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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Sexism in the Film Industry: Blockbusters vs. Indies

Sexism in the Film Industry: Blockbusters vs. Indies

By Sophie Bennett, Contributing Writer September 29, 2016
Women still aren't equal.
Whitewashing and the Monetary Excuse in Blockbusters and Indies

Whitewashing and the Monetary Excuse in Blockbusters and Indies

By Ryan Quan, Contributing Writer September 29, 2016
Whitewashing has been and continues to be a practice in the film industry that is heavily criticized and disputed, and racial representation is an issue that plagues both independent and blockbuster films alike.
Being Indie: Dublin’s Orla Gartland on Cutting Through the Noise

Being Indie: Dublin’s Orla Gartland on Cutting Through the Noise

By Kevin Hannon, Contributing Writer September 29, 2016
Orla Gartland is an indie musician who found success both digitally and through performance.
The Ultimate Debate: Netflix or Cable TV?

The Ultimate Debate: Netflix or Cable TV?

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer September 29, 2016
Why watch cable when you could watch Netflix?
On SNL and Mainstream Comedy

On SNL and Mainstream Comedy

By Adrienne Messina, Contributing Writer September 29, 2016
Saturday Night Live has dominated the mainstream comedy scene for decades, but the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre has become an uncensored and independent force on the scene.
How Exactly Does a Book Get on the New York Times Bestseller List?

How Exactly Does a Book Get on the New York Times Bestseller List?

By Caroline Zemsky, Contributing Writer September 29, 2016
What does "New York Times Best-Selling Author" even mean?