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‘Black Renaissance Noire’ Marks Newest Issue

‘Black Renaissance Noire’ Marks Newest Issue

By Khrysgiana Pineda, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Arts, Books

The Black Renaissance Noire LitMag celebrated the release of its latest issue last Friday, hosting a panel with artists who each in their own way preserve a bit of the black American experience in their art, through sculpture, scatting or haikus.

Steinhardt Artists Celebrate Black Experience, Excellence

Steinhardt Artists Celebrate Black Experience, Excellence

By Phyllis Lam, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

As Black History Month continues, the Steinhardt Art & Arts Professions department has opened "jux-ta-po-si-tion," taking in what it means to be a black artist in today's America.

Students See Black History Month as More Important Now Than Ever

Students See Black History Month as More Important Now Than Ever

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

February 16, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News

The African Heritage Month planning committee has lined up a series of events to celebrate Black History Month. Students believe that the celebration to unify the NYU community.

‘Lemonade’-Inspiring ‘Daughters of the Dust’ To Be Re-Released

‘Lemonade’-Inspiring ‘Daughters of the Dust’ To Be Re-Released

By Natalie Whalen, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

One of the films that served as Beyoncé's inspiration for her visual album "Lemonade" is about to be re-released.

Tisch Freshman Leads ‘Pronouns’

Tisch Freshman Leads ‘Pronouns’

By Herman Lee, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

NYU Tisch freshman Sol Patches took the time to speak with WSN about his role in the new short film "Pronouns," which follows the life of a black transgender person and gives a dynamic portrait of the trans experience.

‘Loving’ Proves Comforting in Its Justice

‘Loving’ Proves Comforting in Its Justice

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

The new film "Loving" captures with astounding emotion and power the importance of the Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia which ruled in 1964 that any law prohibiting interracial marriage was unconstitutional.

‘Pieces in Space:’ You’ll Want to Take Notes

‘Pieces in Space:’ You’ll Want to Take Notes

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

The new LP from New York rap artist Sammus is a sorely needed dose of empowerment for women — particularly black women — dealt in smooth rhymes and defiant statements.

Ghana: Learning to Love my Dark Skin

Ghana: Learning to Love my Dark Skin

By Dejarelle Gaines, Highlighter Editor

October 12, 2016


Filed under Abroad, Features

Highlighter Editor Dejarelle Gaines recounts her experience in Ghana and how it affected her perception of beauty and self.

Luke Cage Is Not Just Relevant — It’s Excellent

Luke Cage Is Not Just Relevant — It’s Excellent

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

In a time where there are more black people incarcerated than there were recorded slaves in the history of the United States, Luke Cage brings a much-needed bulletproof black man to the screen and gives Marvel the revival it much needed.

How to Rock a Choker This Spring

How to Rock a Choker This Spring

By Camille Larkins, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

The Do's and Don'ts of how to rock this '90s classic accessory, today.

Houghton Fall/Winter 2016

Houghton Fall/Winter 2016

By Sophie Fay Shaw, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Houghton’s boutique style presentation for Fall 2016 was intimate yet airy. Held at the label’s West Chelsea atelier, the clothes were presented hanging or on dress forms. Houghton blends grunge and femme in the most sophisticated way, making it accessible to both a youthful and mature audiences. Alt...

Coach 1941 Fall/Winter 2016

Coach 1941 Fall/Winter 2016

By David Bologna, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week

Coach 1941 Fall/Winter 2016

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