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The Kurrents Are A-Changing

The Kurrents Are A-Changing

By Dyanna Fleites-Cruz, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Clive Davis sophomore Danny Garcia is bringing the music to the people — specifically, the music reviews and journalism — with his user-generated website Kurrent Music.

Working in Fashion Out of the City

By Sophie Fay Shaw, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Not staying in NYC this summer? There are plenty of fashion related opportunities that don't include picking up coffees for fashion publications.

Blog fights minority stereotype in U.S.

Blog fights minority stereotype in U.S.

February 11, 2014


Filed under News

Members of NYU Generasian, NYU’s Asian-American publication, as well as other interested students, congregated to hear Phil Yu, creator of the blog Angry Asian Man, speak on the media representation of Asian-Americans on Feb. 10. Based in Los Angeles, Yu has gained recognition from media outlets...

Writers leave newspapers for online

Writers leave newspapers for online

February 4, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Journalism, as an institution, suffers from booms and busts. The blogging generation, despite being overpopulated, is helping spur resurgence in the online field. More and more news appears online, however, it is easy to get lost in the overflow of content. The same article on Syria can be found a...

WSN launches Under the Arch blog

WSN launches Under the Arch blog

September 18, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

The Washington Square News aims to bring NYU students the most important news at the university and in New York City every day. But with such a unique and vast student body, there are countless stories to tell. To help capture the individual stories of the world around NYU, WSN has launched Under the A...

Gallatin junior launches skin care blog

Gallatin junior launches skin care blog

April 25, 2013


Filed under Features

Skin, the largest organ of the human body, has an equally large array of products devoted to its care. But with so many creams, cleansers and confusing words such as microdermabrasion, it’s easy for a low-budget college student to make the mistake of neglecting their skin. That's where Gall...

Top 5 style fashion blogs

Top 5 style fashion blogs

April 11, 2013


Filed under Features

Every fashion lover runs into a devastating problem — running out of ideas to style. Fortunately, street style blogs have been a fairly new and inspiring way to improve and change your own style. Check out these five blogs that will give you the direction and guidance to pick up a few of the lates...

What’s in your closet, Joan Torch?

What’s in your closet, Joan Torch?

April 1, 2013


Filed under Features

via polyvore.com | urbanoutfitters.com | gizmodo.com | kaboodle.com | bellevuecollection.com   CAS senior Joan Torch is like any NYU student: she eats mediocre dining hall food, waits impatiently for the elevators at the Silver Center and writes her essays the night before the deadline. But when it comes to ...

Tisch freshman posts eclectic photos on her blog

Tisch freshman posts eclectic photos on her blog

March 25, 2013


Filed under Features

  Like many other passionate, dedicated students at NYU, freshman Jessica Bernstein is going above and beyond what is expected of her as a photography and imaging major at the Tisch School of the Arts. Besides her regular assignments, she maintains a simple and striking online blog, Cat Mint. Bernstein started the pro...

The Highlighter

The Highlighter

March 14, 2013


Filed under Arts, Exclude From Homepage List

When The Highlighter first started, it was used merely as a home for the overflow of content the WSN Arts desk was producing. A newspaper has a finite amount of space, and there just wasn’t enough room for reviews of the new Old 97’s album or weekly reviews of “Community” episodes, so th...

Ghetto Pug music blog celebrates underground talent

Ghetto Pug music blog celebrates underground talent

February 24, 2013


Filed under Features

  For Jake Cheriff, a Steinhardt freshman and member of the band Modern Diet, music has always been about sharing. Over winter break, Cheriff started a blog called Ghetto Pug with his roommate, CAS freshman Bernardo Ochoa. The pair use the blog to review underground or non-mainstream ...

Stern freshman fundraises by bike

Stern freshman fundraises by bike

February 20, 2013


Filed under Features

When Stern freshman Lydia Guo received her official bike from Bike & Build, she knew her summer journey had begun. This June, Guo is biking across the United States with Bike & Build, a nonprofit group that coordinates bike trips for young adults who want to raise funds for affordabl...

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