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NYU Senior Awarded Rhodes Scholarship for Human Rights

NYU Senior Awarded Rhodes Scholarship for Human Rights

By Jemima McEvoy, Deputy News Editor

November 28, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Q&A with GLS senior Melissa Godin who was one of three students named a 2016 Rhodes Scholar for her research on human trafficking and volunteer tourism.

From a Hunger Strike To a Revolution

From a Hunger Strike To a Revolution

By Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

The new documentary on the famed hunger-striker Bobby Sands gives a hauntingly human look at the Irish icon.

Billie Marten: A Rising North Star

Billie Marten: A Rising North Star

By Kevin Hannon, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

English musician Billie Marten's debut album "Writing of Blues and Yellows" brings a powerfully understated work into the public eye after she was nominated for BBC's prestigious "Sound Of..." poll.

Wood House Fall/Winter 2016

Wood House Fall/Winter 2016

By Gabriella Bower, Beauty and Style Editor

February 3, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

The blank canvas that is Pier 59 Studios provided was the perfect backdrop for the Wood House Fall/Winter 2016 show. Every look was dominated by rich hues and clean lines. An army of men walked out one by one, individually stunning but effortlessly unified when standing together. The parents of d...

Rebecca Taylor Spring/Summer 2015

Rebecca Taylor Spring/Summer 2015

By Caroline Aghajanian, Contributing Writer

September 7, 2014


Filed under Fashion Week

Silk chiffon, embroidered flowers, fluttered tops and dresses dominated the runway of Rebecca Taylor's Spring/Summer 2015 collection. Model Waleska started the show wearing a midsummer paisley print double-layered silk chiffon dress. This eye-catching look continued to be a most highlighted theme...

High taxes in Europe hurt businesses

High taxes in Europe hurt businesses

February 27, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

In a campaign speech last month, Leader of the Labor Party Ed Miliband promised to raise the income tax rate among England’s wealthiest from 45 to 50 percent if elected prime minister. The Economist jokes that his tax hike will only bring in the amount of money needed to buy a few English Premier...

Bombay Bicycle Club comes into its own with ‘So Long’

Bombay Bicycle Club comes into its own with ‘So Long’

February 6, 2014


Filed under Arts

Since its formation in 2005, London band Bombay Bicycle Club has been relegated to the mass heap of indie pop rock churning out of England in the new millennium. Aside from the whimsical lyricism of frontman Jack Steadman, Bicycle Club’s first two LPs offered little to distinguish them from simila...

American audiences fancy U.K. television

American audiences fancy U.K. television

January 29, 2014


Filed under Arts

Television is a valued part of popular culture in both England and the United States — a diverse range of shows cross the Atlantic every day. Considering Hollywood’s large output of film and TV productions, Americans are surprisingly dedicated to British shows such as “Sherlock.” U.S. viewers...

English soccer teams battle for place in Champions League

English soccer teams battle for place in Champions League

February 28, 2013


Filed under Sports

  In the 2012-13 English Premier League season, the battle for fourth place is far more interesting than any struggle to win the league. With two months to go in the season, Manchester United, led by the incomparable Sir Alex Ferguson, sits 12 points ahead of their nearest challenger, Manchester City, and shows no ...