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Calvin Falk

Calvin Falk, Deputy Video Editor

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 projects to blend photography and videography through the use of Timelapse filmmaking. He also loves lifting things and eating a lot.

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Washington Square Park and 5th Avenue in the snow. New York expects to see heavy snow showers Wednesday night.

Photo: Administration Freezes Class Tomorrow

February 8, 2017

Washington Square Park and 5th Avenue in the snow. New York expects to see heavy snow showers Wednesday night.

Amid claims that NYU does not foster an inclusive environment for people of color, a new lawsuit against the university claims that an employee faced discrimination in his time here.

Photo: NYU Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination and Retaliation

December 1, 2016

Amid claims that NYU does not foster an inclusive environment for people of color, a new lawsuit against the university claims that an employee faced discrimination in his time here.

Video: [VIDEO] Making the perfect classic pumpkin pie

November 24, 2015
Celebrate Thanksgiving with a WSN video guide to making the holiday's signature dessert.
NYU announced that it will no longer spend money on plastic water bottles. WSN File Photo.

Photo: ‘Eight Glass of Water’ rule is challenged

November 23, 2015

NYU announced that it will no longer spend money on plastic water bottles. WSN File Photo.

With the closing of Coles, many NYU sports teams will have to move Palladium for practices and games.

Photo: Coles closure from the athletes' perspective

November 17, 2015

With the closing of Coles, many NYU sports teams will have to move Palladium for practices and games.

Video: Top five grilled cheeses in New York

November 16, 2015
Read about the the best places in the city to enjoy gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches.
NYUs first Healthcare Innovation Makerthon Conference was held this weekend and was a collaboration between the NYU School of Medicine and the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute.

Photo: NYU to host first healthcare makerthon over weekend

November 12, 2015

NYU's first Healthcare Innovation Makerthon Conference was held this weekend and was a collaboration between the NYU School of Medicine and the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute.

Video: [VIDEO] Cozy up with these winter veggies

November 9, 2015
The limited amount of produce in winter doesn't mean you need to stop eating fresh vegetables, so check out these seasonal greens.

Video: Be toast of town with toaster alternatives

November 2, 2015
Don't pay $7 for fancy avocado toast at the coffee shop — learn how to make it in your dorm room.

Video: Spooky scary tortillas for your Halloween party

October 29, 2015
Check out WSN original video for a Halloween treat you can make in your dorm kitchen.

Video: [VIDEO] Exploring Russian cuisine with salad olivier

October 15, 2015
Lean how to make a traditional Russian salad with this video.
Gerrard Khan, Sarad Al-Jijakli, Lind
a Sarsour, and Ridwan Adhami discuss how Syrian refugees can be helped in the United States.

Photo: Islamic Center focuses on Syrian refugee crisis

October 13, 2015

Gerrard Khan, Sarad Al-Jijakli, Lind a Sarsour, and Ridwan Adhami discuss how Syrian refugees can be helped in the United States.

Video: [VIDEO] In the Kitchen: Jeremy Truong takes control with asian spices

October 6, 2015
Second in our series of cooking tips and recipes from NYU students.

Video: VIDEO: In the Kitchen with CAS sophomore Rachel Stratton

September 28, 2015
Cooking tips and a favorite recipe from CAS sophomore.

Video: Tips to smooth your smoothie-making

September 22, 2015
Stop spending money at juice bars and learn how to make smoothies in your dorm.
Andrew Gerst speaks at the NYU Brady Campaign Meeting in NYU Law’s Vanderbilt Hall.

Photo: Brady Campaign launches plan to reduce gun violence

September 16, 2015

Andrew Gerst speaks at the NYU Brady Campaign Meeting in NYU Law’s Vanderbilt Hall.

September 14, 2015

Much like New York City, NYU is constantly in motion. We hustle up stairs, dodge across the street between speeding taxis and squeeze onto crowded subway trains. No matter...

Lynn Emanuel speaking at the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House.

Photo: Poets Lynn Emanuel, Kimiko Hahn showcase work at Creative Writers House

September 14, 2015

Lynn Emanuel speaking at the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House.

Leslie eLab, located at 16 Washington Place, is where NYU students who work to combat food insecurity Skype their counterparts at other universities. (Photo by Calvin Falk)

Photo: University Student Leaders Share Ways to Combat Campus Food Insecurity

April 11, 2019

Leslie eLab, located at 16 Washington Place, is where NYU students who work to combat food insecurity Skype their counterparts at other universities. (Photo by Calvin Falk)

The NYU Coles sports center before the construction.

Photo: Tentative date set for closing of Coles this fall

August 28, 2015

The NYU Coles sports center before the construction.

