XXL Issue 154

XXL Freshmen 2013 Report Card
XXL Freshmen 2013 Report Card
Each year, XXL presents its list of the best Freshmen for the coming year, and each year that means another class has moved on to sophomore status. But just getting on the Freshmen List doesn't guarantee success—we like to say that it means the work really begins right then and there...
Editor-In-Chief Vanessa Satten Talks About The Making Of XXL Freshmen 2014
Editor-In-Chief Vanessa Satten Talks About The Making Of XXL Freshmen 2014
Picking the XXL Freshman Class is overwhelming. When anyone asks what the process is like, I explain that for a good few months we at XXL are really popular people. Everyone is our friend and wants to stop by the office and chill with us. Some are obvious about why they are coming around, and others try to play coy, like we don’t know what they are up to and why they’re there...