Author Archive: Emma Rudd

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

How to be a College Activist

How to be a College Activist

By EMMA RUDD This year has already been marked by the rising voice of intolerance, from the growing Times Up movement to the second national women’s march. As a college student, you may feel like now is the time to start voicing your own intolerances. You’ve scribbled your punchy one-liners […]

 
 

Priscilla Alvarado

Priscilla Alvarado

By EMMA RUDD For 20-year-old Priscilla Malavet Alvarado, a move to New York City from her hometown in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico never seemed like a possibility. “It all happened so fast,” she said, seated in a coffee shop on the corner of Bleecker and Bowery. In December, Alvarado was […]