Washington Square News

Washington Square News

Washington Square News

2014-2015

Valentina Duque Bojanini
Editor-in-Chief

Valentina Duque Bojanini

Valentina is a junior in the College of Arts and Science studying journalism and something no one can ever remember. Over the past year, she has slowly tried to move into the WSN office, finally tricking someone into gi...

Thomas Devlin
Managing Editor

Thomas Devlin

Thomas Devlin (1995- ) was raised in the small, rural town of Douglas, Massachusetts. He spent his formative years studying the hard sciences before being employed as a MassDOT toll collector. One day, then-Editor-i...

John Ambrosio
Assistant Managing Editor

John Ambrosio

John Ambrosio is the Assistant Managing Editor at WSN and a junior studying journalism and history in the College of Arts and Science. When he’s not working for WSN, John’s probably blogging about DIY music, performing improv...

Hannah Treasure
Digital Director

Hannah Treasure

Hannah Treasure is editor of Under the Arch this semester, previously Digital Director and Features Editor. As a Gallatin junior, her concentration focuses on education equality with a minor in Mandarin Language. She's from Texas,...

Shawn Paik
Multimedia Editor

Shawn Paik

Howdy. Y'all can just call me Uncle Lightnin'. I been shootin' since I was just a boy down in Chattanooga, Tennessee. I shot everything from kids to politicians. I even shot a few small animals in my time. They say I got a shutter...

Creative Director, Special Editions

Olivia Martin

Alexa Wong
Deputy Creative Director

Alexa Wong

Alexa Wong is Creative Director and a sophomore in Steinhardt studying Media, Culture, and Communication (like most of the Steinhardt students). A California native, she spends most of her time longing for shorts wea...

Maddie Pazzani
Copy Chief

Maddie Pazzani

Maddie Pazzani is the Copy Chief and a sophomore studying media, culture and communication. And maybe journalism. And maybe politics. She hails from the exotic, faraway land of Farmington, Connecticut, and when she...

Richard Shu
Deputy Opinion Editor

Richard Shu

Richard Shu is a Deputy Opinion Editor. He also was the Deputy Copy Chief. He also is a major in math and economics. He also conducts research review at an educational consulting nonprofit. He also enjoys cooking a lot and makes...

Sam Bearzi
Photo Editor

Sam Bearzi

Sam is the Photo Editor at WSN. He studies photography and imaging at Tisch School of the Arts. In between shooting for the paper and for his photography projects, you'll probably find Sam exploring the exotic cuisine that New...

Calvin Falk
Video Editor

Calvin Falk

Calvin Falk is the Video Editor at Washington Square News. He is a second year photography major at NYU. His love of visual media extends beyond professional photography to include amateur video editing and YouTube-ing. He plan...

Alanna Bayarin
News Editor

Alanna Bayarin

Alanna Bayarin is an assistant managing editor at WSN and Joe’s Pizza enthusiast. When she is not working for WSN or eating Joe’s, you can find her doing volunteer work with buildOn and Alternative Breaks or watc...

Marita Vlachou
News Editor

Marita Vlachou

Marita Vlachou is a junior at the College of Arts and Science studying Economics and Journalism. She is currently the Deputy Managing Editor for WSN. She was born and raised in Athens, Greece and has always enjoyed traveling...

Marina Zheng
Features Editor

Marina Zheng

Marina Zheng is the Features Editor and CAS junior majoring in journalism and art history. Born in Shanghai and raised in the U.S., she hopes to become a travel journalist some day after discovering the depth of her wanderlust...

Alexa Spieler
Arts Editor

Alexa Spieler

Bobby Wagner
Sports Editor

Bobby Wagner

Bobby Wagner is the Sports Editor. He is from Fairless Hills, PA, right outside Philadelphia. He has been an avid sports fan his whole life, playing and watching. He's a sophomore who intends to study journalism, but he is undecided...

Tess Woosley
Opinion Editor

Tess Woosley

Mathilde Van Tulder
Deputy Photo Editor

Mathilde Van Tulder

Christian Forte
Deputy Video Editor

Christian Forte

Alex Bazeley
Deputy News Editor

Alex Bazeley

Alex Bazeley is a deputy news editor at WSN and a freshman in the College of Arts and Science studying journalism and politics. This is his second semester with the news desk. When he’s not at the office pretending to do work,...

Deputy News Editor

Christine Park

Senior Editor

Francisco Navas

Deputy Features Editor

Nina Jang

Nina is currently a freshman in Steinhardt studying Media, Culture, and Communication, hoping to double with Management in Stern and minor in French.  She admits it took time and some discipline to get used to the cold Ea...

