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Marita Vlachou: CAS, Journalism and Economics

Marita Vlachou
May 4, 2017
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Dear Marita, It’s officially been four years of NYU. Four years of living in four different neighborhoods of New York City. From your freshman year floormates that became your family away from home, to the sleepless nights at the newspaper, you have had an unforgettable experience. It’s bound ...

Jessica Martinez: CAS, Journalism and Social and Cultural Analysis

Jessica Martinez
May 4, 2017
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NYU and New York City have been in the cards for me since my early teenage years. I fell in love with both during my very first visit to the city when I was 14-years-old. Throughout high school, I made it clear that moving here was the plan. In the years at my Southern California community college, I told...

Face-to-Face With Seniors

May 4, 2017
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WSN gets up close and personal with seniors as they prepare for graduation. ...

Sophie Lewis: Steinhardt, Media, Culture and Communications

Sophie Lewis
May 4, 2017
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During my first week at NYU, I walked into the WSN office for an open house, spoke with the Beauty and Style Editor and a week later, attended my first runway show at my first New York Fashion Week. I was pretty confident I would end up in the fashion industry — I wasn’t going to be one of those people...

Joseph Myers: Gallatin, Marketing and Theater Studies

Joseph Myers
May 4, 2017
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As trite as it may be to point out, New York is always changing — for the better, for the worse and often for the indistinguishable. I feel that my past four years have been the same. I came to NYU after completing a pre-college program at Harvard, where I had the most magical summer of my life with ...

Staff Recs: NYU/NYC Bucket List

Staff Recs: NYU/NYC Bucket List

WSN Staff
May 1, 2017
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New York City has no shortage of things to see and do. When you go to school here, the plethora of possibility can even — and sometimes often — feel overwhelming. So here are some things our staff think no New York collegiate experience would be complete without, to help narrow your focus and get ...

Why NYU? Remembering the Dream

Why NYU? Remembering the Dream

Natasha Roy, News Editor
May 1, 2017
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When I committed to NYU around this time last year, I went against everything I had been saying to myself throughout senior year of high school — that I wanted to go to a university in a small college town that had a campus, a football team to rally around and a community practically built into the...

Class of 2017 To-Do List

Class of 2017 To-Do List

Taylor Nicole Rogers, Features Editor
May 1, 2017
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At a school like NYU, it’s easy to get caught up in all the unique experiences that life in New York City and at the abroad sites provide. However, the class of 2017 says there are some basic NYU experiences that students should not graduate without. Embrace NYU Perks “Before NYU students gradu...

The Crossover Between Service and Activism

The Crossover Between Service and Activism

Natasha Roy, News Editor
April 24, 2017
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Activism and service are often seen as separate entities, but when combined, they have the potential to produce truly significant change for any cause. The environmental movement exemplifies this, most locally through NYU’s various eco-friendly clubs. Sprout Up is primarily a service-oriented gr...

Project Sunshine Spreads Light in Hospitals

Project Sunshine Spreads Light in Hospitals

Natasha Roy, News Editor
April 24, 2017
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Project Sunshine, an organization dedicated to bettering the lives of children in hospitals, thrives at NYU. Whether it be through visiting hospital patients or sending items — such as  Surgi Dolls, or handmade dolls that help children prepare for medical procedures, Sunny Grams, which are special greeting cards that t...

Alternative Breaks: Substitute Lounging for Social Outreach

Alternative Breaks: Substitute Lounging for Social Outreach

Jemima McEvoy, News Editor
April 24, 2017
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NYU Alternative Breaks offers a service-oriented option for students who want to cast aside their sweatpants and Netflix subscriptions for service work during their spring or winter breaks. According to CAS senior and president of NYU Alternative Breaks Anne-Marcelle Ngabirano, the program was s...

‘It Started in Prison’

‘It Started in Prison’

Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor
April 24, 2017
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CAS junior Jose Diaz was hoping to be transferred to Attica Correctional Facility, a prison with TVs. Instead he was transferred to Auburn Correctional Facility. Though Auburn didn’t have TVs, it did offer college classes through Cornell University’s Prison Education Program. “I thought,...

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