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An inside look at the art and design process of behind-the-scenes artists

In media coverage, the achievements of directors, actors and producers are always featured most prominently. This video takes you through the process of designing sets and makeup, which are just as crucial when bringing a story to life.
Xiyi Li May 5, 2023

WSN: With the winnings of the 2023 Oscars and the upcoming Tony Awards, the press and media have mainly covered the achievements of outstanding directors, actors and producers....

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque has gold-painted palm tree marble pillars.

Travel with Rosh: Seeing the world through locals and their histories

Immersion and photography are the best ways to learn about the traditions and daily lives of the people who call the places you visit home.
Roshni Raj, Culture Editor May 2, 2023

NYU student production “Mariposa” brings Latina representation to the stage

Tisch student Britney Quiroz put on “Mariposa,” a play highlighting first-generation Latinas, making waves in an industry where Latine people are consistently underrepresented.
Nandini Gupta and Saige Gipson Apr 25, 2023

WSN: This is a small glimpse into Britney Quiroz’s “Mariposa,” an all Latinx-produced show. The play recently finished its run at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. While...

Tisch Drama students call for cooling off exercises in acting classes

Jennifer Ren, Wendy Li, and Whitney Hughes Apr 19, 2023
When performing an emotionally difficult character, Tisch Drama students suggest instructors teach exercises that help cool off.
A group of people roller skate in Central Park, the person in the front wears a black top, rolled up pants, and red skates. The skaters in the back wear jeans, t-shirts and black skates.

Central Park skating is back in full swing this spring

A WSN photographer takes a spin around Central Park’s Skate Circle for its opening weekend.
Susan Behrends Valenzuela, Editor-at-large Apr 15, 2023

A blue psilocybin capsule inside a glass can placed on a windowsill.

NYU in the psychedelic renaissance

Sheridan Smith, Staff Photographer Apr 9, 2023

Video: Protesters, supporters clash ahead of Trump arraignment

Former President Donald Trump was arraigned on Tuesday at the New York City Criminal Court on charges surrounding his 2016 hush money payment case. A WSN reporter spoke to some of his supporters and dissidents near the courthouse.
Aria Young, Staff Videographer Apr 8, 2023

Grant: I'm here today because I wanted to see for my own eyes what Donald Trump, Trumpism, and all the horrible, racist, antisemitic, and just problematic, overall problematic...

NYU alum helps daughters become mothers

The finale in our series highlighting empowering NYU alumni in Women's History Month
Jennifer Ren, Video Director Mar 31, 2023

Jade Kearney: I felt like I couldn't really be too emotional, like I had to hold it together because my mom, I'm the oldest of eight kids, and so my mom didn't complain. Her mom...

Beyond NYU: Redefining the bra industry with Pepper

Lia Winograd, the co-founder of size-inclusive bra brand Pepper, joins WSN for Women’s History Month.
Jennifer Ren and Jen Lee Mar 29, 2023

Winograd: Your network is your net worth, and I think what I really focused on in the MBA was talking to as many people as possible, and I think that NYU was the connector to all...

Several people stand by the window on the Staten Island Ferry with the sun shining on them. In the background is the downtown Manhattan skyline.

The most picturesque MetroCard rides in New York City

The best views of the city skyline only cost $2.75.
Kevin Wu, Multimedia Editor Mar 27, 2023

Nighttime noodles, a midnight delicacy

Whisk up a bowl of bubbling delight with tomato and eggs in under 30 minutes to celebrate National Noodle Month.
Linsey Liao, Staff Writer Mar 22, 2023

In traditional Chinese culture, noodles represent longevity and happiness. In my family, noodles are the go-to dish for anyone craving a quick, steaming hot bowl of happiness....

To Langone by water: The ferry commute of NYU students and faculty

Members of the NYU Langone community share stories of their regular commutes across the East River.
Jen Lee, Xiyi Li, and Jordan Winick Mar 10, 2023

It's 6:30 in the morning at New York University's ferry dock Manhattan stop. This stop is located at the east end of East 35th Street along the East River. And we're waiting for...