What We Can Learn From The Climate Strike

From Berlin to Sydney, Mumbai to NYC, over 4 million people came out to strike against climate change on Friday. Demonstrators took to the streets in the primarily youth-led movement to protest against fossil fuels and demand net zero emissions by 2050. I was one of them as I participated in my first march ever. […]

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The Art of Composting In A City

I was pissed that I didn’t have a compost bin when I moved to Brooklyn. Plenty of my friend’s buildings came with a distinctly brown trash can meant for recycling organic matter but mine was curiously absent. Finally settling in Brooklyn was supposed to signify a change for me. It was supposed to be my […]

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Toothpaste That Makes You Feel Great

I used to think that leading a completely sustainable lifestyle was idealistic and impossible. Consuming single use plastic is so heavily engrained in modern Western living that I thought, beyond purchasing re-suable water bottles, not much else could be done to stop it. Since starting a writing internship this summer, however, I’ve been exposed to […]

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Best of Mexico City

I was nervous heading to Mexico City at the beginning of May. I wasn’t afraid for my safety; Mexico City demands one be a well-informed, conscious traveler just like any other place. I wasn’t anxious I’d be lonely, either. In fact, I was looking forward to some solitary time on a new adventure. I was […]

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Treasured Pop: Andy Warhol at the Whitney Museum

I’m not really a fan of Andy Warhol’s art. I don’t say this because I’m an art snob (knowing so little about art absolves me of that luxury) but because it’s too everywhere to feel precious. When I saw his first retrospective in 31 years at the Whitney yesterday, I had a hard time reconciling the difference […]

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