Talia Sukol, Andrew Karas

Talia Esther Sukol and Andrew James Karas were married Dec. 31 at Tenk West Bank, an events space in Cleveland. Rabbi Arnold M. Sleutelberg officiated. Mrs. Karas, 33, is an associate for white-collar criminal defense at Flannery Georgalis, a law firm in Cleveland. She graduated from the University of Toronto and received a law degree…

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Hilary Rogers, Jeffrey Mauro

Hilary Ann Rogers and Jeffrey Patrick Mauro were married Jan. 4 at the Church of St. Vincent Ferrer in New York. The Rev. Joseph Hagan, a Roman Catholic priest, performed the ceremony. Until November, Mrs. Mauro, 34, was the director of individual philanthropy at the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, a nonprofit organization that funds…

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Candace Vickery, Kimberly Rose

Candace Michael Vickery and Kimberly Vel Rose were married Dec. 31 in Greenville, S.C. Vivian L. Hunnings, who was ordained through American Marriage Ministries, officiated at the Hilton Greenville hotel. Ms. Vickery (left), 44, is a sales associate in the Greenville office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices C. Dan Joyner, Realtors. She graduated and received an…

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Supriya Menon, Steven Lesser

Supriya Menon and Steven Joseph Lesser were married Jan. 4 at the Royal Palms, a resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. Michael J. Kennedy, a Universal Life minister, led a ceremony that incorporated both Roman Catholic and Hindu traditions, with Pandit Kiran Kumar Rao taking part. Mrs. Lesser, 31, is an enterprise partnerships manager in the New…

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Michelle Yampolsky, Matthew Gomez

Michelle Ness Yampolsky and Matthew Alfred Gomez were married Dec. 31 in New York. Cantor Laura Stein officiated at One Hanover Square, an events space. The couple met at Rutgers, from which both graduated. Ms. Yampolsky-Gomez, 29, is the senior marketing manager at Essence, a digital media agency in New York. She is the daughter…

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Zoë Harris, Simon Lazarre-Bloom

Zoë Kimberly Harris and Simon Lazarre-Bloom were married Dec. 30 at San Francisco City Hall. Douglas H. White, a New York City deputy fire commissioner and the groom’s uncle, officiated, having become a Universal Life minister for this event. Dr. Lazarre, 37, is the director for strategy and business operations on the team that manages…

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Right-Wing Views for Generation Z, Five Minutes at a Time

BERKELEY, Calif. — Will Witt walked through the University of California campus doing what he does professionally, which is trolling unwitting young liberals on camera. He approached students who seemed like good targets: people with political buttons on their bags, androgynous clothing, scarves. It was safe to say that the vast majority here in the…

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‘Divorce Month’ Fact or Fiction: Do More Couples Split in January?

January is often reserved for kicking bad habits and beginning work on New Year’s resolutions. But some parts of the internet — especially news articles from the last few years and even some law groups — have cast a dark cloud on the month, suggesting it is a popular time for couples to divorce. They’ve…

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They All Said Yes

An engagement ring hidden in an elephant trunk in Southeast Asia. A golden eagle serving as a wingman for a prospective groom in Mongolia. A double dose of matchmaking magic in Mississippi. There are many stories behind the question: Will you marry me? And over the years, countless wedding proposals from around the world have…

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Everyone’s Resolution Is to Drink More Water in 2020

Water is pretty boring, as far as beverages go. It doesn’t have a catchy jingle, a secret family recipe or even a taste, really. Yet people can’t seem to get enough of it. “I get people in my office every day, every week, saying something like, ‘I’m concerned I’m not hydrated,’” said Lauren Antonucci, a…

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