Nicole Malpeso stands shoulder to shoulder with ten fellow firefighters in a Terminal 5 boxing ring, waiting for the emcee to start the night’s event. It’s one of the biggest occasions for New York City’s first responders; Malpeso is about to fight in the Battle of the Badges between FDNY’s Bravest Boxing and NYPD’s Fighting […]
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.
“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 […]
Democratic Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, the House Minority leader and a focal point of much Republican wrath, spoke at NYU Monday on the role of women in politics, just a few weeks away from the pivotal midterm elections . About 250 NYU students and community members attended a Q & A with Marianne Schnall, author of […]
Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, has sparked polarized reactions from women on both sides of the political spectrum. “I totally believe her,” said Courtney Watson, 53, of the East Village. “I think he was blackout drunk and it’s totally conceivable that he doesn’t remember. But just because […]
The third attempt at starting a National Women’s Soccer League in the United States began in 2013. Unlike the previous efforts, the NWSL successfully progressed into its fourth year, a feat that had never been accomplished before. This time around, there are sponsors, television coverage, and most importantly, fans. Sky Blue Football Club, the only […]