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Most Creative

By Natasha Roy, Editor-at-Large

January 22, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study is known for its broad range of concentrations. WSN is showcasing 3 students with the most creative concentrations.

The Right to Self-Determination and America’s Selective Morality

The Right to Self-Determination and America’s Selective Morality

By Theo Wayt, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In the past month, two acts of passionate, egalitarian democracy have made second or third-page headlines worldwide but largely failed to garner international attention

Trump Disregards Military Members

Trump Disregards Military Members

By Theo Wayt, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The rhetoric of war may seem noble and glorious to power-drunk leaders like Trump, and his proposal to nuke ISIS may appeal to his horribly-misguided supporters, but war itself is far more than macho mouthing-off.

‘Sand Castle’ Shows Fraught Relationship Between Occupier and Occupied

‘Sand Castle’ Shows Fraught Relationship Between Occupier and Occupied

By Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

"Sand Castle" is one of the few films about the Iraqi War that gives voice and screen time to Iraqis civilians — not just American soldiers — in an exploration of one of the war's frequently complex interactions between the two sides.

‘Ugetsu’ is an Essential, Beautiful Haunt

‘Ugetsu’ is an Essential, Beautiful Haunt

By Matthew Holman, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

The re-release of Kenji Mizuguchi’s 1953 film "Ugetsu" should be eagerly anticipated — the work is both one of the few ghost movies with neither over-the-top ghouls and one of the few war films that doesn't simply lapse into gore.

Robert Geller F/W 2017

Robert Geller F/W 2017

By Michaela Hoffman, Violet Vision Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Art imitated life today at Robert Geller’s Fall/Winter 2017 show. His collection titled, “Love and War”, was a nod to the political climate today in America. The show was all about juxtaposition: of color, style and political forces. His collection expressed militarism, protest and revolt,...

Campus Anti-War Presence Is Lacking

Campus Anti-War Presence Is Lacking

By Isaac Oseas

October 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

These anti-war views, however, find absolutely no expression with the main election choices, since both of the candidates have actively campaigned for U.S. interventionism.

‘A War’ Amounts to Courtroom Drama, Remains Too Stoic

‘A War’ Amounts to Courtroom Drama, Remains Too Stoic

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Uncategorized

The Oscar nominated film is a standard courtroom drama but with unsettling battle sequences.

Divest speak-out relates race and climate

Divest speak-out relates race and climate

By Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Writer

December 8, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Divest hosted a discussion on how climate change contributes to racism and violence on Monday.

Neo-photojournalism: storytelling through the lens of a smartphone

Neo-photojournalism: storytelling through the lens of a smartphone

By Abigail Weinberg, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2015


Filed under Features

The International Center of Photography hosted "The Representation of War—From Capa to Instagram," a panel that explored how the digital age is affecting journalism.

Iraqi ambassador discusses military, ISIS

By Amanda Morris, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2015


Filed under News

An ambassador and a Pulitzer Prize winner discussed the legacy of the war with Iraq, ISIS and the Middle East.

War journalist depicts challenges

War journalist depicts challenges

By Meher Vaswani

November 18, 2014


Filed under News

Atia Abawi spoke at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute on Nov. 17.

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