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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Exposure | A City Through Its People

Exposure | A City Through Its People

By Echo Chen, Multimedia Editor February 5, 2018
People make up a city, and the people of Florence say a lot about the city's culture.
A Discussion on Compromise: Trump’s Immigration Plan

A Discussion on Compromise: Trump’s Immigration Plan

By Mert Erenel, Staff Writer February 1, 2018
Democrats and Republicans must put hard-line politics aside to reach a compromise on immigration.
The Crossover Between Service and Activism

The Crossover Between Service and Activism

By Natasha Roy, News Editor April 24, 2017

Activism and service are often seen as separate entities, but when combined, they have the potential to produce truly significant change for any cause. The environmental movement exemplifies this,...

Project Sunshine Spreads Light in Hospitals

Project Sunshine Spreads Light in Hospitals

By Natasha Roy, News Editor April 24, 2017

Project Sunshine, an organization dedicated to bettering the lives of children in hospitals, thrives at NYU. Whether it be through visiting hospital patients or sending items — such as  Surgi Dolls,...

Alternative Breaks: Substitute Lounging for Social Outreach

Alternative Breaks: Substitute Lounging for Social Outreach

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor April 24, 2017

NYU Alternative Breaks offers a service-oriented option for students who want to cast aside their sweatpants and Netflix subscriptions for service work during their spring or winter breaks. According...

NYU's Prison Education Program seeks to educate incarcerated individuals.

‘It Started in Prison’

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor April 24, 2017

CAS junior Jose Diaz was hoping to be transferred to Attica Correctional Facility, a prison with TVs. Instead he was transferred to Auburn Correctional Facility. Though Auburn didn’t have TVs, it did...

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Exposure | Finding Peace in the Environment

By Veronica Liow, Euan Prentis, and Julia Saliba April 17, 2017
New York City can be overwhelming. Documented in this exposure are various places students, both in New York and abroad, can venture off to to feel more connected with nature.
Along with his colleagues, Matthew Devens, pictured in the center, helps a girl that collapsed at the High School Track and Field Nationals, which took place at Greensboro North Carolina in 2013.

By Water or by Land: Matthew Devens

By Trevor Francesconi, Contributing Writer April 3, 2017
Without its trainers, NYU Athletics wouldn't be able to function nearly as smoothly. Athletic trainer Matthew Devens has been at NYU since 2011, but has had a passion for athletic training since college.
The U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team boycotted the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championships on March 15 due to inequality in pay.

Long Road Ahead for Equitable Support in USA Hockey

By Kaitlyn Wang, Managing Editor April 3, 2017
The U.S. Women's National Hickey Team decision to boycott the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation Women's World Championships demonstrated that the fight for equitable opportunities between male and female athletes is not over yet.
The champions of the NCAA’s March Madness will be crowned on April 2, for women, and April 3, for men. Despite NYU’s unsporty reputation, a good number of students are still excited to see how their choices fared in the tournament.

NYU Reacts: March Madness

By Maddie Howard, Staff Writer April 3, 2017
WSN interviewed NYU students to gauge their interest and involvement in the affair just as March Madness comes to a close.
SPS sophomore Ashley Mains had a two-run triple in the March 29 game against Stevens Institute of Technology.

Weekly Sports Update: March 27 to April 2

By Sierra Jackson, Managing Editor April 3, 2017
NYU's track team had a great showing at the Roadrunner Invitational, with several Violets placing well in their races.
Exposure | The City That Resembles A Crayola Box

Exposure | The City That Resembles A Crayola Box

By Anna Letson, Multimedia Abroad Editor March 27, 2017
Lisbon, Portugal, a city resembling San Francisco, has buildings resonant of a Crayola box of color.