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Manda’s Mobile Music & Daring Driving Diary

Manda’s Mobile Music & Daring Driving Diary

This is a love letter to my favorite record store that is now closed due to COVID-19 with an uncertain reopening date in a new location, to every Californian that enjoys the thrill of simply driving and listening to music and to the friends that I reconnected with while on this journey.
Mandie Montes, Under the Arch Senior Editor May 3, 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...

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

An Artistic Tribute To College In New York

A final walk through New York City’s biggest art gallery before heading into quarantine: street murals.
Sara Miranda, UTA Features Multimedia Editor Apr 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...

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

Boxing in Cuba

Photos of the popular Cuban sport from a semester abroad.
Apr 2, 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 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

A journey through the empty streets of New York City during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Aleksandra Pankratova, Contributing Photographer Mar 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...

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

A photographic compilation retracing my steps around the city I hope to visit again.
Alejandra Arevalo, Under the Arch Deputy Editor Mar 8, 2020

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

Exploring the Empty Met

A photographer’s dream: a peacefully quiet solo trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Celia Tewey, Exposures Editor Feb 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...

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

Seven days, two countries, the Andes mountains, three waterfalls, 13 lakes, eight rivers, three volcanoes, one beach, four national parks and the Pacific Ocean.
Ana Marazzi, Exposures Staff Photographer Nov 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 China by Puerto Rican rapper Anuel AA.

Curves With Moves

Latina dancer celebrates heritage and body positivity through dance.
Alejandra Arevalo, Contributing Photographer Nov 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...

A reflective watchtower situated behind a field of tall grass.

Fall in Storm King

A landscape series of Storm King Art Center in Mountainville, New York.
Emma Li, Exposures Staff Photographer Nov 15, 2019

A Perspective on Creating in College: Bailey Gore

A Perspective on Creating in College: Bailey Gore

A portrait interview series about life and work with NYU music business student Bailey Gore.
Andrew Fullerton, Exposures Staff Photographer Nov 8, 2019



Based on a written poem, Eric Hart displays his piece “Unravel” in a Love Hart photo series.
Eric Hart, Contributing Photographer Oct 31, 2019

Alex Calkins is reflected, unwavering into the mirror, symbolizing the discrepancy between reality and perception of self.


A stylized portrait series featuring of one of New York’s up-and-coming artists.
Celia Tewey, Exposures Editor Oct 31, 2019