As a bellman in a Utah ski resort, Quanzhen Yu knew what was coming when, in mid-March in the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic, the hotel managers summoned him and his coworkers to their office. The resort, like other non-essential businesses throughout the country, would immediately close for business. “I heard that in other […]
In one of her sessions, professional cuddler Ella Amorim discusses how cuddling became her full-time job.
“As women I know it’s hard to deal with the world and men because we’re perceived as different,” said New York University sophomore Jhenelle Marson, reading aloud her letter to a homeless woman. Next to her, 20 other members of the NYU club WEST –Women of Excellence, Strength and Tenacity– were also handwriting letters to […]
Three weeks from the midterm elections and NYU senior Toyosi Oyelola was still carrying her voter absentee form in her backpack. Her Application for Ballot by Mail (ABBM) to vote in Texas elections was just missing a stamp. “I don’t know how much stamps cost but why do I have to pay to vote?” the […]