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‘Black Panther’ Breaks Barriers On Screen and Off

‘Black Panther’ Breaks Barriers On Screen and Off

By Zuleyma Sanchez, Deputy Social Media Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Marvel’s latest superhero story "Black Panther" hasn’t yet hit theaters, but it’s already catalyzing change for all future films of it genre.

Mirror NYFW icons with affordable styles

Mirror NYFW icons with affordable styles

By Hannah Alexander, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2014


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Whether aware of it or not, the average student walking through SoHo has most likely brushed shoulders with a model, a blogger, an editor, a designer or possibly an A-list celebrity. This is because of New York Fashion Week, which brings all members of the fashion and entertainment industries to the city to watch the world’s best designers showcase their newest collections.

Arts Issue: Hollywood ‘It Girls’ win audiences over with charm

Arts Issue: Hollywood ‘It Girls’ win audiences over with charm

April 10, 2014


Filed under Arts

With her subtle femininity, sheer beauty and sincere persona, the “It Girl” — any up-and-coming performer who charms her way to fame — is idolized by Hollywood and its adoring audience. This archetype has evolved from a periodical phrase to a legitimate distinction in the entertainment industry. ...

Steve McQueen awakens emotions in ’12 Years a Slave’

Steve McQueen awakens emotions in ’12 Years a Slave’

October 17, 2013


Filed under Arts

  One of the many reasons “12 Years a Slave” is great is its resistance against depending on violence to elicit an emotional reaction. Of course, because the film is a slave narrative, director Steve McQueen never holds back from showing the brutality of the whippings, rapes and emoti...