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Don’t Call Off ‘Call Me By Your Name’

Don’t Call Off ‘Call Me By Your Name’

By Julia Elia Leschi, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Casting straight actors to play gay roles does not contribute to the erasure of gay actors. Acting roles should not be limited to sexuality.

Art With a Heart of Adamantium

Art With a Heart of Adamantium

By Tristen Calderon, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

As more films are adapted from comics, Marvel and its contemporaries need to follow the model of "Logan," where viewers can empathize with characters with real emotions.

NYU Alumni Mock Entertainment Industry in “555”

NYU Alumni Mock Entertainment Industry in “555”

By Natalie Whalen, Entertainment Editor

January 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

In their new original series "555" on Vimeo, NYU alums Kate Berlant and John Early use self-reflexive humor and sharp wit to take aim at the entertainment industry with the confidence of actors who are no longer at their first rodeo — or their second.

NYU Dancer Tests Her Limits

NYU Dancer Tests Her Limits

By Natalie Whalen, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

NYU alumna Sayer Mansfield has graduated from the university and found her niche in Pilobolus, where she gets to combine dancing and acting for an art all its own.

Why Wait to Graduate?

Why Wait to Graduate?

By Blair Best, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

Why wait to graduate? NYU Tisch junior Emanuel Lopez has already been cast in the Broadway musical "On Your Feet," and spoke with WSN about the whirlwind he rode to get there.

School or a Career? An NYU Dilemma

School or a Career? An NYU Dilemma

By Faith Gates, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Features

Many NYU drama students have to decide whether to prioritize studying for classes or auditioning roles outside of school to further their career. How do they balance it?

Hilton opens up on NYU, blogging career, regrets

Hilton opens up on NYU, blogging career, regrets

By Aicha Fall

November 24, 2014


Filed under Features

The name Perez Hilton is synonymous with Hollywood scandal, but before Hilton built his celebrity gossip blog into a multimedia and multi-million dollar empire, he was a student in the Tisch School of the Arts.

Improv expert discusses new book

Improv expert  discusses new book

By Bailey Wolff, Contributing Writer

October 27, 2014


Filed under Features

Ruth Zaporah, a pioneer in improvisational theatre, presented her book, Improvisation on the Edge: Notes from On and Off the Stage, and discussed her lifetime as a performer and teacher for an audience at NYU’s bookstore.