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Vaporwave: Songs for the Disaffected

Vaporwave: Songs for the Disaffected

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-at-Large

April 5, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

If you’re too bitter for the hipsters, though — if their disillusionment still sounds like it’s played in a major key — vaporwave is the music for you.

‘Jinn’ Brings Fire and Life to Teenage Crisis

‘Jinn’ Brings Fire and Life to Teenage Crisis

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-at-Large

March 28, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Nijla Mu'min’s "Jinn" explores black and Muslim identity in today's political landscape through a girl's coming-of-age.

Dark Commentary in Enlightening ‘Blindspotting’

Dark Commentary in Enlightening ‘Blindspotting’

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-at-Large

March 19, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

"Blindspotting" grapples with friendship and the intersection of race and class, set against the rapidly gentrifying Bay Area. The film premiered last week at SXSW.

Staff Recs: Best Way to Eat a Potato

Staff Recs: Best Way to Eat a Potato

By Jordan Reynolds, Natasha Roy, Hailey Nuthals, and Jemima McEvoy

September 22, 2017


Filed under Arts

The WSN staff tells you their favorite ways to eat the versatile potato.

‘Elizabeth Blue’ Is the Love Story Mental Illness Deserves

‘Elizabeth Blue’ Is the Love Story Mental Illness Deserves

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-at-Large

September 20, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

"Elizabeth Blue" is a film that deals with mental illness in a fleshed-out way, without reducing itself to stereotypes or stigmas.

Scratching an ‘Itch’ You Hate to Have

Scratching an ‘Itch’ You Hate to Have

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-at-Large

September 19, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

"The Itch" centers around the relationship one has with an alcoholic loved one — a relationship that not everyone can relate to experiencing, but a heart-wrenching one nonetheless.

“Spettacolo” — Tradition, Irony and a Stage

“Spettacolo” — Tradition, Irony and a Stage

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-at-Large

September 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Spettacolo, a documentary about the lives of villagers in Monticchiello, is a story about stories, a film that takes the documentary genre and flips it on its head.

Starting Off with a Broadway Bang

Starting Off with a Broadway Bang

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-at-Large

August 28, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

To start your year off with a little drama, here are a few shows currently on Broadway that offer discounted rush or lottery tickets that have already found their place in audiences’ hearts.

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development Commencement ‘17

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development Commencement ‘17

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2017


Filed under News

Bagpipes and raucous cheers met the graduating students of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development’s class of 2017 as they proceeded down the aisles of Radio City Music Hall on Tuesday. Their commencement ceremony honored the nearly 750 baccalaureate students who completed their st...

College of Global Public Health Commencement ‘17

College of Global Public Health Commencement ‘17

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2017


Filed under News

The 2017 College of Global Public Health's commencement ceremony for its second-ever graduating class was marked with social justice and health reforms both historic and current.

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