Without A Home In New York City.

Every year more New Yorkers find it almost impossible to live in the city. As affordable housing has become  more difficult to find, it's affecting lower income classes to be homeless. In the last 20 years the number of homeless persons has quadrupled from 15,000 homeless people in NYC to 60,717 in 2017. These statistics only document homeless … [Read More]

Momix Dancer-Illusionists Blow New York Audience Away

Momix dancers received a standing ovation as their show came to an end July 12 at the Joyce Theater as the dancers stood there with sweat dripping down their faces, The audience clapped with enthusiasm rewarding the dancers for their impressive performance. All the clapping recognized the infinite amount of hard work the dancers had to put in … [Read More]

A Hindu Community Celebrates Prabhu Jagat Bandhu

On July 15th, 2015 a community of Hindu remembered Prabhu Jagat Bandhu on his birth anniversary celebration at Bangladesh Hindu Mandir, a Hindu temple in Elmhurst, NY. A lady who went there said that the celebration started at 7:00 pm and ended at 9:30 pm. Two or three priests arranged the veneration. They had decorated the entire room with … [Read More]

Accordion Festival at Bryant Park

By: Maya Rader On July 21st, from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Bryant Park held an Accordion Festival featuring five bands, each with an accordionist. This was done to showcase the accordion in different cultures and genres. … [Read More]

How Some Small Businesses are Surviving West Village Gentrification

It’s not news to New Yorkers that neighborhoods around the city become less and less affordable by the day. But in one of the most historical and gentrified neighborhoods in New York, small business owners are doing all they can to keep from being the next one to fall. Gentrification of the West Village began in the late 1990s and by now has a … [Read More]

‘Baruchians’ Fight Back Against the System

“Between the new curriculum, exchange trips, dress code, an entire year of ap calculus gone to waste, allowing discriminatory teachers to teach our classes, completely disregarding the arts programs, and so on, we are pretty upset!” a Baruch junior stated. With the loss of art programs, international exchange trips and funding for several out … [Read More]

Dunkirk Film Review

    For a movie about World War 2, Director Christopher Nolan's ‘Dunkirk’ seems to lack actual combat.  It depicts the historical events of the Battle of Dunkirk through a beautifully shot and composed series of scenes; (Nolan again used film for this movie rather than digital,) but with all the astonishing visuals and sound, the mov … [Read More]

Incarceration Issues

The United States has many flaws with its incarceration system. Overcrowded prisons in the United States have become an issue throughout the years. When there are too many people placed in a prison, it causes the prisoners to use their time poorly. It may be assumed that overcrowding is caused by faults in the penal system. New laws may play a … [Read More]

America’s Rejected People Struggling for a Chance

Imagine not being able to hug your parents for over a decade. Imagine being scared to go home and having all you’ve worked for taken from you. Mery (her last name will be excluded for privacy reasons) is an undocumented citizen living in New York. She is originally from Ecuador but has been in the United States for almost 16 years. Mery, like m … [Read More]

I’ll Give You The Sun

It will make you love the color orange and understand life on a deeper level. I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson is an American young adult novel that focuses on the lives of two twins named Noah and Jude. This book deals with serious issues that affect many teens today. It is important for people to read this novel in order to have a … [Read More]