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Food & Fun Guide 2018

Food & Fun Guide 2018

By WSN Staff

August 26, 2018


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

As upperclassmen and first-years slowly migrate into their new or familiar NYU stomping grounds, we wanted to give you a guide to start off your new semester of discovering, eating and experiencing your way through New York. Because even if you’re a super senior, grew up in New York or devoured the...

Finding Wealth of Humanity Through ‘Trinkets’

Finding Wealth of Humanity Through ‘Trinkets’

By Matthew Holman, Entertainment Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Off-Broadway musical “Trinkets” is a non-stop party centered on the escapades of trans sex workers in the 1990s New York City.

Hey Mama, Welcome (Back) to the ’60s

Hey Mama, Welcome (Back) to the ’60s

By Julia Fields, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

You say you want a revolution? Well, the counterculture movement is back, alive and well in Gottesman Exhibition Hall. Tensions surrounding race, politics and sex are captured through various mediums of art exclusively at the New York Public Library.

SAG Awards Sidestep the Big Issues

SAG Awards Sidestep the Big Issues

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Hot on the heels of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards, the Screen Actors Guild Awards continued the discussion on gender equality and sexual harassment. The night was filled with touching tributes, awards for NYU alumnus and commentary that failed to address current problems in Hollywood.

Skirball Spices Up Spring Semester

Skirball Spices Up Spring Semester

By Matthew Holman, Entertainment Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Spring programming at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is here to appease academic woes with artistic jolts throughout the upcoming semester.

InstaFamous Bobcats

InstaFamous Bobcats

By Elizabeth Hamilton, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

While everyone seems to want more and more followers on Instagram, actually having a lot can be more nuanced than one might initially think. A big criticism of the application — even from those with a lot of followers, has been an artificial depiction of a perfect life. In a time when so much seems fa...

Social Media, Internships and Everything In Between

Social Media, Internships and Everything In Between

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Yes, the rumors are true: social media matters, and your employers are stalking you. Now more than ever, young applicants’ social media accounts are being scrutinized during the hiring process, whether it’s a full-time position or an unpaid internship. Once upon a time, our profiles used to...

Vine’s Popularity Still Reigns

Vine’s Popularity Still Reigns

By Natasha Roy, Assistant Managing Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

While the once-popular Vine, a social media application on which users could post six-second video clips, was shut down in 2016, fans still continue to enjoy old Vines to this day. From the “LeBron James” vine to the “I just want to take a nap” vine, NYU students still love to reminisce over...

Behind the Scenes of Viral Content

Behind the Scenes of Viral Content

By Emma Hernando, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

How much thought did you put into the last thing you retweeted, shared or direct messaged? Odds are that in the split second between seeing content and sharing it, you didn’t consciously think of all the factors that went into that. Most people would assume that they click on content simply becau...

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

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

By Sarah 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.

Behind the Scenes With Free Beer

Behind the Scenes With Free Beer

By Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Free Beer is an NYU sketch comedy group that uses its name as a ploy to get students to show up to their performances.

A History of Political TV

A History of Political TV

By Anubhuti Kumar, Highlighter Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

WSN explores TV political dramas throughout the years, focusing on how the ever-changing administrations and political climate affect these.

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