While You Were Here

While You Were Here

Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief
May 5, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPECIAL EDITIONS

Well, you’ve made it. Certainly, there were probably moments when you thought you wouldn’t; maybe there were even weeks where you felt this way. Maybe when you walked through Washington Square Park for the first time, you knew exactly what you wanted to do with your life. Maybe you di... Read more »

Past, Present, Future: Generations of NYU

Past, Present, Future: Generations of NYU

Audrey Deng and Nina Jang
May 2, 2016
Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS

There are two ways to interpret the word "generation:" as the collective of people born during a certain era, or as a production of something. As a university, NYU has experienced both definitions. This issue of WSN delves into the generational changes of students and the physical metamorphoses of the ... Read more »

The Tribeca Film Festival Issue

The Tribeca Film Festival Issue

Zach Martin, Arts Editor
April 25, 2016
Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS

Each year, the Tribeca Film Festival showcases hundreds of new films and draws million of people from all over the world. This year, the festival is celebrating its 15th anniversary. WSN took a look at some of the best moments from the festivities.   ... Read more »

Fringe x Feminism

Fringe x Feminism

Gabriella Bower and Tatiana Perez
April 21, 2016
Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS

Fashion has had a long history of social commentary and capturing cultural moments. From Coco Chanel’s introduction of the tweed suit for women in the ‘20s, to today’s influx of gender-fluid clothing lines, fashion and feminism have continually overlapped. Thought feminists of the past may not h... Read more »

Taking Action: The Syrian Refugee Issue

Taking Action: The Syrian Refugee Issue

Marita Vlachou, Special Editions Director
April 18, 2016
Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS, Uncategorized

The UN Refugee Agency reported that over 4,837,208 refugees have been affected by the violence in Syria. Every day we read stories about Syrian citizens having to flee their homes, leave their lives behind and try to build a new future. It's easy to get lost in these articles and ignore the magnitude... Read more »

Making Noise: Musicians at NYU

Making Noise: Musicians at NYU

Nina Jang, Deputy Digital Director
April 11, 2016
Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS

Every month, my tiny apartment transforms into a sanctuary for a night of sharing words, thoughts and lyrics. At these open mics, I am pleasantly stunned by the number of friends who perform their original songs. Some have more experience, having had meticulously created their sound while some have a m... Read more »

The Arts Issue: Digital Age

The Arts Issue: Digital Age

Zach Martin, Arts Editor
April 7, 2016
Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS

Letter From the Editor   Earlier this year I watched a film that perfectly demonstrated the ways in which the creation and expression of art has shifted in our current cultural landscape. “Tangerine,” directed by Sean Baker, tells the story of two transgender sex workers in Los Angeles who... Read more »

The Registration Issue

The Registration Issue

Abigail Weinberg, Deputy Features Editor
April 4, 2016
Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS, Uncategorized

We know trying to navigate Albert to pick your classes for next semester can be a bit daunting. That's why we've compiled a few of our top choices to make your decisions a little easier. Click the links below to check out some of the most unique, educational and just flat-out strange classes that... Read more »

Ban the Box: The Fight at NYU

Ban the Box: The Fight at NYU

Lexi Faunce and Anne Cruz
March 28, 2016
Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS

This weekend, the Incarceration to Education Coalition held the longest student sit-in since Take Back NYU’s occupation of the Kimmel Center for Student Life in 2009. WSN stayed in Kimmel for more than 24 hours to cover the negotiations between IEC organizers and NYU administration over banning... Read more »

Abroad in Europe

Abroad in Europe

Grace Halio, Abroad Editor
March 21, 2016
Filed under Abroad, SPECIAL EDITIONS, Special Issues

NYU’s 13 campuses across the globe span oceans and allow students to hop across continents from one country to the next. It goes without saying that our global network is huge. New this semester, the Abroad Desk serves as an effort to bring us all a little bit closer. By sharing the voices and visions o... Read more »

10 students making a difference around NYU’s campus

10 students making a difference around NYU’s campus

Alex Bazeley and Bobby Wagner
March 10, 2016
Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS

If you ask NYU students what the best part of living in the city is, it’s very possible you might hear something like this: the city never stops. At the same time, that can also be one of the worst things about living in a city like this — it’s limitless. The only thing standing in the way of th... Read more »

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