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Kaiyu (Kevin) Wu

Kaiyu (Kevin) Wu, Multimedia Editor

Kaiyu (Kevin) Wu is a junior double-majoring in journalism and Media, Culture, and Communication with a minor in Web Programming and Application. He is constantly hesitating on whether to take journalism as a major or not. He'll eventually figure it out, hopefully soon.

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Several people stand by the window on the Staten Island Ferry with the sun shining on them. In the background is the downtown Manhattan skyline.

The most picturesque MetroCard rides in New York City

The best views of the city skyline only cost $2.75.
Kevin Wu, Multimedia Editor Mar 27, 2023

The exterior of N.Y.U. Langone’s Tisch Hospital and the Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Pavilion.

Photo: Air quality ‘hazardous’ in North Brooklyn, says NYU study

Mar 8, 2023

File photo: NYU Langone’s campus on First Avenue. (Kevin Wu for WSN)

The exterior of N.Y.U.’s Lipton Hall with two N.Y.U. flags. The building is covered with red bricks and there are several cars parked outside the entrance.

Photo: Ranked: Dorm Hookup Spots

Feb 26, 2023

(Kevin Wu for WSN)

N.Y.U president-designate Linda Mills hugs a woman wearing a black suit.

Photo: NYU’s new president on the university’s future and affirmative action

Feb 16, 2023

Linda Mills meets with NYU administrators on Feb. 15, the day the university announced that she had been chosen as its next president. (Kevin Wu for WSN)

N.Y.U president-designate Linda Mills in a conversation with Cecil Scheib, the university’s chief sustainability officer, who is wearing a black suit. Mills is wearing a gray jacket with an N.Y.U pin on the collar.

Photo: NYU’s new president on the university’s future and affirmative action

Feb 16, 2023

President-designate Linda Mills speaks with Cecil Scheib, NYU’s chief sustainability officer, during a meet-and-greet event for administrative staff at the Kimmel Center for...

A woman stands with her left hand in the air. She is wearing a black blazer with grid patterns on the. She has short, brown hair.

Photo: NYU appoints Linda Mills, a longtime administrator, as next president

Feb 15, 2023

Linda Mills meets with NYU administrators on Feb. 15, the day the university announced that she had been chosen as its next president. (Kevin Wu for WSN)

A large, blue, plastic water jug against a blue gradient background. On the jug is a label reading “Pure Life.”

Photo: How to shoot your shot without taking shots

Feb 15, 2023

Your heart needs water to function. (Photoillustration by Kevin Wu)

A small room with a grand piano wrapped in a white covering, placed against a wall. On the wall are gray acoustic panels made of fabric.

Photo: Despite months of student outcry, music ed. admissions still at a standstill

Feb 13, 2023

Students are petitioning to keep the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development’s Music Education program. (Kevin Wu for WSN)

The lobby of N.Y.U.’s Law School. There is a spiral staircase on the right and an entrance to a student lounge on the left. In the middle is a purple sign with the text “Designated Eating Area.”

Photo: NYU Law to bolster security after fake ID incident last fall

Feb 9, 2023

File photo: the lobby of the NYU Law School in October 2021. (Kevin Wu for WSN)

A laptop screen displaying the user interface of the artificial intelligence writing tool “Chat G.P.T.” with the prompt “write New York University’s academic integrity policy on using chat G.P.T.” on the top.

Photo: ChatGPT is here — what’s NYU doing about it?

Feb 2, 2023

NYU’s academic integrity policy does not currently mention the use of ChatGPT in coursework. (Kevin Wu for WSN)

A man with short hair and a patterned, white shirt talking to a woman wearing a blue coat. In between them is a book signing table with several stacks of books and a small sign reading “You are a global citizen.”

Photo: Insider tips for the best spring break trips

Feb 1, 2023

Travel YouTuber and author Damon Dominique. (Kevin Wu for WSN)

Two students lining up in front of a food station inside a university dining hall. A television above the counter shows that the counter serves Indian food.

Photo: Opinion: Dear NYU Eats, samosas are not protein

Feb 1, 2023

The Chaat House food station at the Palladium dining hall. (Kevin Wu for WSN)

A large open lobby with two stripes of lights on the ceiling. There are white tables on the left side and red sofa chairs on the right side. On the wall to the right hangs an art installation with strands of colorful wires.

What’s inside NYU’s $1.2 billion Paulson Center

NYU’s largest building will begin to host classes on Jan. 23, over 16 years after the university unveiled plans for the massive construction project.
Tori Morales and Kevin Wu Jan 22, 2023

A tall building complex with a glass exterior in daylight with traffic passing in front of the building.

Photo: 181 Mercer named John A. Paulson Center after donation from hedge fund billionaire

Dec 14, 2022

NYU’s flagship development project, 181 Mercer Street, is scheduled to open in January. (Kevin Wu for WSN)

A photo of the outside of the NYU Law School building. A man wearing a mask is seen walking outside the front door into the courtyard.

Photo: Trespasser uses fake NYU ID to access law school dorm

Dec 20, 2022

An unidentified man accessed an NYU Law building at least one time last month using a fraudulent NYU ID. (Kevin Wu for WSN)