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Staff Recs: Arts for Your Summer 2016, Featuring Beyonce, ‘Hamilton’ and a Farting Corpse

Staff Recs: Arts for Your Summer 2016, Featuring Beyonce, ‘Hamilton’ and a Farting Corpse

By WSN Staff

April 29, 2016


Filed under Arts

The Arts Desk ends the semester with recommendations from our staff on what cultural activities to anticipate this summer.

IEC Preps for Hamilton Meeting

IEC Preps for Hamilton Meeting

By Greta Chevance, Deputy News Editor

April 25, 2016


Filed under News, University News

The Incarceration to Education Coalition decorated boxes in Washington Square Park as part of its 'Ban the Box' movement.

Divest Meets Hamilton with Faculty Support

Divest Meets Hamilton with Faculty Support

By Diamond Naga Siu and Lexi Faunce

April 22, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Divest met with President Hamilton to discuss possible fossil fuel divestment at NYU.

Social Media Shares #Theater Experience

By Neha Ramani, Contributing Writer

April 7, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

News surrounding the musical "Hamilton" went viral thanks to their social media campaigns as well other social media attention.

Fine Print in Fight For $15 Agreement: ‘You’ll Get it in Campus Cash’

Fine Print in Fight For $15 Agreement: ‘You’ll Get it in Campus Cash’

By Diamond Naga Siu, Deputy News Editor

April 1, 2016


Filed under News, University News

The minimum wage increase to $15 per hour is announced to only work with Campus Cash.

President Hamilton Addresses IEC, Affordability in Second Town Hall

President Hamilton Addresses IEC, Affordability in Second Town Hall

By Maria Torres, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2016


Filed under News, University News

President Andrew Hamilton held his second town hall meeting of the semester on Thursday, March 31.

Waiting in Line Is the New Black

Waiting in Line Is the New Black

By Sanya Sareen, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2016


Filed under Features

A milkshake worthy of two-hour wait, and other crazy stories from NYU students obsessed with lines.

Hamilton Prioritizes Diversity, Inclusion

Hamilton Prioritizes Diversity, Inclusion

By Anne Cruz and Lexi Faunce

January 25, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

President Andrew Hamilton will continue John Sexton's legacy as he leads NYU into the new year and beyond.

What You Missed Over Break

By Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Writer

January 25, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Washington Square News takes a look at what happened while students were off campus for winter break.

Whitewashing and color-blind casting on Broadway

By Nishad More, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Arts, Theater

Colorblind casting in Broadway gives old shows new dimensions, as evidenced in the diverse cast of "Hamilton" and "Cloud Nine." Looking past skin color when casting does not take away from the show's logic, and instead creates shows based on pure talent.

Color-blind ‘Hamilton’ fantastic

By Marissa Elliott Little, Highlighter Editor

April 8, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

The cast in Lin Manuel Miranda's musical "Hamilton," was developed through racially-blind casting, purposefully striving to construct a racially diverse cast.

The sun never sets on NYU’s empire

The sun never sets on NYU’s empire

By Sweetly So So and Sass Faucet

April 1, 2015


Filed under Features

Incoming NYU President Andrew Hamilton reveals his plans for extending the GNU empire.

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