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The Bucket List Issue

The Bucket List Issue

Rachel Ruecker, Senior Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS, TOP STORY

NYU is a dream school. People flock from near and far to don the Violet — if only metaphorically — but once we’re here, we often get so caught up in the bureaucratic mess of it all. We become so bogged down with Writing the Essay and group projects that are not teaching us anything about collaboration t...

Staff Recs: NYU/NYC Bucket List

Staff Recs: NYU/NYC Bucket List

WSN Staff
May 1, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

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 ...

Class of 2017 To-Do List

Class of 2017 To-Do List

Taylor Nicole Rogers, Features Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

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...

Converting Sound Pollution Into White Noise

Converting Sound Pollution Into White Noise

Alice Li, Contributing Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under FEATURES

Before moving to New York, many NYU students are inclined to believe that it is possible to find peace and quiet in the City that never sleeps. Contrary to what movies like Breakfast at Tiffany’s depict, it is impossible to take a quiet solitary walk down Fifth Avenue.

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Tribeca 2017: Documentary ‘Frank Serpico’ Lauds an Honest Cop

Tribeca 2017: Documentary ‘Frank Serpico’ Lauds an Honest Cop

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

Antonino D'Ambrosio's new documentary "Frank Serpico" retells the story of the famous New York City cop in Serpico's own words, reinforcing the message that doing the right thing is always the right thing.

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NYC Makes Moves to Reduce Penalties to Decrease Mass Incarceration

NYC Makes Moves to Reduce Penalties to Decrease Mass Incarceration

Jemima McEvoy, News Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under City News, NEWS, TOP STORIES

The NYC Parks and Recreations department will change the punishments inflicted for minor offenses.

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Exposure | The People United Will Never Be Defeated

Exposure | The People United Will Never Be Defeated

Julia Moses, Staff Photographer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Featured Multimedia, Featured On Homepage, MULTIMEDIA, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery

The various protests around the world are being documented and will be talked about for generations to come.

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Millennials Turn Offline for Trendspotting

Millennials Turn Offline for Trendspotting

Mollie Yellin, Contributing Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Beauty & Style, FEATURES

What source do students turn to when looking for fashion inspiration?

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Exposure | Nic Decides to Buy Some Juice

Exposure | Nic Decides to Buy Some Juice

Kat Vlasova, Contributing Photographer
April 5, 2017
Filed under Featured Multimedia, Featured On Homepage, MULTIMEDIA, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery, Uncategorized

Inspired by the work and persona of Jean Michel-Basquiat, this photo series documents the photographer's friend Nic as he wanders around Alphabet City.

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In Remembrance: CAS Senior Wyatt Tyler

In Remembrance: CAS Senior Wyatt Tyler

Diamond Naga Siu, Editor-in-Chief
March 28, 2017
Filed under City News, NEWS, University News

In remembrance of CAS senior Wyatt Tyler who passed away on Saturday, Washington Square News spoke with those closest to him. He will receive a posthumous degree from NYU this May.

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