Brand Ambassadors

The first time someone recognized me and asked to take a picture with me I started crying! She was visiting all the way from India with her family, and the fact that this little girl halfway across the world knew my name and was touring Harvard because I had inspired her really got to me … It’s unreal. Sienna Santer, College Content Creator Nicholas Chae’s “A Day In My Life at Princeton University,” which has 1.1 million views on YouTube, begins with a shot of his iPhone alarm ringing. Chae, a first-semester freshman, gets himself ready, studies for a French

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The Vertical Wasteland

If you wander around the new Moynihan Train Hall in midtown Manhattan, at some point you’ll encounter “The Hive,” an art installation located inside the West 34th Street entrance. Dangling from the vaulted ceilings like stalactite are glittering replicas of upside-down skyscrapers, futuristic shapes that stretch up to nine feet long. Their pretend windows are illuminated by hidden LED lights. The exhibit’s aluminum base plate ripples with the reflection of passersby. The piece was designed as an idealistic ode to the modern skyline, the beautiful logic of busy central districts, the “huge collaboration [required] to make everyone survive,” as one

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