History Among the Stars

By Urooj Khan On February 24th, 2020, a pioneering mathematician who paved the way for women to travel to space found her own space amongst the stars. She broke so much more than the physical barrier between our atmosphere and space. She passed away peacefully at 101 in her retirement home in Newport News, Virginia. […]

Missing March 8th

By Gennady M. Vulakh March 8th, 2020, 12:14 AM. I’m standing in my local Russian flower shop, chatting away with the owner, although I’m mostly thinking about how I somehow plan to lug $70 worth of flowers eleven blocks to my house. Twenty minutes later I was somehow doing it: four bouquets and several individually […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: A Force to be Reckoned With

Who exactly is the woman behind the pristine white caped blazer, signature red lip, and unapologetically bold hoop earrings? How is she breaking social and political barriers in an attempt to address the deeply rooted issues inherent in our country’s government? The media frenzy around up-and-coming Congresswoman and Democratic politician Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is truly one […]

Audre Lorde: A Powerful Woman and Her Poetry

In celebration of Women’s History Month, it is important to look back at the female pioneers who have paved the way in fields such as science, mathematics, literature, engineering, medicine, etc. They have pried open previously locked doors of opportunities that are now available to young girls aspiring to do great things. Last semester, in […]

Macaulay Takes on Madama Butterfly at Metropolitan Opera

As a part of the Macaulay Honors core curriculum, students participate in four special seminar courses that help them understand New York City through unique perspectives involving arts, the sciences, and unique trips. According to the Macaulay Honors website, these seminars “feature primary research, classroom learning and hands-on experiences that use New York City as […]