Gen Y Profiles

Shelby Jordan

Shelby Jordan

By DANIELLE SPOLETI Shelby Jordan has loved to swim for as long as she can remember. A member of the NYU swim team and junior at NYU Steinhardt, Shelby majors in Journalism along with a concentration in media, culture and communication. Her inquisitive nature and quest for knowledge inspired her intended […]

 
 

Danielle Spoleti

Danielle Spoleti

BY SHELBY JORDAN If you ask Danielle, New York is and has always been her home.  Her love for the city, and all that it has to offer, started in childhood and has only grown over the years.  With her self-proclaimed “loud, talkative, and ready-for-anything” attitude, Danielle feels at home […]

 
 

Alana Al-Hatlani

Alana Al-Hatlani

By SYDNEY BRASON Alana Al-Hatlani, 21, was born and raised in Seattle, Washington, where she never quite felt like she belonged. She discovered that she had a passion for cooking at a young age, and in the 8th grade, inspired by the TLC hit show “Cake Boss,” decided to bake a […]

 
 

Bojana Galic

Bojana Galic

By JENNA JARDINE Relationships are the most important thing in the life of NYU junior Bojana Galic. Her perfect day involves walking around outdoors and spending time with friends. Though she is not opposed to shopping or reading in the park, as long as it is spring time. Her family draws […]

 
 

By MAIA DOMBEY At 6 foot 3 with chin-length hair, a charming smile and blue eyes, singer, actor and dancer Anthony Sagaria is about to make his Broadway debut. After growing up in Dayton, Ohio and playing sports for most of his life, Sagaria got into acting through the theater […]

 
 

Life as a Contemporary Cellist

Life as a Contemporary Cellist

By: Zach Larimer Aya Terki has always been the kind of person who refuses to conform. Growing up on Long Island she refused to hide her cultural identity, half Egyptian and half Japanese, to fit in with her predominantly white classmates. As a teenager she decided to go to school […]

 
 

The Secret Life of The Self-Financed Millennial Musician

The Secret Life of The Self-Financed Millennial Musician

The 24-year-old musician’s legal moniker is William Pride, but his 40,000 Twitter followers know him by another name — FoxxTrax. By day, Pride works at NYU as a full-time senior computer lab technician, and by night, he descends into his musical lair: his room in his parents’ Bronx home. Wearing […]

 
 

Life After Goldman Sachs

Life After Goldman Sachs

By SHIRLEY FOO  Wall Street investment banker turned Silicon Valley product manager Vivian Fried-Chung knows exactly how she likes spending her weekends, and it has nothing to do with work. You’ll find her hiking, playing tennis, or hosting dinner parties––activities she could never make time for during her “crazy and […]

 
 

A Millennial’s Journey from Engineering to Pro Gaming

A Millennial’s Journey from Engineering to Pro Gaming

By CLAIRE WANG Sam Hartman-Kenzler, 29, looks more like a nerdy accountant than an Internet celebrity, with thick glasses perched atop an angular nose and gangly arms dangling awkwardly down his 6’2 frame. But still, he couldn’t fool adoring fans at a snow-laden music festival last New Year’s Eve, where a […]

 
 

A Millennial’s Road to Software Development

A Millennial’s Road to Software Development

By LEE XIE John Wang’s typical day starts with a bus ride to work, a short distance from his recently purchased apartment in downtown Seattle, Washington. It may be surprising that he has landed a piece of prime real estate at only 26 years of age, but Wang holds a secure […]