A Halal Guys cart near Rockefeller Center

Photo: Where to masticate before you graduate

August 28, 2015

A Halal Guys cart near Rockefeller Center

The Front door of the NYU LGBTQ Center at Kimmel 602

Photo: LGBTQ Student Center welcomes new director

August 28, 2015

The Front door of the NYU LGBTQ Center at Kimmel 602

Left to right: Andreas Kraemer, Chris King, Michael Mehling, Eleanor Stein and moderator Justin Gillis.

Photo: Experts discuss carbon dioxide, renewable energy

April 30, 2015

Left to right: Andreas Kraemer, Chris King, Michael Mehling, Eleanor Stein and moderator Justin Gillis.

A judge says that NYU must bargain with the union workers at Bobst regarding the school’s decision to change job duties and descriptions.

Photo: NYU, Bobst workers clash over job changes

April 28, 2015

A judge says that NYU must bargain with the union workers at Bobst regarding the school’s decision to change job duties and descriptions.

Video: Week Ahead | April 27

April 26, 2015

Here is a look at what's happening this week in and around the NYU Campus! Hosted by our own Tommy Collison Greek Week: https://www.facebook.com/events/820428908043107/ May...

Suppr provides a service that combines Tinder and Yelp to match people for meals.

Photo: Day trips for the warmer weather

April 26, 2015

Suppr provides a service that combines Tinder and Yelp to match people for meals.

The Halal Guys cart is located on 53rd St and 6th Ave as well as other locations around Manhattan.

Photo: NYU celebrates Earth Day all month

April 21, 2015

The Halal Guys cart is located on 53rd St and 6th Ave as well as other locations around Manhattan.

Video: Week Ahead | 4-20

April 20, 2015

Here's whats happening in this week! NYUAD: https://www.nyunews.com/2015/04/19/report-issued-on-nyuad-labor-conditions/ NYU Senior Week: https://www.facebook.com/events/1552520885030115/ 46th...

Video: Op Ed | Divestment

April 16, 2015

Matthew Tessler meets with Eil Nachmany, an NYU Student Senator Elect of the NYU College Republicans, and Luke Lindenbusch, and organizer of NYU Divest, to talk about Divestment...

Video: Week Ahead | April 13

April 13, 2015

Deputy Photo Editor Sang Bae takes us through the events coming up this week at and around NYU. Gallatin Arts Festival: https://www.facebook.com/GallatinArts... Muslim Palette:...

Video: Week Ahead | April 5

April 5, 2015

Here's a look at what is happening around campus this week. Food Week: https://www.facebook.com/events/14534... IRCH Town Hall: https://www.facebook.com/events/14293... Oxfam...

Video: Op Ed | Consent

April 1, 2015

Matthew Tessler, Richard Shu and Lena Rawley discuss NYU's new sexual consent training course, mandatory for all non-graduating students.

Video: Week Ahead | March 30

March 30, 2015

Here's a look at this weeks up coming events! Impact Week My Name Is Rachel Corrie Pillow Fight NYC Vive La Crepe

Aloxxi is a popular product that makes hair rich in color.

Photo: Cut cost of your cut and color

March 25, 2015

Aloxxi is a popular product that makes hair rich in color.

Video: Op Ed | Netanyahu

March 12, 2015

Senior Editor Felipe De La Hoz meets with Megan Powers and Laura Adkins to discuss the implications of PM Netanyahu's speech to Congress this month.

Vanessa Castro co-directs the art gallery at the DIY space Silent Barn.

Photo: Vanessa Castro

March 12, 2015

Vanessa Castro co-directs the art gallery at the DIY space Silent Barn.

Video: Op Ed | Study Away

March 4, 2015

Matthew Tessler, Tommy Collison and Hannah Treasure discuss the pros and cons of the "Study Away" mentality in this weeks Op Ed.

Exposure| Buried

March 3, 2015

On Valentine’s Weekend, I visited my hometown of Marblehead, Massachusetts. This winter, Massachusetts saw a record-breaking amount of snowfall, with a cumulative eight feet...

Liquiteria offers a variety of healthy smoothies, which make for good snacks.

Photo: Sate appetite with midday bite

March 3, 2015

Liquiteria offers a variety of healthy smoothies, which make for good snacks.

Video: Weekly Recap | March 2

March 2, 2015

TOP STORIES: https://www.nyunews.com/2015/02/26/the-study-away-issue/ https://www.nyunews.com/2015/02/25/chance-the-rapper-takes-on-nyu/ https://www.nyunews.com/2015/03/01/historic-new-york-assault-policy-praiseworthy/ WSN...

Hamiltons Soda Fountain was restored to its original 1930s look.

Photo: Soda fountains give taste of the past

February 16, 2015

Hamilton's Soda Fountain was restored to its original 1930s look.

Video: Op Ed Live: Humans of New York

February 11, 2015

Richard Shu leads a conversation bout the latest humanitarian efforts of the Humans of New York blog. Joined by Annie Cohen and Shawn Paik.

