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Staff Recs: Best Frank Ocean Songs

Staff Recs: Best Frank Ocean Songs

By Ryan Mikel, Connor Gatesman, Molly Dolan, Paola Nagovitch, Jemima McEvoy, and Sakshi Venkatraman

April 13, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

WSN staff compiled a list of the best Frank Ocean songs. So sit back, relax and let this playlist take you to the Pyramids tonight.

Staff Recs: Best Shows to Binge on a Snow Day

Staff Recs: Best Shows to Binge on a Snow Day

By Ryan Mikel, Pamela Jew, Alejandro Villa Vásquez, Jemima McEvoy, Tyler Crews, and Tom Miritello

March 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Whether summer lethargy or winter blizzards are responsible for your next binge-watching stint, WSN is here with a few of our favorite television shows to get the job done.

Peter Hujar: A Lover and a Fighter

Peter Hujar: A Lover and a Fighter

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

The Morgan Library & Museum is currently hosting an exhibit on the works of Peter Hujar, an influential photographer whose art is largely associated with gay life in downtown New York City.

NYDM Raises $600,000 for the Kids

NYDM Raises $600,000  for the Kids

By Jemima McEvoy, Managing Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The annual New York Dance Marathon took place over the weekend, with NYU Greek Life raising $600,000 for the kids.

I Guess We’re All Addicted

I Guess We’re All Addicted

By Jemima McEvoy, Managing Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

If someone asked me whether or not I’m addicted to social media, I’d say no. When I think of social media addicts, I envision a room full of people scrolling through Instagram and messaging people on the internet, remaining completely oblivious to the fact that an actual human being is within arm’s...

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.

Book Review: ‘Americanah’ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Book Review: ‘Americanah’ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

By Jemima McEvoy, Managing Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Arts, Books

I did something unthinkable this summer — I read the Class of 2021’s required reading, “Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, for pleasure. And I would recommend for everyone else to do the same.

Staff Recs: Favorite Songs to Have Fun To

Staff Recs: Favorite Songs to Have Fun To

By Thomas Price, Taylor Rogers, Hailey Nuthals, and Jemima McEvoy

March 24, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Even if it's only been a week of classes after our break, it's still Friday — indulge in some fun, if you know what we mean, and let us suggest a soundtrack for the night.

Dancing Bobcats, Ice Sculptures and Champagne: Violet Ball 2017

Dancing Bobcats, Ice Sculptures and Champagne: Violet Ball 2017

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

In the culminating event of this year's Violet 100 week, the Violet Ball gave NYU just what it had hoped it would — the feeling of community and togetherness that the university is so often criticized for lacking.