"For Spierer in early 2008, big banks weren't so bad," writes Rachel Peck '12 in Huffington Post piece about peer Nina Spierer '12, who left an internship in finance to pursue arts activism.

"But when the recession hit, Spierer, along with a growing number of her finance-focused peers, began to re-evaluate the worth of a life spent adjusting market values from a cubicle in lower Manhattan."