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Stern Hobbies: Bookstagram

As part of our new “Stern Hobbies” series, The Oppy is taking a look at off-the-beaten-path interests among some of our classmates at Stern. If you have a hobby you would like to write or be interviewed about, please e-mail the Oppy at oppy@stern.nyu.edu. Today’s feature is a Q&A with MBA student, Natasha Raskin.

Natasha Raskin lives in two worlds, one is the world of books. Whether it’s a murder mystery, historical fiction or a biography, she has always found comfort and joy in reading. 

In the spring of 2018, Raskin and her friend, Madeleine Boyce, decided to start an Instagram account dedicated to book recommendations and reviews.…

Stern Hobbies: Culinary Arts

As part of our new “Stern Hobbies” series, The Oppy is taking a look at off-the-beaten-path interests among some of our classmates at Stern. If you have a hobby you would like to write or be interviewed about, please e-mail the Oppy at oppy@stern.nyu.edu. Today’s feature is a Q&A with MBA2 and home chef extraordinaire, Michael Jarboe.

Michael Jarboe likes to keep things spicy. While stationed in Italy as a Submarine Officer in the US Navy, Jarboe developed a passion for all things culinary and began trying to concoct the perfect chili sauce. After some trial and error, Jarboe’s Chili Crisp was born.…

Stern Hobbies: Training flying toddlers

As part of our new “Stern Hobbies” series, The Oppy is taking a look at off-the-beaten-path interests among some of our classmates at Stern. If you have a hobby you would like to write or be interviewed about, please e-mail the Oppy at oppy@stern.nyu.edu. Today’s feature is a Q&A with MBA student, Aumna Iqbal.

In addition to being an opera singer, Aumna Iqbal has been spending time on her other hobby, training her two parrots, Sunshine and Magnus. 

Having grown up in a bird loving family that had 20 birds at one point, Iqbal knew when she moved to New York City in 2017 that she would not be living a bird-less life. …

Stern Hobbies: Cozy Knits

As part of our new “Stern Hobbies” series, The Oppy is taking a look at off-the-beaten-path interests among some of our classmates at Stern. If you have a hobby you would like to write or be interviewed about, please e-mail the Oppy at oppy@stern.nyu.edu. Today’s feature is a Q&A with MBA student, Lexi Frey.

Tell us about yourself!

I grew up in South Jersey and went to Bucknell University for undergrad where I studied Biomedical Engineering. When I graduated, I moved down to Raleigh-Durham, NC to work at a small surgical robotics company called TransEnterix; I have always been passionate about healthcare, and this was a unique opportunity to explore the intersection of technology and medicine.…

Stern Hobbies: Horseback Riding

As part of our new “Stern Hobbies” series, The Oppy is taking a look at off-the-beaten-path interests among some of our classmates at Stern. If you have a hobby you would like to write or be interviewed about, please e-mail the Oppy at oppy@stern.nyu.edu. Today’s feature is a Q&A with MBA student, Rosa Toledo-Rebuck, the Equestrian.

How did you get into horseback riding?

I’ve loved horses since I was old enough to walk. I was definitely that kid in preschool that begged their dad to let them ride ponies at the school fundraisers a gazillion times. On a more serious note… My dad’s side of the family has a ranch in Chiapas (in South Mexico) and my family has always loved horses.…

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