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School Spirit, Only $5

School Spirit, Only $5

By Victor Porcelli

February 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

NYU students lack school spirit. Placing a price tag on Spirit Week Events does not help.

Duncan Lemieux

Duncan Lemieux

By Pamela Jew, Deputy Managing Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Upon first meeting Duncan Lemieux, you might think he’s off to dinner with his parents or coming home from a productive day at work based on his prim and ironed-out appearance. But that’s just how the SPS first-year, studying Real Estate, chooses to present himself on the daily, blending in among...

Top 5 Events to Keep on Your Radar This Spring

By Kendall Levison, Features Editor

January 25, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Sure, the beginning of a new semester means new classes, but it also means a whole semester’s worth of new NYU events. Since no one wants to actually scan through every page of the NYU calendar, your WSN Features team has put together a do-list of the five best NYU events coming up this spring. So Yo...

[VIDEO] Behind-the-scenes interviews with UVL contestants

[VIDEO] Behind-the-scenes interviews with UVL contestants

March 10, 2014


Filed under Multimedia, News

News Editor Ann Schmidt went backstage at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts to interview the students who competed in the 11th annual Ultra Violet Live talent show. ...

Ultra Violet Live competitor profile: The Crash Native

Ultra Violet Live competitor profile: The Crash Native

By Bryna Shuman, Features Editor

March 6, 2014


Filed under Features

Name: The Crash Native Members: Noah Hyams, Austin Zudeck, Zane Decker and Tim Holmes Dorm: RAs Act: Band What is your biggest inspiration? The Crash Native draws its inspiration from U2, Incubus and 30 Seconds to Mars. Each one of us draws different musical inspirations. How long have you been performing, and...

Ultra Violet Live competitor profile: Synchronic Dance

Ultra Violet Live competitor profile: Synchronic Dance

By Bryna Shuman, Features Editor

March 6, 2014


Filed under Features

Name: Synchronic Dance Team Dorm: Founders residence hall Act: Dance performance What is your biggest inspiration? Our team. No one can push us toward success as much as we do for the team. We are constantly looking out for each other and encouraging each other in the pursuit of improvement. We perpetually inspire and amaze each ot...

Ultra Violet Live competitor profile: Like Fake Humans

Ultra Violet Live competitor profile: Like Fake Humans

By Bryna Shuman, Features Editor

March 3, 2014


Filed under Features

Name: Like Fake Humans Members: Rach Millhauser and Ian Fletcher Hometowns: Miami and St. Louis Year: Stern and Gallatin sophomores Dorm: Gramercy Green residence hall Act: Original song What is your biggest inspiration? It’s really hard for us to say who our biggest inspiration is. ...

Ultra Violet Live competitor profile: Jason Trager and Rosie Vaughn

Ultra Violet Live competitor profile: Jason Trager and Rosie Vaughn

By Bryna Shuman, Features Editor

March 3, 2014


Filed under Features

Names: Jason Trager and Rosie Vaughn Hometowns: Great Neck, N.Y., Ripon, Calif. Year: Tisch freshmen Dorm: Third Avenue North residence hall Act: Spoken word poetry What is your biggest inspiration? Well we saw these guys do a poem about Legos on YouTube, and my sister writes really amazing s...

Ultra Violet Live competitor profile: David Bologna

Ultra Violet Live competitor profile: David Bologna

By Bryna Shuman, Features Editor

February 27, 2014


Filed under Features

Name: David Bologna Hometown: Austin, Texas Year: Gallatin freshman Dorm: Rubin residence hall Act: Original tap dance What is your biggest inspiration? My biggest inspiration has always been old Hollywood movie-musicals. There’s something so fun, enjoyable and artistic about them that is so ...

Ultra Violet Live competitor profile: Sasha Atlas

Ultra Violet Live competitor profile: Sasha Atlas

By Bryna Shuman, Features Editor

February 24, 2014


Filed under Features

Name: Sasha Atlas Hometown: Brooklyn Year: CAS freshman Dorm: Hayden residence hall Act: Original song with piano accompaniment What is your biggest inspiration? I can’t say I have anything that I consider my “biggest” inspiration. Really, I am inspired by the things around me and the p...

Ultra Violet Live competitor profile: Wes Middleton

Ultra Violet Live competitor profile: Wes Middleton

By Bryna Shuman, Features Editor

February 24, 2014


Filed under Features

Name: Wes Middleton Hometown: San Diego Year: Tisch senior Dorm: Broome Street residence hall Act: Singer/songwriter Who is your biggest inspiration? Regina Spektor. How long have you been performing, and what made you interested in performing in the first place? I’ve been playing the piano since I ...

Ultra Violet Live competitor profile: The Stoic Poets

Ultra Violet Live competitor profile: The Stoic Poets

By Bryna Shuman, Features Editor

February 24, 2014


Filed under Features

Name: The Stoic Poets Members: Pat Birk, Camille Getz, Ned Stevens and Henry Vaughn Dorm: Coral Towers residence hall Act: Band What is your biggest inspiration? Pat: I don’t really have one. I love The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, Led Zeppelin and really a ton of other stuff. I’m inspired by m...

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