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Spotting a True New Yorker

Martin Berusch | Posted 03.08.2015 | New York
Martin Berusch

Nothing defines a city better or more powerfully than the people who live and interact within it. The simple acts of residents going about their daily lives give a city its flavor, its personality, its appeal, its uniqueness. This couldn't be any truer for New York City.

Russia's Adoption Ban Two Years Later

Shai Baitel | Posted 03.01.2015 | Politics
Shai Baitel

A renewed shining a light on the second anniversary, by RTVi and others, on the devastating effect of the adoption ban will help to educate more Americans as well as Russians about the benefits and challenges of adopting children.

An Education in Candy and Trust

Karri Jinkins | Posted 02.17.2015 | Women
Karri Jinkins

It didn't take long for that first meeting to turn into more frequent ones. By the end of my freshman year, I was in his office almost weekly. I was also receiving bags full of candy in my locker each Monday morning, and occasionally small gifts, too.

Millions Of Millennials Still Read Traditional Publications

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.15.2014 | Media

Millennials aren't ready to say goodbye to old school publications just yet. As one might expect, online news and culture sites like BuzzFeed, Vice...

New Yorker's Ferguson Cover Speaks Volumes

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.26.2014 | Media

The New Yorker revealed its Dec. 8 cover image in the midst of unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. The cover depicts a distorted version of the Gateway A...

New Yorker Rips 'Redskins' With New Cover

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 11.24.2014 | Media

The New Yorker has weighed in on the Washington Redskins controversy with a poignant new cover for its Dec. 1 issue. The magazine hit newsstands M...

'Am I a New Yorker Yet?'

Mahogany Clayton | Posted 01.21.2015 | New York
Mahogany Clayton

We put together a list of seven things you must do before being christened as a true New Yorker. (Sidenote: if you have taken a bus tour in the last two years, this list is null and void. You will need to reapply for New Yorker accreditation in the next three years.)

2014: Year of the Funny Women, Part 2: Women Cartoonists Draw Top Awards

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 01.10.2015 | Comedy
Beverly Wettenstein

Women cartoonists are finally drawing a fine line and earning righful rewards for their work. Stay tooned.

Sometimes 'No' Can Be The Best Answer To Get: Here's Why

Gideon Amichay | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Gideon Amichay

On Thursday I got a voicemail. It was the sweetest voice I had ever heard: "Hi Gideon, this is Ann from The New Yorker. Could you drop by our office tomorrow? We would like to discuss some of your drawings."

Celebrating The All-Female Shortlist For The BBC National Short Story Awards

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 11.22.2014 | Home
Nikki Gloudeman

Considering the fact that women remain woefully underrepresented in the literary world, it came as a pleasant surprise today that this year's prestigious BBC National Short Story Awards shortlist is entirely -- as in 100 percent -- dominated by females.

What It Was Like To Be an Iranian-American Woman In NYC on 9/11

Hedia Anvar | Posted 11.11.2014 | Women
Hedia Anvar

On September 13, I put on a dust mask and carried two grocery bags full of produce so that I could pass for a below-Canal St. resident and get close to Ground Zero. It was true that only residents were allowed to cross the barricades, but I felt a strong need to feel connected.

PHOTO: New Yorker's Powerful Ferguson Cover

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 08.22.2014 | Media

The latest cover of The New Yorker is a bold statement about recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, a city roiled by the shooting of unarmed black teena...

We Can't Get Enough Of 'Live New Yorker Cartoons'

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 07.23.2014 | Comedy

A few months ago, Seth Meyers introduced one of our favorite "Late Night" segments so far, "Live New Yorker Cartoons." Featuring deadpan commentary fr...

REDESIGN!

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.22.2014 | Media

The New Yorker announced the official relaunch of its website on Monday. The redesign comes ahead of the magazine's 90th anniversary in February. T...

Why Did Corporate Reformers Overlook Newark's Children and Families?

John Thompson | Posted 07.19.2014 | Education
John Thompson

As the climax approached in Dale Russakoff's compelling New Yorker article, "Schooled," a Newark mother asked the key question of Superintendent Cami ...

This Is What People Say When Asked To 'Tell The World Anything'

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.08.2014 | Good News

What happens if you give average people in New York City a voice to potentially reach the world? Apparently a whole lot. The producers of a recent ...

PHOTO: New Yorker's Mother's Day Cover

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 05.05.2014 | Media

The New Yorker's new cover celebrates Mother's Day, and it pretty much hits the nail on the head. Cartoonist Roz Chast, who drew the cover, told t...

PHOTO: Republicans Will HATE This New Yorker Cover

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 04.08.2014 | Media

Republicans are not going to like the New Yorker's latest cover. The illustration nods to Obamacare's recent victory, and shows President Obama fe...

Inside The Brutal World Of...The New Yorker Cartoon

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.24.2014 | Media

Everybody knows that the New Yorker is just as famous for its legendary—and often legendarily inscrutable—cartoons as it is for its journalism. On...

There Is Absolutely A Point To Unplugging

Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Holmes

It's my belief that the point of "unplugging movement" isn't to completely tear us away from our devices -- in fact, it's quite the opposite. The point of disconnecting from our devices and reconnecting to the world around us is to remind us that there is a world outside of our screens -- and as a result, there's a way to come back to them and use them in a more mindful manner.

Disidencia Herejía

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.17.2014 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

There is a Spanish word for dissent, disidencia, but Wheelock did not recognize it. In 1979, neither did Ortega, and the word seems entirely missing from the Nicaraguan vocabulary.

Dear Mr. Lanza

Janine Francolini | Posted 05.11.2014 | Impact
Janine Francolini

Much is being done to prevent other families and communities from experiencing the kind of horrific suffering that your family endured during Adam's life.

Should Universities Profit From Student Research?

The New Yorker | Posted 02.25.2014 | College

In 2011, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that Cornell University and Israel’s Technion would jointly open a new school on Roosevelt Island to help...

9 Struggles of a New Yorker

Greg Jacobs | Posted 04.21.2014 | College
Greg Jacobs

New York, a global destination where over 50 million tourists flock annually to feel the hustle and bustle of it all. The game, the competition and ...

Will We Be the Next Extinction?

Geri Spieler | Posted 04.13.2014 | Home
Geri Spieler

While modern man, as we know it, she says, arrived in Europe about 40,000 years ago, we may go the way of the Dodo bird if we don't change our ways.