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Beyond the Comments Section: A Lesson on Taking a Story into Your Own Hands

By Zameena Mejia How would you feel if you found out you were fired from your job through a Facebook post? I spoke to one person who recently faced this from her summer job before law school and what followed raised a lot of questions. For a few days, the tiny movie theater from my […]

Suburban Security: On Pushing Off My Inevitable Move to NYC

By Carly Rome For as long as I can remember, I’ve been one of those kids who is in a rush to grow up. By 7th grade, I was going to the mall with friends to buy eyeliner and push up bras. In 8th grade, I started regularly going to local punk shows with crowds […]

Pressing for Justice: A Press Intern’s Take on NYC’s Gov

By Zameena Mejia Before 2014, I don’t think I had ever set foot around City Hall (or knew where to point it out on a map). Politics were never “my thing” and I avoided any political journalism assignments at my college newspaper like the plague. Despite catching on to bits and pieces of political facts […]

A Semester Across The Pond: My Time in London

By Gabrielle Cobb On the night I left to study abroad in London, my dad was still under the impression that the school was picking me up from the airport. Meanwhile, I clutched the plan I made up in my phone of bus routes and taxi phone numbers to get me to the home I’d […]