Washington Square News

Washington Square News

Washington Square News

2016-2017

Alex Bazeley
Editor-In-Chief

Alex Bazeley

Alex Bazeley is the Editor-in-Chief for the Washington Square News. Hailing from Oakland, he is a junior studying journalism and metropolitan studies. He is a major league coffee drinker and a minor league writer. Hit him...

Bobby Wagner
Managing Editor

Bobby Wagner

Bobby Wagner is the Managing Editor for the Washington Square News. He's from Philly, much like his icon, Meek Mill. You can catch him yelling abhorrent things about Mets opponents into his grainy dorm room TV or queuing up a sa...

Abbey Wilson
Assistant Managing Editor

Abbey Wilson

Abbey Wilson is the Assistant Managing Editor for the Washington Square News, as well as a junior studying history in CAS. She's from New Jersey, and doesn't really want to talk about it, unless it's about how great Bruce Springs...

Grace Halio
Deputy Managing Editor

Grace Halio

Grace Halio is the Deputy Managing Editor for the Washington Square News. A Long Island native, she could likely live off of bagels and black coffee. Grace spent last semester studying in Florence. Unfortunately, she did not turn...

Nina Jang
Digital Director

Nina Jang

Nina Jang is the Digital Director for the Washington Square News. Follow her on Twitter.

WenXuan Ni
Creative Director

WenXuan Ni

Wenxuan Ni is a Creative Director for the Washington Square News. Wen is from Shanghai, China, and currently a sophomore in Global Liberal Studies with a concentration in Law, Ethics and Religion. When forced to come up with an...

Easton Self
Creative Director

Easton Self

It's a pretty big question if I'm honest. "Who am I?" I'm a lot of things but we'll just stick with the requisites. One thing is being half the Creative team of Washington Square News. Another is being a sophomore studying Game...

Anna Yao
Copy Chief

Anna Yao

Anna Yao is a Copy Chief for the Washington Square News. Born in Singapore and raised in Shanghai, China, Anna is a sophomore studying creative writing and economics, but her one true passion is scaring herself with horror movies ...

Zoe Hall
Copy Chief

Zoe Hall

Zoe Hall is a Copy Chief for the Washington Square News. She is a math and economics double major, yet somehow she manages to stop thinking in numbers long enough to read and edit most of the stories that we publish. She is a hu...

Qianqian Li
Deputy Copy Chief

Qianqian Li

Qianqian Li hates to write about herself in the third person, so she made her roommate write this. Born in Beijing, China and raised mostly in New York City, QQ is the Deputy Copy Chief for the Washington Square News. As a soph...

Diamond Naga Siu
News Editor

Diamond Naga Siu

Diamond Naga Siu is the News Editor for the Washington Square News and is a sophomore studying Journalism and Educational Human Rights in Gallatin. When she isn't telling bad puns or eating everything in sight, you can find her...

Lexi Faunce
Investigative Editor

Lexi Faunce

Lexi Faunce is a junior studying journalism and politics, and she will be joining WSN this semester as the Investigative News Editor. She hails from the glamorous town of Gainesville, Florida (also known as Tim Tebow Land). Wh...

Hailey Nuthals
Arts Editor

Hailey Nuthals

Hailey Nuthals is the Arts Editor for the Washington Square News. She's a junior studying music business at Steinhardt, despite how many times she's been told that the music industry is dead. (Her stubbornness has been quoted...

Abigail Weinberg
Features Editor

Abigail Weinberg

Abigail Weinberg is a CAS sophomore studying Journalism and Spanish, and she is currently the Features Editor for the Washington Square News. She's from the suburbs of Boston and subsists entirely off of bagels, ice cream and...

Senior Editor Rachel Ruecker reflects on turning 20 and leaving the teen years.
Sports Editor

Rachel Ruecker

Rachel Ruecker is stoked to be back for her sophomore year as WSN’s resident Canadian meme. She is a Tisch Drama student by day and the Sports Editor by night. She doesn’t really get it either. Catch her sleeping aggressive...

Emily Fong
Opinion Editor

Emily Fong

Emily Fong is the Opinion Editor for the Washington Square News. She is a sophomore at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, enjoys tea, and prefers using the Oxford comma. Follow her on Twitter in case she actually ...

Thomas Price
Opinion Editor

Thomas Price

Tom Price is the Opinion Editor for WSN. He enjoys many things such as complaining about meaningless topics as if they were national crises and attempting to grow facial hair only to fail miserably. He loves quoting obscure pop...

Anna Letson
Multimedia Editor

Anna Letson

Anna Letson is a sophomore in Gallatin, studying whatever it is you do in Gallatin. She is from Seattle, which is not as rainy as everyone believes and takes pride in her Birkenstocks. She enjoys petting strangers' dogs, spending...

Polina Buchak
Deputy Multimedia Editor

Polina Buchak

Polina Buchak is the Deputy Multimedia Editor at the Washington Square News. She is searching her way through Liberal Studies Program to follow her passion in Filmmaking and Integrated Design Media. Born in Ukraine, raised in...

Sarah Park
Photo Editor

Sarah Park

Sarah Park is the Deputy Photo Editor for the Washington Square News. She is a sophomore in CAS studying Computer Science with a minor in Integrated Digital Media, which creates a perfect field to shape her love for design an...

Tatiana Perez
Video Editor

Tatiana Perez

Tatiana Perez is the Video Editor for the Washington Square News. Having moved around most of her life, she is most recently from Chicago. While Tatiana only lived there two years, she debatably has a stronger Chicago accent than...

