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Met Gala

Did You Know…what the Met Gala is? Taking place the first Monday of May, the Met Gala is a fundraising event of the Costume Institute, the museum’s only self-funded department. The Institute houses more than 33,000 pieces of clothing, jewelry, and accessories that document fashion from the 1400s to today. Although the event was not … Continue reading Met Gala

Amazon Union

Did You Know…why Amazon workers are pushing to unionize? Amazon employees are longing for better working conditions, and on Staten Island, NY, workers successfully organized the first Amazon union earlier this month. Amazon opposes this movement, claiming it to be in the best interest of the company to directly communicate with its employees. This is … Continue reading Amazon Union

April

Did You Know…the etymology behind the word “April” comes from the verb “aperire,” which means “to open.” It is believed that the word refers to the opening, or blooming, of trees and flowers during this season.

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