• The Marijuana Majority

    Florida is scheduled to vote on the legalization of medical marijuana in this fall’s midterm election. Democrats see it as a chance to bring young voters to the polls in the Republican-led state. Meanwhile, ganjapreneurs count their potential profits.

    WORDS BY Katrine Dermody // ART BY Katrine Dermody

  • Hiding In Plain Site

    Misunderstood as a dark bastion for drug lords and hit men, the Deep Web comprises the majority of the Internet — a vast digital landscape of databases, social-media repositories, and personalized content where users can unearth government reports, scour academic research, and build an itinerary for their next trip abroad.

    WORDS BY Antoinette Siu // ART BY Miriam Taylor

  • Take Back the Land

    It’s not just about the food. Across the country, urban farmers reclaim abandoned property and rejuvenate communities.

    WORDS BY Cameron Young // ART BY Cameron Young

  • #TrustIssues

    How catfish culture jaded a generation about connecting online.

    WORDS BY Ashley Branch // ART BY Miriam Taylor

  • Holding Up Brooklyn

    Noy Keomeuangsong reinvents a staple of grandpa chic and makes suspenders cool for women.

    WORDS BY Adam Matula // ART BY Vekonda Luangaphay & Adam Matula

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We’re leaders, truth-seekers, and visionaries, and we tell the stories of tomorrow. We’re Bellwethr, a tablet-only magazine written, produced, and created by the 2013-2014 Magazine, Newspaper, and Online Journalism Master’s students at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. For more stories by MNO students at the Newhouse School, click here.