Monthly Archives: January 2016

Goodbye, Long Island: When Your Parents Sell Your Childhood Home

By Victoria Morrell  “We have a surprise for you!” My mother squeaked into the phone, her heavy New York accent dripping with excitement. For weeks, I had been persuading my parents to come visit me in California; I hadn’t seen them in nearly a year and I was hoping they could spend Thanksgiving in L.A.. […]

Fighting That Job Fatigue

By Rachel Wong It happened without warning. I woke up one day and stared at my ceiling for a few minutes, not wanting to move. How did it happen? It just seemed like yesterday that I would jump out of bed, excited for what a new day at work would bring.  Without realizing it, I […]

The Reporter’s Notebook: First Semester Down in J-School

By Zameena Mejia It’s been six months since I wrote about choosing to go to grad school. Last month, I completed the first of three semesters at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism—I’m now cheering on the winding path to the top of the mountain (a figurative one of course, though I’ll actually be walking […]