Exposure | Jay Shin, Tattoo Artist

Jay Shin is a Korean tattoo artist at Black Fish Tattoo. He specializes in minimalistic and fine line designs, though he is not limited by it. Shin became a tattoo artist six years ago...

Dances in Paris

Studying in Paris this semester, I have been enchanted by French fashion and the elegance of street style. I have also fallen in love with the city, which I have dreamt about for as...

Exploring the Empty Met

Anyone who has ever been to the Metropolitan Museum of Art on a weekend will know it’s a brag-worthy achievement to even get a glimpse at something without getting shoved, pushed and rushed out...

Jackson Heights

Jackson Heights WSN’s Photo Editor Alina Patrick visited Jackson Heights last week, challenged herself to walk up to strangers and ask to take their photograph. Words and Photos by Alina Patrick, Photo Editor   I rode the 7...

Exposure | Winter on the Square

Winter is met with chattering teeth and migration to warmer lands. But for over 40 years, WSN photographers have braved the New York winter winds in search of the quintessential winter photo. We peeled...

Acts of Kindness

photos and words by Nolan Trowe As a disabled man in NYC, the smallest acts of kindness go a long way to make my life easier. Whether it’s someone giving up their seat for me on...

Jisr az-Zarqa, Israel

Jisr az-Zarqa, Israel Words and Photos by Taylor Bissey, Contributing Photographer   This photo story is a glimpse into the Israeli town of Jisr az-Zarqa, one of the only artisanal fishing communities remaining along the Israeli coast....

Double Exposure

The Kuleshov Effect has taught us that juxtaposition is one of the most effective tools any storyteller can have in their arsenal. This manipulation of the mind’s involuntary processes can — of course —...

Shanghai Flâneur

A year ago, around this time, I was wandering the streets of Shanghai.  Growing up Peruvian and learning about the huge influence Chinese immigrants had on Peruvian culture dating back to the 1800’s, especially Peruvian...

Underground

Underground WSN’s Photo Editor’s five-hour journey on the 6 train, photographing strangers both aware and unaware of her lens. Words and Photos by Alina Patrick, Photo Editor   I filled five rolls of medium format film with portraits of...

Chinatown, Manhattan

Whenever someone asks, “Where are you from?” my answer is I was born and raised in Japan, but I’m ethnically Taiwanese. This “but” represents the dissonance I feel in my identity. I could never...

Who are “We” Actually?

I’ve always been interested in members of our community who aren’t explicitly related to NYU, but are foundational to the student experience and what it means to exist in New York City. Social membership,...
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