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KP Mendoza

KP Mendoza

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

March 8, 2018


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KP Mendoza starts his Thursdays at 6 a.m. with a shower and a quick breakfast. By 6:30 a.m., the Rory Meyers senior is out of his apartment in Gramercy Green Residence Hall, where he’s a resident assistant, and on his way to Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn where he spends eight hours monitoring patients....

Alexandra Pezzotti

Alexandra Pezzotti

By Maddie Howard, Sports Editor

March 8, 2018


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Alex Pezzotti exudes eloquence. Her voice is soft like velvet and her language is always precise. Each word she quietly utters packs both a deliberate and all-powerful significance — she never says ‘like’ or ’um.’ When Pezzotti speaks, people want to listen. Her essence is expressed through...

Alex Smith

Alex Smith

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

March 8, 2018


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Alex Smith can’t tie himself down to just one passion. Instead, he plays the field, trying his hand at whatever piques his interest at the time, immersing himself in all he does.  The CAS senior has gusto. He isn’t afraid to take risks in what industry he’ll break into next, and it pays off ...

Samah Ahmed Ikram

Samah Ahmed Ikram

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

March 8, 2018


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“How are you feeling?” is a question that most therapists ask their patients, but Steinhardt graduate student Samah Ikram did not ask me that. Instead, she asked my sister. More specifically, she asked me while I played the role of my sister. Ikram's soothing voice and kind eyes eased my doubts about...

Alexia Salingaros

Alexia Salingaros

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

March 8, 2018


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For Tisch sophomore Alexia Salingaros, the magic of filmmaking began with summer lethargy and the absence of cable television in her San Antonio home. “The summer after seventh grade, I was super bored,” she said. “I decided to bring my Lego action figures to life, and that eventually turned...

Up-and-Comers 2018

Up-and-Comers 2018

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

We’re not just university students. We’re journalists, YouTubers, coders, organizers, historians, investors and entrepreneurs. We’re all at the cusp of breaking into the industries that we will soon be running. While some of us teeter at the edge, using academia as a launching pad to test driv...

Jennifer Zhang

Jennifer Zhang

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2018


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Atop her standard dorm room wooden dresser, Jennifer Zhang’s golden YouTube play button commemorates her channel reaching one million subscribers. Although she reached this figure long before moving into her sophomore year residence hall, YouTube delivered the plaque only recently and, it is too heavy...

Sam Raskin

Sam Raskin

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

March 8, 2018


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On the last day of February, a group of about 20 members of the New York City press corps huddled together around cameras and local politicians on the steps of City Hall. The New York City Council was preparing to host a hearing on best practices to address sexual harassment, the first hearing of its...

Malcolm Lewis

Malcolm Lewis

By Sayer Devlin, Managing Editor

March 8, 2018


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A small class of children stares at their last generation MacBook Pros on the eighth floor of the Tandon School of Engineering. Today’s task: repurpose Google’s logo with images of letters they find on the web using Adobe Photoshop. Fifth-year Tandon student Malcolm Lewis circles the stu...

Rachel Stern

Rachel Stern

By Yasmin Gulec, Features Editor

March 8, 2018


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Second Avenue is home to Block Drug Store, a pharmacy that has survived for over 100 years while surrounding businesses have shuttered. Restaurants turned into chic coffeeshops and bookstores turned into electronics stores, but Block Drug Store has stuck around. This is what Gallatin junior Rachel Stern...

Nina Haines

Nina Haines

By Pamela Jew, Deputy Managing Editor

March 8, 2018


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For the past few months, Nina Haines has been conducting a social experiment: when she walks down the streets of Manhattan, she won’t step aside for anyone — not because she’s rude or inconsiderate. She’s just tired of catering her actions to men. Haines is not one to listen to your judgment...

Angie Liao

Angie Liao

By Thomas Price, Opinion Editor

March 23, 2017


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Maybe it’s the yoga. Or maybe it’s her natural serenity. But more than likely, it’s Angie Liao’s knowledge that being frazzled does nothing to advance the human rights issues that fuel her near-unparalleled commitment to the lives of the people around her. Despite the constant bustle of the many pass...

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