Author Archive: Phoebe Rowe

The Career Path Less Travelled

The best application of Universal Japanese.

Kayla Zimmerman remembers freshman year of college as the year of all work and no play. The Ohio native was taking a full plate of biology and pre-med courses at New York University, with her mind set on a very stable career course as a heart surgeon. But halfway through […]

 
 

West Village

West Village

On Election Day afternoon, the line started at the door of PS 41 on West 11th Street, with people alternately leaning against the door to prop it open and hastily shutting it against the cold. Some had political buttons and signs pinned to their scarves and hats. One in particular […]

 
 

Along For The Ride

Along For The Ride

In many ways, Maggie Lunn* and her boyfriend bear all the marks of a modern couple. They met in highschool and are now long-distance. He lives in Florida and she lives in New York, and they split their visiting time equally. They text and Skype every day. They forwent an […]

 
 

The ‘Like’ Button

The ‘Like’ Button

Allison Torres squealed loudly, staring down at her phone in openmouthed delight. Splashed across the bright, pixilated screen were the words “So I have a question. Can we be Facebook official?” Torres, a 21-year-old New York University student from Queens, had been dating Bryan King since May, and their relationship […]