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The annual Tribeca film festival since 2002 hosted in Manhattan shows a wide variety of independent films. The festival has now been cancelled due to COVID-19. (Illustration by Cicek Erel)

Photo: Tribeca Film Festival Postponed Due to Coronavirus

Mar 12, 2020

The annual Tribeca film festival since 2002 hosted in Manhattan shows a wide variety of independent films. The festival has now been cancelled due to COVID-19. (Illustration by Cicek Erel)

Information via NYU Crime Reports and Statistics

Photo: Case by Case

Dec 4, 2014

Information via NYU Crime Reports and Statistics

A member of the EPA discussed the economic impacts of climate policy on Oct. 28.

Photo: EPA speaker discusses economic effects of climate policy

Oct 29, 2014

A member of the EPA discussed the economic impacts of climate policy on Oct. 28.

Mick Royale performs during the events first live set.

BowieBall features glitter, extravagant outfits

Oct 15, 2014
Blazing lightning bolts and vermilion mullets electrified the downtown underground for the ninth annual BowieBall on Oct. 12. Nightlife impresario and fashion designer Deryck Todd hosted the David Bowie-themed bash at local music and art venue Le Poisson Rouge. The charity event honored the glam rock legend and fashion icon by inviting guests to revel in their unique eccentricities amid glitter and glitz.
The Adventure Issue

The Adventure Issue

Oct 9, 2014

  In the four months I spent studying abroad in Florence, I visited 20 cities in eight countries. In the three years I’ve lived in New York City, I’ve barely...

Staff graphic by Cicek Erel

Photo: Weekend Wrap Up: Sept. 27-28

Sep 29, 2014

Staff graphic by Cicek Erel

Staff graphic by Cicek Erel

Photo: Once-trending foods fading, making room for new fads

Sep 16, 2014

Staff graphic by Cicek Erel

Staff graphic by Cicek Erel

Photo: Weekend Wrap Up

Sep 15, 2014

Staff graphic by Cicek Erel

Betsey Johnson Spring/Summer 2015

Betsey Johnson Spring/Summer 2015

Sep 10, 2014

When Betsey Johnson arrives at New York Fashion Week, she doesn’t just put on a runway show — she throws a party. For Spring/Summer 2015, Johnson celebrated marriage and equality...

Video: Weekly Recap Sept. 1-7

Sep 8, 2014
A wrap-up of the most popular stories from the past week. 
courtesy of Masik Collegiate Fragrances

Perfume line modeled after colleges

Apr 30, 2014

A powerful scent can evoke potent memories and capture the essence of past experiences. At Masik Collegiate Fragrances, a New York City-based perfume company, the link between...

Graphic by Cicek Erel and Lyanne Natividad

Photo: Latinos in New York

Apr 2, 2014

Graphic by Cicek Erel and Lyanne Natividad