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New York Nature Escapes

New York Nature Escapes

BY ANNE CRUZ The Big Apple doesn’t advertise itself as a naturalist’s playground. But as spring beckons the city offers a many outdoor spots for those who want to enjoy the fresh air and the sights.  An added bonus, no car required.

 
 

Adulting: Nostalgic Style

  Living in the grown-up world can be tough sometimes. Between working all day, paying rent, and dealing with difficult roommates, you might wish life could be a bit simpler, like it was as a kid. Sometimes we need to just take a break from out hectic, yet beautiful lives, […]

 
 

How to Choose Which Music Festival is Right For You

How to Choose Which Music Festival is Right For You

By RAYNE H. ELLIS Spring initiates the start of music festival season, from small venues like Piedmont Park in Atlanta, to huge ones like a 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee. With 32 million people going to at least one music festival a year, “music festivals are becoming one of young American’s […]

 
 

Be the Generation of Change

Be the Generation of Change

By JENNA JARDINE An activist fervor has taken over the nation. Americans are turning to the streets, the internet, grassroots organizations and each other in an effort to make change. People are rallying behind the issues they care about, unsure if they will have an impact. Such feelings even cross party […]

 
 

Alternative “Reads” During The Trump Presidency

Alternative “Reads” During The Trump Presidency

By ALANA AL-HATLANI The Trump presidency has converted some Americans into ravenous readers of the dystopian classic, 1984 by George Orwell, sending it to the top of Amazon’s best-seller list last week and out of stock. The novel’s renewed popularity coincides with the rise of fake news and “alternative facts,” […]

 
 

The Millennial Republican Stigma

The Millennial Republican Stigma

Isolated in a sea of fervent Sanders’ supporters at an April rally in Washington Square Park,  Ivan Teo, an NYU College Republican, made his way around the crowded college campus. Streets surrounding the usually serene park were cordoned off and filled with protesters, college students, and people proudly donning Bernie […]

 
 

Need Something? There’s An App For That

Need Something? There’s An App For That

By LEE XIE 8:30 a.m.: take an Uber to work. 12 p.m.: order lunch from Seamless. 5 p.m.: order groceries from Instacart. 9 p.m.: sign for a wine delivery from Minibar. Millennials like Jess Spence rattle through lists of their daily apps with a familiarity of routine. Spence, in her […]

 
 

Millennials for Hillary are Speaking Up

Millennials for Hillary are Speaking Up

BY Claire Wang Paris Martineau started her freshman year at New York University just as Bernie Sanders’ campaign caught fire among millennials. The following seven months have been a constant and taxing struggle to defend her choice to support her longtime idol, Hillary Clinton. Being a Clinton supporter at a […]

 
 

The Good, The Bad, The Selfie: Curating Yourself for the Web

The Good, The Bad, The Selfie: Curating Yourself for the Web

The internet seems to be constantly inventing new ways in which we can present ourselves to the world. From the early days of Myspace to today when Instagram and Snapchat reign supreme, the curation of the self identity has moved from the real world to the virtual space. Curation of […]

 
 

Lifestyle Blogging: The Inclusive Industry With Exclusive “Success”

Lifestyle Blogging: The Inclusive Industry With Exclusive “Success”

Becoming an “Influencer” takes more than you think… The Instagram account of fashion and lifestyle blog Color Me Courtney posts about four to five times a day to 141k followers. Ranging from outfit ideas and anecdotes about positive body image, to documenting 25-year-old Courtney Quinn’s travels – she recently took […]