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Music Industry Finally Says #MeToo

Music Industry Finally Says #MeToo

By Nicole Rosenthal, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

In the wake of the 2018 Grammy Awards, the music industry has finally begun to shed light on its troublesome past.

Jennifer Zhang

Jennifer Zhang

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Atop her standard dorm room wooden dresser, Jennifer Zhang’s golden YouTube play button commemorates her channel reaching one million subscribers. Although she reached this figure long before moving into her sophomore year residence hall, YouTube delivered the plaque only recently and, it is too heavy...

Slay All Day: YouTube Makeup Artists to Watch

Slay All Day: YouTube Makeup Artists to Watch

By Thomas Chou, Beauty and Style Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Makeup skills needing an upgrade? Check out these YouTube makeup gurus who will take your game to the next level.

Elsagate Shows our System Is Broken

Elsagate Shows our System Is Broken

By Henry Cohen, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The recent propagation of YouTube videos with violent and sexual content aimed at children — otherwise known as Elsagate — reveals some deep rooted issues in today's society.

Behind the Scenes of Viral Content

Behind the Scenes of Viral Content

By Emma Hernando, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

How much thought did you put into the last thing you retweeted, shared or direct messaged? Odds are that in the split second between seeing content and sharing it, you didn’t consciously think of all the factors that went into that. Most people would assume that they click on content simply becau...

To Pop or Not to Pop?

To Pop or Not to Pop?

By Caroline Zemsky, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features, Top Stories

Engrossing or just plain gross, pimple popping videos have garnered a large viral following.

Youngr

By Dyanna Fleites-Cruz, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

WSN sat down with emerging artist Youngr, also known as Dario Darnell, at The Meadows to chat about his multi-skilled one-man-band approach to the production of his music and what the future holds for his music.

On the Job: YouTubers

On the Job: YouTubers

By Alice Li, Contributing Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Features

NYU is known for their celebrities, but one might not always think of NYU's YouTube celebrities.

Daring To Go Dumpster Diving For Makeup

Daring To Go Dumpster Diving For Makeup

By Sherah Ndjongo, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

This unsuspecting place might be the best source for finding free designer makeup, but you may have to get down and dirty to get it.

Does Internet Redefine Celebrity?

Does Internet Redefine Celebrity?

By Thomas Miritello, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

With the rate at which we watch television declining and the rise of YouTube as a place to create a celebrity career, what does that mean for our understanding of fame?

‘Max Compact:’ A New Type of Makeup Hero

‘Max Compact:’ A New Type of Makeup Hero

By Lizzie Essiedu, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

NYU Tisch alumni Jo-Dean Roark's new comedy web-sesries "Max Compact" takes superpowers where Marvel's never gone before: into the world of makeup and vlogs.

‘Viral,’ a Collection of NYU Talent

‘Viral,’ a Collection of NYU Talent

By Natalie Breuer, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

NYU alums Casey Killoran and David Tyson Lam paired talents to create the stunningly relevant "Viral Beauty," a portrait of fame in the age of social media.

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