Henry Street Settlement →
New York Magazine’s Charity Guide named the Henry Street Settlement as one of its top picks for this year: This Lower East Side group has been doing good works for more than a century. Serving a largely Asian and Hispanic community, its services include a mental-health clinic, a shelter for battered women, an arts center, and day-care centers. Volunteer as a tutor, a computer programmer, a...
Just watch the first two and a half minutes of the video, and then go watch Louie from season 1 on Hulu. A tear was literally forming on the corner of my right eye from laughing so hard. Which New Yorker hasn’t seen the plentiful and pervasive subway hobo, or wafted their scent of pungent, fermented urine? I encountered three just on last night’s ride from Queens back to campus on the...
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer →
My long-time friend Long Long is participating in the 2011 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Pennsauken, NJ on Sunday, October 23. His team is trying to raise $1,500 toward breast cancer research and services. They’ve each given $150 out of their own pocket to the cause, so please help them reach their goal. I donated $25 to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer / the American...
Every Tuesday, you can get two frankies for the price of one from Roti Roll on Campusfood.com. Every Wednesday, you can buy empanadas for $1 each (normally $3 each) at Havana Central. You can always get two plain slices of pizza from Nussbaum & Wu for $2.50 all days of the week. So for at least three days of the week, you can keep your food budget under $5 per day.
The problem isn’t that I don’t sleep enough; it’s that I don’t sleep at the right time / nighttime.
In the autumn of 2008, I signed up for the South East Asian League mailing list at the Activities Fair for a free cup of Sprite. I’ve been getting emails from them for the last four years.
I was so busy with summer session and family...
Heaven and Earth are not partial. They do not kill living things out of cruelty...– Su Che, commenting on the impartiality of the world as described in chapter 5 of the Tao Te Ching by Laozi.
Citymeals-on-Wheels raises private funds to ensure no homebound elderly New Yorker will ever go a day without food or human company. Last year, our family of contributors helped us bring over 2 million nutritious meals to 16,232 frail aged in every borough of New York City. In addition, over 1,500 volunteers collectively spent 62,000 hours visiting and delivering meals to New York’s frail...