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City of Dreams and Disillusionment

City of Dreams and Disillusionment

By Pamela Jew, Under the Arch Managing Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Top Stories, Under the Arch

Our writers reflect on their first night at NYU, the build up to Welcome Week and its crushing reality, how New York didn’t go as planned and the reality of spending in one of the most expensive cities in the world.

Food & Fun Guide 2018

Food & Fun Guide 2018

By WSN Staff

August 26, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Under the Arch

As upperclassmen and first-years slowly migrate into their new or familiar NYU stomping grounds, we wanted to give you a guide to start off your new semester of discovering, eating and experiencing your way through New York. Because even if you’re a super senior, grew up in New York or devoured the...

While You Were Here 2018

While You Were Here 2018

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Uncategorized, Under the Arch

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


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Under the Arch

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


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Under the Arch

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


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Today's Front Page, Top Story, Uncategorized, Under the Arch

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


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Under the Arch

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


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Under the Arch

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


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Today's Front Page, Top Story, Under the Arch

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


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Uncategorized, Under the Arch

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


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Under the Arch

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


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Under the Arch

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...

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