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Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

An NYU graduate, wearing his violet gown and a 2019 commencement cap, talks on the phone and waves the commencement program which he has folded into a fan. (Photo by Julia McNeill)

NYU’s Class of 2019 Graduates With a Challenge to Foster Unity

By Sakshi Venkatraman, Pamela Jew, and Bela Kirpalani May 22, 2019

A sea of violet gowns replaced the white and navy pinstripes that typically fill Yankee Stadium. On Wednesday morning, NYU held its 187th Commencement ceremony for the class of 2019, made up of over 17,000...

Take It Back to Prom

Take It Back to Prom

By Joel Lee, Deputy Under the Arch Editor April 25, 2019

Statement From Washington Square News

March 7, 2019

I would like to apologize for a story published on March 5, 2019, that has now been removed from our website, titled “Women’s March Co-Chair to Speak at Skirball Despite Allegations of Anti-Semitism.”...

I saw him walking down the street and asked to take his portrait. He said he didn’t speak English, but when I repeated the question in Spanish he laughed a bit and agreed to let me take his picture.

Jackson Heights

By Alina Patrick, Photo Editor March 4, 2019

(Illustration by Sophia Di Iorio)

171 Years of Black History at NYU

By Anna-Dmitry Muratova, Under the Arch Deputy Editor February 28, 2019

From the graduation of the first black student from NYU in 1848 to the first black professor hired in 1934, the history of black students and faculty at NYU is rich and filled with stories of discrimination...

While shooting, he stopped me to ask about my camera.

Underground

By Alina Patrick, Photo Editor February 26, 2019

When You Hate Your Gallatin Concentration (And Everything Else, Too)

When You Hate Your Gallatin Concentration (And Everything Else, Too)

By Pamela Jew, Under the Arch Managing Editor February 25, 2019

Lived In

By Joel Lee and Justin Park February 24, 2019

A Farewell to the Arms of an Ideal Roommate

A Farewell to the Arms of an Ideal Roommate

By Maxine Flasher-Duzgunes, Voices Editor February 21, 2019

A few weeks ago, I walked a childhood friend to the Bleecker Street Subway Station. Lugging a suitcase and garbage bag through the turnstile, she told me last semester had been different. She was the only...

Housing Guide 2019

Housing Guide 2019

By Pamela Jew, Under the Arch Managing Editor February 20, 2019