Category: NYC Semester

All things New York Fashion Week: What it’s like being in NY during the shows and an interview with one of my friends who is interning there

It’s NYFW baby! A time in New York where shopping is its own season. One where fashion rules the streets and everyone from A-list celebrities to beauty bloggers are taking their seat and trying to get in on the action of the shows. For any fashionista, it’s a world of endless

7 tips for navigating the New York City subway

Nothing made me feel more New York than conquering the New York City subway trains. They’re so excitingly complicated, and I loved the challenge of it. While I don’t claim to be any subway expert–I did learn a lot about how to navigate them (sometimes the hard way) during my

7 things I learned about the city and myself while living in NYC

I lived in New York City for 120 days, and I can’t even begin to tell you how fast it went by. Every day was so different, an adventure all on its own. It was magical. It was whimsical. A dream in itself. I’m still in awe of the diversity

Broadway’s longest running musical: The Phantom of the Opera in NYC

Broadway’s longest running musical. A timeless story that all others are measured against. An unforgettable score and an undeniable obsession that could never die… The Phantom of the Opera is an international phenomenon that unmasks emotions and leaves audiences everywhere breathless. I had a wonderful time experiencing it’s Broadway splendor

The most New York night: Seeing The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon

    My love (and luck) for contests continues to grow. I recently won two VIP tickets to The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon and it was the most New York experience I’ve had yet. I’m still pinching myself–it was the perfect way to end my semester studying journalism in

Living in Manhattan during terror threats

Today, yet again, another individual tried to instill fear into a city that so desperately doesn’t need it. Again, I got to witness how defiant New Yorkers are as they continue to go about their days and not let their steps be faltered. It’s with confidence we take these streets—not

A church that occupies all streets: Hillsong New York City

This Sunday, I was moved to tears. Not only because the worship in church was amazing, the message insightful and the production a set that every media lover dreams church could be, but because it was my last Sunday being able to call Hillsong’s New York City campus home. This church

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