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Women Heat up for a Hot Girl Semester

Women Heat up for a Hot Girl Semester

Stephanie Gentle, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2019

The Hot Girl Summer mantra encourages young women to embrace their lifestyles, and enjoy themselves shamelessly in a world that habitually knocks them down.

From Slime to Star: Young Thug’s Journey to Creating “So Much Fun”

From Slime to Star: Young Thug’s Journey to Creating “So Much Fun”

Sam Hadelman, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2019

It is like everyone has been eating off his plate for years.

New York Fashion Week Struts Off The Runway

New York Fashion Week Struts Off The Runway

Nora Hayes, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2019

Every year, New York Fashion Week (NYFW) welcomes flocks of models to strut down the streets of SoHo and sport this season’s latest couture. A deluge of flashing lights and cacophony of media personnel follow Gigi Hadid, Kendell Jenner and Irina Shayk dressed in Lauren, Longchamp and Maxwell. These...

Billie Eilish Battles Sexualization

Billie Eilish Battles Sexualization

Taylor Mascetta, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2019

Billie Eilish is not here for the appropriation of herself, or of other teenagers. The pop superstar, who is only 17 years old, has been engaged in an ongoing fight against underage sexualization. Earlier this summer, in an ad for Calvin Klein, Eilish revealed to her fans the reasoning behind her...

The Princess, The Frog and Other Buddies of the Bayou

The Princess, The Frog and Other Buddies of the Bayou

Lindsay Grippo, Editorial Director

September 11, 2019

“The Princess and the Frog” unexpectedly made me ugly cry — not your run-of-the-mill, “that-was-cute-but-only-mildly-compelling” eye-water and not because everything gets neatly tied with a bow at the end. No, the movie induced full-on heaves that let out with them my complete appreciation of its extremely lovable characters, its beautiful visuals, its imaginative plotline and its thorough exploration of a culture previously little-known to me

A New Tool in the Shed: “Fear Inoculum”

A New Tool in the Shed: “Fear Inoculum”

Noah Osborne

September 11, 2019

Tool is on the verge of becoming something great, worthy of being cherished by rock listeners and mainstream enthusiasts alike.

Post Malone Revels in Rawness on the Genre-Eluding “Hollywood’s Bleeding”

Post Malone Revels in Rawness on the Genre-Eluding “Hollywood’s Bleeding”

Alexandra Lange, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2019

You never know what to expect from Post Malone.

It’s Time For People to Cancel “Cancel” Culture

It’s Time For People to Cancel “Cancel” Culture

Kelly Christ, Columnist

September 11, 2019

Engaging in a positive mindset towards a situation is much better for your mental health. As celebrities on the receiving end of this level of criticism have found, it is incredibly damaging to the mental health and well-being of the “canceled.”

BronxArtSpace’s “Systems of Injustice” Walks Down the Halls of America’s Racist History

BronxArtSpace’s “Systems of Injustice” Walks Down the Halls of America’s Racist History

Sara Tsugranis, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2019

See “Systems of Injustice” before it closes on Sept. 14.

Senior Uses Instagram Fame to Fight Eating Disorders and Promote Healthy Living

Senior Uses Instagram Fame to Fight Eating Disorders and Promote Healthy Living

Briana Scalia, Operations Director, Opinion Editor

September 11, 2019

Caruso said her ultimate goal when it comes to her growing platform is “to open the conversation and break the stigma around eating disorders.” Go follow her Instagram account @healthfulradiance!

26.2 Miles of Laughs and Tears on “Brittany Runs a Marathon”

26.2 Miles of Laughs and Tears on “Brittany Runs a Marathon”

Elizabeth Haywood, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2019

Brittany, a 28-year-old New Yorker played by Jillian Bell, experiences a wake-up call after her doctor diagnoses her as obese.

Brockhampton Mellows on the Often-Stunning “GINGER”

Elise Soutar, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2019

The expression of pain is muted, but it cuts just as deep from a listener’s perspective.

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