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Not Your Average Valentine's Issue

Not Your Average Valentine’s Issue

By Gabriella Bower and Grace Halio February 13, 2017

Whether you believe Valentine’s Day is a Hallmark holiday or the perfect excuse for a mushy date night, the holiday comes every 365 days without fail. But this year being single, coupled up or anywhere...

New Valentine’s Films for Old Romantics

By Matthew Holman, Contributing Writer February 13, 2017

Enough is enough: Valentine’s Day cinema should no longer be monopolized by the tear-jerkingly repetitive “Titanic” and Nicholas Sparks marathons. Especially in a time of radical cinematic change,...

These are WSN's top picks for dating apps. What are yours?

Love Apps for NYU Students

By Krista Burton, Contributing Writer February 13, 2017

In a technology-dependent world, bumping into your true love on the streets of NYC seems like something that only exists in 90’s rom-coms. It can feel impossible to find a new date, hookup or friendship...

SnowGlobe: A Photo Gallery of the Winter Festival

SnowGlobe: A Photo Gallery of the Winter Festival

By Megan Cutaran, Contributing Writer January 30, 2017
Click through this gallery to see photos from SnowGlobe music festival, featuring Gallatin alumnus Alex Pall of The Chainsmokers!

Art on Drugs

October 17, 2016
WSN chatted with NYU students who have created or experienced art while on drugs.

NYC Galleries

By Grace Halio, Deputy Managing Editor October 17, 2016
From the Lower East Side to 10th Ave., NYC is home to a host of galleries that you don't want to miss. Check out our picks!
The Hurt Business explores the entertainment business of mixed martial arts fighting and is now in theaters.

New Doc Shows the Dark Side of MMA

By Brandon Alvarado, Contributing Writer September 28, 2016
From the makers of "Bowling for Columbine" comes "The Hurt Business," a film that aims to expose the truth about MMA.
Prague: On an Impossible Mission to Find Vegetables

Prague: On an Impossible Mission to Find Vegetables

By Phoebe Walsh, Contributing Writer March 9, 2016
NYU Prague student Phoebe Walsh talks about the challenges and rewards of healthy eating in the Czech Republic.
Being a red head doesn't get any easier across the pond.

London: It’s Not Easy Being Red

By Thomas Devlin, Staff Writer March 8, 2016
Thomas Devlin reflects on his experience as a redhead in London.
Berlin: A Visit to an International Film Festival With Plans to Return

Berlin: A Visit to an International Film Festival With Plans to Return

By Georgina Hahn, Contributing Writer March 7, 2016
NYU Berlin student Georgina Hahn attends the 66th Annual Berlinale with her film class.
A view of the lake at Jinqiao Park in Shanghai near the Jinqiao Residence Hall.

Shanghai: A Walk in the Park

By Matthew Gibson, Contributing Writer March 7, 2016
NYU Shanghai student Matthew Gibson takes a walk through Jinqiao Park as the weather finally begins to brighten up.
Florence: A Photo Gallery of Hiking the Cinque Terre

Florence: A Photo Gallery of Hiking the Cinque Terre

By Grace Halio, Abroad Editor February 23, 2016
A set of photos taken on a trail in Cinque Terre, Italy.