Sophie Lewis
Beauty/Style Editor

Sophie Lewis

Sophie Lewis is a freshman in Steinhardt studying media, culture and communication and minoring in the business of entertainment, media and technology (which is super annoying to say).  She started at WSN as a staff writer last...

Rebecca Riddle
Dining Editor

Rebecca Riddle

Rebecca Riddle is a CAS sophomore studying politics. She began working at Washington Square News as a staff writer during her freshman year. As Rebecca is from a small town in Georgia, she will always love warm weather, the word...

Film Editor

Isabel Jones

Isabel Jones is this semester's film editor. She's also a junior in Gallatin concentrating in "Becoming Lena Dunham" (more or less). In the few hours she doesn't spend perusing Netflix or combing her Hoboken apartment for rodents,...

Audrey Deng
Entertainment Editor

Audrey Deng

Audrey likes people, places, and picnics with people at places. Her perfect picnic would be in an Icelandic tundra. There, she would munch on croissants with Joan of Arc, St. Augustine, Sergei Profokiev, Mr. Rogers, and Roal...

E.R. Pulgar
Music Editor

E.R. Pulgar

E.R. Pulgar is the music editor. Raised in Miami but a native Venezuelan, he tells people he is from the latter to sound exotic. When not stressing about articles or reading tarot cards in Union Square, he can be found meditating...

Caroline Cunfer
Theater/Books Editor

Caroline Cunfer

Caroline is a sophomore in GLS with a concentration in Contemporary Culture and Creative Production, whatever that may mean.   She grew up in allegedly the "sweetest place on earth," Hershey, Pennsylvania, but does not agree...

Deputy Sports Editor

Kyle Luther

Kyle Luther is the Deputy Sports Editor. He is a freshman in the Liberal Studies program and is from Foster City, California. Kyle enjoys watching sports even though he's never been good at one. He loves Game of Thrones and waffles.

Larson Binzer
Senior Editor

Larson Binzer

Christina Coleburn
Senior Editor

Christina Coleburn

Christina Coleburn is a senior editor, studying politics and journalism in Gallatin. She previously worked on the opinion desk as editor, a deputy editor and a staff columnist. This is her fourth semester being involved with Washington...

Ife Olujobi
Senior Editor

Ife Olujobi

Felipe De La Hoz
Senior Editor

Felipe De La Hoz

Tommy Collison
Deputy Opinion Editor

Tommy Collison

Tommy Collison is a writer interested in privacy and the future of journalism in a post-Snowden world. His columns focus on technology, security, and student life. Originally from rural Ireland, he grew up among cows, computers,...

Matthew Tessler
Deputy Opinion Editor

Matthew Tessler

Deputy Opinion Editor

Annie Cohen

Emily Bell
Blogs Editor

Emily Bell

Emily Bell is excited to serve as blogs editor this semester! Previously a managing editor, Emily is a junior in Gallatin concentrating in "Peace and Conflict: Narrative Construction and Global Context with a sub-focus in Post-Soviet...

Gabriella Bower
Violet Vision Blog Editor

Gabriella Bower

Gabriella Bower is a sophomore studying Journalism and Art History in the College of Arts and Science. She has been working with Washington Square News since her freshman fall semester and is currently the blog editor of Violet...

The Highlighter Blog Editor

Marissa Elliot Little

Emma Scoble
Under the Arch Editor

Emma Scoble

A current sophomore, Emma Scoble is majoring in Politics and Journalism with a minor in History. She still vividly remembers the excitement of being on assignment at fashion week on her second day of freshman year. She has b...

Global Editor

Dana Reszutek

A junior studying Journalism and Psychology, Dana is excited to work with WSN while abroad in Paris as the Global Editor. Previously Managing Editor and Beauty & Style Editor at WSN, she's expecting some newsroom withdrawal while i...

Clio McConnell
Editor-at-Large

Clio McConnell

Clio McConnell is a senior in the College of Arts and Science, studying Dramatic Literature and Classics. When she's not reading plays or casually translating Latin, she's probably lamenting the Chicago Cubs' terrible record and...

Jordan Melendrez
Editor-at-Large

Jordan Melendrez

Alex Greenberger
Editor-at-Large

Alex Greenberger

Alex Greenberger is an Editor-at-Large who has been at WSN since the first weekend of freshman year, bringing him to his sixth semester at the newspaper. He is now a senior, which makes him an old-timer by college standards, and...