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Manasa Gudavalli

Manasa Gudavalli, Editor-in-Chief

Manasa Gudavalli is a fourth-year studying a strange combination of psychology, mathematics, journalism, and chemistry. You can find them on Instagram @manasa.gudavalli and @gudavalli.photography.

All content by Manasa Gudavalli
Taylor Swift stands on a black platform onstage with a microphone in hand, surrounded by smoke and red light. A white spotlight shines on her as she performs, wearing a black bodysuit with one pant leg and sleeve as well as black boots.

What to know before you go: The Eras Tour

Swifties, here's the ultimate survival guide to seeing Taylor Swift in all of her eras. “1, 2, 3, let’s go bitch!”
Natalie Thomas and Manasa Gudavalli May 26, 2023

A wide view of the N.Y.U Stern graduation ceremony. Goldman Sachs C.E.O. David Solomon — wearing a purple robe with a white collar — speaks behind a podium. Flowers surround him, and people in purple robes sit on stage. There is a full audience watching the stage, most people wearing graduation caps and robes.

Photo: ‘Life is a marathon, not a sprint’: Goldman Sachs CEO at Stern graduation

May 19, 2023

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon addresses the Stern 2023 undergraduate class. (Manasa Gudavalli for WSN)

The exterior of Le Fournil bakery. A banner with white text reads “Boulangerie” in blue, red and white, the color of the French flag, sits above the entrance.

Photo: The best French bakeries in New York City

May 5, 2023

(Manasa Gudavalli for WSN)

A stall at a flea market with many boxes holding different types of stones and crystals on a table. There are yellow price tags next to some of the boxes. People are browsing the stall in the back.

Photo: The best outdoor flea markets to visit this spring

Apr 27, 2023

(Manasa Gudavalli for WSN)

Chair-elect Ryan Carney poses for a photo.

Photo: Ryan Carney elected next NYU student government chair

Apr 14, 2023

Ryan Carney, chair-elect of NYU’s Student Government Assembly. (Manasa Gudavalli for WSN)

Members of the student government gathered in the senate to vote on a new chair. A screen displays “General Discussion.”

Photo: Ryan Carney elected next NYU student government chair

Apr 14, 2023

NYU’s Student Government Assembly elected Ryan Carney as its next chairperson. (Manasa Gudavalli for WSN)

An illustration of a COVID-19 vaccination card in the background with a half-full syringe on the left in the foreground and a bottle reading “COVID-19 VACCINE BOOSTER” on the right.

Photo: NYU to drop COVID-19 vaccine requirement

Apr 5, 2023

(Illustration by Manasa Gudavalli)

Andrew Hamilton, a man in a black suit, laughing.

Photo: ‘I feel like I’m attending my own funeral,’ Hamilton says at farewell event

Mar 31, 2023

NYU president Andrew Hamilton mingled with event attendees after the Student Government Assembly farewell chat.(Manasa Gudavalli for WSN)

Judith Heumann wearing N.Y.U’s commencement robe and red-framed glasses waves to the crowd.

Photo: Judith Heumann, disability rights activist who spoke at NYU graduation, dies at 75

Mar 5, 2023

File photo: Judith Heumann at NYU’s commencement in May 2022. (Manasa Gudavalli for WSN)

The interior of a restaurant with a plant and an upside-down barstool. Next to the plant is a blackboard with the text “Jadis” written with chalk on it.

Photo: Booze on a budget: Happy hour spots near NYU

Mar 3, 2023

(Manasa Gudavalli for WSN)

A woman in a black jacket is passing in front of a glass window. Behind the window is a bright yellow neon sign which reads “ChickenHawk” in all capital letters, along with a large photo of Nashville fried chicken and a list of various food items.

Photo: ChickenHawk: The West Village’s spiciest, sweetest and most affordable chicken

Feb 23, 2023

ChickenHawk offers high quality food with reasonable prices. (Manasa Gudavalli for WSN)

The interior of an ice cream shop with shiny, heart-shaped decorations. There is a scaled-up ice cream cone on the right side.

Photo: Here’s the scoop on the best ice cream in NYC

Feb 20, 2023

(Manasa Gudavalli for WSN)

Two tall rows of storage units of different sizes. The doors to the units are red and locked.

Photo: Opinion: NYU can improve students' lives with summer dorm storage

Feb 13, 2023

NYU is not doing enough to help with student storage needs. (Manasa Gudavalli for WSN)

A protesting worker speaks into a microphone in front of N.B.C headquarters.

NBC journalists walk out over unfair labor practices

NBC journalists went on a 24-hour strike on Feb. 9 following unsuccessful contract negotiations with the company’s management.
Manasa Gudavalli , Editor at-Large Feb 10, 2023