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Dosa: An Underrated Delicacy of NYC Street Food

Dosa: An Underrated Delicacy of NYC Street Food

Neelima KS, Staff Writer April 3, 2024

As you enter Washington Square Park near NYU’s main campus in downtown Manhattan from the south entrance, it will be almost impossible not to notice the long crowded line by a small food cart called...

Breaking the Ice: Caroline Riley on her Journey to the Theatre on Ice World Championships

Breaking the Ice: Caroline Riley on her Journey to the Theatre on Ice World Championships

Kayla Platania, Guest Writer March 26, 2024

Throughout the years, Ice Skating has proven itself to be both one of the most well-known and overlooked sports in the world. I took a moment to sit down with Marymount Sophomore and ice skater Caroline...

The Side Hustle: One Dancer’s Juggle to Make Her Dream Come True

The Side Hustle: One Dancer’s Juggle to Make Her Dream Come True

Lily Halls, Guest Writer March 22, 2024

     It’s  6:30 a.m. in New York City,  and Elisabeth “EB” Bernice Keime, is on her way out to catch the train. She is wearing her newest dancewear, a brown asymmetrical sports bra, and a...

The Chronicles of Mary Brown from the hall of archives

The Chronicles of Mary Brown from the hall of archives

Neelima KS, Staff Writer February 16, 2024

On a rainy afternoon, a petite wise woman climbed up the stairs in a sprint carrying a box of papers to the archive room of the library. Mary Brown, 66, is an archivist and professor at Marymount Manhattan...

Lloyd Culbreath on “The Working Dancer”

Briana Doran, Guest Writer December 13, 2023

Lloyd walks quietly into the studio on the 3rd floor of Carson. He observes as the dancers chat and stretch minutes before class. Once the clock hits 12:59, Culbreath makes small talk, and then the music...

Behind the Song: A Visual Symphony of a Music Producers Day

MariaChiara Ansioso, Guest Writer December 7, 2023

Walking up Harding Ave, in my home state of New Jersey, I feel nostalgic through my now 19-year-old eyes. It was around three years ago when I started coming to the recording studio myself to intern and...

Sitting with a Songwriter: A Conversation with Liv Byrne

Sitting with a Songwriter: A Conversation with Liv Byrne

Brady Evans, Guest Writer December 6, 2023

Marymount Manhattan College has been graced with many exceptional artists, and Class of 2023 alum Liv Byrne is no exception to that.    Byrne, who double majored in Acting and Business (with...

Diploma is the New Black: The Importance of the Bedford Hills College Program

Diploma is the New Black: The Importance of the Bedford Hills College Program

Brady Evans, Staff Writer November 29, 2022

“We want to intellectually engage in order to really think about the world and ourselves and change the world and ourselves.” says Judith Clark, 72, former inmate of Bedford Hills Correctional Facility...

“Carrie” Lead On Protecting Mental Health

“Carrie” Lead On Protecting Mental Health

Andres Reyes, Guest Writer October 27, 2022

In the white light of The Great Hall, she prepares for rehearsal. She knows today is going to be tough. In the next three hours, she could be thrown around, abused, bullied, hit, laughed at,...

How Shakespeare in the Park helped a young actor beat the odds

How Shakespeare in the Park helped a young actor beat the odds

Malik Legendre, Guest Writer October 27, 2022

Dessaline Hayden was an 18-year-old college freshman when he received the biggest phone call of his life. He was sitting in his crammed dorm room, exhausted from a long day of classes when he got the call...

Broadway Star Takes MMCs Jazz Dance Piece to New Heights

Broadway Star Takes MMC’s Jazz Dance Piece to New Heights

Abby Boldy, Guest Writer October 27, 2022

Mary Ann Lamb tells the dancers to move their bodies in an abrupt angular way. The fifteen dancers in the room all soar through the air weaving in and out of one another while consuming the space with...

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Alan Mckenzie is Leading BLSA by Love at MMC

Averee Nelson, Digital Managing Editor March 18, 2022

From a young age, Alan Mckenzie was taught by the example of his grandma, who encouraged him to “lead by love.” Growing up under her roof, he recalls how his love of people and interest in film all...

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