Author Archive: mia jacobs

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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, […]

 
 

Student Profile: Abigail Weinberg

Student Profile: Abigail Weinberg

By MIA JACOBS Composed and confident Abigail Weinberg, 20, seems like she has belonged in New York City her entire life. She’s the type to speak up, to sit in the front of the class– a real New York move. But unlike many city-dwellers, she’s both easygoing and friendly. Decked […]

 
 

Alternative Self-Care

Alternative Self-Care

By MIA JACOBS It’s been a long day at school: two tests, dropped your coffee, the subway was delayed. At home, you light a Le Labo scented candle, cleanse your face with Glossier Milky Jelly, and lather on your favorite Fresh clay mask. Caring for yourself is important, and having […]