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Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

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Hillary Clinton speaking with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at PEN World Voices Festival.

Hillary Clinton Speaks Candidly at PEN World Voices

April 27, 2018
Hillary Clinton sat down with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ("Americanah") at PEN World Voices Festival on Sunday to discuss the importance of free speech and free press.
Ron Chernow, author of Alexander Hamilton” and “Washington: A Life among other bestsellers, talked to Chris Hayes in a book talk hosted by the PEN World Voices Festival on 22 Apr. 2018 at the Cooper Union.

Ron Chernow Explores ‘Grant’ at PEN World Voices

April 24, 2018
Acclaimed biographer Ron Chernow sat down with MSNBC host Chris Hayes at PEN World Voices Festival this past Sunday to discuss the book “Grant.”
The Gallatin Arts Festival is a week-long, community-wide celebration of the unique artistry and interdisciplinary scholarship of students at NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Studies.

Gallatin Arts Festival Sheds Light on Star Students

April 16, 2018
Last week, the 2018 Gallatin Arts Festival showcased student talent across multiple disciplines. The festival, which originated almost three decades ago, featured both visual and performance art from students within the Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
Gizel Jiménez and Daphne Rubin-Vega in the new musical “Miss You Like Hell”.

‘Miss You Like Hell’ Is A Dynamic, Matchless Triumph

April 13, 2018
Erin McKeown and Quiara Alegría Hudes’ new musical, “Miss You Like Hell," tells the story of a mother-daughter relationship as they take a week long, cross country road trip.
Lorde headlined the Melodrama tour Wednesday night in Barclays Center.

Staff Recs: Best Lorde Songs

April 6, 2018
In honor of the Melodrama Tour's stop in Brooklyn on Wednesday night, WSN has compiled a list of the best Lorde songs.
Theater of Cruelty Assaults Its Audience

Theater of Cruelty Assaults Its Audience

April 5, 2018
Antonin Artaud's ideas about "Theater of Cruelty" have provided the foundation for modern political theater pieces.
Paul Auster, author of 4321.

Paul Auster Considers Conflict and Authorship in Discussion About New Book

February 28, 2018
Author Paul Auster discussed his newest book at Symphony Space on Feb. 22 with a special reading from the novel by Michael Stuhlbarg.
Orchestra at MCP’s Broadway Classics at Carnegie Hall on Feb. 20.

‘Broadway Classics in Concert:’ A Night With the Stars at Carnegie

February 26, 2018
“Broadway Classics in Concert" at Carnegie Hall featured musical selections from the best of Broadway performed by its brightest stars.
NYU student holds the poster for “50th and 4th,” a new comedy by New York playwright Mike Lemme.

‘50th & 4th’ Proves Frigid Festival Has Warm Potential

February 20, 2018
New York playwright Mike Lemme debuted his newest comedy, “50th & 4th,” Wednesday night, as part of the 2018 Frigid Festival.
Staff Recs: Best Songs to Cry To

Staff Recs: Best Songs to Cry To

February 9, 2018
The WSN Staff compiled a playlist of the best songs to cry to this Valentine's Day. Sit back, relax and feel all the feels.
An actor from “Not Clown” by the Pigeonholed Theater Company. The show ran last weekend at the Robert Moss Theater in SoHo.

The Haunting Inception of ‘Not Clown’

January 29, 2018
Tisch alumni Justin Cimino and Sasha Lazare wanted to find uncommon ways to tell relevant stories and inspire conversation. Their NYC-based non-profit theater company, Pigeonholed Theater Company, did just that with its recent haunting production of "Not Clown."
The New York Theater Festival will host their annual Winterfest Fest from Jan. 2 - Mar. 4. This year CAS sophomore, Cayla Berejikian, will have her original production for ‘End of April’ performed on Feb. 22, 23 and 25 at the Hudson Guild Theater.

NYU Students Compete at Winterfest

January 22, 2018
The New York Theater Festival is currently holding its Winterfest competition, and on the docket this year is an original production from CAS sophomore Cayla Berejikian.
Staff Writer Emily Fagel interviews a different student at NYUDC in her weekly NYUDC Political Portraits column. This week features NYUSH senior Haider Ali, who is studying political science.

NYUDC Political Portraits: Haider Ali

December 14, 2017
In the final week of the NYUDC Political Portraits column, Emily Fagel interviews Haider Ali.
Staff Writer Emily Fagel interviews a different student at NYUDC in her weekly NYUDC Political Portraits column. This week features NYUSH senior Haider Ali, who is studying political science.

NYUDC Political Portraits: Eileen Garcia

November 30, 2017
This week, our columnist Emily Fagel writes about Eileen Garcia — how she identifies politically and why.
Staff Writer Emily Fagel interviews a different student at NYUDC in her weekly NYUDC Political Portraits column. This week features NYUSH senior Haider Ali, who is studying political science.

NYUDC Political Portraits: Angelina Quezada

October 19, 2017
This week, our D.C. columnist Emily Fagel speaks with Steinhardt junior Angelina Quezada.
Rudy Songs parents identify very differently politically. He was influenced by them, but is also independent in his beliefs.

NYUDC Political Portraits: Blair Chapman

October 6, 2017
This week, our staff writer Emily Fagel interviewed Tisch sophomore Blair Chapman. He has lived in several different places in the world, and his different homes have shaped his political views.
Rudy Songs parents identify very differently politically. He was influenced by them, but is also independent in his beliefs.

NYUDC Political Portraits: Ryan Trumbauer

September 28, 2017
This week our columnist interviews member of the NYU College Democrats Ryan Trumbauer. They talk about where his political ideologies stemmed from, his thoughts on the political environment on campus and how to become more engaged at NYU.
Staff Writer Emily Fagel interviews a different student at NYUDC in her weekly NYUDC Political Portraits column. This week features NYUSH senior Haider Ali, who is studying political science.

NYUDC Political Portraits: Lizbeth Pantoja

September 21, 2017
As a part of a her new series, Emily Fagel profiles one of the students studying at NYU's campus in D.C., focusing on diversity in political beliefs.
Students suddenly flooded Kimmel on Friday for a general protest. Anybody was allowed to protest anything they wanted, as long as they showed solidarity.

Protests on Kimmel Stairs for No Reason, ‘We’re Just Angry’

April 1, 2017
Students began protesting for no reason in Kimmel today: lines too long in the dining hall, immigration bans and everything else in between.
University Hall

University Hall

February 23, 2017

Residency: Undergraduate Estimated yearly cost: $15,884 Low-cost rooms available: No Commute to class: 15-20 minute walk to WSP, 25-35 minute subway ride to Tandon Nearby...

What I Noticed About Not Being Noticed

What I Noticed About Not Being Noticed

January 30, 2017
Most students’ first week in New York City was strange and overwhelming. But in retrospect, that week was overwhelmed by one specific feeling: anonymity.