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Victor Leonard

Victor Leonard

By Pamela Jew, Copy Chief

December 7, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

With tiger-like eyes, in appearance and nature, Victor Leonard has a keen sense for two things: fashion and making connections. He does everything from designing and styling to making connections to giving a voice to underrepresented groups. Leonard might be humble when talking about his talents, but ...

Canvassing Creates Creepy Conversations

Canvassing Creates Creepy Conversations

By Thomas Price, Opinion Editor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Regardless of the nobility of these causes, the techniques employed to squeeze dollars out of unsuspecting pedestrians are uncomfortable.

People Rally for Pro-Planned Parenthood

People Rally for Pro-Planned Parenthood

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

February 11, 2017


Filed under City News, News, University News

Students and prominent feminist figures gathered in Washington Square Park in support of Planned Parenthood today.

March into Feminist Fashion

March into Feminist Fashion

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Feeling inspired by the signs and chants from the recent Women’s March? There are plenty of fashionable ways to show your feminist pride.

Women, Allies Take to the Streets

Women, Allies Take to the Streets

By Taylor Nicole Rogers, Features Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Features

This weekend, hundreds of thousands of women marched on Washington and in other cities both great and small across our nation. As to be expected, hundreds of member of the NYU community participated. Here are a few of their stories.

Fashion and Beauty Campaigns Empower and Inspire

Fashion and Beauty Campaigns Empower and Inspire

By Brina Jeffries, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

From Nasty Gal x Nasty Woman to the 67 Percent project by Refinery29, fashion and beauty campaigns are taking a feminist stand that every woman can rally behind.

“Trapped” Details Absurd Abortion Laws

“Trapped” Details Absurd Abortion Laws

By Jenny Levine, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In a heartbreaking portrait of conservative southern politics, Dawn Porter's documentary "Trapped" looks into the restrictions placed on abortion clinics in the United States and the way it regulates women's bodies.

Women need more than Cruz’s condoms

Women need more than Cruz’s condoms

By Elizabeth Moore, Deputy Opinion Editor

December 3, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The war on women is frighteningly real, and just because one Republican’s privilege and ignorance blinds him to it doesn’t mean that it doesn’t exist, or that he himself hasn’t played an active role in waging it.

Planned Parenthood hopes to expand sex ed conversation

Planned Parenthood hopes to expand sex ed conversation

By Kati Garrity, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2015


Filed under City News, News

The Planned Parenthood of New York City Action Fund hosted a discussion and Q & A on the state of sexuality education policy.

#ShoutYourAbortion’s bravery born of necessity

#ShoutYourAbortion’s bravery born of necessity

By Elizabeth Moore, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The #ShoutYourAbortion campaign is a welcome addition in the national conversation concerning reproductive rights.

GOP must end its war on women

GOP must end its war on women

By Annie Cohen, Contributing writer

September 23, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Given how many of Planned Parenthood's activities have nothing to do with abortion, the GOP must end its war on women.

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