, team up to make their own movie. The chaos and craziness that ensues is what makes up the meat of this film.

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Miles of Movies: The Room (2003)

By Miles Barber (CE ’18)

The Room is affectionately known as one of the worst films ever made. It’s intended as a drama about Johnny (Tommy Wiseau), a loving man whose girlfriend Lisa (Juliette Danielle) is starting to develop an interest in Mark (Greg Sestero), Johnny’s best friend, just a few weeks before their wedding. Throw in a bunch of other characters that never quite seem like they belong in the movie and you have The Room, a hilariously bad movie with some of the worst line delivery, worst acting, and worst writing I’ve ever seen. 

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Tuneage: Ep 005 (Year in Review)

On this episode of Tuneage, the panel reflects on the past year and shares their favorite songs released in 2017!

Songs featured:

  • Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow”
  • Epik High ft. IU – “Love Story (연애소설)” (Olivia’s pick)
  • Lorde ft. Khalid, Post Malone & SZA – “Homemade Dynamite (Remix)” (Gabi’s pick)
  • Future ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Mask Off (Remix)” (Brian’s pick)
  • Kesha ft. The Dap-Kings Horns – “Woman” (Kavya’s pick)
  • SZA – “Supermodel” (Brandon’s pick)
  • Logic ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid – “1-800-273-8255” (Matt’s pick)
  • Perfume Genius – “Slip Away”

Produced and edited by Brandon Quinere (CE ’19)

This episode’s panel: Brian Frost (EE ’19), Gabriela Godlewski (CE ’19), Matthew Grattan (ChE ’19), Olivia Park (ME ’20), and Kavya Udupa (BSE ’19)

Check out a Spotify playlist of songs featured on this episode plus some more of our faves!

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The Cooper Story: “To the Trustees of The Cooper Union…”

By Afshin Khan (CE ‘19)

Photo source: groupaffect.files.wordpress.com. The Deed of Trust and the letter to the Board of Trustees can be found at library.coopr.edu.

On April 29, 1859, Peter Cooper and his wife, Sarah Cooper, bestowed upon The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art both the property and land that currently houses the Foundation Building. The Deed of Trust was followed by a personal letter that Peter Cooper wrote to the trustees of the institution. It was not until 97 years later, in 1956, that the letter was published in a pamphlet, to remind its readers of Peter Cooper’s vision for the institution.

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