Washington Square News

Washington Square News

Washington Square News

2017-2018

Crime Bot
Deputy News Editor

Crime Bot

Hi I’m Crimebot! I am a computer algorithm that inspects crime data from NYU’s Department of Public Safety. With the help of my human friends at WSN, I report campus crime incidents ranging from larceny and harassment issues to ill...

Abigail Weinberg
Editor-in-Chief

Abigail Weinberg

Abigail Weinberg is a junior studying Journalism and Spanish in CAS. You can usually find her in the office eating a rotisserie chicken with plastic silverware. Her likes include memes; her dislikes include dogs and people's k...

Managing Editor

Jemima McEvoy

Jemima McEvoy is the Managing Editor for the Washington Square News, as well as a sophomore studying something to do with politics and law in CAS. She’s originally from England, but has been desperately trying to hold on to...

Abbey Wilson
Deputy Managing Editor

Abbey Wilson

Abbey Wilson is the Deputy Managing Editor at WSN. She's a senior in CAS studying History and is also currently enrolled in a dual Bachelor's-Master's program for Archives. As exhausted as you are reading it, she is all of the...

Digital Director

Chelsey Sanchez

Rachel Buigas-Lopez
Creative Director

Rachel Buigas-Lopez

Rachel Buigas-Lopez is in her second semester as half of the Creative Directors for WSN. She is a sophomore studying "who knows, probably something that has to do with design" at Gallatin. Outside of newspaper, and sometimes at...

Laura Shkouratoff
Creative Director

Laura Shkouratoff

Laura Shkouratoff is half of WSN's Creative Directors. She was born and raised in California and accidentally embodies every Californian stereotype, from skating to surfing and saying 'sick' and 'hella' way more than she shoul...

Fernanda Nunes
Copy Chief

Fernanda Nunes

Fernanda Nunes is a Copy Chief for WSN. She is from São Paulo (not Rio), Brazil — which CNN thinks is the world's coolest nationality — just saying. She is a sophomore in Liberal Studies and wants to study something to do wit...

Pamela Jew
Copy Chief

Pamela Jew

Pamela Jew is the Deputy Copy Chief for Washington Square News in addition to piping up a concentration in Gallatin having something to do with fashion and journalism (God, help her). She's from Georgia and doesn't have Southern...

Cissy Yun
Deputy Copy Chief

Cissy Yun

Cissy Yun is the Deputy Copy Chief of WSN. She is now a sophomore in Liberal Studies and is planning to transfer to MCC while deciding whether to minor in documentary or producing. She was born in Shanghai, and went to a school...

Multimedia Editor

Anna Letson

Anna Letson is the Multimedia Editor at the Washington Square News. She is a junior in Gallatin and finally ready for you to ask her about her concentration. She loves all sorts of photography, but has a soft spot for analog,...

Kevin Jiang
Photo Editor

Kevin Jiang

Video Editor

Julia Saliba

Viola Mai
Video Editor

Viola Mai

Veronica Liow
Abroad Multimedia Editor

Veronica Liow

Veronica Liow is the Multimedia Abroad Editor for the Washington Square News. From the Bay Area, she is an advocate of the use of “hella.” More than (almost) anything, she loves pugs. You can find her drinking green tea a...

Social Media Editor

Molly Dolan

Molly Dolan is a sophomore in Steinhardt studying Media, Culture, and Communication. She enjoys spending time with her friends and is in an elite dog spotting group on Facebook. You can most likely find her with her earphones...

Social Media Editor

Cassidy Miller

Cassidy Miller is the Social Media Editor for the Washington Square News and is a junior in Steinhardt studying Media, Culture and Communication. She’s from the suburbs of Chicago but disappointingly tells everyone she meets...

Sayer Devlin
News Editor

Sayer Devlin

Sayer Devlin is a co-News Editor for the Washington Square News. He's an economics major in the College of Arts and Science. He was born in Tokyo, has lived in Paris, London and New York and when he's not pretending to work, Sayer...

Jordan Reynolds
Arts Editor

Jordan Reynolds

Jordan Reynolds is a politics major in CAS, and doesn't know how she got here. She enjoys jaywalking, jazzercise and Justin Timberlake. Follow her on Twitter @jordanareynolds.

Kaitlyn Wang
Features Editor

Kaitlyn Wang

Kaitlyn is a junior(ish) in CAS studying journalism and history. She's originally from the Bay Area, and you can probably find her telling everyone that she wasn't made for the NYC climate. When she's not at the office, she's...

Madeline Howard
Sports Editor

Madeline Howard

Maddie Howard is a Chicago native and sophomore student double majoring in Journalism and English. She’s also the Sports Editor this semester, which is fitting because she is a player on the NYU women’s soccer team. Go Violets!...

