Early last summer, the directors of The Katmint Learning Initiative had a series of heart-wrenching conversations with their staff. Given their dire financial situation, brought on by the pandemic, six of the Brooklyn center’s ten teachers would have to be laid off. They had already tried everything to keep their teachers employed. They applied for […]
During the first half of UEFA Champions League group stage away match against Juventus, FC Barcelona’s centerback Ronald Araújo suffered an injury, and was substituted at half time. Head coach Ronald Koeman turned to Barca’s main midfielder Frenkie de Jong as a replacement for the Uruguayan. This came across as a bit of a surprise, and […]
Community Fridges have been installed in the sidewalks of some neighborhoods around New York City as a revolutionary idea to address issues like food insecurity. There’s a simple rule: Take what you need, leave what you can.
COVID has impacted the film industry with delays, cancellations, and shutdowns in 2020. Still, the fall festival season went forward — with Venice Film Festival in-person, Toronto virtual and New York (NYFF) a mixture of drive-in and virtual. That means Eric Kohn, the executive editor and chief critic at IndieWire, is as busy as ever […]
Amelia Moses was excited to have her first movie, “Bleed With Me,” premiere at Fantasia Film Festival, a Montreal-based genre festival, in July. Moses and the crew, who live in Montreal, were going to reunite with the Toronto-based cast for a special celebration of their work. It took two years for the 27-year-old and her […]
What would you give up to be the best at your sport? Sleep, money, a social life? For many runners, the answer to that question is food. There is a common myth that the leanness of a runner’s body equates to the ability to run faster, which has promoted eating disorders within the running community. […]
It’s something most athletes struggle with: burnout. The decision to stick with a sport or try a new one or just quit sports can entirely define athletes. When Katherine Dash, a 21-year-old equestrian and 2024 Olympic hopeful, was planning on taking a gap year from school to compete, she was feeling burned out. She’s been […]
Just as William Hongsuk Kim stepped off the airplane platform to enter the passageway to Incheon Airport immigration, he knew immediately this was it. This was him taking a huge leap towards his childhood dream: representing South Korea as a soccer player. The flawless passageway, with the polished tiles and the clean glass that reflected […]
In response to the disproportionate effects of the coronavirus on Filipinx and Filipinx-American nurses across America, Margaret Guzman traces the history of Filipinx nursing migration in the context of two health crises: the COVID-19 pandemic and the AIDS epidemic.
Margaret Guzman and Lauren Gruber documents the 2020 Bank of America’s Winter Village at Bryant Park.
JACKSON, OHIO-The sheer multitude of roaring fires and rolling smoke adding to the haze of the chilly morning drizzle conjures up thoughts of a viking ceremony, but this was merely an early morning deliverable for the Pathfinder School’s basic survival course: get a self sustaining fire going within five minutes. The Ohio based school usually […]
Alexandra Mathisen’s yoga practice looks a little different lately. After she finishes helping her daughter with homework, preparing a healthy dinner and writing new posts for her wellness blog, “A Rainbow a Day,” Mathisen teaches outdoor, socially-distanced yoga to the local population of Clark, Colorado. She unfolds her mat, spritzes lavender essential oil on her […]
Imagine a room with 100 Covid-free people. Now imagine one idiot with Covid going into that room, infecting everyone else. In this case, the room is Puerto Rico, and the idiot–Americans. Puerto Rico has been forced to balance the spread of the coronavirus amongst their densely populated island, while also trying to maintain their economy […]
Every fall, over 26,000 undergraduate students migrate to New York City from all across the globe all to attend New York University and reap the opportunities that come from living in New York. But Covid-19 hit New York harder than any other U.S. city, yet some freshmen happily decided to move to New York and […]
“Forbidden NYU”, or “FNYU“, the musical parody put on by the CAS theatre club, was canceled this year. Last year’s director and current senior at NYU, Maxine McCormick, gives us a low down on what the show was all about.