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Love (and Dance) Heals all Wounds at Skirball

Love (and Dance) Heals all Wounds at Skirball

By Julia Fields, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Skirball Center for Performing Arts hosted “Love Heals All Wounds” –– an expressive dance performance from the group Movement Art Is that highlighted current social issues

Naeem Khan S/S 2018

Naeem Khan S/S 2018

By Pamela Jew, Deputy Copy Chief

September 13, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Dressing the likes of Beyoncé, Katy Perry and former First Lady Michelle Obama, Naeem Khan’s Spring/Summer 2018 collection is fit to dress a queen. The 40 piece assembly of mostly dresses and gowns was inspired by the Russian ballet. The show opened with orchestral music from Russian composer Tchaikov...

How to Avoid Online Harassment

How to Avoid Online Harassment

By Gabriella Bower and Abigail Weinberg

November 28, 2016


Filed under Features

Don't let online harassment get you down. Read on to find out how to fight back.

Barbara Tfank S/S 2017

Barbara Tfank S/S 2017

By Pamela Jew, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

As you entered the Laura Heller Gallery you were greeted by soft, remixed electro-harp music and Barbara Tfank’s elegant Spring/Summer 2017 collection. The models graced the gallery one by one, decked in the stunning, light-reflecting satin silhouettes. Tfank circled the room greeting repo...

Gender-Based Fashion Stereotypes Don’t Belong in Politics

By Sophie Fay Shaw, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Political women should be remembered for their politics rather than their style.

Harry’s Take: Should the U.S. have a first lady?

Harry’s Take: Should the U.S. have a first lady?

March 30, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

First lady Michelle Obama made a notably successful and uncontroversial trip to China last week — only her third solo trip during her time in office. She has rarely made forays into foreign affairs — instead focusing on the nation’s eating habits, which is why this trip seemed such an unusual...

On the Wire: Global

On the Wire: Global

March 25, 2014


Filed under News

Shanghai Michelle Obama mentioned NYU Shanghai student Royale Nicholson and wished her a happy birthday when she spoke at Peking University in Beijing. Sydney A man passed away after being swept into a stormwater drain during the bad weather in Sydney. Two others were struck by lightning....

Greater social effort needed to combat child obesity

Greater social effort needed to combat child obesity

February 26, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

As child obesity increases, pediatric surgeons in the United States are faced with a new predicament — the lowering age of weight-loss surgery recipients. According to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, one of many concerns with pediatric weight-loss surgeries is that there is no data available on how the abrupt change in nutrition could...