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Looking Back: The First Year Experience

Looking Back: The First Year Experience

Elliott Case, Digital Managing Editor May 10, 2022

The months leading up to your first day of college are filled with questions, hopes, concerns, and eagerness to get started on the new chapter about to unfold. The count down to move in day, the slew of...

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Sustainable Fashion: The Generation at the Forefront of Vintage Clothing

Elliott Case, Digital Managing Editor April 27, 2022

Tucked behind the musty odor and racks of jackets, jeans, and avant-garde pieces that would make any head turn, a world of wonderment lives. A group of teens walk in and go straight to the wall of Levi’s...

Hello Spring: New York City Welcomes the New Season

Hello Spring: New York City Welcomes the New Season

Elliott Case, Staff Writer April 21, 2022

As the buds on the trees begin to bloom, the city rejoices in a celebration of new beginnings. There is something in the crisp spring air that lightens a load off of everyone's shoulders, the blanket of...

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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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Suspect Arrested for Multiple Attacks on Asian Women

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer March 16, 2022

On Tuesday, March 1st, a man attacked seven different Asian women in the span of two hours in Manhattan. The ages range from 19 to 57, NYPD is unsure of a motive, but in every case, the suspect would punch...

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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,...

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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...

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Upcycling in NYC

Rayiah Ross, Staff Writer March 16, 2020

Starting on March 1st, New York became the third state to ban the distribution of single-use plastic shopping bags to consumers. California, Oregon, and now New York, are the only three states with a ban...

“The Band’s Visit” Takes Its Final Bow

Meg Masseron, Features Editor April 6, 2019

Ten-time Tony award winning musical The Band’s Visit has set its closing date for April 7 after just a year-and-a-half long run. Fans and theatre critics alike have praised the show for its diverse cast...

Anne of Green Gables: Part I Review

Meg Masseron, Features Editor February 25, 2019

Last month, the off-Broadway company Royal Family Productions debuted the first installment of a new two-part, one-woman play based on the classic story of Anne of Green Gables. From the size of the theatre...

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