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Chloe Citron took part in the “Dear World” art project and shares her story through the letters written on her chest.

‘Dear World’ Addresses NYU

By Jesica Xing, Staff Writer November 15, 2017
Dear World NYU brought students together through a series of personal portraits.
Hari Kondabolu's documentary “The Problem with Apu,” discusses Hollywood’s Southeast Asian stereotype, and features prominent Indian entertainers such as Hasan Minhaj.

‘The Problem with Apu’ Raises Debate on Representation in Media

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer November 15, 2017
"The Problem with Apu," Hari Kondabolu's new documentary, reckons with the controversial Simpsons character's role in providing representation for East Asians while simultaneously partaking in troubling stereotypes and tropes.
Tisch and CAS juniors Noah Davis (Dr. No) and Antonio Jenez (Halfy) performed a 13 minutes set in the WSN office for the first TKTK session of the semester.

TKTK Sessions: Combining Creative Clout

By Avani Jurakhan, Staff Writer November 13, 2017
The first edition of TKTK Sessions commences with Antonio Jenez and Noah Davis, NYU juniors who collaborate on rap tracks.
Tisch will expand to the NYU Brooklyn campus by adding a new Interactive Media Arts major for undergraduate students starting with the Fall 2018 semester.

New Tisch Major in Brooklyn

By Jillian Harrington, Staff Writer November 13, 2017
NYU Tisch School of the Arts is adding a new major to the Brooklyn campus, Interactive Media Arts.
Matthew Morocco’s new exhibition “Complicit” is now on display in the gallery in Gallatin and features his unapologetic photographs of men.

‘Complicit’ Captivates With Intimate Photographs

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer November 13, 2017
Matthew Morocco's "Complicit" at Gallatin Galleries is a jarring and beautiful look at the human experience.
The College of Arts and Science Theatre presented “Forbidden NYU” Friday night, where performers sang classic Broadway hits, but with lyrics to fit all things NYU.

‘Forbidden NYU’ Turns 18

By Julia Fields, Staff Writer November 13, 2017
Forbidden NYU celebrated its 18th year with a "Barely Legal" edition, containing spoofs of many famous musicals tailored to the school's most common problems.
Theater release  for Louis C.K.’s film “I Love You, Daddy” was cancelled all across the country after allegations of sexual misconduct.

Life Imitates Art in ‘I Love You, Daddy’

By Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer November 13, 2017
Louis C.K.'s new film "I Love You, Daddy" is seen in new light with recent allegations of sexual misconduct.
WSN staff chooses their favorite place to get Mac and Cheese ranging from places like S’MAC to Panera Bread to even Annie’s microwaveable plate.

Staff Recs: Best Mac and Cheese

The WSN staff gives their takes on the best mac and cheese.

Michigan artist Curtis Harding releases his new album “Face Your Fear.” Harding combines gospel and soul vibes and to tug listener’s heartstrings with honest words.

Curtis Harding Triumphs His Fears

By Michael Muth, Staff Writer November 8, 2017
Curtis Harding's new album "Face Your Fear" brings some retro R&B vibes to the modern day.

“Destination Unknown” tells the story of holocaust survivors as they try to find the light in a world filled with darkness. The film hits screens Nov. 10th.

A Powerful Portrait of the Holocaust

By Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer November 8, 2017
Claire Ferguson takes a new approach at examining the Holocaust in her new documentary "Destination Unknown."
“Thelma” follows the character of Eili Harboe as she experiences the supernatural.

Supernatural Lesbian Film Thrills

By Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer November 6, 2017
"Thelma" is a Norwegian supernatural thriller that delves into sexuality, religion and the supernatural.
Tisch New Theatre’s most recent production was Little Shop of Horrors, telling the story of Seymour and an alien plant.

Finding Humanity in the Horrors

By Emma Hernando, Staff Writer November 6, 2017
"Little Shop of Horrors" by Tisch New Theatre is a funny, honest retelling of the cult classic.