Washington Square News

Washington Square News

Washington Square News

2015-2016

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 is managing editor of the Washington Square News and a student in the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, which means he doesn’t have a major so stop asking. Devlin was born and/or raised in Dou...

Marita Vlachou
Deputy Managing 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 ...

Maddie Pazzani
Assistant Managing Editor

Maddie Pazzani

Madge Panini is an Italian-American who has risen to the ranks of Assistant Managing Editor in this fine news organization. Despite having convinced NYU administrators she is college-aged, she is in fact 80. In her spare time...

Alanna Bayarin
Assistant Managing Editor

Alanna Bayarin

Alanna Bayarin is excited to be returning to the Washington Square News family this semester as an assistant managing editor. Most of her time is spent at the WSN office, and for whatever reason she spends a lot of her f...

Bailey Evans
Digital Director

Bailey Evans

Bailey Evans is Digital Director and a junior studying journalism and economics in the College of Arts and Science. The economics part of that is actually kind of important to her too. In her spare time, she watches r...

Alexa Wong
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...

Alex Bazeley
News Editor

Alex Bazeley

Alex has been at the news desk for a year, and is now in his first semester as the news editor. He is a sophomore in CAS and is technically studying journalism and politics, but ask him tomorrow and you’ll hear something co...

Kavish Harjai
Editor-At-Large

Kavish Harjai

Kavish Harjai is a junior studying psychology and French in CAS. After long nights as a news desk editor and web managing editor, he escaped to Paris for a semester. He somehow got roped back into the paper as an Editor-at-Large...

Audrey Deng
Arts Editor

Audrey Deng

Audrey Deng joined WSN thinking it stood for Whoa, Snacks'n Naps. Alas, it turned out to be a newspaper organization, of which she now serves as Arts Editor. On weekends, she enjoys roaming art galleries and listening to Prairie...

Grace Halio
Deputy Features Editor

Grace Halio

Grace Halio is the Deputy Features Editor. She is a sophomore in the Liberal Studies Core Program planning a direct transition into Gallatin to study journalism, amongst other things that she hasn't decided on. She spent her firs...

Nina Jang
Features Editor

Nina Jang

Nina is currently a sophomore 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 ...

Bobby Wagner
Sports Editor

Bobby Wagner

Bobby Wagner is the Sports Editor. He's from Fairless Hills, PA, right outside Philadelphia. When he's not at the office defending the position of sports at this great news organization, catch him yelling abhorrent thing...

Tommy Collison
Opinion Editor

Tommy Collison

Tommy Collison is a writer interested in privacy and the future of journalism in a post-Snowden, Google-owns-your-data world whose columns focus on the intersection of technology and student life. He is a junior in CAS f...

Lexi Faunce
Deputy News Editor

Lexi Faunce

Lexi Faunce is a Deputy News Editor here at Washington Square News. She hails from the glamorous town of Gainesville, Florida, and some say she wears orange and blue underwear beneath her jeans. An avid lover of the Second Amen...

Anne Cruz
Copy Chief

Anne Cruz

Anne Cruz is one of the Copy Chiefs and a CAS Sophomore studying Journalism and Politics. When she's not in the office, she's either working with CAS freshmen as a College Leader or working as a Writing Tutor through the CAS Writing...

Editor-At-Large

Dana Reszutek

Dana Reszutek is a Senior in CAS studying Journalism and Psychology. Formerly Managing Editor and Beauty & Style editor, she's excited to take on the role as Editor-at-Large for WSN. Besides writing, her main loves in life ...

Gabriella Bower
Violet Vision 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...

Matthew Tessler
Deputy Digital Director

Matthew Tessler

Matthew Tessler is a sophomore in CAS studying Computer Science and Journalism. He loves writing about technology’s outsize impact on society as well as any other issues he can spare his two cents on. When he’s not hunched...

Social Media Editor

Francisco Navas

Frank Navas is the social media editor. In his spare time, you'll find Frank crying over soccer games and burning off his stomach hairs in public. If you see him around, ask him about his unfinished tattoos. Advertisement -- Follow...

Editor-at-Large

Bryna Shuman

Bryna Shuman is a senior in CAS studying journalism and classics, with a couple of minors thrown in for good measure. Formerly Assistant Managing Editor and Features Editor, she’s excited to now be an Editor-at-Large for WSN....

