Cheng Io Lo
By Cheng Io Lo
As I walked down the steps in the subway station, I heard the downtown 1train approaching the platform. I raced to the turnstile and swiped my MetroCard furiously, only to see the dreaded “insufficient fare” message flash back at me. I sighed as I headed over to a kiosk, frustrated not only because I had to wait for another eight minutes, but because this was the second time in less than a week that I had to refill my MetroCard in order to commute to my classes at Juilliard....