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Barnard’s Athena Sheds Light on American Heroines

Barnard’s Athena Sheds Light on American Heroines

By Taylor Stout, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Barnard College’s eighth annual Athena Film Festival took place this past weekend to represent and honor women in the film industry.

A Tale of Two Administrations

A Tale of Two Administrations

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

The Golden Globe-nominated biopic "The Post" reveals unsettling parallels between the political administrations of then and now.

‘The Post’: A Q&A with Hanks, Spielberg and Streep

‘The Post’: A Q&A with Hanks, Spielberg and Streep

By Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor

December 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

WSN speaks with Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep and Steven Spielberg about their upcoming movie, The Post.

A Timeline of Celebrity Political Demonstrations on TV

A Timeline of Celebrity Political Demonstrations on TV

By Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

From Meryl Streep fiery Golden Globes speech to Marlon Brando's 1973 Oscars boycott, WSN explores the lively, and mostly recent, history of celebrity political demonstrations made on television.

Meryl Streep must embrace the F-word

Meryl Streep must embrace the F-word

By Elizabeth Moore, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Meryl Streep and celebrities like her must serve as vocal role models for a new generation of unapologetic feminists devoted to the pursuit of equality.

Meryl Streep trades silver screen for soapbox

Meryl Streep trades silver screen for soapbox

April 1, 2014


Filed under Arts

At a press conference on Sunday, famed actress Meryl Streep announced she would retire from acting after she wraps up production on her current project, “Suffragette.” Having run the gamut of roles, starring in films from “Sophie’s Choice” to “The Devil Wears Prada,” the iconic 64-ye...