Antidotes and Anecdotes

Cocktails are the cherry on top for any dinner party, adding an extra fitz and spirit to the table.

Gallatin Student Keeps Mystery Alive With His Pseudo-Restaurant, Clandesdine

Nino Asaro has been drawn to fire since he was six. The fire that blazed from his grandmother’s kitchen in the southernmost tip of Italy became his vice as she taught him to cook....

Being Out at NYU Is an Unacknowledged Privilege

Being LGBTQ isn’t often thought of as a privilege. It is in fact, quite the opposite: there’s a reason that the straight white man trope begins with the word straight. However, I’d like to...

10 Common Misconceptions About BDS

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement for Palestinian human rights, otherwise known as BDS, refers to a movement launched by Palestinian civil society in 2005. Modeled after the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa, BDS...

NYU Professor Warns Of Polarized Campuses

With protests against college speakers becoming commonplace at NYU and other campuses, this Stern professor explores the root cause: extreme political polarization.

In Union Square, New Yorkers Mourn for Victims of Synagogue Shooting

Hundreds of New Yorkers spent a rainy Saturday night mourning the 17 victims of the Tree of Life Congregation Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh.

Kim Petras and Troye Sivan Blossom on BLOOM Tour

Troye Sivan and Kim Petras brought an atmosphere of inclusion and self-expression to their Radio City Music Hall concert on Tuesday night.

The Arts Issue | Fall 2018

Every semester, WSN produces superlative-like, special themed issues known as Influential and Up-and-Comers. These long-form profiles work to highlight students both at the center of the NYU community and the fore of their fields...


An extravagant businessman walks into a classroom to meet with his son’s elementary school teacher. The father is horrified to find out that his son has been flinging poop at other children. After some...

Rachel Main

Writing is a cathartic experience. It’s a time for the writer to face the blank page, nothing standing between them and what they want to say. It is also a meditative process that allows...

Melissa Lozada-Oliva

Poet and performer Melissa Lozada-Oliva has never known how to keep her own secrets. “I have a deep need to confess things,” she said. “A big part of being a performance poet, for me, is...


Jesse Sgambati was drunk or stoned or both when his musical alter ego, Jesediah, was born. In his first year at NYU’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, Sgambati was trapped in a dilemma all...