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NYU’s Class of 2018 Shines Through the Showers at 186th Commencement

NYU’s Class of 2018 Shines Through the Showers at 186th Commencement

By Sayer Devlin, Pamela Jew, and Alejandro Villa Vásquez

May 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, Uncategorized, University News

The Class of 2018 wouldn't the rain stop them from graduating in Yankee Stadium. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and NYU President Andrew Hamilton rounded out the ceremony with remarks of promise for the graduating class.

Not All Students Are Fawning Over Trudeau

Not All Students Are Fawning Over Trudeau

By Natalie Chinn and Jiayun Yang

April 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Justin Trudeau is coming to town and students are not happy about it.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Speak at 2018 Commencement

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Speak at 2018 Commencement

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

NYU announced via Facebook that Justin Trudeau would be the Class of 2018's commencement speaker.

Black Pistol Fire Gains Momentum at Irving Plaza Show

Black Pistol Fire Gains Momentum at Irving Plaza Show

By Robert Frezza, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

WSN sat down with Black Pistol fire to discuss their origins and influences.

A Musical, Canadian Perspective on 9/11

A Musical, Canadian Perspective on 9/11

By Kamila Daurenova, Contributing Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

"Come From Away" isn't just the touching true tale of a Canadian town that housed re-routed flights during the aftermath of 9/11 — it's an eerie reminder of the sort of social issues facing us today.

Anthology Revives Tax Shelter Films

Anthology Revives Tax Shelter Films

By Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

In its new series highlighting films made during the rush of production following Canada's revolutionary Cost Allowance Act, the Film Anthology Archives is showing "Blood Relatives," a murder mystery with grits and twists abound.

Staff Rants: Week of Nov. 1-7

Staff Rants: Week of Nov. 1-7

By WSN Staff

November 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

This week, our staff digs into the birth control double standard, bemoans the normalization of Trump and appeals to the all-but-lost R-E-S-P-E-C-T.

A Home 3,000 Miles Away From Home

A Home 3,000 Miles Away From Home

By Rachel Ruecker, Sports Editor

September 12, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

On the first day of freshman year, I gave each of my roommates a bottle of maple syrup and a package of maple sugar candy. Everything that came after felt somewhat inevitable. I am from Canada. Like, excessively so. I have spent most of the last year here at NYU fostering the moniker “Rachel from C...

Blake Hyland S/S 2017

By Tatiana Perez, Video Editor

September 11, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Blake Hyland, an Australian born, Vancouver-based designer, decided to take a risk for his NYFW debut. The designer, who had previously described his design style as conceptual and deconstructive, decided to tone down his notably outlandish recycled designs to create a more practical collection, which...

Why NYU Sports Matter: A Personal Account

Why NYU Sports Matter: A Personal Account

By Rachel Ruecker, Deputy Sports Editor

April 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

For some at NYU, the university's athletics programs actually matter, just ask Rachel Ruecker.

Sid vs. Ovi: A Case for Ovechkin

Sid vs. Ovi: A Case for Ovechkin

By Abbey Wilson, Copy Chief

April 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

WSN's Abbey Wilson argues against Rachel Ruecker and believes Alexander Ovechkin is this era's best player.

True North Strong and…Not in the Playoffs?

True North Strong and…Not in the Playoffs?

By Rachel Ruecker, Deputy Sports Editor

April 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

The lack of Canadian teams in this year's NHL playoffs is not an accurate reflection of the country's influence on the game, writes Rachel Ruecker.

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