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‘Sound Like Yourself’: An Interview with Souly Had

‘Sound Like Yourself’: An Interview with Souly Had

August 13, 2019

R&B singer Souly Had went from posting an Amy Winehouse cover to being signed by her record label.

A Summer in Bermuda (in New York)

A Summer in Bermuda (in New York)

July 30, 2019

Rising FCLC junior Emma Federer's play, 'Bermuda Triangle,' was recently accepted into and performed at the New York Theatre Festival.

Rock and RAICES

Rock and RAICES

July 19, 2019

Native Sun, Stuyedeyed and Superbloom headlined a benefit concert to raise money for refugee aid.

A Tale of Two Cities: San Francisco vs. New York

A Tale of Two Cities: San Francisco vs. New York

July 18, 2019

My West Coast friends see me as a traitor for leaving the “Best Coast,” while my East Coast friends mock me for my Valley girl accent and sunny outlook — a stark contrast to the average no-nonsense, blunt New Yorker. 

Metro-North Changes Make Commuting Easier From The Bronx

Metro-North Changes Make Commuting Easier From The Bronx

March 22, 2019

Fordham station lies in a predominately black and Latin-American community. Many, along with Stringer, believe that the old policy was the result of institutional racism, and aimed to make mobility for minority communities more difficult.

Rethinking New York Elections

September 26, 2018

How is it that the voice of the people so often comes to be silenced? When we think of widespread voter disenfranc...

The Official Ram Guide to Not Looking Like a Tourist

The Official Ram Guide to Not Looking Like a Tourist

August 23, 2018

To quote New York migrant Taylor Swift, “Welcome to New York — it’s been waiting for you!” You’ve...

Little Italy Seeks to Preserve Traditions

Little Italy Seeks to Preserve Traditions

September 2, 2017

The first Feast of San Gennaro celebrated in New York was held on Sept. 19, 1926, as Italian immigrants...

Taking Initiative is the Key to the Fashion Industry

October 2, 2016

By TERRY ZENG Copy Editor Whenever I post photos from fashion shows at New York Fashion Week (NYFW), I often get questions such as, “How...

New York Needs More Organ Donors

New York Needs More Organ Donors

April 22, 2016

By MARIAM MOUSTAFA Staff Writer April is National Donate Life Month: a time to encourage people to re...

Is Victor Cruz Still Valuable?

Is Victor Cruz Still Valuable?

March 9, 2016

By THOMAS O’CALLAGHAN Staff Writer Following his career year as a main contributor to the New York Gian...

Our City’s Homeless are in Trouble

Our City’s Homeless are in Trouble

January 29, 2016

Here we are. Another December has passed, another season of giving gone until next year.  With this t...