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The Dark Side of Skin Lightening

The Dark Side of Skin Lightening

By Kate Holland and Sophie Shaw

November 9, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

The $10 billion industry promotes archaic and harmful beauty standards for people of color. NYU students discuss how these standards of beauty have and have not shifted in Asian communities.

Jay Godfrey Spring/Summer 2015

Jay Godfrey Spring/Summer 2015

By Anna Deustua and Levi Supowitz

September 5, 2014


Filed under Fashion Week

A barefoot Idgy Dean stands center stage, stomping on guitar pedals and wailing into a single microphone. Around her stands Jay Godfrey’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection, actively encompassing his “Electric West” theme: fringed dresses, cropped chevron-patterned tuxedos, and tea-stained ivory lace, all all...

Omar’s Oration: West must counteract Russian aggression

Omar’s Oration: West must counteract Russian aggression

March 4, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

  Vladimir Putin does not care what the West thinks. All post-Cold War truces seem to be more or less off the table. Since the Winter Olympics ended, Putin, rarely agreeable to begin with, has intensified his hostile behavior by further separating himself from the United States and the Euro...