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Sam Klein

Sam Klein, Managing Editor

Sam Klein is a junior majoring in journalism and environmental science. He is interested in sustainable, large-scale farming and fishing as well as global economic development in the agricultural sector; he also supports eating insects. Outside of WSN he runs on NYU's cross-country and track teams. During his free time he enjoys photography, traveling, coffee and being outdoors. You can check out his work at samklein.myportfolio.com or on instagram @samkleinphotography.

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Junior Isabella Steains runs at the Ramapo Invitational in August.

Photo: Weekly Sports Update: Men’s Soccer 7 Game Winning Streak Snapped

October 1, 2018

Junior Isabella Steains runs at the Ramapo Invitational in August.

Charlie Bardey, who often does shows in the New York City area, performs.

Photo: Jaboukie Young-White Lights up Kimmel With Laughter

October 1, 2018

Charlie Bardey, who often does shows in the New York City area, performs.

Andria Tupola, republican candidate for governor of Hawaii, speaks to the NYU College Republicans on Thursday.

Photo: From Music Teacher to Gubernatorial Candidate: Hawaii’s Andria Tupola Speaks at NYU

September 28, 2018

Andria Tupola, republican candidate for governor of Hawaii, speaks to the NYU College Republicans on Thursday.

Richie Rambarran (front) scored one of NYU’s goals in a 3-0 victory over Brooklyn College on Sept. 22.

Photo: Weekly Sports Update: Men’s Soccer Team Wins Seventh Straight

September 24, 2018

Richie Rambarran (front) scored one of NYU’s goals in a 3-0 victory over Brooklyn College on Sept. 22.

Nintendo recently switched their free online service to a paid plan.

Photo: Pop-up Museum Spotlights NYPD Failings

September 24, 2018

Nintendo recently switched their free online service to a paid plan.

Roxeanne Oyesile, a first-year in CAS, has worked at Chipotle for over a year.

Photo: Working the Night Shift: Balancing Service and School

September 20, 2018

Roxeanne Oyesile, a first-year in CAS, has worked at Chipotle for over a year.

Nolita resident Georgette Fleischer speaks at a town hall meeting about the L Train. It will shut down in April 2019 and remain closed for 15 months.

Locals Concerned Over Impending L Train Shutdown

With the L Train slated to close its tracks in April of this year, New York locals worry how their daily lives will be impacted.
September 18, 2018
With the L Train slated to close its tracks in April of this year, New York locals worry how their daily lives will be impacted.
A recent study analyzed biofeedback as a form of voice therapy for transgender women.

Photo: Trans Women Find Their Pitch

September 17, 2018

A recent study analyzed biofeedback as a form of voice therapy for transgender women.

Sophomore Oliver Kleban takes a shot in a September 2018 game against John Jay. (Photo by Sam Klein)

Photo: Women’s Soccer Takes Home Opener by a Wide Margin

September 16, 2019

Sophomore Oliver Kleban takes a shot in a September 2018 game against John Jay. (Photo by Sam Klein)

The womens basketball team during a practice in Feb. 2018. (Photo by Sam Klein)

Photo: Women’s Basketball Continues to Dominate

November 18, 2019

The women's basketball team during a practice in Feb. 2018. (Photo by Sam Klein)

Patsys Pizza on University Place recently closed its doors, though other locations remain open.

Photo: Quality Italian’s $68 Chicken Parm Pizza Underwhelms

September 10, 2018

Patsy's Pizza on University Place recently closed its doors, though other locations remain open.

Dining halls are not the greatest spot for a first date, but at least theyre affordable.

Photo: Swipe Right and Swipe In: Dining Hall Dates

September 10, 2018

Dining halls are not the greatest spot for a first date, but at least they're affordable.

First-year Valentina House competes in the Vassar Ron Stonitsch Invitational, where she placed 3rd overall.

Photo: Weekly Sports Update: Sept. 2 to Sept. 8

September 10, 2018

First-year Valentina House competes in the Vassar Ron Stonitsch Invitational, where she placed 3rd overall.

Nike recently unveiled a new series of advertisements, including this billboard of Colin Kaepernick by Madison Square Garden. The text over the image of Kaepernick, the NFL quarterback who started protesting police brutality in 2016, reads Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.

Photo: Students Stand With Colin Kaepernick’s Nike Ad

September 10, 2018

Nike recently unveiled a new series of advertisements, including this billboard of Colin Kaepernick by Madison Square Garden. The text over the image of Kaepernick, the NFL quarterback who started protesting...

MoviePass recently overhauled its subscription service, upsetting some users.

Photo: MoviePass Failed but New Services Are on the Horizon

September 7, 2018

MoviePass recently overhauled its subscription service, upsetting some users.

The New York Public Library, one of the most iconic New York City landmarks, shows up multiple times in Sex in the City too.

Photo: Sex in and of the City

September 7, 2018

The New York Public Library, one of the most iconic New York City landmarks, shows up multiple times in Sex in the City too.

Steinhardt junior Yuji Cusick (center) runs a cross-country race at the Ramapo College Season Opener on Friday, Aug. 31.

Photo: Weekly Sports Update: Aug. 31- Sept. 2

September 4, 2018

Steinhardt junior Yuji Cusick (center) runs a cross-country race at the Ramapo College Season Opener on Friday, Aug. 31.

