Author Archive: Dejarelle Gaines

The Good, The Bad, The Selfie: Curating Yourself for the Web

The Good, The Bad, The Selfie: Curating Yourself for the Web

The internet seems to be constantly inventing new ways in which we can present ourselves to the world. From the early days of Myspace to today when Instagram and Snapchat reign supreme, the curation of the self identity has moved from the real world to the virtual space. Curation of […]

 
 

The Secret Life of The Self-Financed Millennial Musician

The Secret Life of The Self-Financed Millennial Musician

The 24-year-old musician’s legal moniker is William Pride, but his 40,000 Twitter followers know him by another name — FoxxTrax. By day, Pride works at NYU as a full-time senior computer lab technician, and by night, he descends into his musical lair: his room in his parents’ Bronx home. Wearing […]

 
 

Raised on the Web

Raised on the Web

I found myself scrolling aimlessly through my Facebook news feed, again. Hoping to read more on the current political sphere and the cat and mouse game between Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. While I managed to stumble upon one, maybe two articles that met my demands, overwhelmingly […]