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Peterson Toscano Uses Comedy to Tackle Societal Issues

Peterson Toscano Uses Comedy to Tackle Societal Issues

Amelia McBain, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Comedian Peterson Toscana speaks with WSN about his lecture and comedy routine at the Barasch Theater at NYU on Oct. 11.

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Talking With Dominique Fishback of HBO’s ‘The Deuce’

Talking With Dominique Fishback of HBO’s ‘The Deuce’

Sarah Marie Jackson, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Dominique Fishback of HBO's "The Deuce" recently sat down with WSN to discuss her show, knack for playwriting and playing a prostitute.

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Film Forum Revives ‘Night of the Living Dead’ in 4K

Film Forum Revives ‘Night of the Living Dead’ in 4K

Tristen Calderon, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

Just in time for Halloween, Film Forum is showing George Romero's 1968 masterpiece "Night of the Living Dead" in beautiful 4K restoration.

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Jez Dior is an Alternative to Modern Rap

Jez Dior is an Alternative to Modern Rap

Ankita Bhanot, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Music

WSN sat down with hip-hop artist Jez Dior to discuss his style of music and his biggest inspirations.

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NYFF 2017: ‘The Square’ is Magnificently Enigmatic

NYFF 2017: ‘The Square’ is Magnificently Enigmatic

Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

"The Square" is a satirical film about a Swedish museum, dealing with the nature of good in society.

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Three NYU Artists Redefine Childhood With ‘Tuck Me In’

Three NYU Artists Redefine Childhood With ‘Tuck Me In’

Julia Fields, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

"Tuck Me In" showcases three NYU students' artistic representations of the innocence of childhood.

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Tisch Seniors Spill the ‘Tea’

Tisch Seniors Spill the ‘Tea’

Jessica Xing, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

Tisch seniors Angie Jones and Ton Do-Nguyen host "Chamomile Tea," a podcast dealing with race, culture, life and love.

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These Are ‘Dark Times’ Indeed

These Are ‘Dark Times’ Indeed

Amelia Reardon, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

"Super Dark Times" is a dark portrayal of teenage experiences, fraught with trauma and emotion.

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NYFF 2017: Magic of Childhood in ‘The Florida Project’

NYFF 2017: Magic of Childhood in ‘The Florida Project’

Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

In Sean Baker's "The Florida Project," the darkness of the state is revealed.

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‘I Am Another You’ Captivates Audiences with Raw Emotion

‘I Am Another You’ Captivates Audiences with Raw Emotion

Paige Lane, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

"I Am Another You" delves into what it's really like to be experiencing homelessness in the United States.

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Anti-Vaccine Doc Fails to Condemn Lies

Anti-Vaccine Doc Fails to Condemn Lies

Carter Glace, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

"The Pathological Optimist" gives a sympathetic look at Andrew Wakefield, the doctor who falsified anti-vaccine research.

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