Shawn Paik
Editor-at-Large

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...

Kendall Levison
Dining Editor

Kendall Levison

Kendall Levison is the Dining Editor for the Washington Square News. While she loves living in New York, she does miss the great weather in her native Northern California. While not studying journalism and computer science in...

Anthony McMillan
Copy Chief

Anthony McMillan

Anthony is one of the copy chiefs of WSN and a sophomore in the Gallatin School of Individualized Study pursuing a concentration in something related to media and entertainment culture.  Originally from a small town near Seattle,...

Justine Morris
Deputy News Editor

Justine Morris

Justine is one of the deputy news editors. Hailing from western Washington, she has been known to sparkle in the sunlight, not unlike a certain famous vampire.  She is a junior in the College of Arts and Science and is majoring...

Film Editor

Zach Martin

Zach Martin is the Film Editor. He is a sophomore in CAS studying an as yet undetermined combination of Metropolitan Studies, Comparative Literature and Cinema Studies. He enjoys watching movies and then thinking about them too...

Hannah Treasure
Under the Arch Editor

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,...

Deputy Multimedia Editor

Hannah Shulman

Give me an H! (h!) Give me an A! (a!) Give me an N! (n!) Give me an N! (n!) Give me an A! (a!) Give me an H! (h!) What does that spell? Deputy Multimedia Editor!...

Christian Forte
Multimedia Editor

Christian Forte

Christian Forte is the Multimedia Editor at WSN.

Allison Stubblebine
Entertainment Editor

Allison Stubblebine

Allison Stubblebine is the Entertainment Editor. A Gallatin Sophomore concentrating on studying only cool things with the dream of being Editor in Chief of Rolling Stone, she works five jobs and spends her free time crying, s...

Mathilde van Tulder
Photo Editor

Mathilde van Tulder

Mathilde is Photo Editor at WSN.  She is a sophomore studying Global Liberal Studies and Urban Design and Architecture Studies.  Photography started as a hobby for her in High School, but quickly became a passion.  She plans...

Sophie Lewis
Social Media Editor

Sophie Lewis

Sophie Lewis is a sophomore majoring in MCC and minoring in BEMT (they are too long to write out, sorry). She was previously the Beauty and Style Editor and is super excited to be one of the Social Media Editors. When not stalking...

E.R. Pulgar
Highlighter Editor

E.R. Pulgar

E.R. Pulgar is the Highlighter Editor. A Miami native turned Brooklyn transplant, he is a sophomore in Liberal Studies going into Steinhardt for Media, Culture, and Communication. E.R. spends his days reading long novels on the...

Elizabeth Moore
Deputy Opinion Editor

Elizabeth Moore

Elizabeth Moore is a junior joining the newspaper this semester for the first time as a Deputy Opinion Editor. She is a student in the College of Arts and Science studying Broadcast Journalism, Politics and the art of being a...

Christine Wang
Deputy News Editor

Christine Wang

Christine is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Science majoring in philosophy and also something that will hopefully make her a living post-graduation. She can often be found giggling at cat videos, snacking on packaged  cheese,...

Larson Binzer
Senior Editor

Larson Binzer

Larson Binzer is a CAS Senior studying Politics and Journalism. She's originally from a small town outside of Dallas and, despite her love of language as a journalism major, will insist to her dying day that "y'all" is in fact...

Christina Coleburn
Senior Editor

Christina Coleburn

Christina Coleburn is in the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, concentrating in politics and journalism. This is her second semester serving as a senior editor for WSN. In the past, she worked as the opinion editor, a deputy...

Kieran Graulich
Music Editor

Kieran Graulich

Kieran Graulich is your loveable goofball music editor. He’s a radical sophomore in the Playwrights Horizon Theater School for Drama with a double major in Philosophy with a minor in BEMT and Not Sleeping. He likes to tell people...

Hark Kanwal
Deputy Photo Editor

Hark Kanwal

Hark is a sophomore at NYU studying physics whose favorite pastime is taking photos. In his free time, he loves to bike around Manhattan chasing down the news wherever it goes.

Calvin Falk
Deputy Video Editor

Calvin Falk

Calvin Falk is a photography Junior and part time videographer working as the Deputy video editor this semester. His favorite photographic subjects as of late are landscapes and still life products. He uses multimedia for his...

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...