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Katie Peurrung

Katie Peurrung, Under the Arch Multimedia Editor

Katie Peurrung is a Gallatin sophomore concentrating in Photo Politics. In addition to working at WSN, she photographs for various roasters in the New York coffee scene and also interns for a sustainability start-up called Seastraws. She is originally from Washington state, but has been enjoying living the East Coast life for the last two years. Beyond photography, her interests include zero-waste living, gardening and her dog, Deena. You can find her on Instagram @katie.rose.peurrung, and on Twitter @photosalad.

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Katie Peurrung

Katie Peurrung

May 8, 2020

Washington Square News gave me a place to work passionately with a group of like-minded people who quickly became my best friends. I would never have accomplished as much as I...

Tisch students have been advocating for tuition reimbursement since the transition to remote learning due to COVID-19. However, students are being offered small fee refunds instead. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Photo: Expecting Tuition Reimbursement, Tisch Students Receive Fee Refunds Instead

April 13, 2020

Tisch students have been advocating for tuition reimbursement since the transition to remote learning due to COVID-19. However, students are being offered small fee refunds instead. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Left to right: guitarist Brian Robert Jones, Ezra Koenig, Chris Baio and touring guitarist Greta Morgan, of Vampire Weekend. The band played an impromptu acoustic show in Washington Square Park on the release day of their new album Father of the Bride. (Staff photo by Katie Peurrung)

Photo: Vampire Weekend Plays Surprise WSP Set

May 3, 2019

Left to right: guitarist Brian Robert Jones, Ezra Koenig, Chris Baio and touring guitarist Greta Morgan, of Vampire Weekend. The band played an impromptu acoustic show in Washington Square Park on the...

On the Bobst Lower Level, waste receptacles are clearly marked for proper for landfill items and mixed recycling. Single-stream recycling is when various types of waste like aluminum and plastic are disposed of in one bin rather than separately. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Photo: Busting the Myth About NYU Recycling

April 22, 2019

On the Bobst Lower Level, waste receptacles are clearly marked for proper for landfill items and mixed recycling. Single-stream recycling is when various types of waste like aluminum and plastic are disposed...

De Lune is a natural remedy for period pain. (Staff Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Photo: To Maintain Wellness, Students Turn to Plants

April 22, 2019

De Lune is a natural remedy for period pain. (Staff Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Gallatin first-year Madeline DeJong poses in a color block dress that she designed for the Annual Gallatin Fashion Show. Her designs closed out this years show. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Photo: Fringe Spring 2019 | One Last Dance

April 25, 2019

Gallatin first-year Madeline DeJong poses in a color block dress that she designed for the Annual Gallatin Fashion Show. Her designs closed out this year's show. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

APPLY YOURSELF | Karchin works as a freelance makeup artist on experimental and editorial projects. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Photo: How a Prom Gig Turned Into a Career

April 25, 2019

APPLY YOURSELF | Karchin works as a freelance makeup artist on experimental and editorial projects. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

(Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Photo: Arts Issue | Spring 2019

April 4, 2019

(Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Tisch Dance M.F.A. candidate Luca Renzi Smith has VOGUE tattooed on the back of his neck. Although hes been trained in ballet, he prefers hip-hop and vogue. (Photo by Katie Peurrung, Collage by Sophia Di Iorio, Additional Images via the New York Public Library)

Photo: Luca Renzi Smith | From Bethlehem to Bleecker Street, It’s Queer Dance Jesus

April 4, 2019

Tisch Dance M.F.A. candidate Luca Renzi Smith has "VOGUE" tattooed on the back of his neck. Although he's been trained in ballet, he prefers hip-hop and vogue. (Photo by Katie Peurrung, Collage by Sophia...

Tisch senior Danielle Braga Jones cities photographer Nan Goldin as one of her inspirations. (Photo by Katie Peurrung, Collage by Sophia Di Iorio, Additional Photos Courtesy of Danielle Braga Jones)

Photo: Danielle Braga Jones | A Brazilian Bostonian Photographs New York City

April 4, 2019

Tisch senior Danielle Braga Jones cities photographer Nan Goldin as one of her inspirations. (Photo by Katie Peurrung, Collage by Sophia Di Iorio, Additional Photos Courtesy of Danielle Braga Jones)

Tisch senior Alexandra Muhawi-Ho identifies filmmaker Richard Linklater as one of her primary influences. Linklater is best known for his portrayal of bluntly quotidian experiences. (Photo by Katie Peurrung, Collage by Sophia Di Iorio, Additional Images via the New York Public Library)

Photo: Alexandra Muhawi-Ho | Arab-Chinese Filmmaker Seizes Freedom of Choice

April 4, 2019

Tisch senior Alexandra Muhawi-Ho identifies filmmaker Richard Linklater as one of her primary influences. Linklater is best known for his portrayal of bluntly quotidian experiences. (Photo by Katie Peurrung,...

(Photo by Katie Peurrung, Design by Sophia Di Iorio)

Photo: Lesi Hreb | The Assertive yet Humble Idealist

March 14, 2019

(Photo by Katie Peurrung, Design by Sophia Di Iorio)

(Photo by Katie Peurrung, Design by Sophia Di Iorio)

Photo: Natalia Bell | Sparking Change in Film

March 14, 2019

(Photo by Katie Peurrung, Design by Sophia Di Iorio)

Sparking Change in Film

Photo: Natalia Bell | Sparking Change in Film

March 14, 2019

Sparking Change in Film

Never Himself

Photo: Matthew Friend | Never Himself

March 14, 2019

Never Himself

Creating Her Own Seat at the Table

Photo: Ma Qing | Creating Her Own Seat at the Table

March 14, 2019

Creating Her Own Seat at the Table

Stepping out of the Pigeonhole and Flying High

Photo: Derin Caglar | Stepping Out Of the Pigeonhole and Flying High

March 14, 2019

Stepping out of the Pigeonhole and Flying High

The Connoisseur of Contemporary Quality

Photo: Ben Neiley | The Connoisseur of Contemporary Quality

March 14, 2019

The Connoisseur of Contemporary Quality

The Fast-Talking, Fast-Walking Local Canvasser

Photo: Justin Chae | The Fast-Talking, Fast-Walking Local Canvasser

March 14, 2019

The Fast-Talking, Fast-Walking Local Canvasser

(Photo by Katie Peurrung, Design by Sophia Di Iorio)

Photo: Maame Boatemaa | The Solo Traveler

March 14, 2019

(Photo by Katie Peurrung, Design by Sophia Di Iorio)

Kudaibergen vlogs outside of Steinhardts Barney building, decked out in NYU apparel. In recent months, her channel has primarily consisted of NYU-related content. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Photo: NY-YouTube

March 4, 2019

Kudaibergen vlogs outside of Steinhardt's Barney building, decked out in NYU apparel. In recent months, her channel has primarily consisted of NYU-related content. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Elena sits near her family’s balcony opening gifts from residents who came to celebrate her 10th birthday with her. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Photo: The Suite Life of Faculty Children

February 21, 2019

Elena sits near her family’s balcony opening gifts from residents who came to celebrate her 10th birthday with her. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Arbacher sits at her desk in the NYU Writing Center where she edits paper for fellow students. This on-campus job, in addition to tutoring students in music theory and money she saved up over the summer, helps her pay for her living expenses. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Photo: The Monthly Grind: Paying Your Own Rent in New York City

February 21, 2019

Arbacher sits at her desk in the NYU Writing Center where she edits paper for fellow students. This on-campus job, in addition to tutoring students in music theory and money she saved up over the summer,...