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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 […]

Money Matters (More Than You Think)

By Tom Scarcella “Wake up, you need to make money!” For many of us, post-college life means coming to terms with the financial burdens of adulthood, whether it’s little by little or diving right out of the nest. While stressing out about these new challenges is a near-universal feeling for young adults, the specifics of […]

Hello, My Name is Awkward: Navigating Networking

By Maria Pianelli I’m going to be straight with you. The only thing that gives me more anxiety than networking events is ordering lunch for my coworkers. Give me a PR plan to write, tell me I need to staff a few interviews, drown me in hours worth of writing, fine. I can do all […]

Impostor Syndrome: 22 In the Music Industry

By Manny Yupa Approximately one year ago, I was trying to juggle schoolwork with a mindless part-time job and an internship. Yet as long as I did my work and showed up wherever required, I could coast through anything. Despite my need for a job, I could probably survive on financial aid and parental assistance. […]