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Libby Edelman Announced as First Entrepreneurs Festival Keynote Speaker

Libby Edelman Announced as First Entrepreneurs Festival Keynote Speaker

By Lexi Faunce and Anne Cruz

February 12, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Entrepreneurs Festival has announced one of their keynote speakers for this year's student-organized entrepreneurial event.

The issue with Miley’s hair

By Riley Stenehjem, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music

Miley Cyrus built a career on cultural appropriation and fails to acknowledge her white privilege.

‘Dead Petz’ isn’t for everyone

‘Dead Petz’ isn’t for everyone

By Tye Musante, Contributing writer

September 14, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music, Music

Miley Cyrus makes her bizarre return with the release of her free album, "Dead Petz."

Industry has sexist standards

Industry has sexist standards

By Janelle Pitts, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Music

While the music industry has made major strides toward feminism, it remains largely sexist

Female pop stars are feminist role models

Female pop stars are feminist role models

By Allison Stubblebine, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Music

Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift and other stars are promoting themselves as feminists

Arts Issue: Minds behind music to thank for hits

Arts Issue: Minds behind music to thank for hits

April 10, 2014


Filed under Arts

Celebrity music producers are the reason for today’s greatest hits. While vocal talent is important, it is often the background elements that truly make a track or element stand out. Perhaps the best example in recent memory is courtesy of the two producers who helped reinvent Miley Cyrus’ musica...

Cyrus bares skin, emotions at Barclays Center

Cyrus bares skin, emotions at Barclays Center

April 8, 2014


Filed under Arts

Several months ago, during one of the most-discussed performances of recent memory, Miley Cyrus twerked in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center at MTV’s Video Music Awards, relinquishing her Disney reputation and solidifying her new persona. On April 5, Cyrus appeared in Brooklyn once again. But this ti...

She came in like a wrecking ball

She came in like a wrecking ball

April 1, 2014


Filed under News

Angry students and NYU faculty are hosting a benefit concert on April 2 to raise enough money to demolish Bobst Library after a particularly brutal midterm season. The concert will take place in the middle of Washington Square Park in the project known as Bye Bye Bobsty. Oliver Oken, lead organizer ...

Miley Cyrus sheds Disney image on tour

Miley Cyrus sheds Disney image on tour

March 11, 2014


Filed under Arts

When Miley Cyrus released her 2007 hit “See You Again,” perhaps the best-known lyric was the excuse, “she’s just being Miley,” bringing to mind images of her innocent childhood days as a Disney Channel star on “Hannah Montana.” Her Video Music Awards performance in 2013 continues...

ARTS ISSUE: Pop divas create personas with style, musical talents

ARTS ISSUE: Pop divas create personas with style, musical talents

December 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

Miley Cyrus’ much discussed VMA performance will soon be remembered as an event on par with other infamous pop music moments. It was rude, crude and not exactly deep. But one thing is for sure — it has cemented an iconic image of Cyrus in our minds, for better or for worse. The previously ...

WSN Arts Podcast, episode 5: All About Miley

WSN Arts Podcast, episode 5: All About Miley

October 17, 2013


Filed under Arts

This week on the WSN Arts podcast, a group of editors and writers discuss Miley Cyrus' latest album, "Bangerz," and the music star's persona in the media. Be sure to listen to this and previous episodes of the podcast, and subscribe to new episodes at WSN's Soundcloud account. ...

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