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An aerial view of Yankee Stadium shows the crowd of graduates, family and friends who attended NYUs commencement ceremony for the class of 2022.
NYU ’20, ’21, ’22 grads honored at double-header commencement 
Abby Wilson, News Editor • May 20, 2022
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An illustration of the silhouettes of three NYU Campus Safety officers, standing with the hands clasped in front of their bodies. None of their faces have been drawn.
Inside NYU’s troubled Campus Safety department
NYU Campus Safety officers speak out about their frustrations toward their leadership, and how an accreditation system and the university’s COVID-19 protocols have impacted their work.
Taylor Swift hugs NYU president Andy Hamilton. (Staff Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)
Here’s what Taylor Swift said during her NYU graduation speech
Rachel Fadem, Features Editor • May 18, 2022
A stage with a purple backdrop and banners representing NYUs schools and colleges hang in the background. A podium is at the center, and NYU president Andrew Hamilton stands behind it wearing a purple academic robe. He is speaking with one hand raised in the air. Surrounding him are seated commencement guests, also dressed in purple academic robes.
NYU Commencement Guide: How to watch Taylor Swift’s speech online and more
Tori Morales, Staff Writer • May 17, 2022
Portrait of Mara Mills
NYU selects 2021-22 Distinguished Teaching Award winners
Bryn Borzillo, Staff Writer • May 5, 2022
People hold signs at an abortion rights protest in Washington Square Park. Signs include Legalize abortion once and for all, We will not go back, and My body my choice.
Thousands rally for abortion rights across NYC in wake of leaked Roe ruling
Kayla Hardersen and Nicole Lu May 5, 2022
Collage of images and objects featured in WSN’s ranked column during the 2021-22 school year. At the center, Sabrina Choudhary and Joey Hung, the writers of the column, set against a background of a photograph of the Andromeda galaxy. The images and objects include a photo of the Trader Joe’s logo, a screenshot from the NYU Affirmations Instagram page, the Washington Square Park fountain, WSN Managing Editor Trace Miller, two cans of hard seltzer, Washington Square Mews, and a collage with the words “Ranked: NYU.”
Ranked: Our own Ranked articles
Joey Hung, Sabrina Choudhary and Trace Miller May 6, 2022
Lexie Alford, the youngest person ever to visit every country, holds up a sign that reads Country #111 in front of the The Forbidden City palace complex in Beijing, China.
Q&A: Guinness World Record holder Lexie Alford on traveling to every country
Anthony Ferrara and Roshni Raj May 6, 2022
An illustration of a cell phone on a yellow background. Text bubbles are featured on the screen.
The yasses and flops of Grindr, as told by its NYU users
Derek Kamakanaaloha Soong, Staff Writer • May 5, 2022
A beret, a top hat, a cowboy hat, a floppy hat and a sun hat against a light green background.
Through the looking-hat: What we as a society can learn from hats
Max Tiefer, Copy Chief and WSN’s Unofficial Rabbi • May 4, 2022
A mocktail glass with a dried citrus fruit on top against a yellowish background.
A hangover remedy guide
The Culture Desk May 4, 2022
Cassidy Crockett sifting through racks of colorful printed wrap dresses.
How an LS first-year scored an internship with designer brand Diane von Furstenberg
Olivia Liu, Contributing Writer • May 4, 2022
An illustration of a Black woman in a green shirt and a white woman in a yellow shirt listening to music through wired headphones. The cord of the headphones spells out “Listen to This.”
Listen to This: beabadoobee maintains she’ll ‘See you Soon’
Yas Akdag, Isabella Armus, Holden Lay, and Nicolas Pedrero-Setzer May 5, 2022
On a theater stage, there is a girl wearing a yellow dress looking toward and talking to a guy wearing a red shirt and blue pants. Behind them is a backdrop with tepees.
Review: ‘The Trojan Women’ is a Native American Greek tragedy
Sabrina Choudhary, Deputy Managing Editor • May 5, 2022
The Front Bottoms guitarist Brian Sella and vocalist Mat Uychich standing in front of trees.
Q&A: Time, place and live music with The Front Bottoms’ Brian Sella
Alex Tey, Editor-in-Chief • May 5, 2022
A pixelated, pop-art-style illustration with the Marvel logo against comic-book onomatopoeia.
A guide to the serpentine madness of the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Gillian Blum, Copy Chief • May 4, 2022
The logo of WSNs 2022 While You Were Here graduation-themed special issue.
While You Were Here
May 6, 2022
An illustration of the silhouettes of three NYU Campus Safety officers, standing with the hands clasped in front of their bodies. None of their faces have been drawn.
Inside NYU’s troubled Campus Safety department
An illustration of a cell phone on a yellow background. Text bubbles are featured on the screen.
The yasses and flops of Grindr, as told by its NYU users
A yellow bag, rolling papers, an orange lighter, a dollar bill, and a small green grinder on top of a red bag.
Ranked: Quintessential NYU experiences
Caitlin Hsu, a WSN editor, and Will Wood sitting on brown couches in between a fern and a Fender Stratocaster.
Will Wood wants to be authentic, whatever it takes
Cooper Pontelandolfo and an NCAA referee stand in the center of the frame. An NCAA Wrestling banner runs through the length of the background, below spectators in the bleachers.
Wrestling All-American freshman Pontelandolfo thrives despite adversity
Summer Steadman, Staff Writer
A student baseball player wearing a white uniform with the NYU logo and number 20 is throwing a baseball. The stadium has green seats and brown dirt on the field.
Violets baseball undefeated with 9-0 season start
Sydney Barragan, UTA Publishing Editor
NYU baseball player Grant Berman follows through on his swing after hitting a pitch. He wears a purple jersey and white pants cuffed at the knee to reveal purple socks. On the right, a catcher crouches on the ground in an all-white uniform.
NYU baseball comes out swinging 726 days later
Sydney Barragan, UTA Publishing Editor