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NYU Defeats Employees in Retirement Plan Lawsuit

NYU Defeats Employees in Retirement Plan Lawsuit

By Alex Domb and Kristina Hayhurst

August 3, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Story, University News

NYU prevailed in a lawsuit brought forth in March by a group of employees claiming the university mishandled faculty retirement plans.

Film Series Spotlights Women Behind the Camera

Film Series Spotlights Women Behind the Camera

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

August 1, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Uptown, the Film Society of Lincoln Center is hosting "The Female Gaze," a two-week survey of films shot by women cinematographers. WSN sat down with curators Madeline Whittle and Tyler Wilson to discuss the films that are on display.

Panorama Day Two Brings Janet Jackson Super Fans and A Cappella Performances

Panorama Day Two Brings Janet Jackson Super Fans and A Cappella Performances

By Pamela Jew, Managing Editor of Under the Arch

July 29, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

In a sea of Janet Jackson fans waiting for who they lovingly refer to as “mother,” the muddy, sinking ground below was the only reminder of yesterday’s midday cancelation. Panorama Day Two was in full swing with Saturday-only festival goers only hearing the gossip of yesterday’s weather tragedy....

Panorama Day One Flooded With Rain and Angry Festival Goers

Panorama Day One Flooded With Rain and Angry Festival Goers

By Pamela Jew, Managing Editor of Under the Arch

July 29, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

With the headliner amounting to be Daniel Caesar, Panorama Music Festival was cut short on its first day due to incoming flooding. Randall’s Island, where the festival is held, was evacuated at approximately 5:00 p.m. just as Dua Lipa was about to take the main stage, and Sabrina Claudio’s set had...

NYU Predicts: World Cup Final

NYU Predicts: World Cup Final

By Bela Kirpalani, Editor-at-Large

July 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

NYU students try to predict the outcome of Saturday's World Cup final between France and Croatia.

The Many Musical Hats of Matt Rose

The Many Musical Hats of Matt Rose

July 10, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

Matt Rose sat down with WSN to discuss his diverse approach to music, cinema, and theater.

KPR Searches for Nostalgia with New EP

KPR Searches for Nostalgia with New EP

By Connor Gatesman, Music Editor

July 10, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

KPR tries to meld a variety of trending hip hop elements together in his new project, with middling results.

Jungle Was Busy Earnin’ the Crowd’s Love at Recent Brooklyn Steel Show

Jungle Was Busy Earnin’ the Crowd’s Love at Recent Brooklyn Steel Show

By Xin-Rui Lee, Contributing Writer

July 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

A review of Jungle's performance on June 18 at the Bowery in New York.

2018 World Cup Predictions

2018 World Cup Predictions

By Bela Kirpalani, Editor-at-Large

June 10, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Sports, Top Stories

WSN sports buff Bela Kirpalani writes about her predictions for the 2018 World Cup.

Brooklyn Kids Festival Tackles Adversity, Bullies and Trump, Too

Brooklyn Kids Festival Tackles Adversity, Bullies and Trump, Too

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

June 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

The Brooklyn International Film Festival held its kidsfilmfest this past weekend, where 15 films tackled prevalent themes in today's political landscape.

Suicide: How NYU’s Campus Crisis Response Is Failing Students and Staff

Suicide: How NYU’s Campus Crisis Response Is Failing Students and Staff

By Anonymous, Guest Writer

June 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories, Uncategorized

A recent NYU graduate writes about her experience with the student health services at NYU, and the continuing issue of suicide on campus.

Giuseppe Conte Appointed Italian Prime Minister Amid Accusations He Lied About Attending NYU

Giuseppe Conte Appointed Italian Prime Minister Amid Accusations He Lied About Attending NYU

By Sarah Jackson, News Editor

May 25, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Giuseppe Conte was appointed Italy’s Prime Minister despite suspicions that he might have exaggerated details about his academic credentials.

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