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Edward Franco

Edward Franco, Video Director

Edward Franco is a first-year majoring in journalism and Social and Cultural Analysis at CAS and minoring in documentary and producing at Tisch. He is proud to be a Colombian American originally from the magic city: Miami, Florida. Previously a staff videographer at WSN, Edward loves to capture news stories through the camera with his experience as a student news reporter and multimedia journalist. His reporting interests include politics, transportation and entertainment. You can follow him on Instagram @officialeddyfranco and @EdwardFrancoTV or email him at [email protected]

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Video: Will Wood wants to be authentic, whatever it takes

Avant-pop musician Will Wood talked with WSN about the perils of social media, his upcoming album, “In Case I Make It,” and how his mental health has shaped his music.
April 29, 2022

Songwriting inspiration can come from odd places — even from trapping and poisoning a mouse in one’s kitchen. When musician and artist Will Wood first found the creature last...

Four individuals collectively cut a rainbow ribbon. From left to right they are: Katherine Fleming, Debra Furr-Holden, Dr. Cheryl Healton and Andrew Hamilton.

Video: School of Global Public Health unveils new building, welcomes incoming dean

The school held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open its new building at 708 Broadway.
April 1, 2022

Dozens of NYU community members, including President Andrew Hamilton, gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil the School of Global Public Health’s new building at...

A group of protesters gathered in Times Square and held a large Ukrainian flag between them.

Video: NYC protests denounce Russian invasion of Ukraine

Several demonstrations were held across New York City last week at locations from Russia’s United Nations headquarters to the Ukrainian National Home.
February 28, 2022

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets throughout New York City this last week to stand with Ukraine following Russia’s military invasion. Large protests converged...

Housing Guide 2022

Video: Housing Guide 2022

February 18, 2022

The most recent Student Government Assembly meeting was held on Thursday, Feb. 3. They debated resolutions on transportation costs and housing affordability. (Image via SGA, Staff Illustration by Edward Franco)

Photo: Student gov’t passes resolutions on housing, transport affordability

February 7, 2022

The most recent Student Government Assembly meeting was held on Thursday, Feb. 3. They debated resolutions on transportation costs and housing affordability. (Image via SGA, Staff Illustration by Edward...

Chloe’s Fruit reopened its storefront on 25 E. 17th St. as a part of a collaboration with the wellness brand, Juice Press. (Staff Photo by Edward Franco)

Photo: From chicharrón to cashew-based mac ‘n’ cheese: The ultimate list of vegan restaurants around NYU

January 24, 2022

Chloe’s Fruit reopened its storefront on 25 E. 17th St. as a part of a collaboration with the wellness brand, Juice Press. (Staff Photo by Edward Franco)

(Photo by Camila Ceballos)

Video: Encounters: college apartments

Encounters documents the heartwarming stories of NYU students and members of the surrounding community. This edition features the experiences of three students who live in off-campus apartments.
November 18, 2021

Welcome back to Encounters, a series that documents the lives of NYU students and members of surrounding communities. This time, we’re interviewing students who live in apartments...

Large crowds of activists take to the streets of Downtown Manhattan.

Video: Thousands of students march in NYC Global Climate Strike

Calling on world leaders to take action during this year’s United Nations Climate Week, the New York City chapter of the youth-led climate-advocacy group Fridays For Future organized a strike on Sept. 24.
September 27, 2021

More than 2,000 students and climate activists participated in the Global Climate Strike march last week, which was organized by the New York City chapter of Fridays For Future,...