Author Archive: Riley Cardoza

Biking in the Interim

Biking in the Interim

By Riley Cardoza Two weeks after taking the Megabus from Maine to Manhattan, Alex James pedals through the Upper West Side with fifty tacos and two liters of Coke on his back. A taxi rolled over his cell phone this afternoon, an ambulance drove his co-worker to the hospital with […]

 
 

Choose Chelsea

Choose Chelsea

By RILEY CARDOZA If you’re headed to Manhattan thinking “been there, done that” or don’t feel like elbowing your way through packs of tourists, take the road less traveled by with a trip to Chelsea. Not just a gay bar destination (although it can be if you want it to), this […]

 
 

How to Pop Your Pap Smear Cherry

How to Pop Your Pap Smear Cherry

By RILEY CARDOZA There’s more to turning 21 than bar hopping and fake-ID tossing — it’s the year of the pap smear! Although getting your cervix swabbed may not sound like fun, the procedure checks for cancerous and precancerous cells and just might save your life.

 
 

Anne Cruz

Anne Cruz

By RILEY CARDOZA When she isn’t sleeping in Stuytown or stuck in class, the NYU journalism/politics double major Anne Cruz can be found scaling rock walls or trying new cafes. She wears a yellow sweater and a smile as she tells me how she came to be here, nursing a […]