Category : Lifestyle

The Definitive Guide to Studying in College

1. Make a to-do list.             Do it wherever is most convenient: on your phone, in an agenda or date book, on a post-it note. If your notes are stored on your phone, make sure you have a back up,…

0 Comments / 274 View / December 1, 2014

In Defense of American Horror Story

Shock value. The media hungers for the stories that make their audiences gasp. Ryan Murphy—creator of the acclaimed and oft talked about anthology series American Horror Story—knows a thing or two about not just what will shock audiences, but what…

0 Comments / 384 View / November 25, 2014

Columbia Students Share Asian Identity in a Stellar Film: Resound

A group of Columbia students with the help of many on-campus clubs have created something worth passing on: a powerful film directed by Kevin Chiu that documents Asian identity in America.  I had the pleasure of viewing in person the screening…

0 Comments / 130 View / November 24, 2014

Get Your Flu Shot, Don’t Worry About Ebola

With all the hype surrounding the highly covered super-virus Ebola, many people are forgetting there is a medical concern that actually affects thousands of Americans directly and more fatally: the flu. Despite the obvious shock factor of a virus such…

0 Comments / 167 View / November 14, 2014

New Blog Chronicles the FroYo Craze in Gentrified NYC

“…and now it’s a f*cking froyo place” It’s cold, sterile like doctor’s offices, isn’t filling, and costs way more than it’s worth. But apparently, New Yorkers love it—and by “it,” I mean frozen yogurt. From Pinkberry to 16 Handles, frozen…

0 Comments / 243 View / November 10, 2014

Fall in Love with the Phenomenal First Date

Whether you know someone who has been on a blind date, have been on a blind date yourself, or have never been on a date in your life, you are sure to enjoy this show, which Broadway calls “a new…

1 Comment / 271 View / November 1, 2014

Swift Success: Taylor’s Rise to Pop Stardom

Yesterday, October 27, 2014, Taylor Swift dropped yet another album that will likely make music history. It’s also one that, in title at least, invokes a different decade. With the release of her ultra-hyped 1989, the once-country femme fatale appears…

0 Comments / 162 View / October 28, 2014

Beating the Mid-Semester Slump

The mid-semester slump. College students want to deny its existence, but it has arrived. The “honeymoon phase” of college is officially over. For most college students have been in school for about two months now, and there is still almost…

3 Comments / 904 View / October 27, 2014

Hollywood Comeback of Robert Downey, Jr.

Being in Hollywood means having your name in the spotlight all the time. There is a constant pressure to always be “perfect.” However, for some famous Hollywood stars, they struggle to maintain their perfect image. While some crack under pressure…

3 Comments / 2444 View / October 18, 2014

When A “Crazy” Person Gets On The Subway

You’re on the subway. Perhaps on your way to your internship or to meet up with a friend for dinner.  Every now and then you pull your eyes away from the screen of your smartphone to look at the people…

3 Comments / 661 View / October 9, 2014