Face of a City


See the first installment of Face of a City in the first issue.

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Words & Visuals: Alex W. Yoe

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Hijabi World

What wearing the hijab means for Muslim Jersey girls.

Words: Hamna Saleem, Dina Sayedahmed
Visuals: Ed Kashi, Julie Winokur


The Ironbound’s Immigrant Ministry

“In an immigrant community, people are afraid to speak up. That’s when I put on my collar and be there.”



For people who straddle two worlds, sometimes illumination comes in flashes.


American Sueño: Here & Not

In the third installment of this series, Marisol's father has an encounter with the law that could threaten his status.


From Where I Stand

The second installment of an audio essay series by journalism students in response to the prompt, “From Where I Stand . . .”


Maid in the USA

A continuing series about the domestic labor that makes all other work possible.


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