Alena

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Choose Your Spinning Style

Choose Your Spinning Style

Over two dozen cyclists arrived at the Warren Street club in TriBeCa the moment their Friday lunch hour began. Filing past the two petite blonde women in sunshine yellow t-shirts at the front desk, the… View Post

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Welcome To Night Court

Welcome To Night Court

A half dozen young female journalism students filed into a viewing bench at the New York County criminal arraignment courtroom on a mid-November night, ready to report on the dramatics often experienced at 100 Centre… View Post

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It’s Monday

It’s Monday

Yorkville, 7 a.m. My eyes flutter open as the sunrise spills onto my pillow through my bedroom window. Only a few blocks of brick and mortar separate me from the orange glow that illuminates the… View Post

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Run, With Or Without The Race

Run, With Or Without The Race

People look to maintain their mental health in various ways. Some veg out in front the tube after work. Others take up a kickboxing class at the local gym. Katie Lesko runs marathons. As an… View Post

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Wait For Contact

Wait For Contact

The lights flickered, on and off, on and off, throughout Monday morning as Hurricane Sandy approached the shores of central Long Island. By 4 p.m. the lights left for good and the house fell silent.… View Post

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Play The Waiting Game

Play The Waiting Game

While the number of eligible young voters increased over the past four years, the question remains whether they will choose to cast their ballots on Tuesday. The millennial generation, young adults ranging from 18 to… View Post

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Pick A Side

Pick A Side

Only 150 feet of Second Avenue sidewalk and two businesses separate two of the most popular frozen yogurt shops in the Upper East Side: the trendy Pinkberry and the newcomer 16 Handles. A crowd of… View Post

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Take A Walk

Take A Walk

One of the perks of being a graduate student at NYU is having the ability to explore this amazing city and call it “homework.” All new magazine writing students are required to take a multimedia… View Post

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Lose Yourself

Lose Yourself

Last Tuesday, I felt the urge to start my first day of graduate school with a morning run through Central Park. Anticipating the remnants of Hurricane Isaac destroying any chance I may have had at… View Post

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Ready To Roll

Ready To Roll

Today I had the pleasure of attending the student orientation for the incoming graduate class of New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. Congregating in the 7th floor television studio, my magazine journalism comrades… View Post

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I Have Arrived

I Have Arrived

This initiating blog post is long overdue, considering I have been living in New York City for almost three weeks now. Despite my tardiness, I feel the need to announce the start of my new… View Post

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