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Ife Olujobi

Ife Olujobi

2014-2015

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Richard Hsu (Story)
Nov 13, 2014
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Ife Olujobi (Photo)
Sep 02, 2014
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‘Enzo Avitabile Music Life’ draws passion from legendary musician

‘Enzo Avitabile Music Life’ draws passion from legendary musician

October 17, 2013
Filed under ARTS

  “Enzo Avitabile Music Life,” the latest documentary from Jonathan Demme (director of “The Silence of the Lambs”) is aptly named. In his film, Demme captures legendary saxophonist Enzo Avitabile and his music as one unit, and he does so with great respect and admiration. From the...

Biopic does not live up to subject

Biopic does not live up to subject

Ife Olujobi, Senior Editor
April 6, 2015
Filed under ARTS, Film

Richard Raymond's new film "Desert Dancer" depicts the story of an Iranian dancer risking his life for creative expression, despite immense censorship. Though based on a true story, the film lacks emotionalism and engaging content.

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Samantha Gerson

Samantha Gerson

Ife Olujobi
March 11, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

Samantha Gerson has always been interested in the treatment of trauma, but it wasn’t until she worked with traumatized adults that she realized children suffering from these same conditions need attention and care they’re not getting. “Kids are human. I feel like people forget that a lot,” s...

Richard Hsu

Richard Hsu

Ife Olujobi, Entertainment Editor
December 11, 2014
Filed under FEATURES

A group of students joke and chatter on their way to the fourth floor of the Silver Center on a Tuesday night as though they are about to go to a party. They are actually heading to a meeting of NYU’s chapter of the Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association. Despite the jovial atmosphere,...

Staff Recommendations: Nov. 19

Staff Recommendations: Nov. 19

WSN Staff
November 19, 2014
Filed under ARTS, Music

WSN staff shares what music it has been listening to lately

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Vimeo showrunners talk series creation

Vimeo showrunners talk series creation

Ife Olujobi, Entertainment Editor
November 13, 2014
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair discuss their show "High Maintenance" and marijuana legalization

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MoMA PS1 showcases experimental, electronic music

MoMA PS1 showcases experimental, electronic music

Ife Olujobi, Entertainment Editor
October 22, 2014
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

New Amsterdam Records described “Sound / Source,” an event held at Museum of Modern Art PS1 on Oct. 19, as a “day-long electronic music festival” on its website, but, contrary to the image that phrase conjures, there were no bros in tank tops or neon clothing to be found. Instead, what transp...

Staff Recommendations: Oct. 22

Staff Recommendations: Oct. 22

WSN Staff
October 22, 2014
Filed under ARTS

WSN staff recommends new fall TV shows that have had lasting appeal

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Art Scene Outside of NYC

Art Scene Outside of NYC

Arts Staff
October 9, 2014
Filed under ARTS

Dia:Beacon By Alex GreenberGer, Arts Editor Seeing minimalist art may not sound like an ideal way to spend fall break, but Dia:Beacon may change your mind, as it is one of the best places to see art outside of New York City. Located in the New York State suburb of Beacon and only 80 minute...

Staff Recommendations: Sept. 24

WSN Staff
September 24, 2014
Filed under ARTS

In honor of the New York Film Festival, WSN staff recommends past films by NYFF directors

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Staff Recommendations: Sept. 17

September 17, 2014
Filed under Uncategorized

By the third week of class, you’re probably ready to stop doing all the readings professors are assigning. Sometimes, it’s actually worth doing the reading, though. Here are four times the WSN staff was pleased with a book on the syllabus: "The Stranger," Albert Camus  Although Camus’ greatest work comes in at...

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