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Holiday Treats From Around the World

By Arianna Pagan, Writer January 3, 2022

As we begin 2022 and uncertainty about the Omicron variant swirls in our minds, the holiday season is the perfect opportunity to forget our worries and enjoy time with family, friends, and, of course,...

The Bryant Park Winter Market shops close on January 2nd.

Bryant Park Winter Market

By Maya Mukherjee, Arts & Culture Editor December 23, 2021

A quick Google search of holiday activities in New York City will yield you four hundred million results in 0.94 seconds. The number of things to do and places to visit each day is overwhelming to say...

Peter and the Starcatcher opens on December 1st.

Peter and the Starcatcher Ushers in Live Theater

By Maya Mukherjee, Arts & Culture Editor November 7, 2021

If you happen to wander into the auditorium at 3:45pm on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, you would probably expect to see a dark room with neatly lined empty seats. Instead, you’d be met with an energetic...

Clubs Under Lockdown: A Look Back at a Difficult Year

Clubs Under Lockdown: A Look Back at a Difficult Year

By Robert Zeleny, Writer May 25, 2021

These are examples of phrases that club leaders used when talking about running their clubs during the Coronavirus pandemic: “Last year we had this big plan to…” “Our initial plan was to…” “We...

Very Public Art: Madi Ayes Arresting Work

Very Public Art: Madi Aye’s Arresting Work

By Estela Santos Torres January 3, 2021

You’ve probably passed by the big artwork on the third floor, as we call it, actually titled A fragment of spiraling reflection. But could you name the artist of this piece? Do you know anything about...

Tick Tock! A Climate Countdown – or Lifeline – in Union Square

Tick Tock! A Climate Countdown – or Lifeline – in Union Square

By Sofia Tambalotti January 3, 2021

As we begin 2021, we have to realize that our world is becoming warmer and warmer. On September 20, 2020, “Climate Clock” was installed in Union Square by artists and climate-change activists Gan Golan...

The dining room at the Park Slope location.

Restaurant Review: A Burger Joint For Everyone

By Claudia Smithie, Culture Section editor June 22, 2020

Located on the corner of 87th and 1st avenue, Bareburger, an eco-friendly burger joint run by vegan chef Rudy Ramos, offers far more than a regular cheeseburger and fries. As the restaurant is vegan-friendly,...

Films to Watch During Quarantine

Films to Watch During Quarantine

By Anyue Zhang, staff writer June 22, 2020

Quarantine means that we are spending more time at home. Why not take this time to watch some great movies! Parasite (2019): Thriller, Social Commentary. Stream on Hulu; Rent or buy everywhere. This...

Star Wars logo by Suzy Rice / Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain

Star Wars: Rise of the Skywalker and Ending of the Saga

By Aphrodite Kuepper May 4, 2020

*Warning: Spoilers Ahead* “A long time ago in a galaxy far far away” is one of the most well-known phrases of the Star Wars saga. As people slowly sit down in a dark room, and the theme song of...

A New Form of Comic Book Cinema: The Joker

A New Form of Comic Book Cinema: The Joker

By Luca Hanlon January 6, 2020

*Warning: Contains Spoilers* In one of the most anticipated movies of the year, director Todd Phillips takes a different approach to creating a film about a comic book character. Instead of the mysterious...

Demystifying Halloween

Demystifying Halloween

By Lude Edens November 18, 2019

  Widely known as a holiday celebrated on the evening of October 31st, Halloween, for most people, is all about scaring others, dressing up, trick-or-treating, going to parties, and spending time...

Student Artist Spotlight

Student Artist Spotlight

By Ma-Nogoy Faye April 17, 2019

                    Noah Bassman is a T4 who came to UNIS in J3, left in M4, and transferred back his T2 year. He is...

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