Stories by

Alexandra Moreo

Alexandra is a rising junior at Syracuse University, where she is a photojournalism major at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She is the photo editor for the independent student newspaper, The Daily Orange. She is also a photographer for the campus social issues magazine, Jerk, and various other magazines. She is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.


New York’s Cabaret Law, passed during Prohibition in 1926, prohibits dancing in locations without a cabaret license. Out of over 25,000 bars and restaurants, only about 100 have licenses, many of which were distributed almost 100 years ago.

The Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps works out of a trailer in Brooklyn, answering the occasional 911 call, and training the next generation of emergency medical technicians.