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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Protestors at a previous National School Walkout.

Gun Violence Walkout to Be Held in WSP Tomorrow

By Kristina Hayhurst , Deputy News Editor April 19, 2018
In light of recent school shootings and in remerance of the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, scores of high school and university students prepare to join together for a walk out.
March for Science on Apr. 14, 2018.

March Calls for a Scientific Solution

By Kristina Hayhurst , Deputy News Editor April 16, 2018
Activists and educators gathered for the second annual March for Science this weekend. President Andrew Hamilton was among the speakers.
Jewish Voice for Peace demonstrators protest in front of the Ziegfeld Ballroom in April 2018. Rebecca Vilkomerson, the Excecutive Director of JVP, participated in tonight's panel discussion at NYU. (Photo by Sarah Jackson)

Jewish Voice for Peace Protests Gala Celebrating Pro-Israel Supporter

By Sarah Jackson , Deputy News Editor April 16, 2018
Jewish Voice for Peast members gathered in Midtown to protest Birthright and Israeli practices.
SLAM and NYU Divest protestors occupied Kimmel overnight on the night of April 9 — and for as long as it takes for their demands heard. With sleeping bags and supplies, they appear to be prepared for the long night ahead.

105 Professors Express ‘Grave Concern’ Over Administration’s Treatment of Student Activists

By Alex Domb , Deputy News Editor April 16, 2018
92 professors came out and and expressed 'grave concerns' over threats issued to SLAM and Divest protestors by NYU.
(from left to right) Carol Dysinger, Ada Ferrer,  Martha Hodes, the 2018 NYU faculty recipients of the Guggenheim Fellowship.

Professors Awarded Guggenheim Fellowships for Work in Literature, Film

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor April 13, 2018
Three NYU professors received 2018 Guggenheim Fellowships. The fellowship is awarded to experts in their fields who have demonstrated creative and productive abilities. 
NYU professor Kwame Anthony discusses identity as a part of The Review and Debates of NYU.

New York Times Columnist Discusses Identity at NYU Review and Debates

By Kristina Hayhurst , Deputy News Editor April 13, 2018
The Review and Debates hosted New York Times columnist Kwame Anthony Appiah who spoke and answered questions on identity in politics and culture.
Tandon School of Engineering Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Damon McCoy found that ransomware has cyber attacked thousands of users.

NYU Professor Finds $16 Million Impact of Ransomware

By Sarah Jackson , Deputy News Editor April 10, 2018
A new study conducted by an NYU professor details the pervasiveness and costliness of malware in the current digital landscape.
A demo of individuals utilizing the ARSL app to translate spoken word into sign language and vice versa.

Students Create App To Translate Sign Language

By Darcey Pittman , Staff Writer April 10, 2018
A group of Tandon students developed an Augmented Reality App that can translate sign language into readable text.
From Homeless to Rory Meyers Scholar, Gavin Arneson Tells His Story

From Homeless to Rory Meyers Scholar, Gavin Arneson Tells His Story

By Paul Kim , Staff Writer March 27, 2018
Davin Arnerson battled homelessness and the loss of his father in high school. His dream was to attend NYU, and now through the Rory Meyers Scholarship, he can.
College Republicans to Host Former Trump Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci

College Republicans to Host Former Trump Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci

By Mack DeGeurin , News Editor March 23, 2018
The NYU College Republicans announced that they will host an event featuring former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci. Scaramucci lasted 10 days in the White House before resigning.
NYU's campus in Shanghai, China, founded in 2013. (Photo by Casey Kwon)

NYU Shanghai’s First Graduating Class Excels After College

By Alesha Bradford , Staff Writer February 16, 2018
NYU Shanghai's class of 2017 has seen glowing successful upon graduation. 97% of the school's first graduating class are currently employed.
University Senate meetings are held on a monthly basis in the colloquium room. Attendees include members from the Student Senators Council, the Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Senators Council and the Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council, among others. (WSN File Photo)

University Senate Discusses New Freshman Housing, Sexual Misconduct

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor February 16, 2018
WSN attends the University Senate meeting that occurred on Feb. 15.