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All content by Marielle Marlys
A shopper who is aware of the environmental impacts of fast fashion chooses between two more sustainable options. As fast fashion companies are all about keeping up with the latest styles, they strive to generate products as fast as possible, leading to unethical practices and poor quality clothing. (Illustration by Li-Chun Pan)

Cheap Clothes Have a High Price Tag — and It’s Impacting Everyone

What are students doing to combat their fast fashion consumption?
Marielle Marlys, Staff Writer Feb 28, 2020

Though the price of fast fashion is appealing to many consumers, the industry faces irreversible consequences with regard to the global economy and climate patterns. Online clothing...

NYU Alum April Franzino is the Beauty Director of Good Housekeeping Magazine. (Photo from Pixabay)

Beauty and Barrymore — How This NYU Alum Made It Big

This NYU alumna is living out her dream as a Beauty Director at Good Housekeeping, Woman’s Day and Prevention magazines.
Marielle Marlys, Staff Writer Feb 6, 2020

It’s not every day that one gets to dine alongside Drew Barrymore while overlooking the New York City skyline. But for April Franzino, an NYU alumna and the current Beauty Director...

Hannah Tribolet, Gallatin junior, a young model recently moved from Los Angeles to New York. After developing her modeling career in London for two months, she returned to America and transfered to NYU. (Photo by Talia Barton)

Student Model Avoids Fashion Week And Other Industry Practices

How junior Hannah Tribolet defies many of the standards associated with a modeling career.
Marielle Marlys, Staff Writer Sep 26, 2019

Gallatin junior Hannah Tribolet is not your average student, but she’s also not your average model. The 20-year-old is signed with LA Models and recently moved from Los Angeles...