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 […]

World Leaders and Music Icons Unite for The 2017 Global Citizen Festival

The Global Citizen Festival is an annual music festival dedicated to raising funds and awareness for complex world issues. The social activism event attempts to connect individuals on social media platforms with world leaders seeking to enact change. On September 23, 2017, the festival was held at New York City’s Central Park, drawing in a […]