The Impact

The Age of Instant Gratification

Illustrative of couple representing online dating
February 13, 2016

For the past four years, I have had an obsession, online dating. I can’t really say I know why but it could be a number of reasons according to my good friend: daddy issues (allegedly), an insatiable...

From Montclair to Williamsburg

From Montclair to Williamsburg
December 17, 2014

  When I’m not taking a month to post an article for my column, you can usually find me at the Meatlocker in Montclair, New Jersey or some equally questionable basement venue checking out new...

Perks of Being Fun-Sized

Perks of Being Fun-Sized
November 20, 2014

Perks of being fun sized. I used to hate my height of only five feet. My younger sister towers over me and I'm usually trying to avoid breaking my neck when I look up to speak to her. It's usually a...

Learning Something New

Learning Something New
October 23, 2014

I was laying on my bed listening to music wondering what to do one Saturday night. Jack Johnson was singing about banana pancakes or some equally inane nonsense while strumming away on a ukulele. Then...

Happy Diwali!

Happy Diwali!
October 23, 2014

As a first generation Indian American, I’ve had to opportunity to celebrate the best holidays around. From throwing vibrant colors at one another to celebrate the beginning of spring to dancing with...

Second Guessing

Second Guessing
October 22, 2014

My friends and I are relaxing and thinking of ridiculous, pretentious adjectives to describe our wine; we drink to feel older. “We should be on a beach right now drinking flat beer and making out with...

Turning Over a New Leaf

Turning Over a New Leaf
October 9, 2014

Over the years I've met a slew of characters. Some eccentric, while others seem to steer off into dangerous paths. And for the past year I've quickly learned who my real friends are. It's crazy how I had...

Culture Clash

Culture Clash
May 8, 2014

  Growing up watching horrible Bollywood films to dramatic novelas, I’m proud to say I’m of two completely different cultures. There are also times where I didn’t belong to either group....

Commuters Unite!

March 9, 2014

"Why wouldn't you dorm?", "Isn't commuting annoying?" "You're missing out on the true college experience!" This is what I hear about on a daily basis about my choice to commute. Many students may feel...

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