Articles written by: Alex Jung

Cooper Union occupation ends
News / Slideshows

Cooper Union occupation ends

They left because they said they had accomplished what they had set out to do: spark a larger conversation around the value of higher education.

Divided Electorate Votes to Give Obama More Time
Election 2012 / Politics / Uncategorized

Divided Electorate Votes to Give Obama More Time

A divided electorate voted to give President Obama more time to continue the agenda he began four years ago, despite a fragile economy, rancor over his signature health care overhaul, and a partisan Congress continually at odds.

Upcoming Election Provokes Anxiety for Trans Voters
Election 2012 / Politics

Upcoming Election Provokes Anxiety for Trans Voters

A recent study released warned of potential disenfranchisement that could occur for at least 25,000 transgender voters in states with strict photo identification requirements.

Arts / Features / Multimedia / Video

NY People: Artist Genesis Tramaine

Meet Genesis Tramine, a Brooklyn artist committed to her art and people.

Waiting in line for iPhone 5 becomes PR stunt
News

Waiting in line for iPhone 5 becomes PR stunt

For the brave, passionate, and possibly foolhardy, waiting in line for the new Apple iPhone 5, which goes on sale today at 8 A.M. is a testament to their dedication. But for most, it has become a PR opportunity. As various media outlets descended upon the Apple store on Fifth Avenue, secondary companies that sell apps or cases for the […]

Still Occupying: Discontent with Obama fills OWS
News / Politics

Still Occupying: Discontent with Obama fills OWS

Ahead of the November presidential elections, protestors gathered for a day of action Monday morning in Manhattan’s Financial District in an attempt to re-energize a movement that has flagged since the spring and voice their discontent with an Obama administration that has done little to deliver on the promise of his 2008 campaign. “From a conservative point of view, people […]

Korean pop star Psy gives his first ‘American style’ performance
Arts / Features

Korean pop star Psy gives his first ‘American style’ performance

Psy has succeeded where many of his South Korean predecessors have failed: piercing the U.S. market.

Families honor 9/11 victims in intimate service
News / Special Reports

Families honor 9/11 victims in intimate service

9/11l service that was markedly quieter and more intimate than years past.