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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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Cora Lee Womble-Miesner stands in front of the exposed brick walls in her bedroom filled with books and other trinkets. She says theres a clear wealth divide at NYU in terms of how and where students live. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

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

Feb 21, 2019

Cora Lee Womble-Miesner stands in front of the exposed brick walls in her bedroom filled with books and other trinkets. She says there's a clear wealth divide at NYU in terms of how and where students...

Siblings Ruby (left) and Joe Gary (right) live in Brittany Residence Hall with their parents, Brett Gary and Amy Brett, who are the faculty fellows in-residence. They moved to the residence hall when Ruby was 12 and Joe was just leaving for college. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Photo: The Suite Life of Faculty Children

Feb 21, 2019

Siblings Ruby (left) and Joe Gary (right) live in Brittany Residence Hall with their parents, Brett Gary and Amy Brett, who are the faculty fellows in-residence. They moved to the residence hall when Ruby...

Tisch sophomore Megan Jeter sits with her emotional support animal Phoebe on the floor of her room in Alumni Residence Hall.(Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Photo: The Secret Life of Emotional Support Animals

Feb 21, 2019

Tisch sophomore Megan Jeter sits with her emotional support animal Phoebe on the floor of her room in Alumni Residence Hall.(Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Jeter kisses her emotional support cat, Phoebe, who lives with her in Alumni Residence Hall. Jeter was inspired by her previous roommate who had an emotional support animal. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Photo: The Secret Life of Emotional Support Animals

Feb 21, 2019

Jeter kisses her emotional support cat, Phoebe, who lives with her in Alumni Residence Hall. Jeter was inspired by her previous roommate who had an emotional support animal. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

When not in a wheelchair, Brian uses ergonomic canes to help him move short distances. Sometimes, he gets help from his friends with getting his wheelchair into subway carts, however, navigating New York for him became a habit. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Photo: Overcoming Inaccessibility

Jan 28, 2019

When not in a wheelchair, Brian uses ergonomic canes to help him move short distances. Sometimes, he gets help from his friends with getting his wheelchair into subway carts, however, navigating New York...

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Photo: Zella Christenson | The Queen of Food Studies

Dec 6, 2018

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Photo: Tim Sebastian | The Man Behind the Spotlight

Dec 6, 2018

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Photo: Omer Malik | A Quiet Force for Good

Dec 5, 2018

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Photo: Mark Yokoyama | The Nuclear Reactor

Dec 5, 2018

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Photo: Kyra-Lee Harry | Engineering an Image

Dec 6, 2018

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Photo: Kat Facchini | Welcome Week Warrior

Dec 5, 2018

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Photo: Eric Gelb | Almost Famous

Dec 6, 2018

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Photo: Aree Worawongwasu | A Journey Home

Dec 6, 2018

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Photo: Anesu Nyatanga | Love Actionably

Dec 6, 2018

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Zero-waste groceries purchased at the 4th Street Food Co-Op. The only new packaging that was purchased was a single glass bottle. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

How to Eat With Zero Waste

Oct 22, 2018

People normally need a couple seconds to process after I tell them that I don’t create any trash. To be fair, I throw things out here and there. Maybe a plastic label off of...

Parents enjoy sending their kids little trinkets and snacks to remind them of home.

Photo: Sending Love From Home

Oct 1, 2018

Parents enjoy sending their kids little trinkets and snacks to remind them of home.

An IEC protestors sign in the Kimmel Center for University Life on Wednesday.

Photo: With Its Contract Expiring, Student Activists Advocate for End to Aramark

Sep 26, 2018

An IEC protestor's sign in the Kimmel Center for University Life on Wednesday.

CAS sophomore Michelle Xu poses with her prayer plant, one of her six total, in her dorm room in Palladium Residence Hall.

Photo: Plant Parenthood: Starting a Green Family

Sep 17, 2018

CAS sophomore Michelle Xu poses with her prayer plant, one of her six total, in her dorm room in Palladium Residence Hall.

Naersiling S/S 2019

Naersiling S/S 2019

Sep 12, 2018
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