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Despite the lack of physical gatherings, those with March and April birthdays aren’t letting their party hats go to waste. Virtual parties hosted over Zoom have been many students’ go-to when celebrating their birthdays. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

How These Students Celebrate Birthdays in Quarantine

From hosting virtual Zoom parties to celebrating six feet apart, here are some of our favorite quarantine birthday stories.
Maria Olloqui, Contributing Writer Apr 20, 2020

Being with someone on their birthday in the age of the coronavirus may mean joining a Zoom party or celebrating at a safe distance. Though many traditional birthday celebrations...

(Photo by Maria Olloqui)

Collina Strada: F/W 2020

Maria Olloqui, Contributing Writer Feb 12, 2020

Collina Strada’s Fall/Winter 2020 Collection at The Dance embodies designer Hillary Taymour’s sustainable vision. The brand, which was initially known for its unusually-shaped...

NYU students use a variety of texting techniques to express themselves.(Tatiana Perez)

The Five Main Types of Texters

What your texting style says about you.
Maria Olloqui, Contributing Writer Mar 26, 2019

Texting is undoubtedly the comfort zone of communication. Being able to hide behind screens plan out messages allows for crafted conversations with perfectly timed jokes and thought-out...

Zang Toi F/W 2019

Maria Olloqui, Contributing Photographer Feb 24, 2019

Zang Toi’s Fall/Winter 2019 “All American Collection” stayed true to his traditionally elegant vision. Like his past New York Fashion Week shows, the Malaysian designer...