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UCCS senior Arantxa Chavez in her apartment’s balcony in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Chavez had recently moved in with her partner when the stay-at-home order began so they spent their quarantine unpacking and decorating their new place

Turning Zoom Into My Artistic Tool

By Alejandra Arevalo, Contributing Writer September 21, 2020

Infinite Body / Finite Space

By Ida María Obediente, Contributing Photographer May 5, 2020

Manda’s Mobile Music & Daring Driving Diary

Manda’s Mobile Music & Daring Driving Diary

By Mandie Montes, Under the Arch Senior Editor May 4, 2020

I’ve always been okay staying in and chilling at home, even during the weekends. I am what they call a homebody, always preferring to revel in my film collection and going to sleep around 9 p.m. Something...

More of Hektad’s hearts painted on a brick wall on St. Mark’s Place.

An Artistic Tribute To College In New York

By Sara Miranda, UTA Features Multimedia Editor April 13, 2020

Four years of taxi and Uber rides to JFK has opened my eyes to the neighborhoods of the East Village and the Lower East Side — especially to their street art.  With a new camera to try out on a bright,...

Dayan Gonz (left) trains for a competition in a local gym in Havana, Cuba.

Boxing in Cuba

April 3, 2020

Words and Photos by Alina Patrick Boxing in Cuba is a visual representation of the resilience of an island embargoed, shut off from the rest of the world, yet still standing. The sport is incredibly...

The Oculus, which draws in many viewers per day, is now a sterile-looking ghost town. (Photo by Aleksandra Pankratova)

New York City, Asleep at Last

By Aleksandra Pankratova, Contributing Photographer March 30, 2020

It is Sunday, March 22, in one of the biggest cities in the world, through what used to be some of its most crowded neighborhoods, along some of the busiest streets. Areas that were once...

A few blocks away from the art foundation, a traditional Chinese portal welcomed everyone to Shanghai’s Old Street Fangbang Middle Road and Guangqi Road. There were small shops, restaurants and dozens of motorbikes dodging the pedestrians that were walking on the road because there wasn’t a proper sidewalk.

Shanghai Flâneur

By Alejandra Arevalo, Under the Arch Deputy Editor March 9, 2020

As I walked up the staircase, the hallway echoes loudly with each step I take.

Exploring the Empty Met

By Celia Tewey, Exposures Editor February 10, 2020

Anyone who has ever been to the Metropolitan Museum of Art on a weekend will know it’s a brag-worthy achievement to even get a glimpse at something without getting shoved, pushed and rushed out of the...

In the distance Isay, Bianca and I sit at one end of a bridge, listening to the comforting sound of crashing waves.

Adventure Through the Andes

By Ana Marazzi, Exposures Staff Photographer November 22, 2019

Jessie and returning students Keyiona Roulhac (left) and Michelle Colon (center) doing their final performance of the choreography they learned in this class for the song

Curves With Moves

By Alejandra Arevalo, Contributing Photographer November 15, 2019

After years of feeling underrepresented in auditions and dance teams as a plus-size Latina dancer, Jessie Diaz-Herrera turned to Instagram to share her talent. After the warm online responses from over...

A reflective watchtower situated behind a field of tall grass.

Fall in Storm King

By Emma Li, Exposures Staff Photographer November 15, 2019

A Perspective on Creating in College: Bailey Gore

A Perspective on Creating in College: Bailey Gore

By Andrew Fullerton, Exposures Staff Photographer November 8, 2019