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A View From The Ferry

A View From The Ferry

Kafaya Shitta-bey December 11, 2015 0

People hurried as time escaped them. Only a few minutes to go or they would be left behind. With tunnel vision, some walked fast, seamlessly weaving in and out of obstacles in their way

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Strangers’ Kindness

Strangers’ Kindness

Siyu Liu December 11, 2015 0

It was a chilly and windy mid-October day in New York City and the second time I had to make a trip down the Chinese Consulate on 12th Avenue and 42nd Street to renew

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Racing Against Anxiety

Racing Against Anxiety

Selena Barrientos December 11, 2015 0

It was 3:59 p.m., and my hands held my track bag, ready to leave. I counted down the seconds for my College Now English class to end. It was time for indoor track practice.

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Time to Leave the Nest

Time to Leave the Nest

Chelsea Narvaez December 11, 2015 0

A year and a half – that’s how long it took. That’s how long I had been in college up until that point. That’s how long I had been in a constant routine of

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A Walk Through the Park

A Walk Through the Park

Olivia Singh December 11, 2015 0

At 5:15 on a Tuesday afternoon, Washington Square Park buzzes with activity. Although the peak of the day has passed, the sun shines brightly with its rays stretching across the clear, blue sky. The

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Gotham United

Gotham United

Selena Barrientos December 11, 2015 0

Sneakers squeaking against the wooden floors create a rhythm around me. Lined up against a mustard brick wall, numerous bags of various colors and sizes act as decor. Above them a mixture of silver

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Countless Sessions of Physical Therapy

Countless Sessions of Physical Therapy

Natalie Rosario December 11, 2015 0

It wasn’t until after a few sessions that I realized the impact that Olga Hincape would have on my life. Olga was my physical therapist that had moved to America from Bogota, Colombia about

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The Feast of San Gennaro Delights Guests for 89 Years

The Feast of San Gennaro Delights Guests for 89 Years

Chelsea Narvaez December 11, 2015 0

The thick, savory, heady smell of sausage fills the air on every corner. Bright lights shine even brighter against the night sky, adorning green, white, and red tinsel wrapped around wires that hang every

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People Come and People Go

People Come and People Go

Evelina Baranovskaja December 11, 2015 0

Sometimes I look at the people with whom I spend my time with and wonder: Are you going to be in my life when I’ll need you the most? Are you going to be

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Alone Abroad

Alone Abroad

Sunny Liu December 11, 2015 0

I had never been outside of the country, except for Canada—which obviously doesn’t count since it’s basically a nicer version of America. When I was a little girl, I dreamt of setting sail to

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