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, […]