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How the Anonymous Op-Ed Should Move Us to Action

How the Anonymous Op-Ed Should Move Us to Action

By Hanna Khosravi, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

An opinion writer shares her perspective on why last week's inflammatory New York Times Op-Ed from a "senior official" in the Trump White House, and former President Barack Obama's subsequent speech at the University of Illinois, should serve as energy and encouragement for young people to get out and vote this November.

New York Times Columnist Discusses Identity at NYU Review and Debates

New York Times Columnist Discusses Identity at NYU Review and Debates

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

The Review and Debates hosted New York Times columnist Kwame Anthony Appiah who spoke and answered questions on identity in politics and culture.

Carlos Chirinos: Reaching Out Through Music

Carlos Chirinos: Reaching Out Through Music

By Connor Gatesman, Music Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Professor Carlos Chirinos sits down with WSN and explains his role in the many realms of music he's involved with, and how he uses music as an effective means of social outreach.

Nylon’s Print Hits the Shredder

Nylon’s Print Hits the Shredder

By Kate Holland, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Nylon Magazine announced that its October issue would its last print edition due to decreased profits. Other publications like the NYT are also considering becoming exclusively digital.

In Tearing Down Trump, We Reflect Ourselves

In Tearing Down Trump, We Reflect Ourselves

By Elisabeth Turner, Contributing Writer

November 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The Times and NYU’s student body have both fallen into the easy trap of calling Trump out without being able to handle the response from his side.

The Future of News Is 360

The Future of News Is 360

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

As the New York Times' initiative The Daily 360 gains traction in its quest to create one 360-degree video each day, the growing implications of its effect on journalism have become more and more visible.

The Many Faces of ‘Modern Love’

The Many Faces of ‘Modern Love’

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

A live recording of NPR's renowned podcast "Modern Love" proved to be as thought-provoking and entertaining as the podcast itself, with the additional splendor of seeing the show live.

How Exactly Does a Book Get on the New York Times Bestseller List?

How Exactly Does a Book Get on the New York Times Bestseller List?

By Caroline Zemsky, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books

What does "New York Times Best-Selling Author" even mean?

A Farewell to Kobe

A Farewell to Kobe

By Manas Malik, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

Kobe Bryant's career will remain an inspirational tool for years to come, says Manas Malik.

An argument for the ages: fashion is unnecessary

An argument for the ages: fashion is unnecessary

By Sophie Shaw, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

In response to sartorial critics, the argument continues that fashion is actually unnecessary.

An argument for the ages: fashion is necessary

An argument for the ages: fashion is necessary

By Natalia Barr, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

In her review of London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2015, Vanessa Friedman of the New York Times wrote, “Fashion, after all, is by definition unnecessary.” Though this phrase is from a piece that actually supported the extravagance of the London shows, the term, “unnecessary,” lead fashion enthusiasts incl...

Brooklyn’s Photoville fosters artistic community

Brooklyn’s Photoville fosters artistic community

By Ankita Bhanot, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under Features

Brooklyn's Photoville connects photography fans and artists alike at this outdoor event.

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