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Exposure | Snapshots of Sydney

Exposure | Snapshots of Sydney

By Julia Moses, Staff Photographer

April 22, 2018


Filed under Exposure, Multimedia

It’s really amazing how a city so far away has the same ‘big city on the water’ feeling as New York does. Sydney is still very different since the pace is much slower than New York’s and allows you a second to breathe.

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Exposure | Stay Informed, Stay Inspired

Exposure | Stay Informed, Stay Inspired

By Alex Pienkowski, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2018


Filed under Exposure, Multimedia

The March For Our Lives that occurred on Saturday March 24 brought almost 200,000 people together in New York City, and hundreds of thousands more around the country and the world. I attended because I wanted to be a part of history, but mostly because I wanted to express my frustration about the fact that I don’t understand why there is even still a debate around stricter gun control. Why are there still constant mass shootings? Shouldn’t this have been resolved already? So many lives have been lost, but how is it that the adults in Congress can’t agree to value lives more than guns?

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Exposure | Pillow Fight

Exposure | Pillow Fight

By Katie Peurrung, Deputy Photo Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Exposure, Multimedia

Despite the “fight” in pillow fight, Saturday’s annual event in Washington Square Park felt more like a celebration than a battle. Pillow fighters young and old wailed on each other with fervor as feathers flew into the air. The first broken pillow brought cheers as its fluffy contents float...

Exposure | Signs of Change

Exposure | Signs of Change

By Echo Chen, Multimedia Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Exposure, Multimedia

After attending The March for Our Lives on Saturday, it is apparent that the movement is inclusive of the intersectional aspects of gun violence.

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Exposure | Lookalike: Dogs and Their Owners

Exposure | Lookalike: Dogs and Their Owners

By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Exposure, Multimedia

The saying goes: you become the people you surround yourself with. Sometimes, you become your dog instead.

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Exposure | Buenos Aires

Exposure | Buenos Aires

By Laura Shkouratoff, Abroad Creative Director

February 26, 2018


Filed under Multimedia

As a result of colonialism, South America is a continent dotted with European architecture and influence, and Buenos Aires holds itself at the heart of this structural theme. The city is a wondrous fusion of European-style buildings – heavily Spanish, Italian, and French– with a life of its ow...

Listen to ‘The NewsFlash’: Aramark’s Troublesome Past

Listen to ‘The NewsFlash’: Aramark’s Troublesome Past

By Sayer Devlin, Managing Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Podcast, Top Stories

Aramark has been in the news for serving an 'insensitive' meal celebrating Black History Month but the company has a long history of controversy.

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Love and Sex Feature: Couples Edition

Love and Sex Feature: Couples Edition

By Natasha Roy, Editor-at-Large

February 11, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Uncategorized

For this year’s Love and Sex Feature, we asked some of the WSN staff — both past and present — and their significant others questions from the New York Times’ “The 36 Questions That Lead To Love” piece. Watch a few of the couples’ answers in the video below, and read about more couples afterward!...

Exposure | A City Through Its People

Exposure | A City Through Its People

By Echo Chen, Multimedia Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Multimedia

People make up a city, and the people of Florence say a lot about the city's culture.

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Exposure | Bad Jokes and Food

Exposure | Bad Jokes and Food

By Echo Chen, Multimedia Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Featured On Homepage, Multimedia, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery

Everyone loves a good pun, or a terrible pun that’s so terrible it’s good. This series “bad jokes and food” combines two wonderful parts of life into one through scrabble pieces and food styling. Here’s to hoping that the embarrassment I endured getting caught taking these photos at hom...

Exposure | Animals Abroad

Exposure | Animals Abroad

By Veronica Liow, Anna Letson, and Euan Prentis

December 4, 2017


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Featured On Homepage, Multimedia, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery

When you're abroad and separated from your pets at home, it's hard to find an animal to fill the void.

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