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The Objectification of Men Cannot Be Ignored

The Objectification of Men Cannot Be Ignored

By Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

If female sexualization in the media demeans women, the same must be said for men.

Male Objectification Does Not Compare

Male Objectification Does Not Compare

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

When a man is objectified, he is objectified by an individual or group. When a woman is objectified, she is objectified by society.

Men’s Body Positivity Is No Joke

Men’s Body Positivity Is No Joke

By Camille Larkins, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

The body positivity Aerieman campaign, while it may have been a well intentioned hoax, made light of a serious issue regarding our society's body image ideals.

Suitsupply Fall/Winter 2016

Suitsupply Fall/Winter 2016

By David Bologna, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week

Suitsupply Fall/Winter 2016

Men venture into world of makeup

Men venture into world of makeup

By Goktug Saatcioglu, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2014


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Many brands are introducing lines of cosmetics for men, noting a new trend in how we view makeup.

NYU study finds women yearn for relationships to become egalitarian

NYU study finds women yearn for relationships to become egalitarian

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, Deputy News Editor

March 13, 2014


Filed under News

A study exploring modern views on gender equality in dating released on March 6 finds that while women want egalitarian relationships with men, they do not necessarily reject traditional dating rituals. NYU doctoral candidate in sociology Ellen Lamont conducted the study. Her findings about the ...

Men’s, women’s basketball split games with Emory, Rochester

Men’s, women’s basketball split games with Emory, Rochester

February 24, 2014


Filed under Sports

Men’s basketball split their slate of games this weekend against UAA competition. The team traveled first to Atlanta to face the Emory University Eagles on Feb. 21. The Violets were outscored by 11 points in the first half and fell by a final score of 86-77. While the Violets faced a large d...

Musician JD Samson discusses career, creation of MEN

Musician JD Samson discusses career, creation of MEN

December 10, 2013


Filed under Arts

JD Samson is considered an icon among feminists and in the queer community, but she has mixed feelings about the esteem she receives. “I was in the right place at the right time,” she said of her involvement with feminist electroclash band Le Tigre, which achieved considerable success before deciding to take an...

Some men do not understand modern feminism

Some men do not understand modern feminism

September 12, 2013


Filed under Opinion

There are many things that men consider so-called turn-offs — snapping gum, cursing like a sailor, picking wedgies, off-color jokes. It’s common knowledge that a racist quip or ungraceful motion might keep a man’s romantic interest at bay, but who knew feminism could have the same effect? Rec...

Put nontraditional prints in everyday menswear

Put nontraditional prints in everyday menswear

October 10, 2012


Filed under Features

The chilly fall season has officially arrived, and the stylish men of NYU are breaking out their coats and boots that are fit for lower temperatures. But dreary days don’t necessarily mean darker color palettes. Prints other than the classic, plaid button-down shirt are making their way back into men’s...