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Stacy Morrison on How You Can Have It All

On Monday, in the newly remodeled ASME headquarters in NYC, my class heard from Stacy Morrison—writer, editor, author, and editor-in-chief of BlogHer.com.  Coming from an alumna of Washington and Lee, her advice struck a chord for me. The passion, energy, … Continue reading

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Small Town Girl Experiences The Big Apple

I’ve been told New York City is the place to go if you want to make it big.  In the concrete jungle it’s a cat fight to the top. It’s the place where dreams become reality – but only if you can keep … Continue reading

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Playbills

The book I held in my hands last Tuesday had big, colorful pictures, glossy pages, advertisements galore, and many feature stories throughout. However, it was not a magazine. I sat high up in the mezzanine of the Gershwin Theatre on … Continue reading

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Opportunities Disguised as Failures

Failure.  It is the only thing in life that allows one to fall, reorient oneself, and restart on a new track of life.  A casual stroll through Central Park was the setting for the astoundingly deep life lesson that the … Continue reading

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Tiny Treats

“Baked by Melissa” is a rapidly expanding phenomenon that sells a very specific type of food: bite-sized cupcakes. These cupcakes are available in varying flavors such as peanut butter and jelly or chocolate covered graham cracker. These adorable treats have … Continue reading

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People watching at the Met Gala

After dinner on Monday night, Hendley and I decided to walk over to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. We had heard that the Met Gala was that night, and everyone who is anyone attends this prestigious event. After walking about … Continue reading

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Martha Stewart in the building

After refueling at the Pier 66 Maritime Bar & Grill on an old barge afloat the windy Hudson River, Becky Mickel, W&L ’13 alum and Editorial Assistant for Martha Stewart Weddings,  led us on a short walk to her place … Continue reading

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New York Gallery

  “[Manhattan] can destroy an individual, or it can fulfill him, depending a good deal on luck. No one should come to New York to live unless he is willing to be lucky.” — E.B. White

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A literary journalist’s sketch of New York

Marshall Frady (1940-2004) was a Merlin of magazine writers in the 1960s and 70s, the son of a Southern Baptist preacher who combined his daddy’s gift for metaphysical oration with an uncanny absorption of Faulkner, Agee and other high Southern … Continue reading

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And so it begins…

Although there is a long road ahead of us, the Layout and Design team is excited to announce that we are making progress: Town & Gown has a cover! Featuring an aerial view of Lexington shot by local photographer Bruce Young, … Continue reading

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