Nine buildings, taking up 500,000 square feet in Dayton’s central business district, have lay dormant for decades. With multiple setbacks over the years from financial stress and negotiations, as well as the changing of project leadership, it finally celebrated the grand opening for just one area, the Hub, in March of 2021. This virtual ceremony […]
Three therapists based in North Carolina, California and New York discuss experiencing an increase in demand for services since the start of the pandemic. Here, they elaborate on the role of the mental health stigma and how it potentially played a role in normalizing therapy for certain individuals. As demand remains high, preventative measures become […]
Prior to Covid-19, the New York Film Festival served as an annual escape into the fictional world of cinema. Movie-goers, critics, actors and directors around the world would rejoice in the talent and art behind the film industry. The pandemic showed us the importance of the community within the film industry and the collective experience […]
We are obsessed with the hustle. We glorify the grinders and the go-getters; those who work 70-hour weeks, pull all-nighters, have 4 a.m. wake-up times, and manage to run a side business all the while. There’s a troubling phenomenon in our schools and workplaces right now that worships unhealthy behaviors supposedly linked to success. It […]
Every sports fan in America wants a team to call their own. All around the country, home teams bring enthusiasm and pride to the cities they represent. Historically, these organizations have only expected one thing in return: a stadium. Once called “Modern Day Cathedrals”, stadiums are only becoming more elaborate and more expensive. Within the […]
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.
A scene by scene portrait of the Astros’ fall from grace, and what the scandal says about Major League Baseball First, there was the Black Sox Scandal at the 1919 World Series. Then, athletes wielding cork bats and pine tar threatened the fairness of the sport. With incidents like the 1994 MLB Strike and baseball’s […]
New York officials have yet to roll out fresh regulations now that the state has joined more than a dozen others that have legalized marijuana and cannabis to help boost revenue. Andrew Rosner, the co-founder of HR Botanicals, a small farm located in Sullivan county New York that grows a species of marijuana known as […]
What’s so special about pixels? These squares of color are miniscule — at 0.26 mm, they’re about the same thickness as standard cardstock — and put together into grids, they form digital images or displays on phones, computers, tablets, and the multitudes of other devices we use on a daily basis. We consume millions day […]