As many of you know, a few weeks ago I started my new internship at the Global Sustainability Foundation (GSF). This fairly new UN foundation functions to support the international community’s development goals while promoting economic, sociocultural and environmental sustainability.
With only a few weeks left until Fall 2015 sorority recruitment begins, I started thinking about all the reasons I am glad I went through the recruitment process at NYU just one year ago. I decided to rush my sophomore year and it was one of the best decisions I’ve made. It not only made a large school a little bit smaller, but allowed me to meet my best friends at NYU and get involved with my school, community, and numerous organizations. Read more
As a wise person once said, “Wearing sweatpants is a sign of giving up.”
Okay actually nobody ever said that, except for probably me, but it still works right? We’re constantly being told that it’s what is on the inside that counts, but I’m going to be the honest, seemingly superficial person to say no it’s actually both the inside and outside. Read more
My name is Elise and I’m currently getting over my social media addiction. Read more
New York City tends to be a place of social movements, especially downtown NYC. In New York City, activists pester pedestrians, constantly trying to find the next person kind enough to answer questions, simply listen to the cause, or donate some money. If you live in Manhattan and don’t buy your organic groceries at Whole Foods or Trader Joes, you’re not really a Manhattanite. If you wear genuine fur during the seemingly infinite winter months, a PETA activist may throw paint on you during your leisurely walk through the streets. This is the picture that many people have of someone who lives in NYC, but it is not always the reality. While it is true that these events happen, not every Manhattanite is a green-smoothie drinking, paint-throwing activist that will only talk about the latest protest they participated in. Read more