Gen Y Profiles

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 […]

 
 

In This Game, Millennials Are Entry-Level

In This Game, Millennials Are Entry-Level

By ATALIE GIMMEL As the 2015 Temple University graduate approaches her seventh month since entering the workforce, relaxing isn’t so high on Alex Tung’s agenda. Though Tung’s honors communications degree helped, it was plain gusto that got the 23-year-old an entry-level position in pharmaceutical advertising. As a project coordinator working in […]

 
 

Emily Witham

Emily Witham

      Emily Witham, a senior at NYU currently pursuing a double major in journalism and dramatic literature, is right from the get-go a burst of upbeat energy as she bounds into the Starbucks at Astor’s Place. Sipping on her sweetened passion tango ice tea lemonade, this auburn-haired, blue-eyed […]

 
 

No Assembly Required

On August 8, John Surico awoke abruptly to a 6 a.m. phone call from his editor at The Wall Street Journal. More than 250 demonstrators were protesting a Bronx grand jury’s refusal to indict a police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Ramarley Graham inside his home last year. “I […]

 
 

The Millennial Manager

When Lorey Giblin entered her first semester of college, she rocked pink hair, Converse designed a la Sharpie, and some low-hanging chains. Everyone else wore a suit at C.U.N.Y. Baruch, a school that prides itself on its business program and ambitious managerial-type students. Giblin was the first in her family […]