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Louis Rodriguez

Louis Rodriguez, Humor Editor

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HUMOR: Best Friends Think Rooming Together Is a Great Idea

HUMOR: Best Friends Think Rooming Together Is a Great Idea

February 5, 2018
Despite warnings, best friends room together anyway.
HUMOR: No One Shows Up to Funeral for Print Journalism

HUMOR: No One Shows Up to Funeral for Print Journalism

January 29, 2018
Each day those of us at WSN mourn the loss of print journalism as we create a printed newspaper every Sunday night.
Matthew Broderick likes jazz.

Photo: HUMOR: Shocked Student Discovers Matthew Broderick in Bee Movie

November 16, 2017

Matthew Broderick likes jazz.

A squirrel gets ready to speed up his hibernation.

Photo: HUMOR: Park Squirrels Stock Up on Cocaine for the Winter

November 14, 2017

A squirrel gets ready to speed up his hibernation.

NYU engineering students successfully clone the former stars of hit Disney show “Suite Life of Zack & Cody.”

HUMOR: NYU Engineers Clone New Set of Sprouse Twins

November 8, 2017
It's you and me, and me and you, and you and me, and me and you, we got the whole place to ourselves.
Traumatized trash can cant take it anymore

Photo: HUMOR: Overflowing Dorm Trash Can Unable to Hold On Much Longer

October 31, 2017

Traumatized trash can can't take it anymore

Professor Samuel Berger routes a path through Washington Square Park using quantum computing.

Photo: HUMOR: Cutting Through Washington Square Only ‘Sometimes’ Faster, Experts Say

October 24, 2017

Professor Samuel Berger routes a path through Washington Square Park using quantum computing.

Bertram and his famous chocolate-chip cookies

Photo: HUMOR: Genius Rat Chef Secret to Lipton’s Cookies

October 24, 2017

Bertram and his famous chocolate-chip cookies

Tisch freshman Samuel Stucky has lost his ability to poop since losing his cell phone.

HUMOR: Constipated Freshman Without Phone Loses Ability to Poop

October 19, 2017
Students lead campaign to help constipated student.
Hopeful senior Chris Stert camps out by door hoping to be first inside his own bedroom.

HUMOR: Senior Living in Single Room Still Manages to Get Sexiled

October 10, 2017
Yet another instance of sexiling leaves Stern senior feeling lonely.
Jesus Christ, Michael Jackson and Rosa Parks decided to brave the incredibly long line for over-hyped cookie dough.

Photo: HUMOR: Right Side of History Shuts Down Two-Hour-Long Cookie Dough Line

September 22, 2017

Jesus Christ, Michael Jackson and Rosa Parks decided to brave the incredibly long line for over-hyped cookie dough.

HUMOR: Pigeon Man Grants Final Wish Before Flying South For Winter

HUMOR: Pigeon Man Grants Final Wish Before Flying South For Winter

September 18, 2017
One of Washington Square Park's most notable figures is getting ready to fly south for the winter.
Spotted nearby campus: not Alec Baldwin

HUMOR: Alec Baldwin: ‘Just let Me Walk My Dogs in Peace’

September 13, 2017
Alec Baldwin just wants to be left alone.
Required Writing Class Needs Updating

Required Writing Class Needs Updating

April 17, 2017
Too many students find Writing the Essay nebulous and rigid, revealing that the course's structure needs to be revised.
Democrats Have Shot Themselves in the Foot

Democrats Have Shot Themselves in the Foot

April 6, 2017
The Democratic filibuster, which intended to put Merrick Garland back in the running as a Supreme Court Justice, is directly responsible for the Senate Republicans going nuclear to push through Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.
From left to right, Professor John Canemaker, Professor Dean Lennert, Disney storyboard artist Isabelle Gedigk and Dreamworks 3D animator Garrett Lewis discuss how the animation industry is like. The event, hosted by the Student Animation League, occurred on March 29.

Drawing up to Disney and DreamWorks

April 3, 2017
The NYU Student Animation League recently hosted Tisch alums Isabelle Gedigk, a Disney Television story artist, and Garrett Lewis, a 3D animator at DreamWorks production to speak to students about how they each made their dreams work.
A statue in NYUs Catholic Center observes students as they make their decisions on what to give up for Lent.

Sacrifice in the City

March 29, 2017
In the midst of the Lent season, some Christian members of the NYU community describe what Lent is, what is means to them and what they're giving up.
Get Off the Liberal High Horse

Get Off the Liberal High Horse

March 27, 2017
Young progressives who are preaching compassionate politics must also make an effort to understand viewpoints intensely different from their own.