Sasha Levin studies magazine/online journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She’s written for InsideHook and is currently a Lead Producer at award-winning college media site, The NewsHouse. Stories she helped produce and edit are also indicated below.

 
 
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How to join the ‘slow fashion’ movement

Before you shop for the season ahead, slow down—literally.

 
Plans Are Canceled Exhibit

Syracuse art exhibit celebrates cancelled plans

This exhibition created by Fine Art students sheds light on the discomforts of self-examination, growth, and the absurdities of digital culture.

scratch

With screenings at Beverly Hills and Indianapolis movie events, 'Scratch' explores the complexities of hookup culture.

5 science-based sex lessons from Emily Nagoski’s ‘Come As You Are’

I covered an eye-opening lecture led by NYT best-selling writer Emily Nagoski, who spoke as a part of Syracuse University’s lecture series highlighting the stigma of sex-ed. (www.thenewshouse.com)

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Globe-Trotting Travel Bloggers Reveal Their 5 Favorite Secret Destinations

I interviewed Ania Boniecka, a rising travel blogger, on her experiences with her photographer husband on how they leverage social media to make a living off the beaten path. (InsideHook.com)


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Everything You Need to Know Before Embarking on an Ayahuasca Retreat

I interviewed a psychedelic expert for this story, which highlights the pros and cons of the trend that has thousands of adventure seekers traveling to Peru try a native psychoactive brew.

Palacio Estoril Hotel

You can stay in this hotel in Portugal, the same where the writer of James Bond stayed when he conceived “007.”

Scrolling on Smartphone

For a better snooze, college students should keep their smartphones out of bed.

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Khalid brings ‘free spirit’ to Block Party

I played a part producing this review as editor for Khalid’s 2019 block party performance by Patrick Henkels. The R&B singer came and stirred the college crowd with heartfelt vocals and recent hits.

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Breakout producer Whethan headlines Mayfest

I covered breaking news for The NewsHouse such as a run-down of University Union’s lineup for Mayfest. I also edited Mayfest coverage for the site.

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What’s new to stream for April 2019: TheNewsHouse

I pitched, edited, and added visuals, captions and links for this article for this April roundup by Sabrina Brodkin.

Pusha T & Flipp Dinero perform at Syracuse University

I wrote the context for this concert photo gallery during SU event Cuse Can, which was relevant because the concert, which aimed to bring social justice discussions to campus, took place following rapper Nipsey Hussle’s death. Photos by Romy Weidner.

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Here’s What’s New on Netflix March 2019

In this roundup I highlight the return of 'Queer Eye,' 'Arrested Development', trippy robots, and a kung fu classic for TheNewshouse.com

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Inside the ‘Fyre’ flop: SU alum witnesses fiasco firsthand

As an editor for this piece written by Mary Catalfamo, I played a large role structuring, fact-checking, and adding visual components for this piece. (TheNewsHouse)

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‘Queer Eye’s’ Jonathan Van Ness reminds Cornell students to love themselves

I played a significant part in producing and editing this article written by Dakota Palmer, which explains JVN’s lecture to college students on the importance of self-care. (TheNewshouse)

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‘Queer Eye’ star Antoni Porowski coming to SU

I wrote this notice about the famous food and wine connoisseur bringing his culinary talents to SU with a cooking demo and audience Q&A

I reviewed T-Pain’s performance at SU for The NewsHouse. The rap star played all of his hits, and a few of his misses. www.thenewshouse.com

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