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Fall 2018
Johanna Shipman ’00 is the store manager of Russ & Daughters on New York’s Lower East Side. Known as “The Louvre of Lox,” this smoked fish emporium...
Fall 2018
One of the most-streamed music genres in the world today is one that was long marginalized as the music of Latin America’s black underclass: reggaeton, the Spanish-language...
Fall 2018
Alison Rabil ’86 didn’t grow up thinking, “I want to work in financial aid.” In fact, as a child, Rabil dreamed of becoming a firefighter or a...
Summer 2018
Mavis Sanders, PhD, is on a mission to improve literacy and overall educational outcomes in underserved communities of color in Baltimore and beyond. That mission took on...
Summer 2018
When Ananta Pandey ’14 first arrived at Barnard, computer science was already on her mind. She hadn’t intended to become a software engineer, specifically. But her exposure...
Spring 2018
For Jiji Lee, Miami was a confusing place to grow up. Her neighborhood was ethnically mixed, but mostly Cuban and white. “There weren’t that many Asian people—and...
Spring 2018
The city of Detroit has been a media darling lately, celebrated in the press for its widespread downtown revitalization. This past summer, Forbes called it “ America’s...
Winter 2018
From a young age, Yaffa Grossberg was sure of two things: that she was going to become a teacher and that she was going to live in...
Winter 2018
When Kate Linthicum was about eight years old, she would read the newspaper from front to back and go to school with ink stains on her elbows...
Winter 2018
Every Saturday, Prema Choudhury ’10 meets her cousin Preeti Choudhury at the corner of Westchester and Zerega Avenues in the Bronx to open the doors to ScholarSpace,...