Carolyn Ambrosich

Carolyn Ambrosich attends Fordham University in New York City, where she is majoring in psychology and is a member of the rugby team. She was born in Texas, but raised in Colorado and Maryland. Carolyn suffers from wanderlust and is always looking for adventure. She loves cats, meeting new people, music, and relaxing with friends. Follow her on Twitter @whatsthesich

Published Stories

Bands to Listen to: Tallest Man On Earth, Andrew Bird

The bands this week all feature a folk sound with a unique flare. These artists have the talent to take listeners beyond the bounds of normal life, and their songs demand a deeper contemplation about...

Have a Home or Go to Jail: The Criminalization of Homelessness

With just under two million homeless persons on the streets, the plight of the homeless is a serious problem we face in America today. Those who are homeless are faced with the daily struggles of...

The Mixtape and the DJ: The Future of Popular Music

Few people remember the days of the iconic mixtape, where you filled a cassette of music to give to a friend or that special someone. Mixtapes were a way to take the music you loved and arrange it in...

For the Sake of the Bees: What Could Be the End of Honey, Flowers, and a Healthy Ecosystem

Bees are amazing creatures. They pollinate our crops, they produce honey (a miracle substance that is both an antiseptic and self-preserving), and are the reason for many of the colorful flowers...

Be a Better You: The Art of Gratitude

Whenever I received gifts when I was younger, my mother always insisted I sent a thank you letter. Although writing the letters was never my favorite thing to do, I am glad she made me do...

Personal Concerts From Your Favorite Artists: NPR Tiny Desk Concerts

What would you give for a chance to see your favorite artists perform live in your living room? Basically anything, right? Unless you have a lot of spare cash lying around or you know them...

Why Counting Calories is Making You Fat

Americans are always looking for the quickest, easiest way to lose weight and achieve their ideal body shape. Thousands of miracle weight loss pills harbor our markets and our minds with the promise...

Bands To Listen To: Sylvan Esso, James Blake, Glass Animals

The bands this week combine the classic with the modern. They each take from traditional genres, such as folk and jazz, and revamp them with an electronic sound. Perfect for an easy listen, or to get...

Tinder, Sexism, and Brogrammer Culture in Silicon Valley

"Swipe right I am hot, swipe left if I am not." This is the basic idea behind the widely popular dating app, Tinder. The app has become a popular way to find casual hookups in the area in which one...

Never Before Heard Johnny Cash Recordings Released as Full-Length Album, “Out Among The Stars”

While cleaning out a storage area of all the things his parents collected, John Carter, Johnny Cash's son, happened upon a collection of tapes. After over three decades of collecting dust on the...