Female Representation in the Olympics

Kicking off 2019, women are playing a key role in the sports world with icons such as Serena Williams and Hailie Deegan frequently filtering through the media. Although the image of the female athlete always lurked in the expansive past, it was obscured by a patriarchal society of the time. In Ancient Greece, organizers banned […]

What Are You Thankful For?

“What are you thankful for?” Ever since my pre-kindergarten days, I have spurted out a rather programmed response, “I’m thankful for my family; I’m thankful for my friends; I’m thankful for my pets.” The list prattled on as I said every tangible thing that budded from my head. But were these ideas truly budding and […]


The East River: A Runner’s Journey

Sunlight streams through the windows; it seeps through the crevices and penetrates into the minds of even those who have been hibernating — more like barricading — themselves from the call of spring. But, what exactly does the call of spring entail? The call to run. The occasional runner skillfully dodging a startled pedestrian is […]

Tribulations and Triumphs in PyeongChang

Held originally in Chamonix, France in 1924, the Winter Olympics brought together five sports carried out on the snow and ice. Over the ages, it has evolved and expanded to include freestyle skiing, snowboarding and Alpine skiing. Today, the 2018 Winter Olympics held in PyeongChang County, South Korea, aims to build a “peaceful and better […]