Daniella Nichinson
Film Editor

Daniella Nichinson

Daniella Nichinson is the Film Editor for Washington Square News. Daniella is a sophomore in Stern studying Marketing and minoring in Creative Writing. You can usually find her watching old films that most people have forgotten...

Theater and Books Editor

Khrysgiana Pineda

Connor Gatesman
Music Editor

Connor Gatesman

Connor Gatesman is the Music Editor at Washington Square News, currently majoring in Music Business at Steinhardt. Hailing from the hamlet known as Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he relishes in the opportunity to study in a city with...

Entertainment Editor

Ryan Mikel

Yasmin Gulec
Dining Editor

Yasmin Gulec

Yasmin Gulec is the Dining Editor for Washington Square News and loves using “I’m international” as an excuse for pretty much everything. She is from Istanbul, Turkey and has difficulty pronouncing the words cocoa, drawers,...

Sophie Shaw
Beauty & Style Editor

Sophie Shaw

Taylor Nicole Rogers
Abroad Editor

Taylor Nicole Rogers

Taylor Nicole Rogers is the Features 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...

Andrew Heying
Opinion Editor

Andrew Heying

Andrew Heying is the Deputy Opinion Editor for Washington Square News. He’s from St. Louis, much like no one ever. Currently, Andrew is an undeclared freshmen trying to figure out what he wants to do with the rest of his life...

Corey Rome
Deputy Photo Editor

Corey Rome

Deputy News Editor

Caroline Haskins

Caroline Haskins is a Deputy News Editor for Washington Square News and a junior in the Gallatin School of Individualized Study. She spent her freshman year at the George Washington University, but transferred upon realizing she...

Adryan Barlia
Deputy Opinion Editor

Adryan Barlia

Mack DeGeurin
Deputy News Editor

Mack DeGeurin

Mack DeGeurin is a Deputy News Editor and CAS Senior studying journalism and political science. Mack reports on school policy, government, cyber security and other university news for WSN. Originally from Houston, Texas, Mack...

Carine Zambrano
Deputy Opinion Editor

Carine Zambrano

Carine Zambrano is the Deputy Opinion Editor for Washington Square News. She is Brazilian, a fact you will know within seconds because she just cannot stop talking about her home country — nor about how much Brazilian coffee i...

Thomas Chou
Deputy Features Editor

Thomas Chou

Deputy Sports Editor

Tyler Crews

Humor Editor

Louis Rodriguez

Deputy Social Media Editor

Justina Avent

Justina Avent is the Deputy Social Media Editor for Washington Square News. She is a sophomore majoring in Media, Culture, and Communication at Steinhardt. Her top three loves in life are Canadians, cheetah print and list-making....

Violet Vision Editor

Michaela Hoffman

Michaela Hoffman is the Violet Vision Editor for the Washington Square News. She is a freshman in the Liberal Studies Program and hails from Albany, NY. When Michaela to the big city this past fall, Michaela traded in her #basic...

George Hajjar
Under the Arch Editor

George Hajjar

Danielle Matta
Under the Arch Editor

Danielle Matta

Anubhuti Kumar
Highlighter Editor

Anubhuti Kumar

Coffee in one hand, book in the other, you'll find me either in a park or the upper floors of Kimmel (any place with a great view of our lovely city)! I'm a Liberal Studies alum majoring in Politics and Economics in CAS with a...

Senior Multimedia Editor

Polina Buchak

Polina Buchak is the Senior 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...

Gabriella Bower
Editor-at-Large

Gabriella Bower

Grace Halio
Editor-at-Large

Grace Halio

Grace Halio has spent the past three years working at WSN because her job has an actual title, unlike her concentration in Gallatin. She's studying how journalism and public art can be narratives for social and climate injustice,...

Hailey Nuthals
Editor-at-Large

Hailey Nuthals

Hailey Nuthals has done so much at WSN that she's not really sure what she's supposed to be doing there anymore. Mostly, she writes for arts and offers her opinion on just about anything. If she's not in the WSN office, she's...

Katherine Platz
Editor-at-Large

Katherine Platz

Katherine Platz is a Copy Chief for Washington Square News. She spent her first year abroad in London, and is now a sophomore planning to major in Language and Mind. Most of her thoughts involve dessert, travel or book history....

Rachel Ruecker
Editor-at-Large

Rachel Ruecker

Rachel is a Senior Editor here this semester, whatever that means. She really likes proving to people that she's complicated and as such spent last semester as the Sports Editor while also being a drama major in Tisch. She is...

Editor-at-Large

Hannah Shulman

Hannah is a senior majoring in Metropolitan Studies. She don't write too good so she takes pictures of anything and everything. When not explaining to you why Houston is the greatest city in the world, you can catch her showing...

Natasha Roy
Assistant Managing Editor

Natasha Roy

Natasha Roy is the Assistant Managing Editor for WSN this semester. She's a sophomore in CAS studying journalism and sociology, but that'll probably change by the time you read this. When she's not writing or downing coffee, she...