Companies like Poland Spring have caught on to the sparkling water trend.

Photo: Sparkling replacement for soda

February 10, 2015

Companies like Poland Spring have caught on to the sparkling water trend.

Video: Weekly Recap: Feb 9

February 9, 2015

TOP STORIES: NYU Secrets Stepping Down: https://www.nyunews.com/2015/02/03/fac... Crowd Funding Tuition: https://www.nyunews.com/2015/02/04/tis... NYU Basketball: https://www.nyunews.com/2015/02/05/bas... https://www.nyunews.com/2015/02/09/wee... WSN...

Video: Op-Ed Live

February 4, 2015

Deputy Opinion Editors Tommy Collison and Matthew Tessler discuss the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and the Western media's response. This video is moderated...

Don’t be fooled by its name: the crust on the one dollar slices at Krust on 14th Street stops it from being the best pizza it can be. Don’t be fooled by its name: the crust on the one dollar slices at Krust on 14th Street stops it from being the best pizza it can be.

Photo: Same price, different slice

February 3, 2015

Don’t be fooled by its name: the crust on the one dollar slices at Krust on 14th Street stops it from being the best pizza it can be. Don’t be fooled by its name: the crust on the one dollar slices...

(From left to right) Scott Korb, Leslie Jamison, Jen Percy and Ben Ratliff discuss sensitive reporting.

Photo: Journalists discuss reporting sensitive topics

February 3, 2015

(From left to right) Scott Korb, Leslie Jamison, Jen Percy and Ben Ratliff discuss sensitive reporting.

Video: Weekly Recap: Jan 26-30

February 2, 2015

The Weeks top stories: MTA fare hike: https://www.nyunews.com/2015/01/29/mta-9/ Core Curriculum Update: https://www.nyunews.com/2015/01/26/cor... 30 under 30: https://www.nyunews.com/2015/01/26/pro... Video...

MTA is increasing the fare by $0.25 in March.

Photo: MTA to increase fares in March

January 29, 2015

MTA is increasing the fare by $0.25 in March.

Winter storm Juno falls on Washington Square Park.

Photo: [UPDATE] Classes after 4 p.m. today and all-day Tuesday canceled due to severe winter storm

January 26, 2015

Winter storm Juno falls on Washington Square Park.

Richard Hsu

Photo: Jules O’Connor

December 11, 2014

Richard Hsu

Video: Weekly Recap: December 1-4

December 8, 2014

Thank you for a great semester! The Weeks top stories: Rape through the lens of a survivor: https://www.nyunews.com/2014/12/04/rape-through-the-lens-of-a-survivor/ Sexual...

Video: Influential Teaser

December 7, 2014

Here is an official teaser for WSN's Influential Issue, presenting the most influential students at NYU. Look out for the issue on stands Dec. 11.

While Bratton discussed the stop-and-frisk policies in New York, protesters gathered at the NYU School of Law.

Photo: Bratton visits NYU Law amid protests

November 25, 2014

While Bratton discussed the stop-and-frisk policies in New York, protesters gathered at the NYU School of Law.

Video: No indictment in Ferguson spurs mass protests

November 25, 2014
Protests were staged around the country after a grand jury decision not to charge officer Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown on Nov. 24.

Video: Weekly Recap: Nov. 17-21

November 24, 2014

Links to stories: Financial aid extended to undocumented students Presidential search committee narrows down nominations NYU Basketball Fringe   Links to...

Video: Weekly Recap: Nov. 10-14

November 17, 2014

Links to stories: Town hall focuses on sexual assault University endowment hits $3.5 billion Campus voices on next NYU president NYU soccer bounced from tournaments...

FRINGE Preview

November 17, 2014

Be sure to pick up FRINGE, on stands Thursday, Nov. 20.

Samuel Rascoff, Dorit Beinisch, Rajesh De, and Jane Harman, left to right, speak at Intelligence Oversight: A Global View that was held at NYU’s Lester Pollack Colloquium Room in Furman Hall.

Photo: Panelists explain US information secrecy

November 4, 2014

Samuel Rascoff, Dorit Beinisch, Rajesh De, and Jane Harman, left to right, speak at Intelligence Oversight: A Global View that was held at NYU’s Lester Pollack Colloquium Room in Furman Hall.

Video: Weekly Recap: Oct. 20-24

October 27, 2014
WSN looks back on last week to highlight some of our top stories of Oct. 20-24.

Weekly Recap: Oct. 13-17

October 20, 2014
Check out a recap of WSN's coverage from the week of Oct. 13-17.
Rows of surveillance cameras line the ceiling at the West Fourth
street MTA station.

Photo: MTA to increase surveillance in subway cars

October 7, 2014

Rows of surveillance cameras line the ceiling at the West Fourth street MTA station.