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Advocates want more for homeless during a snowstorm

A snowstorm expected to leave 16-22 inches of snow and blizzard conditions moves officials to urge New Yorkers to stay inside. But what about those who do not have a home?

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Stray pets find homes and love during pandemic

Experts attribute the spike in adoption rates to people’s desire for companionship during isolation.

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Korean Americans in NYC rally their community to fight domestic violence

With the COVID-19 pandemic posing an increasing number of cases of domestic violence, particularly within the Korean American community, one organization has collaborated to aid those suffering in silence.

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The small, resilient businesses built by women

First there was an Instagram page to announce the brand, then a website that actually sold the pencils. And then in March 2015 she opened a brick and mortar location.

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Nursing homes are filled with sadness and loss during pandemic shut down

The very guidelines that have been put in place to protect the most vulnerable have backfired, causing significant mental and physical declines.

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The show goes on

The theatre industry creates approximately $13 billion dollars of tax revenue for the city of New York.

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Life with Alopecia

At 4 years old, my hair started to fall out in big clumps and my parents didn’t know what was wrong, so they took me to see a doctor.

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Loyal members help keep independent cinemas afloat

Although uncertainty continues, New York City’s remaining independent cinemas are hanging on due to their small size and outpour of support from loyal members. 

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Musicians deal with the reality of no live shows as covid takes center stage

A room full of strangers enjoying a live performance simultaneously was seen as innocent fun before, but after the covid-19 pandemic, live shows are now seen as super spreader events.

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NY People: Artist, Joyce Ziyuan Jin

Joyce Ziyuan Jin is an illustration student at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan.