Is Gender The Reason? “The very act of being a female athlete is radical.”-Kavitha A. Davidson stated, a sports and society writer for the Athletic. In 1996, the WNBA was born. The league was established 47 years after the NBA. As the first professional sports league for women in the United States, the league has […]
On March 31, 2021, New York legalized the use of recreational marijuana. See what people in NYC’s Washington Square Park think about the new legislation. By Laura Beard, Rachel Fadem, Jack Gordon, and Kiana Turner
On the morning of March 11, 2020, the headline story was expected to be Harvey Weinstein’s sentencing. However, what followed turned out to be the most hectic days of the coronavirus yet. On that Wednesday, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus to be a global pandemic, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive, which […]
“Racism in China” is an interview-based film about Black experiences in China.
March is Women’s History Month. It’s also the anniversary of the fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist factory in 1911 that killed almost 200 people, mostly young women, and girls. It inspired a massive strike for better working conditions. On March 27th, 2021, protesters gathered around the very same place, which is NYU’s Brown building on […]
If this pandemic has brought anything good, it’s the rebirth of hobbies. With the extra time and empty parks, skateboarding is a perfect match for quarantine restrictions, as the once male-dominated world of skating is seeing more women pounding the pavement.
“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.
A new pipeline is set to carry fracked gas under Brownsville, Bed-Stuy, Bushwick, Williamsburg, and Greenpoint, ending at a National Grid Depot on Newton Creek. Opponents are calling to end the construction immediately, concerned for the safety of their communities and the nearly 200 million price tag for ratepayers. Izzy McMahon and Jack Peterson caught […]
Dr. Mica Estrada answers questions about how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting society on a psychological level. She focuses on how social behaviors are changing while describing how norms relating to relationships before the pandemic contrast with how people are currently behaving in the midst of it. Estrada highlights the effect of social changes on […]
COVID-19 has severely limited easy access to exercise, but New York City residents have utilized space at the East River Park. These photos were taken on September 23rd, 2020. Many park-goers were seen adhering to the mask mandate and using time outside during the warmer months to get exercise. The strict guidelines implemented, following the […]