NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Leonard N. Stern School of Business Commencement ‘17

Leonard N. Stern School of Business Commencement ‘17

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer May 21, 2017
NYU Stern celebrated their commencement ceremony by honoring all of their students — the ambitious, the determined and those unwilling to take "no" for an answer.
Global Liberal Studies Commencement ‘17

Global Liberal Studies Commencement ‘17

By Veronica Liow, Multimedia Editor May 20, 2017
For Global Liberal Studies students, the commencement ceremony on Tuesday was not a commencement at all — rather a continuation of the brave and ambitious work they already began during their studies at NYU.
School of Law Commencement '17

School of Law Commencement ’17

By Veronica Liow, Multimedia Editor May 20, 2017
Even despite fraught political and social climates, the 2017 graduates of NYU's School of Law faced their future this Thursday with enthusiasm and excitement.
Graduates of 185th Commencement Stand for Honor in the Face of Challenge

Graduates of 185th Commencement Stand for Honor in the Face of Challenge

By Caroline Haskins, Staff Writer May 19, 2017
The university's 185th Commencement ceremony was as heartfelt as such a ceremony should be, but can be summed up with the "Hamilton" quote used by student speaker Roxanne Roman — "Look around, look around at how lucky we are to be alive right now. History is happening, and we just happen to be in the greatest city in the world."
School of Medicine Commencement ‘17

School of Medicine Commencement ‘17

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer May 19, 2017
NYU's School of Medicine graduates accepted their diplomas and their life-or-death career paths this Wednesday with relief and great happiness.
College of Arts and Science Commencement ‘17

College of Arts and Science Commencement ‘17

By Thomas Chou, Staff Writer May 19, 2017
The CAS Baccalaureate ceremony was replete with touching sentiment, from a poem written by the departing Dean Gabrielle Starr to the more humorous but still touching instructions for graduates by NYU Provost Katherine Fleming.
Silver School of Social Work Commencement '17

Silver School of Social Work Commencement ’17

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer May 18, 2017
The 2017 commencement ceremony for the Silver School of Social Work saw a mixture of social justice shoutouts and nostalgic remembrances as graduates received their diplomas.
School of Professional Studies Commencement ‘17

School of Professional Studies Commencement ‘17

By Sherah Ndjongo, Staff Writer May 18, 2017
The students of the School of Professional Studies honored their final moments at NYU with lighthearted advice from "iCarly's" Reed Alexander Hodkin and the school's dean Dennis Di Lorenzo.
Steinhardt alumni Ian Axel and Chad King, who make up the platinum-selling music group A Great Big World, accepted the 2017 Dorothy Height Distinguished Alumni Award at this year's Steinhardt Undergraduate Commencement ceremony. The duo graduated in 2007 from the school's Music Business program.

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development Commencement ‘17

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-in-Chief May 17, 2017

Bagpipes and raucous cheers met the graduating students of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development’s class of 2017 as they proceeded down the aisles of Radio City Music Hall...

Students and loved ones celebrate after the closing of the 2017 College of Global Public Health Commencement ceremony. The ceremony was held at New York's historic Town Hall, home to many iconic moments in social justice.

College of Global Public Health Commencement ‘17

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-in-Chief May 17, 2017
The 2017 College of Global Public Health's commencement ceremony for its second-ever graduating class was marked with social justice and health reforms both historic and current.

Jessica Martinez: CAS, Journalism and Social and Cultural Analysis

By Jessica Martinez May 4, 2017

NYU and New York City have been in the cards for me since my early teenage years. I fell in love with both during my very first visit to the city when I was 14-years-old. Throughout high school, I made...

Thomas Devlin: Gallatin, Good English

By Thomas Devlin May 4, 2017

For my last piece in WSN, I thought about writing a sentimental reflection on my time at NYU. Every time I started, however, the piece transformed into a sappy, trite mess. Instead, I decided to finally...