Tag Archives: New York Times

Worse Than Wall Street: Trading Diplomas for Dollars

  Kids learn from an early age that nothing in life is free. Life is an investment. But this doesn’t crack the windows of sheltered childhood realities until we are being shipped off via U-Hauls to college; the first time … Continue reading

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Republican Campaign Takes Hits from Hit Makers

Mitt Romney This week, the band Silversun Pickups issued a cease-and desist order against Mitt Romney’s campaign for using their song, Panic Switch, at events. The band also issued the following statement:

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Treadmill Stress Test Proven Inaccurate: Why Keep Using It?

Last week, the New York Times reported that stress tests were inaccurate at detecting heart disease. The article read, “The United States Preventive Services Task Force, joined the call by recommending against routine testing with electrocardiograms, or EKGs, in people … Continue reading

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All Aboard: Plane Essentials for Summer Travel

Summer is synonymous with travel. Whether a destination wedding in Bora Bora, or a cross-continental trip to visit family in Oregon, many of us will be high in the sky at some point this season. Here are my Top 10 … Continue reading

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Star-Watch: Look Out for Photographer Kasia Bobula

If you follow fashion photography, don’t be surprised to find Kasia Bobula  popping up more often. This London-based photographer has worked with a variety of fashion magazines in the UK, and has just recently covered her first London Fashion Week. … Continue reading

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This Week’s Fashion News Roundup

The much-anticipated Jason Wu for Target collection was released yesterday, resulting in, unsurprisingly, several items quickly selling out online. Were you one of the lucky ones who snagged what you wanted?

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Trading Marshmallows for Moschino: Fashion Camp NYC

Remember sleepaway camp? Where we’d beg our parents to let us go away for an extended period of time during the summer, all to play team games, roast marshmallows over the open fire, and stay up all night braiding each … Continue reading

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British Painter Lucian Freud Dies at 88

The grandson of psycho-analyst Sigmund Freud, famous for reinventing portrait painting, Lucian Freud died of an unknown illness on Wednesday in London. William Acquavella of Acquavella Galleries, Mr. Freud’s art dealer, made the announcement public. The Washington Post wrote, “Often … Continue reading

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It’s About Time: Spider-Man Opens on Broadway

After nine years of accidents and delays, “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” opened on Tuesday night at Foxwoods Theater. The $70 million show opening welcomed many celebrities including Spike Lee, Steve Martin, Liam Neeson, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Bill and … Continue reading

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SNL’s Bastard Child The Lonely Island Pairs with Pop Stars on New Album

The boys that brought funny back to the dwindling Saturday Night Live are prepping their latest album, Turtleneck & Chains. The new Lonely Island record follows the trio’s incredib(ad)ly successful breakout release, featuring such instant classics as “I’m on a … Continue reading

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