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Ryan Walker

Ryan Walker, Social Media Editor

Ryan Walker is a junior in Gallatin concentrating on the intersections of photography and themes of justice. As a military kid who’s moved every two years, she has no hometown, but has been fortunate enough to live and travel worldwide. Outside of school, she works as an admissions ambassador and holds multiple leadership roles in her sorority Alpha Sigma Tau. In her free time, Ryan loves working with youth, baking or getting brunch with friends (she’s biased toward Follia and Grey Dog). You can find her on Instagram @ryankwalker.

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One year ago today, domestic terrorists in support of former President Donald Trump stormed the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Staff Photo by Ryan Walker)

Photo: Opinion: The Jan. 6 insurrection, one year later

Jan 6, 2022

One year ago today, domestic terrorists in support of former President Donald Trump stormed the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Staff Photo by Ryan Walker)

The MTA is responsible for public transportation in the New York City metropolitan area. The NYU School of Global Public Health received a $4 million federal grant to study the impact of COVID-19 on transit workers. (Staff Photo by Ryan Walker)

Photo: NYU researchers win $4M grant to study COVID impact on transit workers

Dec 9, 2021

The MTA is responsible for public transportation in the New York City metropolitan area. The NYU School of Global Public Health received a $4 million federal grant to study the impact of COVID-19 on transit...

The Park Slope Academy of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one of many martial arts training centers that offer lessons for children. Martial arts is becoming a popular after-school activity for kids. (Staff Photo by Ryan Walker)

The newest masters of MMA: Park Slope children

MMA is an increasingly popular after-school activity among children in Park Slope.
Dec 6, 2021

Like clockwork, everyday at 5:15 p.m., street corners in Park Slope flood with children dressed in pristine white uniforms adorned with colorful belts.  “Do you want to do...

In early November, New York City’s COVID-19 positive test rate was 2.06% while NYU’s was 0.76%. A decrease in hospitalizations and deaths accompany the increase in the positive test rate. (Staff Photo by Ryan Walker)

Photo: NYU sees slight rise in COVID cases as winter approaches

Nov 22, 2021

In early November, New York City’s COVID-19 positive test rate was 2.06% while NYU’s was 0.76%. A decrease in hospitalizations and deaths accompany the increase in the positive test rate. (Staff Photo...

Snail Mail’s sophomore album “Valentine” was released on Nov. 5. The album is a step forward that shows promise for Snail Mail’s future. (Staff Photo by Ryan Walker)

Photo: Review: ‘Valentine’ is a dynamic move forward for Snail Mail

Nov 15, 2021

Snail Mail’s sophomore album “Valentine” was released on Nov. 5. The album is a step forward that shows promise for Snail Mail’s future. (Staff Photo by Ryan Walker)

Arizona is 4.7% alcohol by volume. (Staff Photo by Ryan Walker)

Photo: Ranked: Hard seltzers

Nov 8, 2021

Arizona is 4.7% alcohol by volume. (Staff Photo by Ryan Walker)

NYU has implemented randomized COVID-19 testing for students. Some students who evaded required tests, though, faced no repercussions. (Staff Photo by Ryan Walker)

Photo: NYU’s randomized COVID-19 testing program goes unenforced

Oct 15, 2021

NYU has implemented randomized COVID-19 testing for students. Some students who evaded required tests, though, faced no repercussions. (Staff Photo by Ryan Walker)

(Staff Photos by Ryan Walker)

Global Fashion Collective II S/S 2022

Sep 15, 2021

[unusual]   SAINTJESUS Carlton Jones SARAL ZENS Blue Tamburin Read more of WSN’s New York Fashion Week coverage here....

NYU’s admissions statistics show that New York University is no exception when it comes to an elite university admitting disproportionately wealthy students each year, despite boasting itself on its record-setting levels of diversity. Netflix’s documentary about the 2019 college admissions scandal, “Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal,” portrays the scandal as a one-off incident in an otherwise just system rather than a symptom of a national issue. (Staff Photo by Ryan Walker)

Photo: Opinion: The story that Netflix’s ‘Operation Varsity Blues’ documentary doesn’t tell

Apr 27, 2021

NYU’s admissions statistics show that New York University is no exception when it comes to an elite university admitting disproportionately wealthy students each year, despite boasting itself on its...

NYUs policy of filling out the Daily Screener to get access to NYU buildings has flaws when it comes to post-vaccination symptoms. Post-vaccination symptoms can cause people to feel ill, unrelated to the COVID-19 symptoms, so there is hesitation in responding honestly to the Daily Screener in fear of an unnecessary quarantine. (Staff Photo by Ryan Walker)

Photo: You could be quarantined in your dorm for reporting your vaccine side effects

Apr 27, 2021

NYU's policy of filling out the Daily Screener to get access to NYU buildings has flaws when it comes to post-vaccination symptoms. Post-vaccination symptoms can cause people to feel ill, unrelated to...

Students claim they were unfairly treated after suspension from NYU housing. Those facing punitive actions are alleging a pattern of the university’s insensitivity and unnecessary severity.
(Staff Photo by Ryan Walker)

Photo: Students say punishments for violating COVID-19 guidelines are overly harsh

Apr 26, 2021

Students claim they were unfairly treated after suspension from NYU housing. Those facing punitive actions are alleging a pattern of the university’s insensitivity and unnecessary severity. (Staff Photo...

Provost Katherine Fleming announced the planned in-person return for the next semester. While some students expressed excitement at the thought of resuming in-person classroom learning; some even argued that this return has been unnecessarily deferred. (Photo by Ryan Walker)

Photo: University community reacts to return to campus

Mar 18, 2021

Provost Katherine Fleming announced the planned in-person return for the next semester. While some students expressed excitement at the thought of resuming in-person classroom learning; some even argued...