NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Department of Health should utilize Yelp

Department of Health should utilize Yelp

By Tess Woosley, Opinion Editor April 7, 2015
New York City Department of Health and Dental Hygiene using Yelp to find incidents of food poisoning is an innovative and practical use of technology.

Flubbed story shows need for campus reform

By WSN Editorial Board April 7, 2015
Rolling Stone deserves to be sued for its damaging journalistic incompetence in the discredited UVA rape article.
Well-rounded curricula needed

Well-rounded curricula needed

By Richard Shu , Deputy Copy Chief April 6, 2015
The Core Curriculum is important for undergrads in order to prepare them for a constantly changing workforce.

NYU Housing selection process broken

By Tommy Collison , Deputy Opinion Editor April 6, 2015
NYU's housing selection process needs to account for student's class location and financial situations.

McDonald’s should take a wage hike

By WSN Editorial Board April 6, 2015
McDonald's recent wage increases are encouraging, but not enough to increase quality of life for minimum wage workers.

Indiana policies highlight importance of voting

By WSN Editorial Board April 2, 2015
The widespread criticism of the new Indiana Religious Freedom Law is justified and proves that young voters should vote in local elections to prevent unjust laws like this from passing.
Policymakers must shift focus outside classroom

Policymakers must shift focus outside classroom

By Kenny Kyunghoon Lee, Contributing Columnist April 2, 2015
To improve NY public schools, policymakers should focus on improving the socioeconomic factors that contribute to school performance, rather than cracking down on teachers.
Why NYU-SJP held Israeli Apartheid Week

Why NYU-SJP held Israeli Apartheid Week

By Amith Gupta, contributing columnist April 2, 2015
Students for Justice in Palestine were justified in commemorating Israel Apartheid Week.
NYU must divest from scholarships

NYU must divest from scholarships

By Smooch Stallion , Staff Sergeant April 1, 2015
The divestment movement should focus on decreasing scholarship funds.
Andrew Hamilton must continue hugging legacy

Andrew Hamilton must continue hugging legacy

By J-Sex Appreciation Club April 1, 2015
Hamilton will need a novel approach to physical contact with students if he is to match Sexton's popularity.
Opinions, editorials too subjective

Opinions, editorials too subjective

By Tattle Me Shrews, Staff Infection April 1, 2015
Op-eds should focus on the facts.
Prospective students should think twice

Prospective students should think twice

By Matthew Tessler, Deputy Opinion Editor March 31, 2015
Tuition hikes once again bring attention the sky-high costs of NYU tuition. Prospective students must take note.