Health

The Fight is Not Over

The Fight is Not Over

By LILY STARBUCK Where one millennial stands on abortion rights. And why she’s still fighting. Sylvia Abdullah greeted shoppers at the entrance to a cramped, sun-filled pre-war apartment in the heart of Soho. She maneuvered her way past an overflowing coat rack and over boxes, bags, and piles of second […]

 
 

Students Confused by Affirmative Consent on Campus: What the Policy Really Means

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney of the US House of Representatives speaking at "The Epidemic of Sexual Abuse in our Schools and Universities," a panel discussion at New York University.

By EMILY WOOD Emma Sulkowicz—the mattress-toting student at Columbia University—has become a household name as photographs of her carrying her dorm room mattress around campus have flooded Facebook newsfeeds and even The New York Times. Sulkowicz uses her mattress as a creative protest of the lack of disciplinary action taken […]

 
 

Phone Addiction Phenomenon

Phone Addiction Phenomenon

By KATE STARR One early October night at a Washington D.C. Mexican restaurant, Lily Gewirz, 19, is glued to her smartphone as the waitress takes orders from the group of four high school girlfriends. “I’ll have the chicken fajitas,” she says, without making eye contact. When the pre-meal chips and […]

 
 

What Are Millennials Drinking?

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By LILY STARBUCK New York, NY – Marissa Raskin, 21-year-old senior at New York University, will be reaching for a glass of wine this Thursday night in the comfort of her shared apartment. Her drink of choice? “Charles Shaw Pinot Grigio. $3 a bottle baby,” she says with pride. She’ll […]

 
 

Super Health for Millennials

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By KIRA HARADA-STONE It’s Sunday afternoon and the line at the Manhattan 14th street Trader Joe’s starts at the door and wraps around the entire store. The line is filled with millennial New Yorkers stocking up for the week. A young woman wearing a bowler hat is trying to shove her […]

 
 

Exercising for Creativity

Exercising for Creativity

It’s nearing midnight when James Harris III runs through the mostly vacant streets of lower Manhattan. As he dodges the occasional drunk pedestrian, Harris runs faster. Despite his heavy panting, he never stops. His goal for tonight is five miles, the distance between his girlfriend’s apartment and the East River. […]

 
 

There’s Something About Molly

There’s Something About Molly

Imagine a summer scene of party-goers writhing with excitement as a DJ blasts pulsating beats through speakers, every hypnotic rhythm resonating. After one hit of molly the music gets louder, the lights get brighter,the dancers go non-stop, soaring to new heights of ecstasy. This is what 21-year-old student Rachel—whose name […]

 
 

Feeling Anxious? You’re Not Alone

Feeling Anxious? You’re Not Alone

When 22-year-old Katie needs help falling asleep, she pops in a DVD of a favorite Disney or “Harry Potter” movie, but not because there’s nothing on TV.  Having suffered from anxiety since she was 5 years old, the recent college graduate finds that these familiar movies help to distract from […]

 
 

Turn Down the Music

Turn Down the Music

Wearing ruby red metallic headphones, a young man boards the uptown N train, bobbing his head up and down to the sounds of Drake’s vocal percussion. Sighs and groans spill from a few passengers who had hoped for a quiet morning ride to the city as the sounds emitting from […]