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All content by Marisa Lopez
An event held by the group 20s, a platform for young adults and artists. (Photo by Marisa Lopez)

Twentysomethings Have Something to Say

A platform for young creatives, 20s hosted its first in-person event on May 3.
Marisa Lopez and Anna de la Rosa May 6, 2019

(Photo Illustration by Sophia Di Iorio)

Is Curing Acne Worth the Side Effects?

Students weigh in on the infamous acne medication.
Marisa Lopez, Staff Writer Feb 19, 2019

The popular acne treatment isotretinoin — originally sold under the brand name Accutane — has been dubbed by some dermatologists as “the closest thing we have to a cure for...

Nolcha Shows F/W 2019

Nolcha Shows F/W 2019

Marisa Lopez, Staff Writer Feb 11, 2019

“Boom” by Tiësto welcomed guests to the Nolcha Shows. Each year, the Nolcha Shows provides a platform for promising independent designers to showcase their collections...

Westminster Abbey, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Photo: London Is Not the New York of Europe

Sep 24, 2018

Westminster Abbey, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Kate McKinnon wearing SNL’s parody athleisure  “pro-Chiller” leggings.

When Fashion Meets Comfort: Athleisure

Marisa Lopez, Staff Writer Apr 13, 2018
Athleisure: your certified fashionable excuse to wear leggings 24/7.
Color block nails from cubbiful, showcasing a current nail art trend.

Nailing Spring Designs for Your Manicure

Marisa Lopez, Contributing Writer Apr 6, 2018
Slay your nails this spring with some manicure trends that you can DIY.
A fisherman hat, one of the style trends this festival season.

Festival Style: A How-To Guide

Marisa Lopez, Staff Writer Mar 30, 2018
Festival season is upon us and it's time to start planning your outfit lineup.
The Snapchat app icon on an iPhone. Many people, including Kylie Jenner and Rihanna, have expressed dissatisfaction with Snapchat recently.

Snapchat Creeps Toward Its Death

Marisa Lopez, Staff Writer Mar 28, 2018
Ever since the new update, Snapchat's popularity has been declining.
An NYU student shows off her jewelry.

Call Me Daddy

Marisa Lopez, Contributing Writer Feb 19, 2018
NYU is the third fastest-growing sugar baby school. What is it like to be a sugar baby? Why do people do it? Read more to find out.
Fashion Hong Kong F/W 2018

Fashion Hong Kong F/W 2018

Marisa Lopez, Contributing Writer Feb 9, 2018

  The Hong Kong Trade Development Council is an organization dedicated to promoting Hong Kong based companies and connecting them to other major parties around the...

Milk Makeup offers foundations and creams for the new dewy makeup trend.

Move Over Matte, Dewy Skin Is In

Marisa Lopez, Contributing Writer Feb 9, 2018
Dewy skin is the new skin trend.
The novel “Broken April” by Ismail Kadare was a live adaptation production by Columbia graduate students Arthur Makaryan  and Ned Moore.

‘Broken April’: From Page to Stage

Marisa Lopez, Contributing Writer Jan 29, 2018
Columbia University recently adapted Ismail Kadare's "Broken April" for the stage in a minimalist, but powerful production.
Nathan Silvers enthralling new film Thirst Street tells a story of romantic obsession in Paris. The film opens on September 20th at Quad Cinemas.

‘Thirst Street’ — Under the Lights

Marisa Lopez, Contributing Writer Sep 19, 2017
"Thirst Street" is a story of a flight attendant whose life gets turned upside down after meeting a man on the job.