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Michael Frazier

Michael Frazier

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor
December 8, 2016
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Michael Frazier is more than qualified to offer advice to his fellow students, and there’s hardly a friendlier face it could come from. The Gallatin senior certainly has a way with words — he’s the vice president of NYU’s slam poetry club, a poetry managing editor for the Gallatin Review and... Read more »

Michael Leonetti

Michael Leonetti

Grace Halio, Deputy Managing Editor
December 8, 2016
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On Michael Leonetti’s first day in Skala Sikaminias on the island of Lesvos, Greece, he rode around the sparkling Aegean Sea on a small dinghy, sitting atop bags of broken up boats that were to be recycled. Littered along the shores of the island, these boats had previously been used to carry asylum... Read more »

Caroline De Quesada

Caroline De Quesada

Bobby Wagner, Managing Editor
December 8, 2016
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Caroline De Quesada is sitting in front of a room of Greek chapter leaders who, by late November, are burnt out by a long semester. Her chihuahua Hamilton — named after Alexander, the Founding Father for whom her affinity runs deep — is perched magisterially on her lap. She hates having to read Robert’s... Read more »

Chandni Sharma

Chandni Sharma

Rachel Ruecker, Sports Editor
December 8, 2016
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Her name is Chandni, and she’s going to make damn sure you take the time to learn it right. “You know how people have their, like, Starbucks name or whatever?” Sharma said. “I don’t do that. I friggin’ make them spell my name.” Chandni Sharma, a CAS senior studying psychology, serves... Read more »

Tyler Benjamin

Tyler Benjamin

Abigail Weinberg, Features Editor
December 8, 2016
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Tyler Benjamin can wear just about any hat you want him to. There’s the committed Tyler who acts as treasurer for both the Black Students Union and Gentlemen of Quality. There’s the motivated Tyler who makes a name for himself by creating spaces for students to collaborate. And there’s the friendly... Read more »

Fadumo Osman

Fadumo Osman

Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief
December 8, 2016
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Sitting on a bench in Washington Square Park, the cold November air biting at her blue headscarf, Fadumo Osman is tired but in good spirits. It has been a long week. Not 48 hours have passed since Donald Trump was elected President of the United States, and Osman, a CAS junior, has spent the previous... Read more »

Joey Onwughalu

Joey Onwughalu

Lexi Faunce, Investigative Editor
December 8, 2016
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At 9 a.m., while some NYU students are still fast asleep, Stern senior Joey Onwughalu is wide awake and raring to go to his University Senate meeting with members of the administration, faculty and other prominent student leaders. Onwughalu is all ears as he listens to students’ concerns and ideas ... Read more »

Afraz Khan

Afraz Khan

Nina Jang, Digital Director
December 8, 2016
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Afraz Khan gazed up into a crowded staircase during the NYU Rise Above Hate Rally. He was met with a sea of faces, eager to hear him continue reading in poetic verse. “I see us getting buried alive, that the convictions are so rooted, that as we nourish these bonds, we can branch out to the greatest... Read more »

Anami Nguyen

Anami Nguyen

Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor
December 8, 2016
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A German hip hop artist covered in lettuce convinced Anami Nguyen to become a vegetarian — she was seven years old at the time. “It clicked to me that if you want to eat meat, somebody has to die for that,” Nguyen said. “As a child, I was very empathetic and I didn’t want to kill. That’s... Read more »

Carolyn Fan

Carolyn Fan

Emily Fong, Opinion Editor
December 8, 2016
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Carolyn Fan arrives just before a meeting of NYU’s Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association, nearly tipping over from the weight of an armload of pizza. In her work with APAMSA, Fan has made it her primary goal to advocate for voices that are not usually heard. She emphasizes her uninhibited... Read more »

Thanksgiving News Update

Thanksgiving News Update

Diamond Naga Siu and Lexi Faunce
November 28, 2016
Filed under City News, NEWS, Uncategorized, University News

While NYU students decompressed after midterms and stuffed their faces with turkey over Thanksgiving break, the news cycle had a number of breaking stories develop during the start of the holiday season. WSN broke down the top five news stories you may have missed over break. International: Former ... Read more »

Not All Is Bad with American Fusion

Not All Is Bad with American Fusion

Tiffanie Hwang, Staff Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under Dining, FEATURES, Uncategorized

The United States serves as a melting pot of cultures from all corners of the globe. In turn, it has a wide variety of global cuisine, and New York City is a perfect testament to that. Walk down any street in downtown Manhattan, and a multitude of cultural cuisines will unfold before you. Many of th... Read more »

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