Washington Square News

Washington Square News

Washington Square News

Spring 2018

Sakshi Venkatraman
Editor-in-Chief

Sakshi Venkatraman

Sakshi Venkatraman is a junior in CAS majoring in Politics and minoring in Spanish and Journalism. She hails from the sunny state of Texas, so she's still mesmerized every time it snows in New York City. She has been passionate...

Jemima McEvoy
Editor-in-Chief

Jemima McEvoy

Jemima McEvoy is the Editor-in-Chief 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...

Sayer Devlin
Managing Editor

Sayer Devlin

Sayer Devlin is the Managing 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,...

Pamela Jew
Deputy Managing Editor

Pamela Jew

Pamela Jew is the Deputy Managing Editor for the Washington Square News as well as a sophomore in Gallatin studying something along the lines of journalism, fashion and sociology. She's from a town in the suburban outskirts of...

Veronica Liow
Assistant Managing Editor

Veronica Liow

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

Rachel Buigas-Lopez
Creative Director

Rachel Buigas-Lopez

Rachel Buigas-Lopez is in her second year as the Creative Director for the Washington Square News. She is a sophomore studying Integrated Digital Media at Tandon. Outside of newspaper, and sometimes at newspaper, she spends her...

Abroad Creative Director

Laura Shkouratoff

Cissy Yun
Copy Chief

Cissy Yun

Cissy Yun is the Copy Chief of Washington Square News. 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...

Tarra Chen
Deputy Copy Chief

Tarra Chen

Viral Shanker
Deputy Copy Chief

Viral Shanker

Viral Shanker is a Deputy Copy Editor at Washington Square News. Born in India he currently lives in New Jersey (and has heroically avoided dying of boredom in the last nine years). He is studying Computer Science and Economics ...

Multimedia Editor

Echo Chen

Echo Chen is the Multimedia Editor at the Washington Square News. She is a freshman in Gallatin studying visual storytelling, sprung from her love of painting, photography, film and, above all else, people! She is a fierce de...

Photo Editor

Corey Rome

Julia Saliba
Video Editor

Julia Saliba

Sam Cheng
Deputy Multimedia Editor

Sam Cheng

Katie Peurrung
Deputy Photo Editor

Katie Peurrung

Alana Beyer
Deputy Video Editor

Alana Beyer

Molly Dolan
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 in...

Sherah Ndjongo
Social Media Editor

Sherah Ndjongo

Sherah Ndjongo is the Social Media Editor for the Washington Square News. She’s currently a sophomore in Gallatin studying Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creative Direction, The Sociology of Beauty and Fashion in Modern-Day...

Mack DeGeurin
News Editor

Mack DeGeurin

Mack DeGeurin is a senior double majoring in journalism and political science. When not reporting on school issues, cybersecurity and politics, Mack enjoys reading fiction and watching the Houston Astros. Originally from Housto...

Caroline Haskins
Investigative News Editor

Caroline Haskins

Ryan Mikel
Arts Editor

Ryan Mikel

Yasmin Gulec
Features Editor

Yasmin Gulec

Yasmin Gulec is the Features 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, squi...

Maddie Howard
Sports Editor

Maddie 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 Viol...

Natalie Whalen
Film Editor

Natalie Whalen

Theater and Books Editor

Emily Fagel

Connor Gatesman
Editor At Large

Connor Gatesman

East Village, Manhattan.

Matthew Holman
Entertainment Editor

Matthew Holman

Matthew Holman is the Entertainment Editor for Washington Square News, but don’t get it twisted: movies are his true ride or dies, hence the Cinema Studies major (with a BEMT minor for versatility). Oklahoma born and bred (it’s...

Natalie Chinn
Deputy Features Editor

Natalie Chinn

Liv Chai
Dining Editor

Liv Chai

Thomas Chou
Beauty and Style Editor

Thomas Chou

Abroad Editor

Carine Zambrano

Tyler Crews
Opinion Editor

Tyler Crews

Tyler Crews is the Opinions Editor for the Washington Square News. She is currently a freshman in Liberal Studies, trying desperately to decide on a major. She likes to claim that she grew up outside of Boston instead of saying th...

Deputy News Editor

Victor Porcelli

Victor Porcelli is a Deputy News Editor for the Washington Square News as well as a sophomore in CAS studying journalism, public policy and philosophy. He's from the state everyone loves, New Jersey, and apologizes for Chris Chris...

Paola Nagovitch
Deputy Opinion Editor

Paola Nagovitch

Alison Zimmerman
Deputy Opinion Editor

Alison Zimmerman

Alex Domb
Deputy News Editor

Alex Domb

Alex is a sophomore studying Politics and Journalism in CAS. He holds dual U.S. and U.K. citizenships, but he grew up in central New Jersey and will take advantage of any excuse to defend his home state at all costs. In his spare...

Kristina Hayhurst
Deputy News Editor

Kristina Hayhurst

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...

Sarah Jackson
Deputy News Editor

Sarah Jackson

Louis Rodriguez
Humor Editor

Louis Rodriguez

George Hajjar
Voices Editor

George Hajjar

Danielle Matta
Under the Arch Editor

Danielle Matta

Highlighter Editor

Anubhuti Kumar

Tom Miritello
Audio Engineer

Tom Miritello

Arvind Sindhwani
Deputy Creative Director

Arvind Sindhwani

Jessie Zhou
Deputy Creative Director

Jessie Zhou

Senior Multimedia Editor

Polina Buchak

Polina Buchak is the Senior Multimedia Editor at the Washington Square News. She is in Tandon and Tisch, following her passion in Filmmaking and Integrated Design Media. Born in Ukraine, raised in Nigeria, and educated in United...

Senior 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,...

Senior Multimedia Editor

Euan Prentis

Managing Editor-at-Large

Natasha Roy

Natasha is a CAS sophomore studying journalism and public policy, and she's an editor-at-large at WSN this semester. Originally from a small town outside Dallas, Texas, she moved to an even smaller town outside Atlanta, Georg...

Andrew Heying
Editor-at-Large

Andrew Heying

Editor-at-Large

Miranda Levingston

Editor-at-Large

Jordan Reynolds

Editor-at-Large

Taylor Nicole Rogers

Editor-at-Large

Kaitlyn Wang

Editor-at-Large

Abigail Weinberg