Team Tadu, the creators of a to-do app made specifically for college students. (Photo by April Joyner)

Team Tadu, the creators of a to-do app made specifically for college students. (Photo by April Joyner)

See 9 projects out of NYU’s global hackathon

By April Joyner, Contributor for Technical.ly Brooklyn
February 22, 2017

The scene at 6 MetroTech Center looked a bit like a science fair, or maybe a job fair — quite befitting a student event. Yet this modest-seeming hackathon had drawn in a trio of developers and designers all the way from Toronto.

Tadu, a to-do app designed specifically for college students, is the work of Arman MoussauiEmmalyn RamosReeca SorianoMegan Rottkamp, and Samuel Gomez (pictured left to right). One clever feature of the app: it gradually increases the priority level of tasks the user continually puts off — making it all the more difficult to ignore.

 
UltraViolet Live 2016 (Photo by Reeca Soriano)

UltraViolet Live 2016 (Photo by Reeca Soriano)

UVL Follows in the Footsteps of Great Past Performances

By Catalina Gonella, Contributing Writer for Washington Square News
Photos by Reeca Soriano
February 29, 2016

The Skirball Center for the Performing Arts was packed for NYU’s 13th annual UltraViolet Live on Thursday night. The show, which was put together by the university’s Inter-Residence Hall Council, is the final round of NYU’s annual talent competition.

 
Alessia Cara at Webster Hall (Photo by Reeca Soriano)

Alessia Cara at Webster Hall (Photo by Reeca Soriano)

19-year-old Alessia Cara Wows at Webster Hall

By Reeca Soriano, Contributing Writer for Washington Square News
February 3, 2016

It’s amazing what one can achieve within a year.

Just nine months ago, 19-year-old R&B/Pop artist Alessia Cara released her first song “Here,” which, within a few months, made its way onto the Billboard Hot 100. After releasing her debut album “Know-It-All” in November, she began her first North American tour, which she is currently on today.

 
UltraViolet Live 2015 (Photo by Reeca Soriano)

UltraViolet Live 2015 (Photo by Reeca Soriano)

Steinhardt freshman wins Ultra Violet Live talent show

By Katherine Stein, Contributing Writer for Washington Square News
Photos by Reeca Soriano
March 2, 2015

NYU students showed off their skills at UltraViolet Live, the university’s annual talent competition, on Thursday at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. From a hula hooper who improvised most of her act, to a beat boxer who performs often with his acapella group, there was a wide spectrum of experience and skills.