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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 […]

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 […]

A Year Inbetween – A Letter from the Editor

 It started with a question – What the hell am I doing? Actually, it started with a lot of questions, each as important as the next: What’s it like to drink with coworkers? Office friendships: how close is too close? What to do when your manager adds you on Facebook? What in God’s name happens […]

In Defense of the Pocket Notebook

By Tom Scarcella Pocket notebooks seem to be going the way of the CD — they’re not totally outdated, but they’re becoming quite a rarity in the digital age. We all have them, but how often do we really use them? Nowadays, when we want to jot something down, we go straight for our phones […]