• New York Nature Escapes
  • I’m Hooked!
  • Amp Up NYC Family Dining
  • Not So Seamless
  • 5 Recipes You Must Try Before #Avocadogate
  • Be the Generation of Change
  • Alternative “Reads” During The Trump Presidency
  • The Millennial Republican Stigma
  • Need Something? There’s An App For That
  • Profile Prejudice: Discrimination on Gay Dating Apps
New York Nature Escapes

New York Nature Escapes

BY ANNE CRUZ The Big Apple doesn’t advertise itself as a naturalist’s playground. But as spring beckons the city offers a many outdoor spots for those who want to enjoy the fresh air and the sights.  An added bonus, no car required.

I’m Hooked!

I’m Hooked!

By AMANDA REGALADO

Amp Up NYC Family Dining

Amp Up NYC Family Dining

By JENNA JARDINE Dining in the city with kids can be daunting. No matter if you’re a family of tourists, exhausted after a long day of sightseeing, or a family of New Yorkers, trying to break out of your normal routine, it can be tough to find a place with […]

Not So Seamless

Not So Seamless

By ALANA AL-HATLANI  Seamless delivers restaurant-quality food without the hassle.  No shopping, no cooking, no standing in line for takeout or a seat.  Try to make this a bit lighter. But in less than the two hours it takes to decide what to order and waiting for delivery, you can […]

5 Recipes You Must Try Before #Avocadogate

5 Recipes You Must Try Before #Avocadogate

By AMANDA REGALADO  With the Trump administration threatening to institute a 20% tariff on all Mexican goods, Millennials are crying out, “#avocadogate!”

Be the Generation of Change

Be the Generation of Change

By JENNA JARDINE An activist fervor has taken over the nation. Americans are turning to the streets, the internet, grassroots organizations and each other in an effort to make change. People are rallying behind the issues they care about, unsure if they will have an impact. Such feelings even cross party […]

Alternative “Reads” During The Trump Presidency

Alternative “Reads” During The Trump Presidency

By ALANA AL-HATLANI The Trump presidency has converted some Americans into ravenous readers of the dystopian classic, 1984 by George Orwell, sending it to the top of Amazon’s best-seller list last week and out of stock. The novel’s renewed popularity coincides with the rise of fake news and “alternative facts,” […]

The Millennial Republican Stigma

The Millennial Republican Stigma

Isolated in a sea of fervent Sanders’ supporters at an April rally in Washington Square Park,  Ivan Teo, an NYU College Republican, made his way around the crowded college campus. Streets surrounding the usually serene park were cordoned off and filled with protesters, college students, and people proudly donning Bernie […]

Need Something? There’s An App For That

Need Something? There’s An App For That

By LEE XIE 8:30 a.m.: take an Uber to work. 12 p.m.: order lunch from Seamless. 5 p.m.: order groceries from Instacart. 9 p.m.: sign for a wine delivery from Minibar. Millennials like Jess Spence rattle through lists of their daily apps with a familiarity of routine. Spence, in her […]

Profile Prejudice: Discrimination on Gay Dating Apps

Profile Prejudice: Discrimination on Gay Dating Apps

By: ZACH LARIMER “Vanilla and spice, no chocolate or rice. Just my preference.” While this may read like your friend’s extremely vague contribution to the lunch order it’s an actual description from a Grindr profile, the popular gay dating app with over six million members. Translation: the guy is interested […]

 

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Shelby Jordan

Shelby Jordan

By DANIELLE SPOLETI Shelby Jordan has loved to swim for as long as she can remember. A member of the NYU swim team and junior at NYU Steinhardt, Shelby majors in Journalism along with a concentration in media, culture and communication. Her...

 

Danielle Spoleti

Danielle Spoleti

Danielle at the Standard Hotel in the Meatpacking District BY SHELBY JORDAN If you ask Danielle, New York is and has always been her home.  Her love for the city, and all that it has to offer, started in childhood and has only grown over the...

 

Alana Al-Hatlani

Alana Al-Hatlani

By SYDNEY BRASON Alana Al-Hatlani, 21, was born and raised in Seattle, Washington, where she never quite felt like she belonged. She discovered that she had a passion for cooking at a young age, and in the 8th grade, inspired by the TLC hit...

 

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I’m Hooked!

I’m Hooked!

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The Supermarket Spa

The Supermarket Spa

Whether it’s a Valentine’s Day dinner or a hot date with your couch, it’s always nice to look and feel beautiful without breaking the bank. Instead heading to a beauty counter for  a $40 face serum from Bloomingdale’s, open the kitchen...

 

Five Closet Essentials for a Winter to Spring Wardrobe

Five Closet Essentials for a Winter to Spring Wardrobe

Starting as early as February, the weather begins to change in New York. It’s not quite as cold as winter can be, but it’s also not hot enough to bust out the floral shorts you shoved at the back of your closet in November. Here are some...

 
 

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New York Nature Escapes

New York Nature Escapes

BY ANNE CRUZ The Big Apple doesn’t advertise itself as a naturalist’s playground. But as spring beckons the city offers a many outdoor spots for those who want to enjoy the fresh air and the sights.  An added bonus, no car required.

 
 

I’m Hooked!

I’m Hooked!

By AMANDA REGALADO

 
 

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By RAYNE H. ELLIS It’s been five years since the indie-rock band Electric Guest debuted their first studio album Mondo. And for five years, fans have awaited the arrival of something – anything – new. Plural was the reward for their patience.

 
 

Choose Chelsea

Choose Chelsea

By RILEY CARDOZA If you’re headed to Manhattan thinking “been there, done that” or don’t feel like elbowing your way through packs of tourists, take the road less traveled by with a trip to Chelsea. Not just a gay bar destination (although it can be if you want it to), this […]

 
 

Amp Up NYC Family Dining

Amp Up NYC Family Dining

By JENNA JARDINE Dining in the city with kids can be daunting. No matter if you’re a family of tourists, exhausted after a long day of sightseeing, or a family of New Yorkers, trying to break out of your normal routine, it can be tough to find a place with […]

 
 

Adulting: Nostalgic Style

  Living in the grown-up world can be tough sometimes. Between working all day, paying rent, and dealing with difficult roommates, you might wish life could be a bit simpler, like it was as a kid. Sometimes we need to just take a break from out hectic, yet beautiful lives, […]

 
 

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How to Choose Which Music Festival is Right For You

By RAYNE H. ELLIS Spring initiates the start of music festival season, from small venues like Piedmont Park in Atlanta, to huge ones like a 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee. With 32 million people going to at least one music festival a year, “music festivals are becoming one of young American’s […]

 
 

Not So Seamless

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By ALANA AL-HATLANI  Seamless delivers restaurant-quality food without the hassle.  No shopping, no cooking, no standing in line for takeout or a seat.  Try to make this a bit lighter. But in less than the two hours it takes to decide what to order and waiting for delivery, you can […]

 
 

How to Handle the Off-Seaon

How to Handle the Off-Seaon

BY SHELBY JORDAN Off-season.  We dream of it during all the doubles, dry-land workouts, and weekend-long swim meets, but once it’s here, we’re lost.  Free time is a completely unfamiliar concept to us.  We’ve spent the past five months planning around practice times, scrambling to get homework done, and functioning […]

 
 

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