• The New Shabbat
  • What’s Your Sign?
  • Instagram’s Latest Trend, Kids.
  • High Heels and Tight Dresses: Sexy or Sexist?
  • A Supreme Queen Among The Hypebeasts
  • Fatal Attraction: How the Bad Boy Stole Our Hearts
The New Shabbat

The New Shabbat

By JESSICA WEINBERG Challah, wine, chicken soup, and some blessings. Those are the age-old ingredients for the typical Shabbat dinner, and tradition has gained following among some millennials, both observant and non-religious. In an era where Snapchat, FaceTime, and email exchanges have replaced in person interactions, Shabbat dinner has become […]

What’s Your Sign?

What’s Your Sign?

By EMMA RUDD This week, Lily Siskind’s hair is bright pink, a drastic change from last week’s slime green. It’s made even brighter next to her piercing black lipstick, which remains perfectly painted on her lips throughout the day as if by a magical force. Her softball-sized round spectacles, always […]

Instagram’s Latest Trend, Kids.

Instagram’s Latest Trend, Kids.

By JESSICA WEINBERG Open Instagram and you will probably see at least one post featuring a child. No, a wave of toddlers has not suddenly started their own. Rather, it’s their parents: millennial mothers using their kids as their latest accessory.

High Heels and Tight Dresses: Sexy or Sexist?

High Heels and Tight Dresses: Sexy or Sexist?

By PRISCILLA MALAVET ALVARDO Tight jeans, a crop top and sneakers could get you in at one of tighten opens the doors to hot clubs in my hometown of San Juan, but that’s not the case here in New York City if you want to be seen partying at one […]

A Supreme Queen Among The Hypebeasts

A Supreme Queen Among The Hypebeasts

In the boy’s world of buying and selling streetwear, a woman comes out on top. By MIA JACOBS With lawn chairs, sleeping bags, and blankets, the bundled up young men start lining up in the pre-dawn hours on Lafayette Street. By the time the sun comes up on Thursday mornings, […]

Fatal Attraction: How the Bad Boy Stole Our Hearts

Fatal Attraction: How the Bad Boy Stole Our Hearts

By EMMA RUDD In 1116, the esteemed philosopher Abelard wrote to a friend that he was sure he could seduce a brilliant scholar named Heloise. “I was famous myself at the time, young, and exceptionally good-looking,” he wrote. “And I could not imagine that any woman I thought worthy of […]

 

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Setting Up Shop

Setting Up Shop

By JESSICA WEINBERG Owning a business was the last thing Rebecca Fries envisioned. Majoring in media and communications at Queens College, the 29-year-old dreamed of a job as an entertainment industry publicist. But a year of job-hopping yielded...

 

Smart Moves For the Stiff Mind

Smart Moves For the Stiff Mind

By MIA JACOBS On Wednesday nights, Joyce Tang, a junior in Media Culture and Communications, steps into the basement of Weinstein Residence Hall, past the cafeteria and the dirty bathrooms. She punches a multi-digit code into a keypad on a...

 

A Westernized Egyptian at Heart

By SYDNEY BRASON Although she faced certain challenges, Maya* left her life in Egypt to attend New York University. With graduation next month, she has no plans to return to Cairo because living in America has changed her in ways not possible...

 

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The New Shabbat

By JESSICA WEINBERG Challah, wine, chicken soup, and some blessings. Those are the age-old ingredients for the typical Shabbat dinner, and tradition has gained following among some millennials, both observant and non-religious. In an era where...

 

Creating A Zine For A Media Void

Creating A Zine For A Media Void

By MIA JACOBS During her freshman year at NYU, Micah Pegues, now 20, had a realization. As she scanned the display shelves of magazine stands, she found a lack of diversity.  These magazines were created by white people, for white people. “I...

 

The Polaroid Generation

The Polaroid Generation

Credit: Pinterest By PRISCILLA MALAVET ALVARADO For Alondra Rivera, a film and photography major student at NYU, taking her instant camera to gatherings always seems to end up in the same way; her friends fighting over who will get the only...

 
 

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Creating A Zine For A Media Void

Creating A Zine For A Media Void

By MIA JACOBS During her freshman year at NYU, Micah Pegues, now 20, had a realization. As she scanned the display shelves of magazine stands, she found a lack of diversity.  These magazines were created by white people, for white people. “I didn’t see any magazines that I related to […]

 
 

The New Shabbat

By JESSICA WEINBERG Challah, wine, chicken soup, and some blessings. Those are the age-old ingredients for the typical Shabbat dinner, and tradition has gained following among some millennials, both observant and non-religious. In an era where Snapchat, FaceTime, and email exchanges have replaced in person interactions, Shabbat dinner has become […]

 
 

Setting Up Shop

Setting Up Shop

By JESSICA WEINBERG Owning a business was the last thing Rebecca Fries envisioned. Majoring in media and communications at Queens College, the 29-year-old dreamed of a job as an entertainment industry publicist. But a year of job-hopping yielded little success, so she decided to take a risk and invest all […]

 
 

What’s Your Sign?

What’s Your Sign?

By EMMA RUDD This week, Lily Siskind’s hair is bright pink, a drastic change from last week’s slime green. It’s made even brighter next to her piercing black lipstick, which remains perfectly painted on her lips throughout the day as if by a magical force. Her softball-sized round spectacles, always […]

 
 

Still No Electricity: 6 Months After María

Still No Electricity: 6 Months After María

By PRISCILLA MALAVET ALVARADO Six months after Hurricane Maria, life for many of the rural town of Aibonito still feels like the immediate aftermath of the storm. College student Johanna Hernández Pérez and her parents are still without electricity. Powered by a small generator, energy is reserved for keeping the […]

 
 

Young Republicans Propose Climate Bill

BY MORGAN PHILLIPS February 26, 2015: The day Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) walked onto the floor of Congress, snowball in hand to demonstrate that because he wasable to make a snowball, climate change must not be real. Can you be a Republican and love the planet? The college-age generation of […]

 
 

Smart Moves For the Stiff Mind

Smart Moves For the Stiff Mind

By MIA JACOBS On Wednesday nights, Joyce Tang, a junior in Media Culture and Communications, steps into the basement of Weinstein Residence Hall, past the cafeteria and the dirty bathrooms. She punches a multi-digit code into a keypad on a door plastered with stickers, locking herself in a dark, airless […]

 
 

Pulitzer Grant Takes Student Journalist To Sierra Leone

BY MORGAN PHILLIPS Hunter College journalism student Kadia Goba readily admits that she’s a political junkie. Hair neatly pinned back, press badge proudly worn around her neck, and reporter’s notebook at the ready, she looks ready to throw herself out in the field at a moment’s notice. On a recent […]

 
 

The Polaroid Generation

The Polaroid Generation

By PRISCILLA MALAVET ALVARADO For Alondra Rivera, a film and photography major student at NYU, taking her instant camera to gatherings always seems to end up in the same way; her friends fighting over who will get the only Instagram-worthy picture she has taken of them.

 
 

Instagram’s Latest Trend, Kids.

Instagram’s Latest Trend, Kids.

By JESSICA WEINBERG Open Instagram and you will probably see at least one post featuring a child. No, a wave of toddlers has not suddenly started their own. Rather, it’s their parents: millennial mothers using their kids as their latest accessory.