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Best Open Spaces In New York For Studying

Best Open Spaces In New York For Studying

As a college student, it’s easy to get bored of learning in your usual study spots. Typically a student can be found in the school library or cafe, or their dorm room or apartment. However, these don’t have to be the only options out there. If you’re a student in New York City, looking to change your usual study spots, great! This ...

The Alternative #NovaBabe: Rising Star Kaya Nova Talks Spelman, Songs, and Studying Your Craft

The Alternative #NovaBabe: Rising Star Kaya Nova Talks Spelman, Songs, and Studying Your Craft

Kaya Nova is 23 year-old R&B singer-songwriter and producer from Fayetteville, North Carolina. Influenced by classic soul, neo-soul, and the current wave of alternative R&B, her sound is a bridge between the generations of music she has grown up with. Having studied music at Spelman College and Berklee College of Music, Kaya Nova ...

Bonnie and Clyde - The New Classic: A New Age Love Story By Ariel Adams & OYABUN

Bonnie and Clyde - The New Classic: A New Age Love Story By Ariel Adams & OYABUN

What do we as millennials define as a power couple? One that has over 100k subscribers on their cute YouTube channel that actually makes you want to go out on food tours around the city? What about that couple that always posts Instagram pictures in matching outfits using #BlackLove as their caption? We certainly can’t rule out the fict ...

Bad Girl Gone Good: A Candid Conversation with Millennial Mother Stephanie George

Bad Girl Gone Good: A Candid Conversation with Millennial Mother Stephanie George

What do you define as a bad girl? Someone who fights a lot? Someone who speaks their mind? How about someone who throws your bed in the pool? Have I hit the mark? How about someone who does whatever is necessary to provide for her family? Someone who’s selflessness and good character can triumph over their past? I’d like to think that ...

Going Out On A Whim: An Intimate Conversation with Buzzfeed's Style and Beauty Writer, Jamé Jackson

Going Out On A Whim: An Intimate Conversation with Buzzfeed's Style and Beauty Writer, Jamé Jackson

Have you ever had that sudden feeling to do something impulsive, that you’ve never considered before, but you knew you just had to? Yeah, that feeling is called a “whim”. If you didn’t know what a whim was prior to this, I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase "going out on a whim." The new phrase is used to describe when an indiv ...