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Alana Beyer

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Video: Alex Smith

The Ambidextrous Academic
Mar 8, 2018

Alex Smith can’t tie himself down to just one passion. Instead, he plays the field, trying his hand at whatever piques his interest at the time, immersing himself in all he does.  The...

Video: Samah Ahmed Ikram

Putting Mental Health Center Stage
Mar 8, 2018

“How are you feeling?” is a question that most therapists ask their patients, but Steinhardt graduate student Samah Ikram did not ask me that. Instead, she asked my sister....

Video: Josh Charow

Not Afraid of Heights
Mar 8, 2018

On the rooftop of the Flatiron Building, with a camera in one hand and the city’s horizon within reach of the other, Josh Charow is on top of the world. Charow is a sophomore...

Video: Alexia Salingaros

Directing Change One Movie at a Time
Mar 8, 2018

For Tisch sophomore Alexia Salingaros, the magic of filmmaking began with summer lethargy and the absence of cable television in her San Antonio home. “The summer after seventh...

Video: Jennifer Zhang

Doing It Herself
Mar 8, 2018

Atop her standard dorm room wooden dresser, Jennifer Zhang’s golden YouTube play button commemorates her channel reaching one million subscribers. Although she reached this figure...

Video: Sam Raskin

Keeping NYU Local
Mar 8, 2018

On the last day of February, a group of about 20 members of the New York City press corps huddled together around cameras and local politicians on the steps of City Hall. The New...

Video: Malcolm Lewis

Energetic, Magical and Queer
Mar 8, 2018

A small class of children stares at their last generation MacBook Pros on the eighth floor of the Tandon School of Engineering. Today’s task: repurpose Google’s logo...

Video: Rachel Stern

It’s in Her Nature
Mar 8, 2018

Second Avenue is home to Block Drug Store, a pharmacy that has survived for over 100 years while surrounding businesses have shuttered. Restaurants turned into chic coffeeshops...

Video: Nina Haines

Getting Off on Feminism
Mar 8, 2018

For the past few months, Nina Haines has been conducting a social experiment: when she walks down the streets of Manhattan, she won’t step aside for anyone — not because she’s...

Othmer Residence Hall, where students reported flooding and water damage.

Photo: Tandon Students Feel Neglected in Wake of Othmer Hall Flooding

Feb 26, 2018

Othmer Residence Hall, where students reported flooding and water damage.

Video: Love and Sex Feature: Couples Edition

Feb 11, 2018

For this year’s Love and Sex Feature, we asked some of the WSN staff — both past and present — and their significant others questions from the New York Times’ “The...

Front entrance to the Brooklyn Athletic Facility, which is currently under renovation.

Photo: Tandon Athletes Endure Disproportionate Struggles

Feb 12, 2018

Front entrance to the Brooklyn Athletic Facility, which is currently under renovation.

The homepage for Coinbase, one of the most popular platforms for buying and selling bitcoin.

Photo: Students Pay Tuition through Cryptocurrency Investments

Feb 5, 2018

The homepage for Coinbase, one of the most popular platforms for buying and selling bitcoin.

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Photo: Rose Asaf

Dec 7, 2017

Moving to become more digital-oriented and modern, Condé Nast will end Teen Vogue’s print run to reduce its print spending.

Photo: Teen Vogue Says Goodbye to Print

Nov 13, 2017

Moving to become more digital-oriented and modern, Condé Nast will end Teen Vogue’s print run to reduce its print spending.

Matthew Morocco’s new exhibition “Complicit” is now on display in the gallery in Gallatin and features his unapologetic photographs of men.

Photo: ‘Complicit’ Captivates With Intimate Photographs

Nov 13, 2017

Matthew Morocco’s new exhibition “Complicit” is now on display in the gallery in Gallatin and features his unapologetic photographs of men.

Tisch will expand to the NYU Brooklyn campus by adding a new Interactive Media Arts major for undergraduate students starting with the Fall 2018 semester.

Photo: New Tisch Major in Brooklyn

Nov 13, 2017

Tisch will expand to the NYU Brooklyn campus by adding a new Interactive Media Arts major for undergraduate students starting with the Fall 2018 semester.

The Manhattan Bridge archway is among the many things one should see when visiting the Dumbo neighborhood in Brooklyn.

Photo: A Trip Down Under (the Manhattan Bridge Overpass)

Oct 23, 2017

The Manhattan Bridge archway is among the many things one should see when visiting the Dumbo neighborhood in Brooklyn.