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Singers fight back against body shaming

Singers fight back against body shaming

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer

April 8, 2015


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Musicians fight for positive body image both through song and social media.

Lady Gaga performs intimate set at Roseland Ballroom

Lady Gaga performs intimate set at Roseland Ballroom

By Dana Reszutek, Beauty/Style Editor

April 2, 2014


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Lady Gaga took the stage for her first of seven shows at the Roseland Ballroom, a residency that will last until the closing of the venue, on March 28. The promotional media for the residency features a photograph of Gaga before she became famous, establishing the theme of a celebration of Gaga’s jo...

On the Wire: Global

On the Wire: Global

February 24, 2014


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Berlin A 76-year-old woman was arrested for distributing cocaine to guests at her birthday party in the private bar she owns. — The Independent Tel Aviv Lady Gaga will be performing in September, as reported on Feb. 19. This is the second time Lady Gaga has performed in Israel. — The Times o...

ARTS ISSUE: Stans take dedication to extreme heights online, in real life

ARTS ISSUE: Stans take dedication to extreme heights online, in real life

December 5, 2013


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You may have noticed them on Twitter. Many people accidentally follow them, mistaking accounts like @DailyGagaTweets for the real stars. These false accounts are what are known as “stan” accounts. There’s a point when fandom gives way to something else — something over-the-top. Stan is the term adopted b...

ARTS ISSUE: Musicians adorn themselves with art history

ARTS ISSUE: Musicians adorn themselves with art history

By Alex Greenberger, Film Editor

December 5, 2013


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Last year, Kanye West showed up to a concert wearing a hoodie with Caravaggio’s Baroque painting “Entombment of Christ” on it, and nobody thought twice about it. Looking back on that sweatshirt, it seems more like a prophetic footnote in music history than just another fashionable outfit selection cho...

ARTS ISSUE: Lady Gaga loses sight of secrets to success

ARTS ISSUE: Lady Gaga loses sight of secrets to success

December 5, 2013


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When she debuted, Lady Gaga proclaimed she was in it for the fame. Five years later, she lives for the applause. Plenty has changed in between. Now, the star wears couture rather than hot-glued crafts, she dates an actor-model rather than a bar owner, and, despite hoards of superfans, her popularity is beginni...

WSN Arts Podcast, episode 7: ARTPOPcast

WSN Arts Podcast, episode 7: ARTPOPcast

November 20, 2013


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This week, the Arts team discusses Lady Gaga's latest album, and whether or not the pop star retains her signature persona or has lost her way. Be sure to listen to previous episodes and subscribe to the podcast on Soundcloud. ...

Lady Gaga overindulges in theatrics without substance on latest album, fails to live up to previous work

Lady Gaga overindulges in theatrics without substance on latest album, fails to live up to previous work

November 12, 2013


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As Lady Gaga returns with the release of her third studio album “ARTPOP,” the musician who is famous for her antics delivers simultaneously what was expected from her while also exploring new territory. In many ways, “ARTPOP” seems like the next logical step in the development of Lady...

Vibrant hair dyes can create sophisticated, chic styles

Vibrant hair dyes can create sophisticated, chic styles

September 18, 2013


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  The term “mallrat” can be defined as an adolescent with nothing better to do on a Friday night than loiter outside the local Hot Topic. Said individual claims to have a uniquely original style, despite looking nearly identical to his or her rebellious friends. More than one of us spent a...

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

March 14, 2013


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It’s hard to know who was more devastated by Lady Gaga’s decision to cancel her tour after a recent injury — her loyal fan base or Mother Monster herself. From the very beginning, Gaga created an image of self-love and empowerment, as demonstrated by the unforgettable meat dress she wore at the 2010 MTV Musi...

USC Professor to discuss gender politics of Lady Gaga

USC Professor to discuss gender politics of Lady Gaga

December 11, 2012


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Pop icon Lady Gaga’s experimental music and performative persona have moved off the stage and into academic discussion. On Tuesday, NYU’s Department of Social and Cultural Analysis will host a talk titled “What’s Gaga Got to do With It?: Gaga FemiBest Selling #1 Credit Repair Product 75% Guaranteed! nism and Queer Anarchy,” featuring University of Southe...

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