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“Marguerite” is a Surprising, Off-Key Delight

“Marguerite” is a Surprising, Off-Key Delight

By Dejarelle Gaines, Copy Chief

March 8, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

French film "Marguerite" centers on a wealthy, aspiring opera singer — who cannot sing.

Black Diaspora Icon Stresses Education

Black Diaspora Icon Stresses Education

By Daniela Cobos, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under News, University News

On Jan. 29, Christiane Taubira, France’s former minister of justice, spoke at NYU about her life story and her political convictions during a public lecture.

‘Mustang’ confronts horror of gender oppression in Turkey

‘Mustang’ confronts horror of gender oppression in Turkey

By Ryan Matera, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

"Mustang" tracks the disruption of childhood when five young Turkish girls are forced into arranged marriages.

Learn from the master

By Mikaella Evaristo, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Gallatin alumnus and Barneys New York insider Jackie Kim shares words of wisdom on everything from internships to post-grad life in the industry.

Tosia Spring/Summer 2016

Tosia Spring/Summer 2016

By Nynalia Urbieta, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2015


Filed under Fashion Week

Tosia Spring/Summer 2016

Replicate runway looks with simple, trendy DIY hairstyles

Replicate runway looks with simple, trendy DIY hairstyles

By Emily Harris, Contributing Writer

September 4, 2014


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Braided locks and top knots are in abundance for the Autumn runway hair forecast.

Vittorio’s Razor: Valls a smart addition to Hollande administration

Vittorio’s Razor: Valls a smart addition to Hollande administration

April 24, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

In an attempt to improve his 18 percent approval rating at the beginning of the new year, liberal French President Francois Hollande promised a “responsibility pact” to aggravated French firms. The pact is aimed at boosting France’s stagnant growth by, among other things, cutting 30 billion e...

‘Little Paris Kitchen’ brings French homecooking to dorms

‘Little Paris Kitchen’ brings French homecooking to dorms

February 4, 2014


Filed under Dining, Features

Many students who are interested in improving their cooking skills this semester may struggle with the confines of small dorm kitchens and a lack of specialized cooking equipment. These students can find a fun solution in Rachel Khoo’s “The Little Paris Kitchen,” published by Chronicle Books in 2012...

Le Midi brings French cuisine to Union Square

Le Midi brings French cuisine to Union Square

November 19, 2013


Filed under Dining, Features

Le Midi Bar & Restaurant, a French bistro located only a block away from Union Square, officially opened its doors on Nov. 13, offering customers an assortment of French dishes. Owner Andrew Song said inspiration for the restaurant came to him while traveling through the countryside of France. ...

Sundance Channel’s ‘Returned’ breathes life into zombie horror genre

Sundance Channel’s ‘Returned’ breathes life into zombie horror genre

November 14, 2013


Filed under Arts

  As AMC’s “The Walking Dead” continues to break ratings records and pave the way as one of cable’s greatest successes, a smaller, less extravagant zombie series is quietly breathing new life into the Sundance Channel. “The Returned,” a French series subtitled in English, airs i...

‘Camille Claudel 1915,’ Binoche create haunting look at mental insanity

‘Camille Claudel 1915,’ Binoche create haunting look at mental insanity

October 17, 2013


Filed under Arts

“Camille Claudel 1915” is a meditative and devastating examination of sanity, sexism and artistic silencing from new French extremism filmmaker Bruno Dumont. This provocateur's new film serves as an account of a year in the life of sculptress Camille Claudel (Juliette Binoche), who was both stud...

Classic French cuisine comes to Greenwich Village

Classic French cuisine comes to Greenwich Village

November 6, 2012


Filed under Features

Greenwich Village’s newest French restaurant is all about sandwiches. La Maison du Croque Monsieur located on 17 E. 13th St. centers its menu around the croque monsieur, a grilled ham and cheese sandwich similar to an American grilled cheese. Yves Jadot, one of the restaurant’s owners said there...

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