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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU Shanghai students are unsatisfied with the new dorms this year.

NYU Shanghai students upset with housing options

By Greta Chevance, Staff Writer December 9, 2015
Some NYU students are unhappy with the new NYU Shanghai dorms which opened this year.
The Black and Brown Coalition has compiled a list of demands that are to be finalized by Sunday.

Black and Brown Coalition finalizing list of demands for NYU

By Thomas Peracchio, Staff Writer December 9, 2015
The Black and Brown Coalition is getting ready to finalize a list of demands before submitting them to the university.
What is the box and why are NYU students in such vehement opposition to it?

Students continue campaign to ban the box on college apps

By Yeho Hwang, Contributing Writer December 7, 2015
Students rallied to have NYU ban the box from the NYU application.
Q&A: Black and Brown Coalition

Q&A: Black and Brown Coalition

By Alex Bazeley, News Editor December 7, 2015
A Q&A with Juan Manuel Calero Canaval of the Black and Brown Coalition.
Zachary Fine, class of 2015, was chosen to receive the Rhodes Scholarship.

Q&A: NYU alum Zachary Fine talks his Rhodes Scholarship, art history

By Diamond Naga Siu, Staff Writer December 2, 2015
A Q&A with Zachary Fine, a 2016 Rhodes Scholarship recipient and NYU alumnus.
NYU's Model United Nations hosted Germany's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Braun as a part of their

German ambassador to UN discusses peacekeeping at NYU Model UN

By Kati Garrity, Staff Writer December 2, 2015
NYU Model UN hosted a discussion with the German ambassador to the United Nations.
The creation of the NYU White Student Union Facebook page has sparked debate on whether “a community for NYU students of European descent” should exist.

[UPDATE] NYU White Student Union page spurs outrage

By Alex Bazeley, News Editor November 23, 2015
A NYU White Student Union Facebook page has stirred controversy among NYU students.
Mayor Bill De Blasio spoke at a rally for solidarity with the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks on Nov. 14.

Public Safety faces ISIS threats

By Momachi Pabrai, Contributing Writer November 23, 2015
New York City has been on high alert since last weeks terrorism attacks in Paris.
NYU joins 200+ American colleges and universities in support of sustainable actions both local and international.

NYU signs pledge to slow climate change

By Greta Chevance, Staff Writer November 23, 2015
NYU and more than 200 hundred other universities signed the American Campuses Act on Climate Pledge to demonstrate their support for action against climate change.

Crime Log: Nov. 7 to 13

By Justine Morris, Deputy News Editor November 23, 2015
A round-up of crime from around campus in the last week.
ohn Sexton gave an opening speech for the University-wide conversation on issues of race and diversity on campus in the Coles Sports and Recreation Center on November 18, 2015.

Talks on diversity receive mixed feedback from students

By Lexi Faunce and Christine Wang November 23, 2015
NYU students have mixed feelings about the university's actions in the wake of last Wednesday's forum on race and inclusion.
On Nov. 18, Mayor de Blasio proposed a $2.6 billion plan to combat the homeless issue in NYC and to provide aid to those who need it.

De Blasio creates plan for housing to combat homelessness

By Tegan Mosugu, Contributing Writer November 23, 2015
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a multi-billion dollar plan to create housing for the homeless.