New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News


Founded in 1973 after New York University’s University Heights and Washington Square campuses merged, Washington Square News delivers news daily to thousands of readers at NYU’s Manhattan and Brooklyn campuses, Greenwich Village, Downtown Brooklyn, NYU’s 12 global campuses and beyond. Stories are published five days a week during the academic year, offering news, culture, arts, opinion, and sports coverage, as well as photos and videos from around campus and New York City.

WSN is run by NYU undergraduates with a diverse array of interests such as reporting, writing, editing, coding, photography, video production, design, illustration and business.

An office space with no windows and white walls. People sit at desks and walk around.
(Samson Tu for WSN)

Contact WSN

For general comments and questions about Washington Square News, you can contact the editor-in-chief and managing team at [email protected]. For editorial questions or concerns, email [email protected]. For business and advertising-related questions or concerns, email [email protected].

Editorial hours are after 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and after 12 p.m. on Sundays during the academic year. Business hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Mail: 75 Third Ave., #SB07, New York, NY 10003

General: (212) 998-4302
(212) 995-3791

Twitter: @nyunews
Instagram: @nyunews
YouTube: Washington Square News

More information

Access to our archives (see below)

Advertise with us

Comment policy (see below)

Conduct and ethics (see below)

Corrections, updates and our content removal policy

Editorial Board (see below)

Editorial independence, our relationship with our business team and our relationship with NYU

Reprint and reuse rights and permissions (see below)


Submissions, tips and letters to the editor


Though much of WSN’s recent content is archived online, the newspaper does have physical archives dating back to 1977. If you want to access archives that aren’t available online, contact the editor at [email protected] for more information. Some copies of past WSN issues have been archived in print and on microfilm by the New York University Archives.


WSN requires its staff and writers to behave in a professional manner and adhere to industry-standard guidelines for reporting. We seek to find the truth and report it while minimizing the risk of harm, protecting sources and striving for honesty and accuracy in what we publish. We use the Society for Professional Journalists code of ethics as a baseline.

Comment policy

Comments are approved at the discretion of WSN’s management team. Comments are only not approved if the message is bigoted, unjustifiably targeted toward a certain individual/group or spam content. These decisions are made on a case-by-case basis.

Editorial Board

WSN’s Editorial Board is composed of the Editor-in-Chief, the Managing Editor, an elected Deputy Managing Editor and senior editors from the opinion section. Opinions expressed in the house editorial reflect the views of WSN’s Editorial Board. A full list of past editorials can be found here.

The following editors are members of the Editorial Board, for a term extending between January 2024 and June 2024: Manasa Gudavalli, Carmo Moniz, Yezen Saadah, Abi Rivera and Molly Koch.

Reprint and reuse rights and permissions

If you are interested in re-publishing WSN’s content, please contact our staff at [email protected].