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All content by Jason Alpert-Wisnia
A performance protestor whose body is covered in red liquid has a pained facial expression.

How to never forget what happened on Sept. 11

A photographer explores acts of reflection two decades after the attack.
Sep 27, 2022

The ceiling of the 14th Street-Union Square station. To the left is a surveillance camera; to the right is a red “Exit” sign.

Photo: New plan to put cameras in every subway car won’t help, students say

Sep 27, 2022

Surveillance cameras are currently in use at the 14th Street-Union Square subway station. The Metropolitan Transit Authority now plans to place them inside train cars. (Jason Alpert-Wisnia for WSN)

A man pitches a ball on the mound in a baseball stadium.

MLB will recognize minor league players’ unionization efforts

MLB announced on Friday that it will voluntarily recognize minor league players’ attempts to unionize in partnership with the Major League Baseball Players Association.
Sep 14, 2022

On Friday Sept. 9, Major League Baseball announced that it would voluntarily recognize minor league players' attempts to unionize under the Major League Baseball Players Association...

Two members of the women’s volleyball team pass a volleyball ball through the net to the opposing team dressed in red.

Women’s volleyball wins NYU Invitational

The Violets swept all three of their opponents over this past weekend to win the NYU Invitational tournament and move to 6-1 for the season.
Sep 12, 2022

For the second consecutive year, the NYU women’s volleyball team won the NYU Invitational, bringing the Violets to a 6-1 record (0.857) for the season so far. The tournament...

Two members of the women’s volleyball team pass a volleyball ball through the net to the opposing team dressed in red.

Women’s volleyball set to host NYU Invitational

After a 3-1 performance at the Pacific Coast Classic last weekend, the Violets will return home for the first time this season to host the NYU Invitational this Friday and Saturday.
Sep 9, 2022

The NYU women’s volleyball team looks to continue its strong start to the fall season heading into this weekend’s NYU Invitational tournament at the Brooklyn Athletic Facility....

A sticky note to the Queen is pasted on a bouquet of flowers amid a memorial.

Photo: Queen Elizabeth II’s death may affect NYU London operations

Sep 9, 2022

Many supporters left flowers and notes for the beloved Queen. (Jason Alpert-Wisnia)