Selections from Humans of Macaulay: Part 1

Last month, a group of freshman students (Mitasha Palha, Lehman ’18; Jemema Joya, Lehman ’18; and Udara Mendis, City ’18) launched Humans of Macaulay. They already have more than 400 likes on their Facebook page, so they’re off to a great start! The Macaulay Messenger is excited to collaborate with them by featuring three of their posts on our website […]

What’s in a name?

Although Shakespeare likes for us to think otherwise, names are important; they are an aspect of our identity that we had no control over but that we carry with us all of our lives. Besides learning how to say “Mom” and “Dad,” one of the first things that we learn to say is our own name. […]


Incubating Success

“A lot of the skills you learn in college are just life lessons.” ~ Kevin Ryan, Founder of Gilt Groupe, Business Insider, and MongoDB The dynamic nature of modern demands has left students and academic counselors perplexed about what will make today’s students successful as tomorrow’s leaders. Academic excellence doesn’t seem to be enough in today’s […]

Feminist Freestyles

Two Macaulay students are introducing a fresh and interesting perspective to feminist conversation with their new video series Feminist Freestyles, produced by SlamPow! Productions. “We hope this series will connect with viewers and serve an underfed Youtube audience looking for queer black feminist content,” says producer Samantha Riddell. SlamPow! Productions, created by Macaulay’s own Shanika […]

Images from Arts Night 2014

Photos provided by event photographer Patryk Perkowski Macaulay Arts Night transformed the West 67th Street brownstone into a flourishing gallery of art forms, ranging from caricature, origami sculpture, and dance workshops to amazing paintings, drawings, and written work.  The brownstone filled and emptied throughout the night as students from all campuses stopped by to perform, […]