October 31, 2020

9/11 from a New Yorker’s perspective: May we never forget

September 11, 2020 Mathias Altman-Kurosaki 0

The events of Sept. 11, 2001, had a huge impact on the country and the world. It killed 2,977 people according to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, and to this date is the largest terrorist attack launched on the United States.
As a lifelong New Yorker, the events of that day really hit close to home. I was only 17 months old when it happened, but I still feel an impact in hearing the stories that my family has told me. […]

Wawa vs. Sheetz: the great debate of the East Coast

March 9, 2020 Mathias Altman-Kurosaki 1

As a student-athlete who spent four weeks on campus during winter break while operating on a limited budget, I know the benefits of having a Wawa nearby. My teammates and I would go to the Wawa on Sylvia Street after morning practice to pick up coffee and subs. This was a near-daily trip that we would take. Some of us made multiple trips to Wawa in a day if we didn’t feel like cooking another meal and wanted a cheaper option than what is offered at nearby restaurants. […]

What to expect in the 2020 MLB season

March 2, 2020 Mathias Altman-Kurosaki 0

With teams reporting to spring training and the Houston Astros cheating scandal behind the league, it is finally baseball season. There have been many moves during the off-season that have caused teams across the league to look quite different. With that in mind, here is how each division looks heading into the 2020 regular season. […]