On Thursday, a panel of professors held an election chat to talk about the designation of Donald Trump as president-elect of the United States. I jumped at the idea to attend, for I wanted to hear what a panel of professionals thought about a reality star entering the realm of politics. This open-domain chat proved […]

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When “Sex and the City” first premiered in June 1998, it confounded audiences. It was a show focused on the intricacies of women living single, sex-positive metropolitan lives. Because of this, “Sex and the City” got a lot of flak for being depraved. Some said it was a badly written and directed show, others felt […]

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We have finally descended upon the last day of the mystical Halloweekend. While many of us may still be scrambling to find the perfect costume (I’m still deciding between going as Miranda from “Sex and the City” or “The Jinx” icon Robert Durst), running to the store to buy overpriced candy or finalizing our nighttime plans, […]

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The 1950s is usually remembered for its strict societal mores: the white picket fence, dad working and mom makes supper. But in Manhattan, especially in the area surrounding Columbia University, the beginnings of a new, defiant generation were emerging. The Beat Generation was made up of free-wheeling intellectuals that would gather at dimly lit bars, […]

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Ah, yes, it’s that time of year again: Halloween. The air is crisper, the sun is setting earlier and a clown is snooping around every corner. I don’t know about you, but I find myself to be absolutely obsessed with reading true crime stories; they simultaneously fascinate and terrify me. Therefore, here are some true […]

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I grew up in a typical Jewish household: Hebrew school on Sundays, Bat Mitzvah at age 13, secretly knowing Santa wasn’t real before it was cool. However, despite my Jewish upbringing, I never personally believed in God. It always created a slight paradox in my existence, because despite my personal skepticism, religion has always been […]

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Recently, in a late-night moment, I found myself thinking: “If only life was as easy as any amazing, earth-shattering montage scene in literally any film.” Then an idea popped into my head — maybe life could be like that. Maybe there could be a time where we can run on the T, put on a […]

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