What’s Next for Undocumented Students?

When Thomas* was applying to colleges, his first choice, Columbia University, denied his application, inaccurately labeling him as an international student. Thomas is an undocumented immigrant whose family left the Dominican Republic just before his 6th birthday. He considers himself American, but due to his lack of citizenship, not everyone shares his sentiments. “When Donald…

Death Doesn’t Always Have to Be Sad

Obituary writer Sam Roberts had just gotten a new assignment from his New York Times editor. “He said, ‘I just want to let you know that five Times reporters have written advanced obituaries on David Rockefeller…and they’re all dead,’” said Roberts, for the New York Times, speaking at a NYU journalism panel on Writing Death….

Night Court: It’s Not Just a TV Show

At 100 Centre St., the Manhattan Criminal Court operates until 5 p.m. and then everyone goes home. Wrong. From 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., the criminal court remains in session for “night court.” Manhattan Criminal Court is home to the more than 100,000 Manhattan arraignments annually. Everyone who is arrested must be arraigned within 24…

Anxiety Rises as the Election is in Its Home Stretch

Note: This article is based on the events of November 8, 2016. Have you voted? Do you want the election to be over? So do these voters waiting outside of Palladium. Some of them have been here for over 2 hours. “Thank God it’s not that cold today,” said a woman into her second hour…

America: One Woman’s Second Love

Interview has been translated from Spanish. Interview has been translated from Spanish. Manuela Prado immigrated to the United States because she fell in love. Leaving her entire family behind in Peru, she moved to Queens, New York in 1982. Although she and her husband divorced, she found a new love. The name of her new…

Does Dressing Like a Superhero Have to Break the Bank?

“We just can’t seem to agree on Marvel or DC,” said Donna Barker, pointing at her husband and two children, who were arguing over the value of DC superheroes versus Marvel superheroes. The family of four was browsing Halloween Adventure, the 3rd store they visited that day in search of the best superhero costume prices…

Irene Bunis: Broadway’s Mother, Gone too Soon

The mood was somber at the Winter Garden Theatre on Monday afternoon, where more than 100 people gathered to pay their respects to Irene Bunis, veteran Broadway wardrobe supervisor, who died of cancer in July. During the hour-long memorial service, speakers recounted their memories of Bunis, often on the verge of tears when describing vivid encounters….

Just A Midwest Girl Living in a City World

Claire Slater Hogan, future TV writer and producer, hails from Minneapolis, Minnesota, a foreign land where people are nice and say hi to each other on the street. She has been innovative since childhood, starting a school newspaper in third grade and creating a Harry Potter club in high school. She played basketball, tennis, soccer, and…

What to Do When Your Internship Could Get You Deported

Giulia Magnelli*, a New York University junior, considered herself lucky to land an internship at a prestigious television station. That is- until she was informed that she could be deported back to France for not following conditions necessary to begin her internship. One day she received an email from Homeland Security saying she had a…

10 Friend Date Ideas: NYC Fall Edition

Let’s face it: there are some horrible first date options like going to the movies or your date forcing you to get an MRI after you tell him you’ve never had one. That’s why it’s better to save the awkwardness for another time, assert your independence, and go on friend dates! New York City is…