Objectivity Is Complicated. Let’s Start Acknowledging That.

“There is a bit of the reformer in anyone who enters journalism.” This quote from late media critic and journalism professor James W. Carey is...

Q&A with Ted Conover, Head of the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, Part 2: On Journalism Education at NYU

Read Part I of the interview here. WSN (cont.): Do you have thoughts on the idea of how to prepare students for a world where...

Go Digital Or Go Home

There is more than one way to tell a story. In the age of digital resources, social media and streaming, it is imperative that...

Q&A with Ted Conover, Part 1: On Journalism Education at NYU

WSN: Do you have thoughts on the idea of how to prepare students for a world where information is so readily available? How can...

Journalism as a Form of Advocacy

Last year, student journalist Rebecca Schneid from Stoneman Douglas High School — the site of a deadly 2018 school shooting — gained lots of...
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New Yorkers Protest After Transgender Woman Dies While in Jail

Layleen Polanco died in the city’s custody last Friday — on Monday, protestors gathered at Foley Square to call on the city to launch an investigation into her death.

SPS Commencement ’19

Twitter: To Scroll or Not to Scroll

As members of Generation Z, we’re very used to social media platforms coming and going. We saw the extinction of Vine and the rise...

Go Sea the One Ocean Pop-Up to Sustainably Save Your Skin

Many of us NYU students know how to incorporate sustainable fashion choices into our lives. We thrift, try our best to avoid fast fashion...

From Bagels to Baja Fish Tacos, the Braus’ Business Is Booming

Thirty-eight years ago, if you had asked Rachel and Michael Brau if they would be running a flourishing Mexican restaurant in Greenwich Village, they...

Twentysomethings Have Something to Say

“I like the gray area,” Elizabeth Hamilton said.  The CAS junior and the current president of 20s co-founded the storytelling platform to give writers, artists...

Sustainable Restaurants Persist, Despite Some Consumer Apathy

The average customer walking into Bell Book & Candle in Greenwich Village will never know that the majority of the ingredients — 60%, according...

Cheap Birthday Celebrations in the City

Let’s be honest — birthdays make for the best celebrations. They give you an opportunity to go out, have fun with your friends and...

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Letter From the Editor: Future of Journalism

2018 was the deadliest year on record for the killing of journalists internationally. We heard of these horrific, politically-motivated tragedies, like that of the...

A Semester in Review

Ari Aster’s ‘Midsommar’ is a Delightful Nightmare in Daylight

There are many reasons why Ari Aster’s new drama “Midsommar” might be not be classified as a horror movie. Our main location, the village commune...

Pop’s Newest Princess Is Here, And Her Name Is Kim Petras

Pop has always crowned a new reigning princess at the beginning of each decade: Madonna, the Spice Girls, Britney Spears and Lady Gaga, respectively....

Staff Recs: Movies That Can Be Enjoyed Despite Knowing the Twist

With the recent contention over spoilers in "Game of Thrones" and "Avengers: Endgame," the Arts Desk has decided to rebel against this paranoia and...

5 Books About Motherhood for Mother’s Day

Relationships are hard. Relationships with our parents can be even harder. In honor of Mother’s Day, here are five books that explore motherhood and...

A Starving Artist’s Guide to Arts Events This Weekend: May 10 to 12

It’s the last week of class and my final column of the semester. To celebrate the end of the school year and/or Mother’s Day...

8 Broadway Shows to Rush Before the Year Is Over

When my parents came to visit me in April, they were horrified by the tall stack of Playbills on my desk, thinking I had...

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