Students in the Liberal Studies class in which Milo Yiannopolous was slated to speak said they were upset to hear about his visit. (Photo by Sam Klein)

Photo: Rectenwald's Students Share Perspectives on Postponed Yiannopoulos Talk

November 9, 2018

Students in the Liberal Studies class in which Milo Yiannopolous was slated to speak said they were upset to hear about his visit. (Photo by Sam Klein)

“Bodak Yellow” gets a group of first-years dancing at Bed, Bath and Beyond After Dark in 2018, an annual Welcome Week event. (Photo by Sam Klein)

Photo: First-Years Feel Unprepared for NYU Academics After Welcome Week

September 3, 2019

“Bodak Yellow” gets a group of first-years dancing at Bed, Bath and Beyond After Dark in 2018, an annual Welcome Week event. (Photo by Sam Klein)

At the release party for Survivors Magazine, two attendees look over the new issue. The magazine uses photography as a way to increase awareness of sexual assault.

Photo: Survivors Magazine Honors Survivors of Sexual Violence

April 30, 2018

At the release party for Survivors Magazine, two attendees look over the new issue. The magazine uses photography as a way to increase awareness of sexual assault.

La Sonrisa Empanadas is one of many food vendors open at the Highline during the day.

Photo: Food Paradise at The High Line

April 30, 2018

La Sonrisa Empanadas is one of many food vendors open at the Highline during the day.

NYU DSA, College Democrats, College Libertarians and College Republicans at their semesterly interclub debate on April 18. The groups debated internet privacy and tariffs, and the back-and-forth grew more contentious as the evening progressed.

Photo: Campus Political Clubs Engage in Heated Debate on Internet Privacy, Tariffs

April 20, 2018

NYU DSA, College Democrats, College Libertarians and College Republicans at their semesterly interclub debate on April 18. The groups debated internet privacy and tariffs, and the back-and-forth grew more...

The Union Square Greenmarket is open four days a week. Various stands sell produce, dairy, meat and dry goods.

Photo: Go Treasure Hunting at These Outdoor Markets

April 17, 2018

The Union Square Greenmarket is open four days a week. Various stands sell produce, dairy, meat and dry goods.

From atop Bear Mountain, less than two hours away from New York City by train, hikers can make out the Manhattan skyline.

Photo: Hiking Trails Accessible by Train

April 12, 2018

From atop Bear Mountain, less than two hours away from New York City by train, hikers can make out the Manhattan skyline.

Akeem Muhammad, Tisch 18, speaks at a vigil for Stephon Clark. In his speech, he discussed the importance in faith and used throwing hands as an analogy for action: Throw hands in the classroom; throw hands in the voting booth; throw hands in the cities and in the suburbs; throw hands in the streets and in the subways.

Photo: University Experts Discuss Opioid Epidemic Struggle and Solutions

April 3, 2018

Akeem Muhammad, Tisch '18, speaks at a vigil for Stephon Clark. In his speech, he discussed the importance in faith and used "throwing hands" as an analogy for action: "Throw hands in the classroom; throw...

Zanetis died in a helicopter crash in Iraq on March 15.

Photo: Fallen NYU Fireman Honored by New York Community

April 2, 2018

Zanetis died in a helicopter crash in Iraq on March 15.

After finishing 15th at the NCAA Indoor Championships last year, Evelyn Nkanga is setting up for an impressive sophomore campaign.

Photo: Track and Field Sophomore Evelyn Nkanga Earns All-American Honors

March 26, 2018

After finishing 15th at the NCAA Indoor Championships last year, Evelyn Nkanga is setting up for an impressive sophomore campaign.

Alyssa Petersel (LMSW 17) is the CEO and Founder of My Wellbeing, a company that promotes mental health by connecting people with therapists and health resources.

Photo: 5 NYU Alumni Women Breaking Barriers in Their Industries

March 22, 2018

Alyssa Petersel (LMSW '17) is the CEO and Founder of My Wellbeing, a company that promotes mental health by connecting people with therapists and health resources.

Marcus Johnson, DDS ‘08 (L), and Edly Destine, DDS ‘13, deliver the keynote address at a College of Dentistry brunch on March 4. Johnson started mentoring Destine years ago and they have remained friends since.

Finding Mentorship at NYU Dentistry

March 9, 2018
When College of Dentistry alumnus Edly Destine first approached Marcus Jouhnson, another alumnus of NYU College of Dentistry, Johnson had no idea what was coming.
McDonald’s on Broadway.

Photo: The Fine Art of Drunk Dining

March 5, 2018

McDonald’s on Broadway.

A passerby looks at a table left on the sidewalk.

Photo: From Street Corners to Dorm Decor

February 28, 2018

A passerby looks at a table left on the sidewalk.

The wrestling team is coming off a strong season, and will look to continue its tradition of success this year.

Photo: Wrestling

September 3, 2019

The wrestling team is coming off a strong season, and will look to continue its tradition of success this year.

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Photo: Brittany Hall

February 22, 2018

Studio 3 of the Experimental Theater Wing is one of many studios at Tisch School of the Arts.

Photo: Cheesy Goodness at Black Seed

February 20, 2018

Studio 3 of the Experimental Theater Wing is one of many studios at Tisch School of the Arts.

Second-year College of Dentistry student Amera Al-Faleh examines a patients teeth at an outreach event, while another student shines a phone flashlight to give a better view.

NYU Dentistry Outreach Program Connects With Underserved Communities

February 15, 2018
The College of Dentistry's outreach program reaches out to underprivileged communities around New York City by offering free dental services.
The entrance to the 168th Street Subway Station.

Photo: Cuomo Proposes Tax for Properties Near Subway

February 12, 2018

The entrance to the 168th Street Subway Station.