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Tisch Gala Celebrates Students, Calls For Change

Tisch Gala Celebrates Students, Calls For Change

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

A call for change in diversity and inclusivity at NYU was at the center of Tisch School of the Arts' annual gala this year.

Diversity: Hollywood’s Two-Way Street

Diversity: Hollywood’s Two-Way Street

By Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

The 90th Academy Awards was meant to be an extraordinary event for various reasons. Film in 2017 seemed to represent the gradual shift in America’s culture.

5 NYU Alumni Women Breaking Barriers in Their Industries

5 NYU Alumni Women Breaking Barriers in Their Industries

By Tianne Johnson, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under Features

WSN highlights five notable NYU alumni for Women's History Month.

The Awards Feature

The Awards Feature

By Ryan Mikel and Molly Dolan

March 5, 2018


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

Let’s face it: the Academy Awards is not the end-all, be-all for measuring aptitude and success in the film industry. Every year there are snubs. Every year there is controversy. However, the ceremony does succeed in furthering the narrative of art’s role in times of civil unrest. As we alrea...

Dee Rees: “Mudbound”

Dee Rees: “Mudbound”

By Natalie Whalen, Film Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Tisch grad and "Mudbound" writer/director Dee Rees became the first black woman to be nominated for best adapted screenplay at the Academy Awards.

Rachel Morrison: “Mudbound”

Rachel Morrison: “Mudbound”

By Molly Dolan, Social Media Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

WSN recently spoke with Rachel Morrison on "Mudbound" and and history-making nomination for best cinematography at the 90th Academy Awards.