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Shawn Paik

Shawn Paik, Editor-at-Large

Howdy. Y'all can just call me Uncle Lightnin'. I been shootin' since I was just a boy down in Chattanooga, Tennessee. I shot everything from kids to politicians. I even shot a few small animals in my time. They say I got a shutter fast as lightnin', and that's why they call me Uncle Lightnin'. 'Fore this, I worked as a photo intern for the good ole' Chattanooga Times Free Press, the grand uncle of the New York Times. Ye ever need a good shot, I'm yer guy.

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Sr. Nicole Frias lead the team with 11 kills.

Photo: Volleyball regains footing after West Coast trip

September 10, 2015

Sr. Nicole Frias lead the team with 11 kills.

Joy Ladin is the first openly transgender employee of a Jewish Orthodox Institution.

Photo: Jewish transgender professor shares story

September 8, 2015

Joy Ladin is the first openly transgender employee of a Jewish Orthodox Institution.

The NYU Ice Hockey team playing at the Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers is a great way to experience a fun sporting event.

Photo: Staff recs: sports in the city

September 9, 2015

The NYU Ice Hockey team playing at the Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers is a great way to experience a fun sporting event.

Protesters rally outside of Bobst for the compensation of Abu Dhabi workers affected by labor rights violations on Friday.

Photo: NYU student activists rally in support of Abu Dhabi workers

May 1, 2015

Protesters rally outside of Bobst for the compensation of Abu Dhabi workers affected by labor rights violations on Friday.

Changing hair color is a quick affordable way to update your style for the summer.

Photo: Hair trends to turn heads this summer

April 28, 2015

Changing hair color is a quick affordable way to update your style for the summer.

The 70’s are in style especially with the return of fringe.

Photo: Summer styles to update your look

April 29, 2015

The 70’s are in style especially with the return of fringe.

Video: Week Ahead | April 27

April 26, 2015

Here is a look at what's happening this week in and around the NYU Campus! Hosted by our own Tommy Collison Greek Week: https://www.facebook.com/events/820428908043107/ May...

Jared Sexton speaks on the topic of mixed race individuals. Sexton is the director of the African American Studies program in UC Irvine.

Photo: NYU celebrates Earth Day all month

April 21, 2015

Jared Sexton speaks on the topic of mixed race individuals. Sexton is the director of the African American Studies program in UC Irvine.

Ramya Ramana, left, and Crystal Valentine deliver a spoken word duet

Photo: Race, gender discussed through slam poetry

April 16, 2015

Ramya Ramana, left, and Crystal Valentine deliver a spoken word duet

The High Line extended another four blocks last fall, bringing its total distance to roughly a mile and a half.

Photo: Catholic colleges should accept federal aid

April 15, 2015

The High Line extended another four blocks last fall, bringing its total distance to roughly a mile and a half.

Video: Week Ahead | April 13

April 13, 2015

Deputy Photo Editor Sang Bae takes us through the events coming up this week at and around NYU. Gallatin Arts Festival: https://www.facebook.com/GallatinArts... Muslim Palette:...

Sudhi Kaushik pitches his idea for a TEDx talk.

Photo: TEDxNYU showcases students’ big ideas

April 12, 2015

Sudhi Kaushik pitches his idea for a TEDx talk.

Poet Queen GodIs emcees an anti-street harassment rally in Washington Square Park on Saturday.

Photo: Activists rally against catcalling

April 12, 2015

Poet Queen GodIs emcees an anti-street harassment rally in Washington Square Park on Saturday.

Eric Stromberg, CEO and co-founder of Oyster, speaks with students during the CEO Exclusive of Tech@NYU’s Startup Week. Stromberg was featured in Forbes’ 30 under 30.

Photo: Startup Week highlights technology, design at NYU

April 8, 2015

Eric Stromberg, CEO and co-founder of Oyster, speaks with students during the CEO Exclusive of [email protected]’s Startup Week. Stromberg was featured in Forbes’ 30 under 30.

NYU President John Sexton holds the game ball of the baseball teams last club game.

Photo: Runners impress at invitational

April 6, 2015

NYU President John Sexton holds the game ball of the baseball team's last club game.

Video: Jay Z comes to NYU to talk music business

April 2, 2015
Jay-Z spoke at NYU about the launch of his music streaming service, Tidal.
Construction workers cleanup damage from the East Village fire.

Photo: NYU Can Help initiative launches

April 2, 2015

Construction workers cleanup damage from the East Village fire.

WSN reader Austin ONeill enjoying his new favorite paper.

Photo: WSN expands readership beyond staff

April 1, 2015

WSN reader Austin O'Neill enjoying his new favorite paper.

Whole Foods divides traffic into ten color-coded lines.

Photo: Experts discuss climate change

March 31, 2015

Whole Foods divides traffic into ten color-coded lines.

Emily Jampel, left, and Sophie Epstein hosted HELLOWORLD, a gallery showcasing the work of artists under 25. Jampel and Epstein will release their book, White Rabbit, on Thursday.

Photo: Exhibit goes down ‘Rabbit’ hole

March 30, 2015

Emily Jampel, left, and Sophie Epstein hosted HELLOWORLD, a gallery showcasing the work of artists under 25. Jampel and Epstein will release their book, White Rabbit, on Thursday.

There is a lot of work to do before taking the keys to a new apartment.

Photo: Tips for finding your next apartment

March 26, 2015

There is a lot of work to do before taking the keys to a new apartment.

Killer Mike gives a lecture on for-profit jailing, racism and police brutality in GCASL on Monday.

Rapper Killer Mike discusses equality, diversity

March 24, 2015
Killer Mike of the rap duo Run The Jewels gave a lecture on police brutality, for-profit jailing systems and racism in America.
Womens Tennis player Carmen Lai won consecutive perfect sets to start off the Violets first spring match.

Photo: Try these classic Easter foods

March 24, 2015

Women's Tennis player Carmen Lai won consecutive perfect sets to start off the Violets' first spring match.

Video: Week Ahead | March 23

March 22, 2015

A quick look into some events going on this week around campus. Killer Mike - https://www.facebook.com/events/1606922212855356/ Alan Heeger - http://chemistry.fas.nyu.edu/object/chem.event.Heeger.student2015 Show...

Chloe Chik is the campaign director of the College Democrats at NYU.

Photo: Chloe Chik

March 12, 2015

Chloe Chik is the campaign director of the College Democrats at NYU.

The Violets are now 7-5 following a loss against Stevens on Wednesday

Photo: Volleyball loses to Baruch College

March 5, 2015

The Violets are now 7-5 following a loss against Stevens on Wednesday

Harrison Holmes set up a studio in his Rubin dorm room.

Photo: Steinhardt freshman talks early success

March 5, 2015

Harrison Holmes set up a studio in his Rubin dorm room.

Doug Kimbler will coach NYUs new varsity baseball program.

Photo: Baseball coach shares his past

March 5, 2015

Doug Kimbler will coach NYU's new varsity baseball program.

Video: Op Ed | Study Away

March 4, 2015

Matthew Tessler, Tommy Collison and Hannah Treasure discuss the pros and cons of the "Study Away" mentality in this weeks Op Ed.

Recycled plastic bags can make for affordable lunch sacks.

Photo: Helpful tips for packing your own lunch

March 3, 2015

Recycled plastic bags can make for affordable lunch sacks.

Gerardo Porteny Backal talks about the HeForShe movement in GCASL on Monday.

Photo: HeForShe promotes gender equality

March 3, 2015

Gerardo Porteny Backal talks about the HeForShe movement in GCASL on Monday.