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A Chilly Future for the Winter Olympics

A Chilly Future for the Winter Olympics

By Alison Zimmerman, Deputy Opinion Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Problems facing these Olympics stretch beyond diplomatic tiffs and scandals. In conjunction with the increasingly unreasonable cost of hosting and ticket sales far undershooting projections, this Winter Olympic Games is simply not worth the trouble.

Around the World in Three Beauty Trends

Around the World in Three Beauty Trends

By Thomas Chou, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

These international beauty and skincare trends can freshen up your daily routine.

Yuna Yang F/W 2017

Yuna Yang F/W 2017

By Sydney Ernstberger, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Sydney Ernstberger Yuna Yang’s Fall/Winter 2017 collection once again featured lace, but also shifted towards using more velvet. A palette of vibrant colors, reflective fabrics and floral prints, the collection was an homage to protests in South Korea and the Women’s Marches in the U.S. Infusing...

[UPDATE] NYU student to be released by North Korea

By Marita Vlachou, Deputy Managing Editor

October 5, 2015


Filed under News

UPDATE [Oct. 5, 11:46 p.m.]: NYU spokesperson John Beckman said the university is relieved to hear the good news of Joo's release. "He and his family have been in our thoughts," Beckman said. "We're relieved to learn of his release and glad for this good outcome." According to CNN, South Korea's National I...

NYU student in North Korea appears on CNN

By Christine Wang, Deputy News Editor

September 28, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Last semester, news broke that an NYU student had gone into North Korea. He was secretly presented to the media for the first time.

South Korean officials incompetent in crisis

South Korean officials incompetent in crisis

April 23, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Hundreds of passengers are still missing from the South Korean ferry disaster, which left at least 128 people dead. Anger and frustration are spreading across the country as officials have failed to provide accurate accounts of the rescue operation’s progress. The confusion created by erroneou...

NYU Reacts: Korean ferry tragedy

NYU Reacts: Korean ferry tragedy

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, Deputy News Editor

April 22, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

All over the world, people continue to mourn the sinking of the South Korean Sewol ferry on April 16. South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday that the crew’s actions during the incident were unforgivable and murderous. Crew members are facing charges while the search for passengers co...