With the Ultimate Frisbee club league back in action after last year’s COVID-19 cancellations, NYC mixed-gender team XIST is striving to create a culture of gender equity both on and off the field. The team is now looking to secure a bid to nationals through hard work, communication, and valuing every player on their roster. […]
Dyke Beer is taking over New York City’s queer nightlife. Co-founders Loretta Andro Chung and Sarah Hallonquist started their two-dyke beer operation amid the pandemic. Four years ago, the pair founded Dyke Bar Takeover, a company that takes over straight bars and, for a night, turns them into spaces specifically for dykes. Dyke, as defined […]
By Calen Razor This piece takes a look at the experience for many Black queer people inside Black barbershops.
The birth of a child has always been extremely consuming for the parents, not to mention going into labor amid a global pandemic. What are the concerns parents had for their infants growing up under quarantine? This piece explores how the lockdown has physically and mentally influenced both parents and their babies.
Online Music Education by Laura Measher Students and teachers share their experiences of learning and teaching music in a virtual setting.
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
How did professional beekeepers in Ohio adapt to teaching their craft during the pandemic, and why is this hobby so important to maintain?
Meer’s Pies: A Pandemic Business Laura Measher Amira Daoud, like many, started “quarantine baking” during the COVID-19 pandemic. But then they took it a step further. In a time of economic struggle, particularly for small businesses, they opened Meer’s Pies, an Instagram-based pie shop for pick-up and delivery in NYC.
“Racism in China” is an interview-based film about Black experiences in China.
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.