Writing

MARCH FOR OUR LIVES

I sat with tears in my eyes from every word spoken by Emma Gonzales during her speech, “We Call BS,” and every word written by Cameron Kasky in his article on CNN. I remembered what it was like being on lockdown in school, and the freight that came with thinking ‘maybe it’s real this time.’

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Cienna Fernandez
Life After the Beep; In Memoriam of the Voicemail

We have all tried to relive a moment from the past. And although time machines may not be real, the closest I’ve come to genuinely reliving a moment happened a few years ago when, my grandpa showed up at my house. He handed me a small, silver recorder that he found amongst the many other keepsakes hoarded in his garage.

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Cienna Fernandez
An Industry Awakening: Out With Fast Fashion, In With Sustainability

Just one month after models walked the runways at 2013 Tokyo Fashion week, a tragedy enveloped the fashion industry. Over 3,000 miles away, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building became the worst industrial accident to hit the garment industry. On Apr. 24, 2013, over 1,000 lives were lost and thousands more injured in this avoidable accident.

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Cienna Fernandez
Dean Buck & Daniel Ellis-Ferris

Since 2012, LoftOpera has been putting together classic operas in lofts, warehouses, and underground venues throughout Brooklyn. The idea is to offer operagoers an affordable event where they can watch a classic production while sitting back and relaxing with a cold cup of beer.

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Cienna Fernandez