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Late night eats: 5 places to go after the party

Late night eats: 5 places to go after the party

Elliott Case, Digital Managing Editor March 19, 2023

A night out in New York City is never complete without a late night snack. Whether it's a burger dripping in grease and ketchup accompanied with crispy crinkle cut french fries or a pint of half melted...

Smoke Shops are getting sillier, and its no accident.

Smoke Shops are getting sillier, and it’s no accident.

Malik Legendre , Guest Writer March 9, 2023

It’s a Wednesday afternoon and you decide to counter your mid-week slump with some edibles, just to have some light fun. You look around and quickly enough you find one of the many Smoke Shops around...

Human Runway used for Downtown Fashion Show

Human Runway used for Downtown Fashion Show

Elise Uhlar, Guest Writer March 6, 2023

On the evening of February 18th, a woman and a carpet orchestrated an event. The essence of such- artfully disheveled, an amalgamation of killer heels and domineering boots, all pressed firmly upon a soft...

The Christmas Spirit in the Winter Village

The Christmas Spirit in the Winter Village

Isabella Grinwald-Bartz, Guest Writer December 23, 2022

October 28, 2022 marked the start of the Christmas season in New York with the opening of the Bank of America Winter Village in Bryant Park. This is the 21st year that the event has taken place. The village...

Cheap Things to do in NYC

Cheap Things to do in NYC

Rayiah Ross, Social Media Manager September 22, 2022

Having fun in New York City can feel impossible if you’re on a limited budget, the inability of it all is even worse as a college student. New York City is among the most expensive places in the world...

The Best Tattoo Shops For Marymount Students

The Best Tattoo Shops For Marymount Students

Francesca Crumpton, Staff Writer September 21, 2022

With a creative and expressive group of students, Marymount’s student body is collectively getting more tattoos than ever before. With the popularity of small flash tattoo sales and independent artists...

Photo via Gabrielle Fiorella

Times Square Arts’ Midnight Moment

Gabrielle Fiorella, Editor-in-Chief March 17, 2022

From February 1st to the 28th, Times Square Arts presented Continuum, a slow gradient synchronized multi-color scheme changing light show that spanned across 90 billboards within the square. Once the large...

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Is the Citizen App Fueling Vigilantism in New York City?

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer March 16, 2022

If you live in New York, then you know about the Citizen app, and you know even if their intention was in the right place, this app is scaring the heck out of people. Especially for students living alone...

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845 Days Later: Governor’s Ball Returns to New York City

Maria Collins, Guest Writer October 12, 2021

While driving up the New Jersey Turnpike in 2014, my dad was tuning the car radio to find a bearable station to provide our soundtrack for the remainder of our trek to New York City. As he turned the knob,...

Photo by Anthony Delanoix on Unsplash

Fierce Appreciation: Live Music’s Triumphant Return in New York City

Maria Collins, Guest Writer September 30, 2021

After a relaxing sunset car ride across the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, we arrived in East Williamsburg just as the sun completely disappeared, leaving only the street and the building lights of Brooklyn...

The members of Bummer! From left to right: Josh Miller, Jesse Prior, Drew Harvey, and Andrew Caira

A Pandemic Creation

Maria Collins, Guest Writer May 3, 2021

A phone screen lights up with a notification: “@bummertheband is live on Instagram.” A viewer enters the livestream, finding themselves transported to a small music studio enclosed by walls adorned...

July 2019: The Marìas’ concert at The Bowery Ballroom. Prior to COVID-19, audience members could stand mask-less, shoulder-to-shoulder with strangers. Photo by Maria Collins.

Life Without Live Music

Maria Collins, Guest Writer March 18, 2021

Doors open at seven o’clock ... line starts forming at six o’clock. Metal barricades provide inanimate direction for crowds to form a snaking queue along the city sidewalks. In icy winter weather,...

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