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The Meme Issue

The Meme Issue

Abigail Weinberg, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2017


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Memes: those silly images that captivate internet users on all forms of social media. Meme culture is huge at NYU, and this is our attempt to characterize the fad.

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The Immigration Issue

The Immigration Issue

Jemima McEvoy and Yasmin Gulec

October 10, 2017


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The Immigration Issue aims to look at the various experiences immigrants to the United States go through during their decision, documentation, arrival and grind.

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The Arts Issue: Political Art

The Arts Issue: Political Art

Jordan Reynolds, Arts Editor

October 5, 2017


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Politics and art are connected in inextricable ways — the nuances of each are explored in this issue.

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The LGBT Issue

The LGBT Issue

Laura Shkouratoff, Creative Director

October 2, 2017


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A selection of LGBT voices weigh in on some of the issues within and surrounding their community.

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The Fashion Week Issue

The Fashion Week Issue

Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

September 18, 2017


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Letter from the Editor Fashion photographer Bill Cunningham once said, “Fashion is the armor to survive everyday life.” During New York Fashion Week, reality embraces fantasy and the armor becomes the focal point, presented, worn and celebrated by the most fashionable following. Each season, ...

Meet the Locals Issue

Meet the Locals Issue

Laura Shkouratoff and Rachel Buigas-Lopez, Creative Directors

September 11, 2017


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Take a closer look at the familiar faces in Washington Square Park, from the Birdman to the artist that covers the walkways with chalk.

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The Firsts Issue

The Firsts Issue

Natasha Roy, Assistant Managing Editor

September 5, 2017


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NYU’s new freshman class descended upon the city this last week, and though they hail from all corners of the globe, they share the whirlwind that is their first week of college. I tend to think of my life in terms of firsts — my first teddy bear, my first time at sleepaway camp, my first school...

The Bucket List Issue

The Bucket List Issue

Rachel Ruecker, Senior Editor

May 1, 2017


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NYU is a dream school. People flock from near and far to don the Violet — if only metaphorically — but once we’re here, we often get so caught up in the bureaucratic mess of it all. We become so bogged down with Writing the Essay and group projects that are not teaching us anything about collaboration t...

Fringe: Sartorial Sustainability

Fringe: Sartorial Sustainability

Sophie Shaw, Beauty and Style Editor

April 20, 2017


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While the fast pace of city life is invigorating and exciting, wasteful behaviors often get swept up in the hastiness. New York’s fashion industry is no exception — with Zara and other fast-fashion stores on what seems like every other block, there is an underlying reality of pollution and waste...

The Environmental Issue

The Environmental Issue

Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

April 17, 2017


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When I began working on the Environmental Issue, a scene from the movie Les Choristes, which I was forced to watch many many years ago in French class, came to mind. Whilst explaining his approach toward disciplining children in school, the teacher in the film coins the phrase “Action, Reaction”...

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