The Irony

You might not be able to tell at first, but this photo is ironic. I was wandering around Harlem, camera in hand. I stopped, lifted my camera, and pressed the shutter. You’d think from looking at this picture that the women were meant to be my main subject, that I pressed the shutter to capture…

First Ithaca Traditions

As a freshman, I never participated in the various traditions that most students here accomplish in their first few months. Returning for my second year, I knew it was time to start crossing off items on the unspoken Ithaca bucket list. My first trip to the gorges was a battle: walking a mile or so to…

New York City

I spent fall break in New York City, and it was nothing short of incredible. Each time I visit the city (this trip marks my fifth experience in NYC), I try to discover something new, which means I don’t stick to midtown Manhattan. I’d rather spend two hours taking the subway to a different borough than simply…

I’m a Snob & I’m Okay With It

Ithaca is known for its restaurants, including world-famous vegetarian restaurant Moosewood. The downtown area has lines out the door and two-hour-long waits for tapas, burgers, and pasta. One of these institutions is Viva Taqueria, right on the corner of the Commons. It’s one of the local favorites for sit-down dinners and takeout of burritos, enchiladas, and…