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9/11 Memorial

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Reflections from the 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...

Decolonize This Place

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A Grassroots Movement in New York City
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...

A New Exhibit at The Guggenheim

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A Review on The Artistic License Exhibit
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...

A New Glossier Location

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Glossier 'You x Nordstrom' Pop Up Shop in NYC
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,...

Reopening of the MOMA

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A Renovation Making the MOMA Even More Modern
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,...

Reveal of the Next Met Gala Theme

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About Time: Fashion and Duration
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
Is Graffiti Vandalism or Freedom of Expression?
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...

Mount Vernon Museum Entices Attendees with Murder Mystery

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Visit the 18th Century NYC Hotel
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...

Gentrification Continues to Impose On New York Locals

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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...

Kennedy’s Top Five Halloween Events

Kennedy's Top Five Halloween Events
Ways to Spend your Halloween
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...

San Gennaro Celebrates Italian Culture

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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,...

Climate Strike Unites Thousands

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November 2, 2019

A massive crowd packed Manhattan’s Foley Square and its surrounding streets Friday afternoon, many holding signs and chanting phrases like “Stop denying, the Earth is dying!”This crowd, at a...

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