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Millennials Are Changing the Fitness Industry as We Know It

Millennials Are Changing the Fitness Industry as We Know It

 By SYDNEY BRASON All around the city, dimly lit studios featuring upbeat, high-intensity workouts offer classes that leave customers energized and feeling good about their physical health in just 45 minutes. But there’s a price to pay, often $35 per class.

 
 

The Finsta: A Millennial’s Modern Day Journal

The Finsta: A Millennial’s Modern Day Journal

BY SHELBY JORDAN One morning in September, Alex McGurk, NYU sophomore, was chopping peppers for her omelet when the knife slipped and slashed into her left thumb. Five stitches later, Alex opened her finsta (fake Instagram) account, @mcgunks, and chronicled her latest mishaps from the past week. Besides the knife […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

The Supermarket Spa

The Supermarket Spa

Whether it’s a Valentine’s Day dinner or a hot date with your couch, it’s always nice to look and feel beautiful without breaking the bank. Instead heading to a beauty counter for  a $40 face serum from Bloomingdale’s, open the kitchen cabinet and use household items to beautify and get […]

 
 

Five Closet Essentials for a Winter to Spring Wardrobe

Five Closet Essentials for a Winter to Spring Wardrobe

Starting as early as February, the weather begins to change in New York. It’s not quite as cold as winter can be, but it’s also not hot enough to bust out the floral shorts you shoved at the back of your closet in November. Here are some closet essentials that […]

 
 

Is Shared-Fashion The Future of Fashion?

Is Shared-Fashion The Future of Fashion?

  A growing segment of fashion-forward millennials is adopting a new way to shop for clothes. The increase of closet-sharing apps and rental services, including Rent the Runway (RTR) Unlimited and Poshmark, exemplifies the “no-ownership” consumerism trend characteristic of the millennial generation. By definition, a “shared economy” is a system […]

 
 

Millennial Diets: All About Convenience

Millennial Diets: All About Convenience

By SHIRLEY FOO  It’s 9 on a Wednesday night and you’ve just returned to your dorm room after a full day of interning, followed by a two-hour lecture. You open your refrigerator but it’s empty! You ate those leftovers yesterday. You contemplate going on Seamless again, but do you really […]

 
 

Young and Drag: Millennials and Drag Queen Culture

By EMILY WOOD A brief interview with Slater Stanley. Slater Stanley is a senior at New York University. He studies Chinese language and is an RA at NYU’s Lafayette Dorm, where he runs activities for the Rainbow Rosters Explorations, which teaches about LGBTQ issues. Stanley is passionate about issues relating […]

 
 

Innovative Distance Learning Programs: Making the Cloud the Classroom

Innovative Distance Learning Programs: Making the Cloud the Classroom

By EMILY WOOD Elizabeth Steffel, a motivated student with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Human Development, knew that she wanted to attend a top-notch college to pursue her masters in social work. Married and in her late 20’s with a baby and a toddler, Steffel feared she would […]

 
 

Post-Internet Art: The New Millennial Expression

A still from Rx’s “Bumble” music video

By MIA TAPER In a computer-generated 3D universe, electronic music pulses as samples of computer beeps and boops are sprinkled in. A golden, star-laden phrase “LET THE MACHINE LIVE YOUR FANTASY” bounces about as crudely animated women jerk their bodies in a circle. An enormous beige male head protrudes from […]