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Sarah Skirmont

Sarah Skirmont

By VICTORIA FINNEGAN If anyone was to play Sarah Skirmont in a movie, she demands that it be herself. Sitting on the seventh floor of New York University’s Kimmel Center, the El Paso, Texas native, thinks and laughs, “But if I’m not available, get J. Law.” The New York University […]

 
 

Kate Starr

Kate Starr

Over the past three years, Kate Starr has transitioned from a small all-girls Episcopal school in the heart of DC to a huge state school in the Midwest and back to the Northeast for college in downtown Manhattan, where she is currently a sophomore at New York University. Here, the […]

 
 

Kathryn Elizabeth Jones

Kathryn Elizabeth Jones

Kathryn Jones, 20, was given the nickname Kitty Kat Jonesy Jones when she started rapping in seventh grade science class in Old Bridge, New Jersey. Years after, people continue to ask her to freestyle at parties but she politely declines. However, in her bedroom, she penned down rhythmic thoughts. Sitting […]

 
 

Ananya Bhattacharya

Ananya Bhattacharya

Balancing different cultures is something 20-year-old Ananya Bhattacharya knows well. Born in Mumbai, India, she has since then lived in the United Kingdom, Singapore, and currently in Manhattan where she attends New York University. When she’s not performing in NYU Bhangra folk dance team or the NYU Dillagi Bollywood fusion […]

 
 

Lily Starbuck

Lily Starbuck

Eighteen-year-old Lily Starbuck has one of those bubbly, outgoing personalities. It is easy to picture Starbuck as a future cooking show host—one of her several career aspirations. Starbuck, a food aficionado, Barefoot Contessa fan, and hard working student at New York University, is carving out a unique path that will […]

 
 

Victoria Finnegan

Victoria Finnegan

Victoria Finnegan endures the Long Island Railroad daily in her commute from her family home on Long Island to New York University in Manhattan. However, as the 22-year-old journalism and English major embarks on her senior year, she faces questions far greater than how to keep busy during the hour-long […]

 
 

Kira Harada-Stone

Kira Harada-Stone

Kira Harada-Stone         “When I first came to New York in my girlie dresses,” Hawaiian native Kira Yoshiko Harada-Stone remarked when I complimented her colorful ensemble, “I felt like I stood out because everyone is more sleek and chic in their darker colors.” We laughed as Kira’s […]

 
 

Larson Binzer

Larson Binzer

Like many her age, 20 year-old Larson came to college with the hopes of branching out of her hometown, Aledo, Texas. Despite an attachment to her friends and family back home and some life-altering medical problems, Larson decided that New York University was where she needed to bee to be […]

 
 

Mia Taper

Mia Taper

In this interview, Mia talks about her personal experiences, career aspirations and pressures as 21-year-old minority woman trying to break into the film industry.  Why did you decide to be a Film major? There wasn’t ever a moment where I was, like, “Yes, I want to do film!” It was […]

 
 

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 […]