Category college

An Ode to New Paltz, 5 Years Later

By Maria Pianelli I started college five years ago this week. Five internships, two jobs, a degree and a mountain tattoo later, what a strange, beautiful trip it’s been. I began a city girl, embedded within the East Coast and never seeing more than what was in front of me. A dreamer, shy, head in […]

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 […]

Anecdotes from Greater China

By Mike Provenzano I won’t say that going to China and Taiwan is like visiting a different planet, because it’s just not true. Sure, there are many differences in culture, lifestyle, and environment, but there are also many similarities. For instance, I went to a jazz club in Shanghai that reminded me of the Blue […]

Real Talk: I Spent a Semester in Copenhagen

By Shannon Manley, originally posted on the LaunchSquad Tumblr As most of us are adjusting to life after Labor Day weekend, realizing short days and cold winter nights are fast approaching, I am flying home from Miami after a much needed reunion. With who you ask? My Copenhagen friends of course — some of my […]