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Victoria Lin
Arts

Arts Vanity: Smells Like Arts Spirit—A Shoot Paper for Arts Calendar Exec

Outgoing Arts Chair Victoria Lin '17 is exposed as a desperate hanger-on to the Arts board with her shoot paper supporting her candidacy for Calendar exec.

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Arts

Editors' Note: Ha D.H. Le '17 and Victoria Lin '17

Outgoing chairs Ha D.H. Le '17 and Victoria Lin '17 look back on the past year of Crimson Arts and give thanks.

Miike Snow
Music

Artist Spotlight: Andrew Wyatt of Miike Snow

One-third the guy who wrote the Grammy-nominated Bruno Mars hit “Grenade” and two-thirds the team behind Britney Spears’ early aughts-defining “Toxic," Miike Snow know their way around a pop song. Prior to the start of their summer tour, vocalist Andrew Wyatt sat down with The Crimson to talk the band’s beginnings, the process of producing an album from three different continents, and the irreverence of Miike Snow.

Dream Team
Arts

Letter from the Chairs

Arts love.

Applied Math 141r: Computational Music Theory
College

Deriving the Right Note

The music track of the applied math concentration brings together computation, mathematical modeling, and music theory and composition to produce a uniquely quantitative study that serve to redefine Harvard’s liberal arts system for the silicon age.

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Music

Hear Me Out: Zayn Malik, ‘Pillowtalk’

“Everybody has sex, and it’s something people wanna hear about,” Zayn Malik said of "Pillowtalk" in an interview with The Sunday Times; and it would seem that when Malik is the one doing the talking (or rather the singing), “Pillowtalk” is indeed something that people want to hear.

Victoria Lin
On Campus

The Arts Vanity Issue's Roving Reporter: The Crimson Newsroom—On Ha Le

The Crimson (fails to) explore how incoming Arts Chair Ha Le juggles the 732 academic requirements she must fulfill as a biomedical engineering concentrator, the five-hour film screenings she attends weekly for her visual and environmental studies secondary, and the responsibilities of being a Campus Arts exec.

Music

Hear Me Out: Arcade Fire, 'Get Right' / 'Crucified Again'

Following the premiere of its much-maligned experimental documentary, “The Reflektor Tapes,” Arcade Fire is debuting five previously unreleased songs—two of which, “Get Right” and “Crucified Again,” will be released on 7-inch vinyl.

Silk Road Ensemble
On Campus

Yo-Yo Ma and Silk Road Ensemble Connect Cultures Through Music

Formed in 2000 by Yo-Yo Ma '76, the Silk Road Ensemble seeks to promote cross-cultural understanding through music. As artists in residence at Harvard since 2005, the music group participated in a panel discussion on Monday, April 20, and gave a concert with Ma last Friday.

HPT Woman of the Year
Student Life

Poehler Celebrated as Pudding's Woman of the Year

After the Pudding's annual parade and comedy roast, Poehler, the star of NBC’s sitcom “Parks and Recreation,” discussed the irony of receiving an honor at a university that she had long considered elitist.

Victoria Lin Vanity Portrait
Arts

Cats

I wrote a column this past semester, “Catwalk Society,” which lampooned various issues in the fashion industry, with a focus on those concerning modeling. The problems I described were pretty serious, I thought, and would require a total overhaul of our society’s way of thinking about race, body, gender, etc.

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Columns

The Male Model

Victoria Lin investigates the slew of problems that male models are faced with.

Fashion at Harvard
Arts

Atelier Improvisé: The State of Fashion at Harvard

A small cohort of students at Harvard aspire to work after graduation in fashion, a field not often pursued. These students, through various media, attempt to cultivate their passion despite Harvard’s absence of fashion-specific resources.

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Columns

From April to Lea

Victoria Lin explores the dark, consumer driven push behind the rise in transgender modeling.

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Columns

A Plus-Size Problem

Victoria Lin discusses the problem with "plus-size."

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