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FX’s ‘Fargo’ a worthy companion to beloved film

FX’s ‘Fargo’ a worthy companion to beloved film

April 15, 2014
Filed under ARTS

Adaptations of beloved works are often burdened by high expectations. The case is no different with “Fargo.” Inspired by the Coen brothers’ film, the new FX series of the same name wisely avoids copying the story and characters of the film. The television anthology delivers a fresh set of Mi... Read more »

Arts Issue: Video games provide alternative platform for new talent

Arts Issue: Video games provide alternative platform for new talent

April 10, 2014
Filed under ARTS

Much has been made of Andy Serkis’ work in films like “The Lord of the Rings” and “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.” Performing in a motion capture suit, Serkis has been heralded for breathing life into completely computer-generated characters, a practice that has long been used in video game... Read more »

‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’ doubles as chilling political thriller

‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’ doubles as chilling political thriller

Jonathon Dornbush and Clio McConnell
April 3, 2014
Filed under ARTS

Superhero movies necessarily straddle the line between extravagance and realism. When that particular superhero is Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, who fought as a medically enhanced super soldier in World War II and was frozen solid for 70 years before waking up in the present day, it would be ... Read more »

WSN Interview: Tisch student council president Anderson Heinz

September 17, 2013
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Multimedia Featured On Homepage

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AI6dCOFsl18&list=HL1379400550[/youtube]

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

August 25, 2013
Filed under Editor's Picks

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it.” As cliché as that quote might seem close to 30 years after Ferris Bueller said it, these words ring no less true today than they did in 1986. For NYU students especially, the time you spend eith... Read more »

[UPDATE] Tisch faculty passes vote of no confidence

[UPDATE] Tisch faculty passes vote of no confidence

May 21, 2013
Filed under NEWS

Update May 22, 2013 9:54 p.m.: Awam Amkpa, associate professor and Tisch faculty senator, explained that the faculty had met with President Sexton on April 30 to discuss the faculty's concerns. "During that meeting, the president reiterated his support for all faculty, regardless of their status,... Read more »

ABC LIVE STREAM: White House Correspondents’ Dinner

April 27, 2013
Filed under NEWS

Watch the White House Correspondents' Dinner live. Coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. EST and ends at 11 p.m. EST.

Rihanna will not make appearance at NYU today

Rihanna will not make appearance at NYU today

April 23, 2013
Filed under Uncategorized

Music star Rihanna will not be coming to the NYU campus today, as originally expected. "Rihanna will not be making an appearance at NYU as an alternate prize (a really great one, but off campus) has been coordinated," said Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music events coordinator Nikki Miraso... Read more »

Copy Chief

Copy Chief

April 13, 2013
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List

Wicy Wang [email protected] Wicy Wang is a freshman at Stern who was a grammar Nazi until she came to WSN and realized how little grammar she knew. She loves almost everything sci-fi or fantasy, but she doesn’t watch that many films, since she becomes way too emotionally invested.

Copy Chief

Copy Chief

April 13, 2013
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List

Michael Domanico [email protected] Michael Domanico is copy chief. Before the end of “30 Rock,” he was a vibrant, colorful person who had been described as “sort of friendly” by other WSN staffers. Now, he silently roams the WSN offices checking for commas, em dashes and misued numerals.... Read more »

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