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Thomas Devlin: Gallatin, Good English

Thomas Devlin
May 4, 2017
Filed under Special Issues

For my last piece in WSN, I thought about writing a sentimental reflection on my time at NYU. Every time I started, however, the piece transformed into a sappy, trite mess. Instead, I decided to finally put to paper one of my earliest experiences in college — the Shabbat Dinner. When I arrived at NY...

A Personal Tale of Life in the Pool

A Personal Tale of Life in the Pool

Laura Shkouratoff, Creative Director
May 1, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

Creative Director Laura Laura Shkouratoff reflects on her time in the pool, which inspired her to join the NYU water polo team.

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An American in Brexitland: The Confusion and the Culture

An American in Brexitland: The Confusion and the Culture

Ali Webb, Deputy Abroad Editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under Abroad, FEATURES, TOP STORIES

When Deputy Abroad Editor Ali Webb arrived in London, both her new city and her home country were in the midst of major political transitions.

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The World According to Rachel: On Community

The World According to Rachel: On Community

Rachel Ruecker, Senior Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under COLUMNS, FEATURES

Senior editor Rachel Ruecker discusses the complexities of finding community while studying in New York.

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The World According to Rachel: On Leaving Adolescence

The World According to Rachel: On Leaving Adolescence

Rachel Ruecker, Senior Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under COLUMNS, FEATURES

Washington Square News' Senior Editor Rachel Ruecker discusses turning 20 as part of her new column.

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Paris: The Dangerous Dream of Expectations

Paris: The Dangerous Dream of Expectations

Zoya To, Contributing Writer
February 10, 2017
Filed under Abroad, FEATURES

Zoya To reflects on the moving to Paris for the wrong reasons and learning to love the city.

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I Tried… Going On 7 Tinder Dates in 7 Days

I Tried… Going On 7 Tinder Dates in 7 Days

Camille Larkins, Contributing Writer
March 8, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

WSN’s Features Desk is running a new series we’re calling “I Tried…” Each piece will feature a member of our staff who’s added something new, weird or a little crazy to their lives. In this installment, contributing writer Camille Larkins dives headfirst into the world of Tinder trying to...

I Tried…Going Vegan at NYU

I Tried…Going Vegan at NYU

Diamond Naga Siu, Deputy News Editor
March 1, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

WSN's Deputy News Editor shares her experience eating vegan on a meal plan in the first installment of our "I Tried..." series.

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Personal Essay: Flesh

Personal Essay: Flesh

Isabel Baker, Contributing Writer
November 16, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

An NYU student discusses her experience with body image in a personal essay.

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