Articles written by: Claire Tighe

Claire Tighe

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Once a thriving Puerto Rican city, Arecibo is now desolate

Hurricane Maria has caused many Puerto Ricans to leave the island.

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A barbershop in Brooklyn that cuts hair outside the gender binary

A pop-up barbershop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Scissors and Clippers, is offering haircuts for women with short hair and LGBTQ-identified folks, who often feel uncomfortable in regular barbershops and salons.

News

Chinatown residents begin a hunger strike to fight for their homes

Two weeks ago, the Department of Housing and Preservation issued a vacate order for the 75 people living at 85 Bowery.

Features / News

NYU welcomes Puerto Rican hurricanes survivors to campus

Bennett and Garcia decided to transfer after barely managing one semester on the recovering island.

News

Protestors remember Hurricane Sandy and demand climate action

News

Protests against redeveloping Crown Heights’ Bedford-Union Armory continue

Neighbors are worried that development plans could lead to further gentrification of Crown Heights.

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#MeToo Say Participants at Domestic Violence Awareness Event

News

Uncertainty for Korean Americans as rhetoric between Trump and Kim Jong-un escalates

With the unpredictable nature of both leaders, many Korean Americans have been left to merely speculate about possible outcomes.

News

Thousands rally against racial injustice

Under the banner of “racial justice,” demonstrators drew connections between the struggles faced by people of color locally in New York City and the actions of the federal government, especially those of the last week.

Features

A block party showcases possibilities for women after incarceration

Visitors at The Women’s Building Block Party yesterday wrote their visions for the new Women’s Building. Responses read, “Liberation!” “Justice!” and “Equality!” Photo by Claire Tighe Formerly incarcerated women and their advocates filled a Chelsea street yesterday for the second annual Women’s Building Block Party. The block party was on West 20th Street, in the shadow of Bayview Correctional Facility, a […]