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Katie Way

Katie Way is a writer-editor at Hell Gate. Previously, she was a senior staff writer at VICE. Her work has also appeared in The Nation, Study Hall, Lux Magazine, and MEL. She loves talking to strangers.


We’re Not Alone in UFO Encounters Doc ‘They’re Here’

The film about UFO enthusiasts upstate premiered at Tribeca Festival and is light on aliens, heavy on community.

June 11, 2024

Mayor Adams’s Claim: The Public Can Pee at City Hall. Hell Gate Porcelain New York Rating: FALSE

We tried to use the restrooms in the "people's house" as a member of the public and were turned away.

June 10, 2024

A Public School Teacher Was Asked to Take Off His Keffiyeh by Administrators. Is That City Policy?

Free speech advocates say that New York City Public Schools are "systematically trying to suppress and censor pro-Palestine student and teacher speech."

June 5, 2024

‘The Arab Students of Wagner Would Like to Be Heard’

Six months after October 7, a rift between students and administrators has rocked a Staten Island high school.

May 29, 2024

We Regret to Inform You That It’s Dead Baby Bird Season

It's a tough time of the year for people who hate stepping on squished animals.

May 13, 2024

Win Rozario’s Family Wants the Cops Who Killed Him To Be Fired, Then Prosecuted

"These police were grown men with guns. They didn't have to kill my child. I tried to protect my son. I begged the police not to shoot, but the police still killed him."

May 8, 2024

Yes, You Can Buy a Revel Scooter on Facebook Marketplace—But You Probably Shouldn’t

Revel scooters aren't gone forever—if you know where to look.

May 6, 2024

‘The State Troopers Charged In’: An Eyewitness Account From Stony Brook Professor Arrested at Raid of SBU Pro-Palestine Encampment

"I’ve done civil disobedience before, but I’ve never seen the police arrest a peaceful group like this. This was like a military formation."

May 3, 2024

The Coolest Movie in Theaters This Weekend is a Three-Hour Filipino Historical Epic

Peque Gallaga's war drama is vivid, violent, and anticapitalist.

April 26, 2024

A Fired Google Engineer on Protesting the Company’s ‘Terrible Path in Their Pursuit of Money at the Expense of Human Life’

Zelda is part of a group of workers fired after participating in last week's No Tech for Apartheid demonstration.

April 25, 2024