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Washington Square News

Alec Baldwin at the Tisch Gala 2018. (Photo by Veronica Liow)

Tisch Gala Celebrates Students, Calls For Change

Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor Apr 18, 2018
A call for change in diversity and inclusivity at NYU was at the center of Tisch School of the Arts' annual gala this year.
 Over 200,000 rape kits remain untested in the U. S.

Untested Rape Kits Exposed in ‘I Am Evidence’

Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer Apr 18, 2018
“I Am Evidence" explores the horrifying reality that there are over 200 thousand and counting untested rape kits in the United States.
Six speakers, including John-Ross Rizzo, Assistant Professor at NYU Langone Medical School (first speaker, top-left), spoke at this year’s conference.

Mindful Leaders of the Future Come Together at TedxNYU

Tianne Johnson, Staff Writer Apr 18, 2018
TEDxNYU has annual conferences that aim to bring students together with the power of ideas. This years theme was Revision
Media from the NYU Students for Justice in Palestine club. (via nyusjp.org)

Black and Brown Coalition Releases Statement on Recent Harassment in Wake of BDS Support

Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor Apr 18, 2018
Several organizations of students of color have been the target of harassment since signing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions agreement, according to a statement issued on Monday.
Prospective Students Get a Preview of Protests at Weekend on the Square

Prospective Students Get a Preview of Protests at Weekend on the Square

Beth Sattur, Staff Writer Apr 18, 2018
Weekend on the Square is an ideal time for student activists to protest. Protesting while there are prospective students and families on campus pressures the NYU administration to acknowledge the protesters' demands.
Attendees discussed a wide range of topics from inequality to innovative school curriculum.

Steinhardt’s Community Gets Together to Discuss Education Reform in New York City

Carol Oliveira, contributing writer Apr 18, 2018
Frontier 2018, a K-12 education conference organized by Steinhardt’s alumni brings experts, teachers and students to discuss education reform in NYC