Gabriella Bower
Beauty and Style Editor

Gabriella Bower

Gabriella Bower is the Beauty and Style Editor for the Washington Square News. She is a junior in Gallatin with a concentration in Fashion for Social Change. She's always believed that fashion is about more than just clothes and...

Ethan Sapienza
Film Editor

Ethan Sapienza

Ethan Sapienza is the Film Editor for the Washington Square News. Ethan writes about movies. Ethan likes movies. Ethan likes signing friends up for things they don't want to be signed up for, like winning a dinner date with Jeb ...

Alexandra Pierson
Theater and Books Editor

Alexandra Pierson

Alexandra (Alli) Pierson is the Theater and Books Editor for the Washington Square News. Alli is a sophomore in the liberal studies core program. She plans to major in Journalism and Performance studies with a minor in Creativ...

Jordan Reynolds
Entertainment Editor

Jordan Reynolds

Jordan Reynolds is the Entertainment Editor for the Washington Square News.  A sophomore studying journalism and politics, she was born and raised in Medina, Ohio, a place that no one has ever heard of. She enjoys pina colad...

Gilchrist Green
Music Editor

Gilchrist Green

Gil Green is currently the Music Editor for the Washington Square News. She is a Junior in Gallatin studying Music Journalism. She likes carrots and Tia Ramos, WSN's Under the Arch Editor. She aspires to be Zach Martin, former...

Taylor Nicole Rogers
Dining Editor

Taylor Nicole Rogers

Taylor Nicole Rogers is the Dining Editor for the Washington Square News. She is a sophomore in CAS studying Journalism and Politics that spends her time traveling, reading Nicholas Sparks novels, watching Netflix, drinking chai t...

Under the Arch Editor

Tia Ramos

Tia is currently the Under the Arch editor for the Washington Square News. She is a junior in Gallatin studying Poetry. She has a dog named Moose and loves Komodo dragons. She had a plant named Gil named after WSN's Music Edito...

Sophie Shaw
Violet Vision Editor

Sophie Shaw

Sophie Shaw is the Violet Vision Editor for the Washington Square News. She is a sophomore in the Liberal Studies Program. She’s a New York City transplant from Seattle, Washington. She blames her Pacific Northwest roots for con...

Dejarelle Gaines
Highlighter Editor

Dejarelle Gaines

Dejarelle (Deja) is the Highlighter Editor for the Washington Square News. She is a senior in Steinhardt studying Media, Culture and Communication and Journalism and she hopes to eventually land a job as an editor for a newspap...

Abroad Editor

Anne Cruz

Anne Cruz is the Abroad Editor for the Washington Square News. She is a junior from Orange County, CA studying journalism and politics and minoring in French. She loves judging couples on HGTV shows for their life choices and...

Sophie Lewis
Social Media Editor

Sophie Lewis

Sophie Lewis is a junior in Steinhardt studying Media, Culture, and Communication and is the current Social Media Editor. She's from Long Island, but please don't use it against her. Between Tweeting, Instagramming, Facebooki...

Jessica Martinez
Social Media Editor

Jessica Martinez

Jessica Martinez is happy to be serving as the Social Media Editor again this semester. Originally from Torrance, a small beach city in Los Angeles County, she's a CAS senior thoroughly enjoying her last year of college. As soc...

Deputy News Editor

Natasha Roy

Natasha Roy is a Deputy News Editor for the Washington Square News and a freshman in CAS studying Journalism. She's lived in both Texas and Georgia and is extremely disappointed by the lack of sweet tea in the north. She can...

Deputy News Editor

Sayer Devlin

Sayer Devlin is a Deputy News Editor for the Washington Square News. He has no idea what he is studying in the College of Arts and Science. He was born in Tokyo, has lived in Paris, London and New York but doesn't have a hometown....

Ankita Bhanot
Deputy Features Editor

Ankita Bhanot

Ankita Bhanot is a Sophomore in NYU CAS studying Journalism and is stoked to be the Deputy Features Editor this fall. She was born and brought up in the San Francisco Bay Area. Unfortunately, she abides by the Californian stereotype...

Akshay Prabhushankar
Deputy Opinion Editor

Akshay Prabhushankar

Akshay Prabhushankar is a Deputy Opinion Editor for the Washington Square News. Born and raised in Kansas City (Go Royals!), he now studies computer science and chemistry as a sophomore at NYU. You can find him in between classes...

Deputy Photo Editor

Euan Prentis

Euan Prentis is a Deputy Photo Editor for the Washington Square News.

Deputy Photo Editor

Ryan Quan

Ryan Quan is a Deputy Photo Editor for the Washington Square News.

Deputy Photo Editor

Veronica Liow

Veronica Liow is a Deputy Photo Editor for the Washington Square News.

Deputy Social Media Editor

Cassidy Miller

Cassidy Miller is a Deputy Social Media Editor for the Washington Square News.

Zach Martin
Editor-at-Large

Zach Martin

Zach Martin, former Arts Editor, is an Editor-at-Large for the Washington Square News. He is a junior in CAS studying Comparative Literature with minors in Metropolitan Studies and Cinema Studies. He enjoys watching movies and...

Editor-at-Large

Alanna Bayarin

Alanna Bayarin is an Editor-at-Large for the Washington Square News.

Editor-at-Large

Hannah Shulman

Hannah Shulman is an Editor-at-Large for the Washington Square News from Houston, home to the best sports teams in the country. She is a junior majoring in Metropolitan Studies and minoring in Business of Entertainment, Media,...

Editor-at-Large

Thomas Devlin

Who is Thomas Devlin? Unfortunately, we may never know the full answer. Apocryphal information, however, can lead us to some reasonable guesses. Born in the late 20th century (stringent estimates place him in 1995), Devlin gr...