Author Archive: Priscilla Malavet

Still No Electricity: 6 Months After María

Still No Electricity: 6 Months After María

By PRISCILLA MALAVET ALVARADO Six months after Hurricane Maria, life for many of the rural town of Aibonito still feels like the immediate aftermath of the storm. College student Johanna Hernández Pérez and her parents are still without electricity. Powered by a small generator, energy is reserved for keeping the […]

 
 

The Polaroid Generation

The Polaroid Generation

By PRISCILLA MALAVET ALVARADO For Alondra Rivera, a film and photography major student at NYU, taking her instant camera to gatherings always seems to end up in the same way; her friends fighting over who will get the only Instagram-worthy picture she has taken of them.

 
 

High Heels and Tight Dresses: Sexy or Sexist?

High Heels and Tight Dresses: Sexy or Sexist?

By PRISCILLA MALAVET ALVARDO Tight jeans, a crop top and sneakers could get you in at one of tighten opens the doors to hot clubs in my hometown of San Juan, but that’s not the case here in New York City if you want to be seen partying at one […]

 
 

Roommate Problems? Tips to make them disappear

Roommate Problems? Tips to make them disappear

By PRISCILLA MALAVET ALVARADO Whether you are a freshman or an upperclassman in one of NYU’s residence hall, you know how tedious it can be to fill out the roommate agreement every semester. As the roommate agreement’s due date approaches (February 28th, for those who’ve forgotten!), RA, Rosa Swarby will […]

 
 

Emma Rudd

Emma Rudd

By PRISCILLA MALAVET ALVARADO The Journey song lyrics, “She is a small-town girl”, aptly describe Emma Rudd. Although her ambition is much bigger. Attending NYU was a no-brainer for the 20-year-old Memphis native. As we drank coffee in Think Coffee down at Bowery and Bleecker, her edgy vibe and the […]