Mira Ciganek

Mira Ciganek has always loved writing. “She knew how to use a pencil before she knew how to use a fork,” says her dad. Now, she has turned her favorite pastime into a future career. Inspired by her move to New York City and her love for meeting new people, Mira is pursuing a journalism degree at Baruch College. She hopes to talk to interesting people and share their stories with the world. In the more immediate future, Mira can be found thrifting, doing yoga, and trying new foods.

A year later: More people are testing negative and feeling positive

This time last March many Americans were attempting their first Zoom call and savoring their last maskless meal at a restaurant. Now, after a year of rising Covid cases and economic strife, there is a glimpse of normalcy on the horizon. But instead of making ambitious post pandemic plans, many are focusing on the silver linings of the past year.

Sasha Calle cast as Supergirl in upcoming ‘The Flash’ movie

Sasha Calle is seen at the 2019 Daytime Programming Peer Group Celebration on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)

Sasha Calle will be playing Supergirl in the new DC and Warner Bros. movie, “The Flash.” Known for her Daytime Emmy nominated role in “The Young and the Restless,” Calle will be the first Latina Supergirl for DC. She beat out more than four hundred others auditioning for the role.

Is the U.S. on the fast track to the left?


“What we witness is a pendulum: a swing to the left and a swing to the right. I think in the immediate future we are going to be swinging left,” said Greg Brown (66). The teacher and politico, as he appropriately calls himself, had just finished up with his classes for the day. He was now answering my questions on where exactly this country is headed, a feat too great for the voter data on Census.gov.

US will not join global effort in developing a coronavirus vaccine


The White House released a statement this Tuesday, announcing their plan to opt out of the World Health Organization (WHO) led Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access (Covax) project. The goal of Covax is to encourage countries to combine efforts in funding, developing and distributing potential vaccines in an efficient, equitable manner.