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Exposure | Metro-Oasis

Exposure | Metro-Oasis

Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Photographer
March 20
Filed under Featured Multimedia, Featured On Homepage, MULTIMEDIA, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery, Uncategorized

Growth. What does it mean? One pictures a child constantly checking for evidence of it, marking their progress against the wall. Or an ambitious palm bursting skyward from the sand, against all odds. Propelled upwards, outwards, into the future. Enter Abu Dhabi. Oil-fueled, up-and-coming, international...

Prague: Learning to Reconnect From 4,000 Miles Away

Prague: Learning to Reconnect From 4,000 Miles Away

Ankita Bhanot, Staff Writer
March 9
Filed under Abroad, FEATURES, TOP STORIES

Ankita Bhanot reflects on the culture of cellphones in America and in Prague.

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Madrid: Home Away from Home

Madrid: Home Away from Home

Abigail Weinberg, Staff Writer
February 23
Filed under Housing

If you’re going abroad, you’ll hear it said time and time again: living with a host family is the best way to immerse yourself in a different culture while learning a new language. For the past month, I’ve lived in Madrid with an older couple and their 29-year-old daughter, and my constant interactions...

Go Hard or Go Home: Why Division III?

Go Hard or Go Home: Why Division III?

Diana King, Contributing Writer
February 21
Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Why did athletes choose to compete and attend for NYU despite its lack of focus on sports and Division III status?

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Pervasive Politics Are Straining Energized Activism

Pervasive Politics Are Straining Energized Activism

Nate Torto, Contributing Writer
February 16
Filed under OPINION

The internet and social media have promoted a frenetic news cycle that does not allows us to mentally recover or devote our energy to desperately needed activism.

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Never a Foreigner in New York

Never a Foreigner in New York

Phoebe Kuo, Staff Writer
February 6
Filed under Uncategorized

New York might be a city of transplants and international arrivals, but it's got a culture all its own — and for that, it's incredible.

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Sit Down, Shut Up, Look Good

Sit Down, Shut Up, Look Good

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor
February 6
Filed under Uncategorized

In the words of what celebrities are probably thinking at any given moment — what exactly do you expect famous people to do if not exist, for all that existing implies?

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Expanding Your Palate with Grasshopper Tacos

Expanding Your Palate with Grasshopper Tacos

Caroline Grace Zemsky, Staff Writer
February 6
Filed under Dining, FEATURES, TOP STORIES

Toloache on Thompson St. is spicing up the typical taco with a strange new ingredient: grasshoppers.

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Migos Teaches What Culture Means

Migos Teaches What Culture Means

Isabel Beebe, Contributing Writer
January 30
Filed under ARTS, Music, TOP STORIES

Rap group Migos discusses culture, popularity and inspiration at NYU Culture Class.

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Migos Culture Class is Far From “Bad and Boujee”

Migos Culture Class is Far From “Bad and Boujee”

WSN Editorial Board
January 27
Filed under OPINION

Despite the fear that the seminar will not prove useful to aspiring musicians, Migos actually brings to the table an incredibly valuable perspective due to both their relevance and influence in today’s popular culture.

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Does Internet Redefine Celebrity?

Does Internet Redefine Celebrity?

Thomas Miritello, Contributing Writer
November 7
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

With the rate at which we watch television declining and the rise of YouTube as a place to create a celebrity career, what does that mean for our understanding of fame?

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Rascasuelos Take Tradition to a New Level

Rascasuelos Take Tradition to a New Level

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor
November 2
Filed under ARTS, Music, TOP STORIES

Argentinian tango greats Rascasuelos toe the line between tradition and reinvention with their vivacious performance. In their interview with WSN, members go in-depth about what it means to be heralded as both the new faces of tango and the new Argentinians performing at Carnegie Hall.

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