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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 […]

 
 

Defying The Generation Y Stereotype: College Millennials with Careers in Art

Defying The Generation Y Stereotype: College Millennials with Careers in Art

BY MIA TAPER Unemployed, lazy, and broke. That’s how the media portrays millennials. Let’s face it: millennials, don’t often get positive posts in the news or great depictions in film and television. They’re painted as a debt-filled, job-hopping, financially unstable, yet optimistic generation. Generation Y has often been referred to […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Getting Dressed for Work: 3 DOs and DON’Ts That Will Help You Get Ready for Any Office

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By LARSON BINZER- In the relationship between millennial employees and middle-aged employers, determining what constitutes “professional” has never been as difficult as it is in today’s age of casual Fridays and sneaker-suit combos. However, there are some timeless tricks that will help you dress for any office. The Formal Office […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Emily Wood

Emily Wood

A twenty-something shifted her idea of how she will get to med school by focusing on what makes her happy right now. Emily Wood, 20, has a pretty good handle on her life plan, which is not something one can say of most twenty-somethings. There is one path that could […]

 
 

The Hidden Costs of Parent PLUS Loans

The Hidden Costs of Parent PLUS Loans

By DANIELLE STROLIA When Komal Kazim was accepted into NYU and offered the opportunity to spend her freshman year in Paris, it was a dream come true. Yet her blissful stay on cloud nine was cut short with the gathering of the dark clouds of financial aid. The tuition for […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Law School in Perspective: Where Does Rank Get You?

Law School in Perspective: Where Does Rank Get You?

By DIANA TAO A history major, a chemist, a test prep instructor, and a journalist appear to have very little in common yet all have sat in similar rooms, waiting on the same situation with a proctor, a test booklet and a 3.79 liter clear, ziplock bag holding their possessions. […]

 
 

Are Social Smokers Actually Addicted?

Are Social Smokers Actually Addicted?

By LARSON BINZER After a few minutes of walking down 8th street in Greenwich Village, 21-year-old college student, Jason Hur, who refers to himself as a “social smoker,” finally finds a light. The light comes from a 20-something-year-old man in a small crowd of smokers huddled on the steps outside of a New York […]