Features (Page 5)


Ukrainians in the East Village share their fears on Russia’s war against Ukraine

Ukraine has developed a tough skin, he says, and is ready to fight back.


Chinatown’s Lunar New Year Parade returns

The colorful celebration of Chinese culture returned to Chinatown after a two year hiatus due to the pandemic.


Victims of Bronx fire honored in memorial

The memorial, decorated with colorful flowers, candles, and toys was accompanied by photographs of the men, women, and children who died from smoke inhalation.


Pandemic singles ‘swipe right’ on dating apps

The rise in dating app downloads can be attributed to hesitancy - or the inability - to meet new people in the real world.

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Sonic Serenity: A review of the music that carried Black folks through 2021

Music has the power to soothe and re-situate. The right song can transport you back in time to a place […]

Special Report: Reporting Black America

Despite uptick in diversity numbers, Black students say inclusive spaces are rare

 Along with the fact that NYU’s claims about diversity are not reflected in the number of Black students in the classrooms, the environment for Black students is also a point of concern in terms of microaggressions and other inconveniences.

Special Report: Reporting Black America

African students says mispronouncing their names is a form of racism

The way people in America make her and other Africans feel about their names is yet another form of racist micro-aggressions.


The hidden cost of miscarriage

After listening to silence with the ultrasound technician, and getting confirmation from the doctor that there was no heartbeat, Moore knew her pregnancy had ended.


Supply shortage threatens nationwide Christmas tree inventory 

The recent increase of supply chain issues driven by the Covid-19 pandemic looms over buyers and sellers, threatening the availability of trees.  

Special Report: Reporting Black America

Young adult Black immigrants forge new lives and battle racial inequalities

More than a quarter of Black immigrants have college degrees and 74 percent of them are fluent in English, 24 percent higher than all immigrants.