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NYU's Fashion Panel Addressed Media and Streetwear as Complements

Guests from Highsnobiety, Complex and Surface gathered at NYU on Wednesday to discuss how media intersects with streetwear — a combination of California surf skate culture with New York hip-hop fashion. The panelists colorized the room, having dressed for the occasion in sweatshirts and baggy pants with layered fabrics and patterns, and of course, futuristic sneakers.  “Streetwear is a bit like sportswear, you don’t wear sportswear … Continue reading NYU's Fashion Panel Addressed Media and Streetwear as Complements

Galentine’s Day: An Unromantic Celebration of Love

Because Your Friends Love Surprises and You Love Your Friends A nail spa retreat for two, a waffle-brunch date, a bottle of champagne and a pink heart-shaped chocolate box are not just things you get every day; they are things you gift or receive on Galentine’s Day. In an era where Ice Cream Day is a national holiday, don’t close girlfriends deserve a day of … Continue reading Galentine’s Day: An Unromantic Celebration of Love

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The Not-So-Usual Streets of New York

Where a Brief Walk in a Random Street is Worth Countless Movie Scenes The intersection of Broadway and Prince Street hosts an organized chaos of pedestrians seemingly in a rush: A pink-haired woman with oversized red glasses navigates on her electric wheelchair, a small dog trying to keep up the pace; twins in strollers push through with great difficulty, and a couple refusing to unclasp hands … Continue reading The Not-So-Usual Streets of New York

Reflecting on my First Semester

Now that I have officially completed my first semester in New York, I have decided to share some of my most remarkable experiences! First things first: I had a delightful move-in day and welcome week, met extremely unique individuals, had numerous coffee dates, memorized and forgotten hundreds of names, and made many friends from all around the world. Besides being in a Macroeconomics class with … Continue reading Reflecting on my First Semester

Here is Why People Can’t Get Enough of SoulCycle— and Why They Shouldn’t

50,000+ riders persistently turn on their beast modes for a sweaty 45-minute cardio session in over 93 studios. I took a 5-pack and attended all my sessions. Here is all you need to know about the hyped workout method of our decade: SoulCycle has a Strong Sense of Community One of my instructors said that the bikes were intentionally set very close to one another … Continue reading Here is Why People Can’t Get Enough of SoulCycle— and Why They Shouldn’t

NYC Village Halloween Parade

New York’s 46th; My 1st Encounter With the Annual Halloween Parade Thursday, October 31 was not marked as Halloween but rather as the Parade on my calendar after hearing about the iconic organization held conveniently (from campus) on 6th Avenue North of Spring Street to 16th Street. The distance itself was enough to convince me but the event was so highly promoted and advertised across … Continue reading NYC Village Halloween Parade