Articles written by: Elizabeth Arakelian

Gourmet Opportunities Sprout in the South Bronx
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Gourmet Opportunities Sprout in the South Bronx

Nonprofit helps kids grow, cook and eat their way to better futures in the unhealthiest county in New York state

Breast milk for sale
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Breast milk for sale

If you’re going to buy milk, purchase it from a milk bank the FDA states, which New Yorkers will soon be able to due with the state’s first milk bank slated to open on Mother’s Day.

Low life expectancy rate plagues Brownsville
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Low life expectancy rate plagues Brownsville

Seventy-four is the average age that residents of Brownsville live to be and it is the lowest rate of life expectancy in New York City according to the City’s Health Department.

A local nonprofit, Turning Point, hosts panel to raise awareness for cases of domestic violence in the Muslim community.
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Local Nonprofit Hosts Panel for Domestic Violence Awareness

By Elizabeth Arakelian October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and Queens based nonprofit Turning Point held a press conference to address the topic. Turning Point aims to assist those within the Muslim community facing domestic violence issues by bridging the cultural gap that is often felt by Muslims when seeking services through traditional channels.

New York City Marathon: South Bronx
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New York City Marathon: South Bronx

Though traditionally a quieter part of New York City, those exiting the 3rd Avenue – 138 Street subway station were met with the sound of live jazz and cheering as loud as the bright green uniforms worn by volunteers passing out water and bananas to runners.

NY People: Michael Bloom, Chess Player
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NY People: Michael Bloom, Chess Player

Michael Blooms loves to play chess at the Chess forum in Greenwich Village.

Combating climate change on campus
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Combating climate change on campus

“Take the challenge,” Cuomo encouraged students at the discussion.

Artist’s installation asks consumers to find the real value in themselves
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Artist’s installation asks consumers to find the real value in themselves

Langer said she hopes her project will bring an element of thoughtfulness to people so that they can connect with their inner truth and true value.

Photoville harmonizes people, their phones, and photography
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Photoville harmonizes people, their phones, and photography

As a free event that is open to the public, the untraditional space liberates the viewers from expectations often associated with museums and brick and mortar galleries.

GOP CNN Debate: A lively conversation in social media
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GOP CNN Debate: A lively conversation in social media

Strategists and average Americans alike no longer need to wait for the results of formal polls to understand the political climate as viewers’ theories and opinions are instantly shared online.