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Celebrities Give False Hope

Celebrities Give False Hope

Mollie Yellin, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Celebrities have such a strong influence over their followers that they could even convince people that they can code, even when logic says otherwise.

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NYU’s Recent Star Students

NYU’s Recent Star Students

Sherah Ndjongo, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

NYU has drawn celebrities for decades, but check out some of the most recent famous attendees and alumni to keep your eyes open for on campus.

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Outrage Over Vogue Cultural Appropriation Is Appropriate

Outrage Over Vogue Cultural Appropriation Is Appropriate

WSN Editorial Board

February 16, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Gallatin sophomore Karlie Kloss faced mass criticism after her photoshoot in yellow face for Vogue's March issue. However, she is not the only person at fault for this incident of cultural appropriation.

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NYU Students on Campus Celebrities: Over It

NYU Students on Campus Celebrities: Over It

Taylor Nicole Rogers, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under FEATURES

NYU students react to famous students on campus as we wait to see if Malia Obama will be attending in the fall.

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NYU should avoid marketing their current celebrity students

NYU should avoid marketing their current celebrity students

Dana Reszutek, Editor-at-Large

September 8, 2015


Filed under OPINION

NYU should not overuse its famous students for the sake marketing profit. They are students first, irrespective of their relative successes.

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Education back in style

Grace Halio and Sophie Lewis

March 4, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Fashion Week, FEATURES

Fashion and education have been intersecting, most recently with Karlie Kloss' announcement to leave Victoria's Secret for NYU.

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New-wave models perpetuate unrealistic beauty standards

New-wave models perpetuate unrealistic beauty standards

March 5, 2014


Filed under FEATURES

The ever-changing nature of the modeling industry is made evident in the contrast between the earliest supermodels, who appeared in the mid- to late-20th century, and the models who now appear on runways and magazine covers. Comparing Twiggy to Tyra Banks brings about a host of differences between...

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