Washington Square News

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Washington Square News

Viral Shanker

Viral Shanker, Copy Chief

Viral Shanker is a Deputy Copy Editor at Washington Square News. Born in India he currently lives in New Jersey (and has heroically avoided dying of boredom in the last nine years). He is studying Computer Science and Economics at CAS. If he’s on campus, he either in class, eating somewhere with his friends, or in Bobst writing code or short stories depending on the day and his mood. Otherwise you can find him reading on the train or questioning is life choices while waiting for the perpetually late NJ Transit trains.

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Breaking Down the Core Experience

Breaking Down the Core Experience

NYU’s College Core Curriculum does not leave enough room for students to explore within and outside of their majors.
December 3, 2018

You tear your eyes away from the computer screen as something pokes you. The girl next to you is handing you the attendance sheet. You take it — it’s the whole reason you even...