NYU Professor’s ‘NYLON’ Makes a Complex Plot Work

Nylon is a polymer plastic. It’s a long and durable molecule notable for its ability to hold things together, used in products like ropes, stockings and parachutes. In the new play “NYLON,” currently running...

Graham Chatoor Sets New Records at UAA Swimming and Diving Championships

Graham Chatoor shined in the University Athletic Association Swimming and Diving Championships by setting new pool, meet and team records, establishing himself as one of the top long-distance swimmers in the nation. He earned...

Stonewall Celebration: Moving Forward by Recognizing Our Past

Why NYU’s choice to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the transformative Stonewall riots is a crucial step towards the recognition of our history as an NYU community.

Dramatic Writing Professor Brings Blockchain to Theater

It was late 2017, the height of the bitcoin boom, and Sofia Alvarez, playwright, screenwriter and professor in Tisch’s Department of Dramatic Writing, was looking for a way to fund her next play. The 34-year-old...

Parent-Child Talks Combat Youth HIV, Professor Says

Dr. Vincent Guilamo-Ramos first saw Manhattan through the windows of a yellow school bus. “The classic school trip was to go to the Museum of Natural History,” Guilamo-Ramos said. “As the bus came into Manhattan...

Hockey Closes out Season With Exciting Overtime Win

The NYU Hockey team ended its regular season with back-to-back home games against the University of Delaware on Friday and Saturday nights. On Friday, the team hosted special guest President Andrew Hamilton, who gingerly...

SGA Passes Socially Responsible Investment, Sexual Respect Resolutions

SRI Policy Passes With two abstentions, Student Government Assembly’s Socially Responsible Investment Policy passed on Thursday evening. Senator at-Large Rose Asaf, author of the resolution, has been working since the beginning of the fall semester to...

Higher Education Needs Intervention From All Sides

Last week, WSN reported on NYU’s intentions to lobby for increased state funding for tuition. Considering the university’s infamously high tuition, the change would be a welcome one. This new initiative from NYU would...

College of Dentistry Opens Center for Disabled

People with disabilities that inhibit oral health treatment now have access to a new center — opened by the NYU College of Dentistry — that is uniquely tailored to their needs. The Oral Health Center...

Netflix’s Post-Marvel, Pre-Apocalypse Family Drama

At a funeral eight days before the impending apocalypse, screenwriter Jeremy Slater introduces us to “The Umbrella Academy,” a gaggle of superheroes who have the chance to save the world before it’s too late....

Gallatin Senior’s Date-able Startup Sweetens the Deal

Sweet, creamy and delicious: dates are nature’s candy. Gallatin senior Melissa Bartow had her first date — the fruit — when she moved to New York City for college, and it was love at...

Crazed on Caffeine: Drinking Red Bull Every Day for a Week

I could physically feel my whole body buzzing with energy. My hands were trembling as I struggled to take notes in class. I looked down at my paper and saw illegible writing. After drinking...
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