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A Musical, Canadian Perspective on 9/11

A Musical, Canadian Perspective on 9/11

Kamila Daurenova, Contributing Writer
March 20
Filed under ARTS, Theater

"Come From Away" isn't just the touching true tale of a Canadian town that housed re-routed flights during the aftermath of 9/11 — it's an eerie reminder of the sort of social issues facing us today.

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Anthology Revives Tax Shelter Films

Anthology Revives Tax Shelter Films

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
February 22
Filed under ARTS, Film

In its new series highlighting films made during the rush of production following Canada's revolutionary Cost Allowance Act, the Film Anthology Archives is showing "Blood Relatives," a murder mystery with grits and twists abound.

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Staff Rants: Week of Nov. 1-7

Staff Rants: Week of Nov. 1-7

WSN Staff
November 8
Filed under OPINION

This week, our staff digs into the birth control double standard, bemoans the normalization of Trump and appeals to the all-but-lost R-E-S-P-E-C-T.

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A Home 3,000 Miles Away From Home

A Home 3,000 Miles Away From Home

Rachel Ruecker, Sports Editor
September 12
Filed under Uncategorized

On the first day of freshman year, I gave each of my roommates a bottle of maple syrup and a package of maple sugar candy. Everything that came after felt somewhat inevitable. I am from Canada. Like, excessively so. I have spent most of the last year here at NYU fostering the moniker “Rachel from C...

Blake Hyland S/S 2017

Tatiana Perez, Video Editor
September 11
Filed under Fashion Week, FEATURES

Blake Hyland, an Australian born, Vancouver-based designer, decided to take a risk for his NYFW debut. The designer, who had previously described his design style as conceptual and deconstructive, decided to tone down his notably outlandish recycled designs to create a more practical collection, which...

Why NYU Sports Matter: A Personal Account

Why NYU Sports Matter: A Personal Account

Rachel Ruecker, Deputy Sports Editor
April 26
Filed under SPORTS

For some at NYU, the university's athletics programs actually matter, just ask Rachel Ruecker.

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Sid vs. Ovi: A Case for Ovechkin

Sid vs. Ovi: A Case for Ovechkin

Abbey Wilson, Copy Chief
April 15
Filed under SPORTS

WSN's Abbey Wilson argues against Rachel Ruecker and believes Alexander Ovechkin is this era's best player.

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True North Strong and…Not in the Playoffs?

True North Strong and…Not in the Playoffs?

Rachel Ruecker, Deputy Sports Editor
April 8
Filed under SPORTS

The lack of Canadian teams in this year's NHL playoffs is not an accurate reflection of the country's influence on the game, writes Rachel Ruecker.

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A True Culture of Hockey in the North

Rachel Ruecker, Deputy Sports Editor
January 29
Filed under SPORTS

With only one primary sport, Canada's love for hockey is a religion from the professionals down to the kids.

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Canadian parliamentary diversity is a model to follow

Canadian parliamentary diversity is a model to follow

Emily Fong, Staff Writer
November 30
Filed under OPINION

It is time for Americans to look to their northern neighbors and follow the excellent example they have set.

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Junior heads to Ecuador for soccer

Junior heads to Ecuador for soccer

Bobby Wagner, Sports Editor
April 28
Filed under SPORTS

NYU junior midfielder Lexi Clarke was invited to the Ecuadorian women's national soccer camp last week. This week she attempts to make the squad.

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