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While You Were Here 2018

While You Were Here 2018

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2018


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A lot has changed while you were here. The university has changed, the city has changed and as a result, as is inevitable with the passing of time, you have changed. Hopefully for the better — academic enrichment, growth in independence and the discovery of who you...

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By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor

May 2, 2018


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Language is everything. It is how we comprehend concepts. It is how we communicate. It is a core part of society and its institutions. And these days, it seems that the words we use and how we use them have become more important than ever.

Talk of the Towns

Talk of the Towns

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

April 23, 2018


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City life can be overwhelming. I’ve felt it for a while, but when I left Manhattan for Easter I realized how much of a toll it had been taking on my mind. It’s loud here, everything is constantly in motion — I needed to slow down more than I knew. Often growing up, we take our small towns for gr...

Fringe 2018: Streetwear

Fringe 2018: Streetwear

By Thomas Chou and Thomas Chou

April 19, 2018


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In the last few years, fashion has beared witness to the unprecedented growth of streetwear. A style and culture originally born on the streets, streetwear and streetstyle represent a newfound freedom in fashion that rebels against the traditional constraints of couture. 

Food Consumes Us

Food Consumes Us

By Liv Chai, Dining Editor

April 16, 2018


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It’s a food lover’s dream to write about food and read about it as often as I do. Reading about ungodly cheese creations and finding what restaurant I should surrender all my money to next feels like a passion project rather than a job at times. Those who know me have, often unfortunately, experience...

The Technology Feature

The Technology Feature

By Tom Miritello, Audio Engineer

April 9, 2018


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As the Audio Engineer at WSN and a Music Technology student, I deal with technology a lot. I’ve been involved in New York City tech since I went to “Scratch Day,” an event for children interested in programming, when I was in fifth grade. Many years later, I’ve got the battle scars from poor...

The Arts Issue 2018: Movements

The Arts Issue 2018: Movements

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

April 5, 2018


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movement (ˈmo͞ovmənt/) a group of people working together to advance their shared political, social, or artistic ideas. In my journalism class sophomore year, my professor took us to a Q&A titled “What News Matters,” where a panel of journalists from Rolling Stone, NY1 and The Daily Mail discussed what stories are important “right now.” By th...

The Conspiracy Issue

The Conspiracy Issue

By Yasmin Gulec, Features Editor

April 1, 2018


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Yasmin Gulec, Features Editor April 2, 2018 I was introduced to the whirlwind nature of conspiracy theories when I was around five. My family and I were visiting a friend’s farm in Sakarya, a province of Turkey. It was past 10 p.m. and the weather was too sticky to fall asleep. The bright full moon a...

The Fitness Feature

The Fitness Feature

By Maddie Howard and Rachel Buigas-Lopez

March 26, 2018


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Fitness. It’s something we love to hate. But like it or not, being active is an incredibly important part of our health. It’s been proven that taking the time to plan physical activity into your day can improve every aspect of your life, making you a more productive and mentally healthy individual...

The Intersectionality Feature

The Intersectionality Feature

By Pamela Jew and Veronica Liow

March 19, 2018


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As we become more aware of issues related to identity, it is increasingly evident that intersectionality is a must when addressing how to tackle these. Given that intersectionality, coined by Kimberlé Crenshaw, began with the feminist movement, the Intersectionality Feature focuses on issues that plague f...

Up-and-Comers 2018

Up-and-Comers 2018

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2018


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We’re not just university students. We’re journalists, YouTubers, coders, organizers, historians, investors and entrepreneurs. We’re all at the cusp of breaking into the industries that we will soon be running. While some of us teeter at the edge, using academia as a launching pad to test driv...

The Awards Feature

The Awards Feature

By Ryan Mikel and Molly Dolan

March 5, 2018


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Let’s face it: the Academy Awards is not the end-all, be-all for measuring aptitude and success in the film industry. Every year there are snubs. Every year there is controversy. However, the ceremony does succeed in furthering the narrative of art’s role in times of civil unrest. As we alrea...

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