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Frustrated with Setbacks, Student Activists Plan Change in Tactics

Frustrated with Setbacks, Student Activists Plan Change in Tactics

By Bela Kochkarova, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under News, University News

After years of failing to get through to the university, NYU's Student Labor Action Movement is changing its tactics for the 2018-2019 school year.

All Hype, No Heat: VFILES at Fashion Week

All Hype, No Heat: VFILES at Fashion Week

By Amanda Burkett, Beauty and Style Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features, New York Fashion Week S/S19, New York Fashion Week S/S19

Wacky as always, the VFiles show in this year's Fashion Week did not disappoint.

The Intersectionality Feature

The Intersectionality Feature

By Pamela Jew and Veronica Liow

March 19, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Under the Arch

As we become more aware of issues related to identity, it is increasingly evident that intersectionality is a must when addressing how to tackle these. Given that intersectionality, coined by Kimberlé Crenshaw, began with the feminist movement, the Intersectionality Feature focuses on issues that plague f...

Purgatory of Asians in American Culture

Purgatory of Asians in American Culture

By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Lack of accurate representations of Asians and Asian-Americans in the media create false narratives that are toxic to the community. And with the perception of them as the model minority, there is a severe lack of allyship for the marginalized community.

Testing the Exposed Thong Trend

Testing the Exposed Thong Trend

By Naomi Lichter, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

One writer tries out this daring trend and reflects on the social and cultural influences that have shaped it.

Cartoon: Time is Ticking

Cartoon: Time is Ticking

By Aiden Bae, Cartoonist

April 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Time is ticking for Senior Vice President of Student Affairs Marc Wais, NYU President Andrew Hamilton and Board of Trustees Chairperson William Berkley (from left to right).

No More LGBT Character Tragedies

No More LGBT Character Tragedies

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The media as a whole should be held accountable for enforcing stereotypical representation and must instead be pressured into inciting more fleshed out, accurate LGBTQ portrayals.

Student Representation on Board of Trustees Wins in SSC Vote

Student Representation on Board of Trustees Wins in SSC Vote

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

February 16, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, Top Story, University News

In a 17-8 victory among the Student Senators Council, SLAM succeeded in its first step to have a student representative on the Board of Trustees.

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.

TV is Getting Better for Everyone, Including Kids

TV is Getting Better for Everyone, Including Kids

By Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Kids shows these days are an incredible improvement from the days of high-octane meaningless television.

The Oscars Being Self-Aware Doesn’t Change the Fact They’re Still Racist

The Oscars Being Self-Aware Doesn’t Change the Fact They’re Still Racist

By Ana Lopez, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion

There’s only so much celebrities can accomplish by saying what has already been said a hundred times. If the Academy was hoping that the social consciousness on display Sunday night would exonerate them, they were sorely mistaken. The problems run much deeper than that.

Canadian parliamentary diversity is a model to follow

Canadian parliamentary diversity is a model to follow

By Emily Fong, Staff Writer

November 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion

It is time for Americans to look to their northern neighbors and follow the excellent example they have set.

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