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NYU Reacts: Trump vs. LaVar Ball

Maddie Howard, Sports Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

NYU students react to the current Twitter feud between President Donald Trump and media personality LaVar Ball.

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Chinese, American Diplomats Call for Cooperation

Chinese, American Diplomats Call for Cooperation

Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

He Yafei, former Vice President of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The People's Republic of China, spoke at NYU regarding US-China relations.

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Naersi S/S 2018

Naersi S/S 2018

Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

September 11, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

For it’s Spring/Summer 2018 collection, Chinese label Naersi created a night at the museum as its runway took place at the American Museum of Natural History. The Irma and Paul Milstein Family Hall of Ocean Life was transformed into a backdrop for the show, with the 94-foot long fiberglass model of a blue whale overhead and blue mood lighting underscoring the aquatic-focused setting. Several Chinese celebrities attended, such as models Li Siyu and Chang Luping, as well as American actress Leighton Meest...

First Generation Americans’ Double Lives

Sierra Jackson, News Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

First generation American students face different challenges than their fellow students.

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Feng Chen Wang S/S 2018

Feng Chen Wang S/S 2018

Liv Chai, Staff Writer

July 11, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

In her Spring/Summer 2018 collection, designer Feng Chen Wang tackled the topic of “Seek[ing] to redefine the ‘Made in China’ stamp.” In doing so, the London-based designer offered a revamped look fit for this generation’s fearless youth. With the hypnotic chant of a tambourine and...

Strike on Syria Was Good Move for United States

Strike on Syria Was Good Move for United States

Graziella Pastor, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under OPINION

The political and economic repercussions of the Syrian military strike prove Trump's quick acting was very advantageous for the United States.

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Trump, China and North Korea: A Raw Deal

Trump, China and North Korea: A Raw Deal

Anand Balaji, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under OPINION

These actions were both done in retaliation against an increasingly aggressive North Korea that has conducted several missile launches and a public assassination in Malaysia since Trump took office. However Trump’s response has done nothing to improve the safety of the region and instead seriously undermines one of his core campaign promises: holding China accountable on free trade.

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‘Age of Empires’ Makes the Expansive Palatable

‘Age of Empires’ Makes the Expansive Palatable

Carter Glace, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

The Met's new "Age of Empires" exhibit is not only a once-in-a-lifetime display of art and artifacts from China's Qin and Han dynasties, but an incredibly illustrative picture of the Chinese empire during a time when it coexisted with a global expanse of other great cultures.

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Tisch Senior Talks Making Thesis Film ‘Paper Daughters’

Tisch Senior Talks Making Thesis Film ‘Paper Daughters’

Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

March 2, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

NYU senior Alexander Lu's thesis film "Paper Daughters" creates a personal interpretation of what was once American history during the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 — and what, with threats of increased immigration regulation, may come to be again.

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The New Year Issue

The New Year Issue

WSN Management Team

January 30, 2017


Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS, TOP STORY

While most of the United States celebrated the New Year almost a month ago, within the melting pot that people of various identities call home, the New Year never really seems to stop. To commemorate another 365 days orbiting the sun, Chinese people celebrated the Lunar New Year this past Saturday,...

WATCH: The Shanghai Study Abroad Experience

WATCH: The Shanghai Study Abroad Experience

Alexis Zerafa, Contributing Writer

November 11, 2016


Filed under Abroad, FEATURES

I’m Alexis, and I’ve been fortunate enough to have the opportunity to study in Shanghai for the fall of 2016. I want to do everything in my power to remember this wonderful experience, so I’ve been making monthly videos of what I’ve been up to in and around the city. Although it’s impossibl...

Culture in the Context of Chinese Communism

Culture in the Context of Chinese Communism

Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2016


Filed under ARTS, Film

In the wake of the end of the Cultural Revolution's end in China, visual artist Cai-Guo Qiang began to grow his career, culminating in his most impressive work that led to Kevin MacDonald's documentary of the same title, "Sky Ladder."

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