Spotlight: The Macaulay Creative Writing Club

Around this time last year, Aditya Nihalani (Brooklyn) approached Cassandra Price (Hunter) with an idea. As a young college, Macaulay lacked a club that is often a hallmark of a liberal arts school: a creative writing club. Price, an English/theater major and avid reader and writer, agreed wholeheartedly with Nihalani’s idea, and in the spring […]

Spotlight: The Macaulay Dancers

“Before we started this club, we never experienced certain forms of dance,” says Danielle Gordon, co-president of The Macaulay Dancers, one of Macaulay’s rising clubs. The Macaulay Dancers is comprised of Macaulay students from various campuses and focuses on a range of dances, including modern dance, jazz, Bollywood, hip-hop, and tap. The team has performed […]

Spotlight: Amy Gijsbers van Wijk

William Shakespeare…Tennessee Williams…Amy Gijsbers van Wijk? While her name may not be as simple to pronounce, Gijsbers van Wijk (Brooklyn ’14) is a rising playwright. She was recently awarded the Rosen Fellowship at Brooklyn College, which funds “out-of-classroom experiences,” ranging from study abroad and internships to scientific research and artistic expression. She will be using […]

Spotlight: Gabriela Geselowitz

Gabriela Geselowitz (Hunter ’13), a double Theatre and Journalism major, undertook a rare and ambitious senior thesis project. Her production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with a steampunk twist, generated waves amongst Macaulay Hunter students, with sold out shows playing at Macaulay Central on April 15th, 16th, 17th, 21st, and 22nd at Macaulay Central. So […]

Spotlight: Jenna Jankowski

Lugging hula hoops and wooden sticks onto the Staten Island Ferry, Jenna Jankowski ’14 (Staten Island) had set out to accomplish the unthinkable — to start a Quidditch team. Yet, over a year later, The Macaulay Marauders are official members of the International Quidditch Association (IQA), ranked 49th in the league, and qualified for the […]