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.
Odd Job: David’s Shoe and Watch Repair
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.
More Than a Side Hustle
Photo courtesy of @positivebrothers on Instagram. New York City street performers are legitimizing their businesses with permits and tax forms. What most tourists and New Yorkers have always viewed as a “side hustle” is becoming a performance industry starting right on the sidewalks of the city. NYU’s Gabrielle Dunham reports.
Cuba after Fidel
A Cuban American NYU student, Reynaldo Madiedo, discusses Fidel Castro’s rule and reactions to his death. He also tells the story of his grandparents, who were Cuban exiles. By Revathi Janaswamy and Kilee Alexander
Shattering Stereotypes With Tattoos
Tattoos are stories of their own, a permanent trace of who we are as people. Erin Shore, an NYU junior, tells us about her tattoos, their meaning and how they shape her life. By Verena Toh and Lucy Hwang https://soundcloud.com/user-78438869/tats-for-chats
Exciting Everyday: Nurses
Exciting Everyday hosts, Moira Donohue and Ryan Shoushani, discuss America’s highest paying post-college graduate profession, nursing. In an interview with NYU nursing student, Monica Lopez, shares her dreams of becoming a nurse as a small girl, her experiences in nursing school, and what may lie ahead. Produced by Moira Donohue and Ryan Shoushani
The Fight Against Sex Trafficking
We all have a little bit of that “change the world” feeling inside of us. Maybe that’s why we are in college, to learn how to do so through our respective interests and career fields. The first episode of this podcast features Melissa Godin, an NYU Global Liberal Studies student who is making her mark […]
Rose and Basil
Alexandra Delyanis and Rayne Ellis sit down with NYU students Ioana Holt and William Wang to talk opening a specialty foods cafe called Rose and Basil and creating healthy desserts.
Break Out & Hear the Dance
Hear the Dance with hosts Victoria Agrifolio and Allegra Preuss takes you into the intimate world of dance professionals working in various dance related fields. This edition features a chat with Dance Magazine assistant editor, Courtney Escoyne. By Victoria Agrifolio and Allegra Preuss
The Street Vendor Project
In our very first episode of The Future of Food, we chat with Sean Basinski, founder and director of Street Vendor Project. With a $15,000 grant from Yale University in 2001, Basinski created an organization that advocates for more than 10,000 street vendors in New York City. Happy listening! Sophie and Dhika