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When Fashion Meets Comfort: Athleisure

When Fashion Meets Comfort: Athleisure

By Marisa Lopez, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Athleisure: your certified fashionable excuse to wear leggings 24/7.

When Fashion Gets a Sense of Humor

When Fashion Gets a Sense of Humor

By Liv Chai, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Fashion parodies and memes make fashion less exclusive, while also opening up creative possibilities.

SNL Structure Needs Update

SNL Structure Needs Update

By Allison De La Bastida, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

But one sketch, of one impersonation, from a non-cast member cannot be the sole reason of SNL. If it wants to keep on more than surviving on TV it’s due for some structural change, and fast before Baldwin gives up the Trump gig.

Top 10 SNL Political Sketches

Top 10 SNL Political Sketches

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Staff Writer Lily Dolin shares her personal Top 10 political sketches from "Saturday Night Live."

Tapping in on TV Tapings

Tapping in on TV Tapings

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Features

Late nights and lines are the name of the game when it comes to television tapings. Here are some tips and experiences from NYU students.

Quick, Do This Before Graduating!

Quick, Do This Before Graduating!

By Camille Larkins, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Features

Read about all the classic NYU things you should do before you leave campus for good.

Trump SNL gets more protesters than laughs

Trump SNL gets more protesters than laughs

By Jordan Reynolds, Staff Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Donald Trump was an awkward, misogynistic and racist host on "Saturday Night Live."

This place has everything: SNL memorabilia, history and Stefon

This place has everything: SNL memorabilia, history and Stefon

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Walk through a week of production at SNL, sit on Wayne's couch and stand on the legendary Studio 8H stage at "SNL: The Exhibition."

Staff Recommendations: SNL skits

Staff Recommendations: SNL skits

By Rachel Ruecker, Anne Cruz, Joseph Myers, Grace Halio, and Audrey Deng

October 7, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

SNL celebrates 41 seasons of late-night sketches, cold openings and Weekend Updates. Reminisce the many generations of actors with these sketch picks from the WSN staff.

Dismissive responses to catcalling problematic

Dismissive responses to catcalling problematic

By Annie Cohen, Staff Columnist

November 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Street harassment does not exist in a vacuum and to effectively address it, discussions cannot have dismissive tones.

Alumnus reflects after “Portlandia” success

Alumnus reflects after “Portlandia” success

By Ife Olujobi, Entertainment Editor

August 24, 2014


Filed under Arts

The name may not ring a bell, but Jonathan Krisel, an alumnus from the Tisch School of the Arts, Class of 2000, is a prolific comedy director who has worked on some of today’s best comedy shows, with directing credits ranging from “Saturday Night Live” to “Kroll Show.” This year he is nominated...

Arts Issue: ‘Saturday Night Live’ writers outshine hosts

Arts Issue: ‘Saturday Night Live’ writers outshine hosts

April 10, 2014


Filed under Arts

In a sketch last week during his second hosting gig on “Saturday Night Live,” Louis C.K. had a rough time. Many of his remarks in “Black Jeopardy” as the character Mark were not only offbeat, but also awkwardly racist. Watching celebrities behave uncharacteristically has always been one of t...

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