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 […]
In the days leading up to the announcement of the election of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, feelings of anxiety and uncertainty hang in the air. Izzy McMahon caught up with some New Yorkers in Washington Square Park to hear how they’re feeling in this charged moment.
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure… or groceries. About 3.9 million tons of New York food makes its way into landfills each year. Some people, like Janet Kalish, have made it their mission to fight food waste by scavenging through garbage left on the curb.
David Solovyov has been fixing clocks and watches in Lower Manhattan for 37 years. David is one of the few repairmen left in the city since smartphones took over the watch industry. David’s shop is like a time machine to the Manhattan of the 1900s.
Doraian Givens, a third year NYU student, shares her story of attending a “cult” high school – T.M. Landry.
Outraged New Yorkers protest in Brooklyn for the removal of the NYPD out of the MTA. The recent arrests of farebeaters have sparked much controversy. Advocates claim that punishing people fare evasion is criminalizing poverty, as most of the people arrested are Black or Hispanic.
Conventional life may be getting in the way, but the beatbox-rap duo still perform together after all these years. One’s a corporate salesman, the other’s an educator. But on stage, they’re just a couple of best friends having fun.