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Nina Jang

Nina Jang, Digital Director

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Afraz Khan

Afraz Khan

Revealing Beauty in Islam
Dec 8, 2016

Afraz Khan gazed up into a crowded staircase during the NYU Rise Above Hate Rally. He was met with a sea of faces, eager to hear him continue reading in poetic verse. “I see...

Past, Present, Future: Generations of NYU

Past, Present, Future: Generations of NYU

May 2, 2016

There are two ways to interpret the word "generation:" as the collective of people born during a certain era, or as a production of something. As a university, NYU has experienced...

Looking Out for the First-Generation Students of NYU

May 2, 2016
NYU has sought to help first generation students transition into the college experience through several mentorship programs.
During the rally in Washington Square Park on April 16, CAS professor Colette Mazzucelli and her students created an installation of placards and candles.

Art Makes its Mark in Times of Crisis

Apr 18, 2016
A look at how NYU students and faculty use visual arts to raise awareness about the Syrian Refugee Crisis.
Making Noise: Musicians at NYU

Making Noise: Musicians at NYU

Apr 11, 2016

Every month, my tiny apartment transforms into a sanctuary for a night of sharing words, thoughts and lyrics. At these open mics, I am pleasantly stunned by the number of friends...

The Game of Telephone: Musicians Edition

Apr 11, 2016
WSN spoke with seven upcoming bands and solo artists and compiled a playlist of songs by these musicians. As a twist, each musician had the chance to recommend or “telephone” a tune or album to another NYU artist.
NYU Tandon associate professor Jin Kim Montclare has been named a 2016 Rising Star of chemical engineering.

Q&A: Tandon Professor a Rising Star in STEM

Mar 22, 2016
A Q&A with NYU Tandon professor and 2016 Rising Star award winner, Jin Kim Montclare.
Christopher Cole

Christopher Cole

Mar 10, 2016

Under the fluorescent glow of blue and pink lights surrounded by meticulously decorated walls, a sea of young people filled the room, swaying to the smooth music heard above the...

Jazz Music Venues for the Night Owl

Jazz Music Venues for the Night Owl

Feb 28, 2016
Quiet music venues like jazz and piano bars.
Washington Square Village

Washington Square Village

Feb 25, 2016

Residency: Graduate Estimated yearly cost: $15,884 - $27,160 Low-cost rooms available: No Commute to class: 5 minutes Nearby subways: A, C, E, F, M, N, R, 6 Shuttle: No Located...

Late Night Munchies And Hangover Remedies

Feb 16, 2016
Whether you're partying or hungover this restaurant guide has you covered.
Robert Jackson

Robert Jackson

Dec 10, 2015
Tisch senior Robert Jackson believes acting is an agent of change. He has sought to use his own story to give voices to members of the black and Latino communities he identifies with.
Walking Through Galleries, Dazed and Confused

Walking Through Galleries, Dazed and Confused

Oct 26, 2015
Get high and check out these four spots to take in some art.
Sang Baes illustration of the cartoon “We Bare Bears”.

Staff Recommendations: Cartoons

Sep 16, 2015
Watch these WSN-recommended cartoons of young and old for some good old-fashioned hilarity.
The Front door of the NYU LGBTQ Center at Kimmel 602

LGBTQ Student Center welcomes new director

Aug 28, 2015
Jon Hurst was appointed director of the LGBT Center.
There is a lot of work to do before taking the keys to a new apartment.

Tips for finding your next apartment

Mar 26, 2015
The search for an apartment may seem daunting and overwhelming but by keeping a few tips in mind, the process will become immensely easier.
Jake Rosenberg is an award winning playwright and one of the youngest authors of a work to have been accepted into the National Holocaust Theater Archive thanks to his most recent off-Broadway production in NYC, the self directed Muse of Fire.

Jake Rosenberg

Mar 11, 2015

Behind the massive, intricate doors of Lillie’s Irish pub, Jake Rosenberg sits in a booth with burgundy velvet seats surrounded by a collection of Victorian-era ornaments and...

The Weekend: March 6-8

Mar 5, 2015
Welcome in March with a memorable weekend with some Sinatra, Björk, and Klimt.

Travel tips

Feb 26, 2015

Before you can start the memorable experience of studying away, you first have to pack. To reduce any existing stress and put to rest any questions, consider the advice of fellow...

Project Pengyou aims to connect students abroad and in the city.

Student group aims for cultural understanding

Dec 4, 2014
Driven by a passion to increase study-away initiatives in Shanghai and Beijing, CAS junior Nicole Burke and CAS sophomore Kate Maleski have established the NYU club chapter of Project Pengyou.
Juniors’ musical startup skyrockets after competition

Juniors’ musical startup skyrockets after competition

Nov 17, 2014
Founded by Stern junior Rohit Mittal and CAS junior Lindsay Heatley, Mitley is a website where musicians can rent out their equipment for a daily fee.
Pop-ups rise, provide unique shopping

Pop-ups rise, provide unique shopping

Nov 12, 2014
With brands and retailers constantly seeking creative ways to expand their reach, the concept of pop-up shops has become a strategic phenomenon that has been gaining popularity.
Soko discusses new  album, crazy concerts

Soko discusses new album, crazy concerts

Oct 28, 2014
French songstress Soko chatted with WSN about her forthcoming album, "Dreams Dictate My Reality."
Class with Michael Stipe blends media, art

Class with Michael Stipe blends media, art

Oct 27, 2014
Overseen by Michael Stipe, lead singer of R.E.M., the "New Sights, New Noise" class's exhibition has opened dialogue between NYU students, faculty and members of the art community.
Wagner student to speak at UN

Wagner student to speak at UN

Sep 29, 2014

Aram Barra, a student of Wagner’s Global Executive MPA, is pioneering change on drug legalization policies worldwide. Barra has been invited to the 2016 U.N. General Assembly...

Grungy Gentleman Spring/Summer 2015

Sep 4, 2014
Grungy Gentleman's Spring/Summer 2015 collection mixed casual separates with masculine tailoring on the runway.