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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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9/11 Memorial

Gabrielle Fiorella, Editor-in-Chief September 12, 2020

Yesterday, 19 years ago, the iconic Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City were tragically destroyed when two planes, hijacked by terrorists, were flown into the two buildings. The lives...

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Decolonize This Place

Neil Gunnion, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

On January 31st, 2020 around 500 protestors gathered in Grand Central Terminal to protest recent increases in hiring for the MTA Police; an action which is part of a larger effort by the governor to crack...

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A New Exhibit at The Guggenheim

Cross Nelson, Staff Writer December 16, 2019

The Guggenheim Museum in New York City has a team of visionary curators who continuously wow museum visitors with captivating art exhibitions and installations year after year. But this year, the curators...

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A New Glossier Location

Rayiah Ross, Staff Writer December 16, 2019

Glossier is coming to Nordstrom, but not in the way you’d think. From December 3rd to February 16th, Glossier pop-up shops will be located in Nordstrom stores in Seattle, New York City, Chicago, Dallas,...

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Reopening of the MOMA

Cross Nelson, Staff Writer December 7, 2019

On the brink of a new decade in history, the Museum of Modern Art has just reopened its doors to reveal a renovation fit for a modern age. In June of this year, the MoMA closed its doors and began a five-month-long,...

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Reveal of the Next Met Gala Theme

Gwen Attridge, Staff Writer December 7, 2019

The Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute has been bathed in the luscious pink of Camp: Notes on Fashion for the past five months. The Met Gala this past May churned out some of the best looks...

Artistic Value Questioned with Practice of Graffiti

Artistic Value Questioned with Practice of Graffiti

Rayiah Ross, Staff Writer November 2, 2019

Graffiti is an artistic concept that is constantly being scrutinized by neighborhoods and businesses. While many people consider it vandalism by law, others consider it a form of artistic expression...

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Mount Vernon Museum Entices Attendees with Murder Mystery

Aryana Lee, Staff Writer November 2, 2019

Halloween is just around the corner and many places have already begun to set the scene for the spookiest and most candy-filled holiday. Living in New York, it can be extremely difficult to find fun and...

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Gentrification Continues to Impose On New York Locals

Gabrielle Fiorella, Staff Writer November 2, 2019

Gentrification has been an ongoing issue in the city for quite a few years now. By definition, gentrification is “the process of renovating and improving a house or district so that it conforms to middle-class...

Kennedys Top Five Halloween Events

Kennedy’s Top Five Halloween Events

Kennedy Blankenship, Staff Writer November 2, 2019

There is no better place to be for the spooky season than the city that never sleeps. This year there are many events that will leave you shrieking in terror and joy. Whether you are in the mood for a...

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San Gennaro Celebrates Italian Culture

Gwen Attridge, Staff Writer November 2, 2019

The first few weeks of September in New York City: the last drops of the summer sun, the introduction of temperate fall, back to school shopping, New York Fashion Week, and the list goes on and on. However,...

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