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Atelier Kate S/S 2018

Atelier Kate S/S 2018

By Kaylee Scinto, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

  When Katherine Tramposh got out of college, she swore she would never own her own fashion brand. But later on, she found herself looking at the way the fashion industry was run and didn’t like what she saw. She wanted to start a brand that reflected the changes she wished to see in the in...

Livari S/S 2018

Livari S/S 2018

By Valerina Young, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Fashion week is a time to make statements. For the Spring/Summer 2018 season, Livari made grand assertions one stitch at a time. One statement the new eco-friendly womenswear label made was on a t-shirt with an image of a skeletal spine, reflecting that women are the backbone of society. Co-designe...

Sustainable Restaurants Near NYU Campus

Sustainable Restaurants Near NYU Campus

By Sydney Ernstberger, Contributing Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Dining, Features, Top Stories

Although there are tons of great restaurants near NYU, they don't all value where their food comes from. Here is a list of eight restaurants near campus that are environmentally sustainable and provide ethically sourced food.

Shop With a Clean Conscience

Shop With a Clean Conscience

By Kate Holland, Contributing Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Supporting stores that employ sustainable manufacturing tactics can ameliorate the fashion industry’s long-held struggle with ethical production. Here are some places you can shop at this spring to support the movement toward sustainability.

How to Become a More Conscious Eater

How to Become a More Conscious Eater

By Yasmin Gulec, Dining Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Dining, Features

With the increase of consumers concerned about animal welfare, many companies have taken to labeling food packages with often misleading messages. Here’s some information about common food labels to help you become a more conscious eater.

Demystifying Green Thread

Demystifying Green Thread

By Jiayun Yang, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Dining, Features

By asking a few random students on campus and employees at NYU’s dining halls, not much information about Green Thread could be gathered. So what exactly is Green Thread? It’s time to demystify it.

We Should Embrace the Clean Meat Revolution

We Should Embrace the Clean Meat Revolution

By Eve Wetlaufer, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Although clean meat is expensive to produce now, it won’t always be that way — savings from reduced animal farming are dramatic.

Can Fast Fashion Really Green the Industry?

Can Fast Fashion Really Green the Industry?

By Lingyi Hou, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

H&M, leading fast fashion retailer, makes efforts to improve sustainability with World Recycle Week initiative.

Stern Receives $1 Million to Launch Center for Sustainable Business

Stern Receives $1 Million to Launch Center for Sustainable Business

By Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Stern received $1 million from Citi Foundation to implement more sustainable business practices.

Designers leave, industry not over

By Gabriella Bower, Violet Vision Blog Editor

October 29, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

As the industry undergoes change, the fashion world continuously moves forward.

NYU goes green with Zero Waste

NYU goes green with Zero Waste

By Thomas Peracchio, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under News, University News

From Oct. 19-26th, a group of students are challenging themselves by going waste-free.

NYU Law hosts climate panel

NYU Law hosts climate panel

By Stephanie Grella, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014


Filed under News

Coverage of the "U.S. Carbon Markets: The Clean Air Act and Beyond" Panel at the NYU Law Institute for Policy Integrity's Conference on the Future of U.S. Climate Policy.