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We Need an Alternative to Alternative Breaks

We Need an Alternative to Alternative Breaks

Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

Alternative Breaks are notable for sending undergraduate students all over the world to participate in volunteer activities. However, it's debatable if Alternative Breaks provides a glorified form of volunteer tourism or if the program actually benefits communities in need.

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Don’t Let Fall Weather Dress You Down

Don’t Let Fall Weather Dress You Down

Ali Webb, Staff Writer
September 26
Filed under Beauty & Style, FEATURES

With fickle fall weather, maximize your wardrobe by implementing summer staples into your autumnal ensembles.

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The Fashion Week Issue

The Fashion Week Issue

Gabriella Bower, Beauty & Style Editor
September 19
Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS, TOP STORY

WSN has your front row seat to over 30 of this season's New York Fashion Week shows. If you didn't snag a spot next to Anna Wintour, read on for a candid take on the city's most stylish week and beautiful photos to boot.

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Taoray Wang S/S 2017

Taoray Wang S/S 2017

Ali Webb, Staff Writer
September 18
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Outside the Taoray Wang Spring/Summer 2017 runway show, the crowd included a few children playing Pokémon Go. Inside, many press and audience members were taking pictures of none other than Tiffany Trump. If these encounters did not give away that Wang Tao was going to present a collection fitting ri...

Libertine S/S 2017

Libertine S/S 2017

Audrey Stiffle, Contributing Writer
September 13
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

The Libertine Spring/Summer 2017 Ready-to-Wear collection stayed true to the brand’s roots with the show’s bright and shimmering colors, play on history and admiration for design. Although there were a few pieces that disrupt the flow on the runway, such as the highlighter-yellow sweatshirt, the overall collection was artisticall...

FTL Moda S/S 2017

FTL Moda S/S 2017

Halle Gold, Contributing Writer
September 9
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

From the moment FTL Moda’s Spring/Summer 2017 show began, it was clear to all in attendance that the show would be one to remember. The production company, which showcased five capsule collections for their evening show, selected the designers from applications from all over the world. Each de...

Toutiao X All Comes From Nothing S/S 2017

Toutiao X All Comes From Nothing S/S 2017

Sophie Fay Shaw, Violet Vision Editor
September 9
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

The Toutiao X All Comes From Nothing Spring/Summer 2017 presentation and runway show titled "Fashion in Bytes" displayed the close relationship between technology and fashion. The audience was first ushered into a theater at the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Sky Museum, where a Toutiao representative gave a presentation about ...

Ane Amour S/S 2017

Ane Amour S/S 2017

Krista Burton, Contributing Writer
September 8
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Ane Amour’s Spring/Summer 2017 runway show opened with a stunning three-quarter sleeve dress with a pastel mermaid scale pattern. The strong theme of Siren’s Song recurred throughout the entire collection, especially with the color selection of blue greens, navy and coral. Even the runway’s mirro...

JSong Way S/S 2017

JSong Way S/S 2017

Molly Dolan, Contributing Writer
September 7
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

From the second it began, JSong Way’s show was a beautiful and cultural display. In an interview with Way Zen, the designer, she described her clothing as a, “personal journey to discover the power in yourself.” Through beaming oranges and purples to calm blues and whites, Way Zen capture...

Here’s What You Missed at NYU This Summer

Here’s What You Missed at NYU This Summer

Diamond Naga Siu and Bourrée Huang
August 28
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

NYU kept active for the three months of summer break even after the exodus of students from the city.  In addition to record-breaking heat and the Washington Square Park fountain turning back on, here are the top stories you may have missed this summer. Terrorism threats Around mid-June, NYU received ...

Our Coolest Tips to Beat the Heat

Our Coolest Tips to Beat the Heat

Abigail Weinberg, Features Editor
August 28
Filed under FEATURES, TOP STORIES

NYU students arriving at Washington Square for the new school year get to take part in one of New York’s most popular rituals: complaining about the heat. And this isn't just a typical case of New Yorkers revelling in having something to complain about; according to the Environmental Protection Ag...

Summer Flicks: All Bark, No Bite

Summer Flicks: All Bark, No Bite

Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor
August 28
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

Every summer, millions of people seek the air-conditioned oasis of movie theaters, where the latest installments of beloved franchises contain enough explosions to sedate just about anyone. Or so the story usually goes. This summer has seen a dismal showing at the box office due to unimaginative or ...

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