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A Young Writer In New York City Rewrites The Rules

A Young Writer In New York City Rewrites The Rules

Halima Haider December 20, 2015 0

Throngs of city college students are too often mislead to think that positions in the higher reaches of the creative sector get plucked by their counterparts from elite universities. The time is now to

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A Beautiful Accident

A Beautiful Accident

Arlene Chiu December 17, 2015 0

Photography came as a beautiful accident for Raul Tovar. Now 29, Tovar sits in an office on the sixth floor of the WeWork building on 5th Avenue, wearing a black blazer with a dress shirt, dark

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Trans Hair Stylist Lives Out Her Dreams

Trans Hair Stylist Lives Out Her Dreams

Sabrena Jewth December 12, 2015 0

Lupe’s Hair Salon in the Bronx’s Soundview neighborhood is far from the typical beauty shop. The majority of the stylists are transgender or transsexual, including its owner, Guadalupe Gonzalez, who created the salon and

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Ukrainian Roots, Reaching Higher

Ukrainian Roots, Reaching Higher

Selena Barrientos December 11, 2015 0

It’s easy to be gravitated towards Boris Litvin, a 20-year-old college sophomore born in Ukraine and raised in Brooklyn. His pale complexion emphasizes the dark circles under his light forest green eyes. His smile,

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Young Hip-Hop Soul From Queens

Young Hip-Hop Soul From Queens

Siyu Liu December 11, 2015 0

His earliest memory was when he would carry around a black marble notebook writing down sample raps or singing and moonwalking to Michael Jackson’s classics. That was when he was just five years old.

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How One Woman Used Instagram to Launch a Career

How One Woman Used Instagram to Launch a Career

Sunny Liu December 11, 2015 0

The sweet smell of chocolate and peppermint filled the air as Julia Choi kneeled to open her oven door, revealing a pan of brownies with pieces of red and green peppermint candy scattered on

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