On a scorching hot Sunday afternoon in Manhattan, theater goers took refuge in the air-conditioned Lion Theater to see a one-woman play. An off-Broadway production, Recreating Keiter is an attempt at approaching several themes, all carried out through one character, one set and long monologues. The show was written and performed by Cindy Keiter, portraying… Continue reading Is it Acting if it’s just Psychoanalyzing your Life?
With a Chick-fil-A bag perched on the table in front of her, Trisha Paytas opens her YouTube video announcing that she had a rough day. She starts eating her spicy chicken sandwich and shares with her audience that she has been emotional eating recently. The 27-minute video of her eating and talking has almost half… Continue reading Korean Binge-Eaters Become YouTube Mainstream
Xinyu Cheung appears reserved with her round black-framed glasses and an orange-cased Mac as she attends NYU classes, but there is more to her than what meets the eye. The 19-year-old rising sophomore, who goes by Alice, is studying journalism and sociology, while also minoring in business at Stern. She was raised as an only… Continue reading NYU International Student Defies Stereotypes
While every American knows to celebrate the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, it is less common to hear of festivities on Flag Day. June 14th is a day devoted to celebrating the flag every year, but many Americans are unaware of this holiday or do little to celebrate. To see what people think about Flag… Continue reading Humans of New York Speak on Flag Day
A thin, dark-haired woman wearing a red flowered dress perched on a dark wooden bench, rocking back and forth, a concerned look expressed across her face. Amid the high ceilings and dark wooden paneling, the woman appeared small compared to the power of the criminal justice system at 100 Center St. in downtown Manhattan. … Continue reading Night Court in the City that Never Sleeps
As I sit in my NYU apartment nestled in among the hub bub of a New York City Friday night, I am wondering to myself, am I already a journalist or is that still something I am aspiring to be? In my journalism class we have been discussing what constitutes journalistic work and what is… Continue reading Is this Journalism?