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New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News


A group of flyers on a wall, flyers reading: “FREE CONGO,” “FREE SUDAN,” “FREE PALESTINE,” “DISMANTLE THE POLICE STATE. END WAR,” “NYU FUNDS GENOCIDE,” and “ABOLISH THE CARCERAL WORLD,” with pieces of paper on the ground and a sign that says “FREE PALESTINE” below it.

Students organize sit-in at NYU London in solidarity with protesters arrested across the US

Over a dozen students demonstrated at NYU’s study abroad sit in London, expressing solidarity with student protesters across U.S. colleges and demanding that the university cut ties with Israel.
Connor Patton, Staff Writer May 2, 2024

Around 15 students at NYU London held a sit-in at the study away site’s academic center Wednesday to call for the university to divest from Israel and express solidarity with...

Eight people sit around a circular white table and a square black table, which are placed next to each other. They are reading from sheets of paper, with various cups and foods on the tables for seder. They are in a white-walled room with two glass doors and small framed pictures displayed on the walls.

How NYU London students celebrated Passover

Living abroad allows students to find unique ways to celebrate Passover while joining new communities.
Emma Gorin, Staff Writer April 17, 2023

For many students studying abroad, celebrating holidays looks very different than it does at home. This Passover, which took place from April 5 to April 13, Jewish students at...

A collage of three photos. On the left are two bottles and a glass of beer on a table inside a bar; in the middle is a bulldog wearing sunglasses and a green suit; on the right is the storefront of a bar named “O’Connell’s” with people outside.

How NYU students celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland

NYU London students share their experiences celebrating the global holiday in its homeland and their recommendations for future travelers.
Cameron Roberts, Staff Writer March 24, 2023

When the biggest holiday in Ireland falls during spring break, there is little reason not to make the trip and celebrate, especially for NYU London students who have the luxury...

The London Museum beneath a cloudy sky. Beams of orange lights hit the beige brick walls and windows. At the center of the image, a light green dome sits on top of the building and its pillars.

Museums in London: Anywhere but the British Museum

Here are three museums to visit near NYU London that will top the school’s relentless outings to the British Museum.
Cameron Roberts, Staff Writer February 22, 2023

The NYU London Academic Centre sits a few dozen feet behind the British Museum, a public curation of art, culture and history. A quick three-minute walk from class puts students...

A red double-decker bus, with the text “London Transport” painted on its side, drives around a bend.

What NYU doesn’t tell you: London

Here are the most important tips for conquering city life at NYU London.
Gabrielle Trinidad Almeter, Staff Writer December 6, 2022

“What NYU doesn’t tell you” is a series started by the Abroad section meant to share advice on the ins and outs of the cities where NYU students study abroad. As the semester...

An exterior shot of the main NYU London building, located at 6 Bedford Square in London.

NYU London students grapple with an increasingly chaotic UK

Students studying abroad in London find themselves living in one of the most volatile periods in modern U.K. history.
Gabe Vasconcellos and Grace Muskovitz November 15, 2022

The United Kingdom can’t seem to stay out of the media spotlight lately with its volatile government. There was first the death of its longest-reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth...

Photograph of a busy London street with cars and a red double-decker bus. Big Ben is seen in the background. It has silver scaffolding around it.

Bursting out of the NYU London bubble

NYU London students are finding ways to connect with local students through UCL clubs while abroad.
Madeline Carpinelli, Staff Writer November 2, 2022

LONDON — At NYU London, students have the special opportunity to join the clubs and societies at University College London, a local public university with almost 20,000 undergraduate...

Landscape photo of Dover, England, featuring stone buildings, greenery and an ocean in the background.

Top 3 day trips for NYU London students

If you’re studying at NYU London, here are the best places to visit to make the most of your days off.
Carolyn Xue, Staff Writer October 14, 2022

From the bustling city to the beautiful countryside by the coast, there are plenty of unique places to take a quick day trip outside of NYU London. When abroad students think of...

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Debunking the myth: London isn’t the NYC of Europe

Despite the surface-level similarities the United Kingdom may share with the United States, NYU London students still experience culture shock.
Shreyas Inamdar, Staff Writer September 29, 2022

I am one of the many NYU students who picked London as my study away destination because I thought it would be a similar experience to my life in the United States since it is...

Queen Elizabeth II’s burgundy red Jaguar Land Rover hearse passes by crowds. Behind the hearse’s clear glass window lies the late queen’s decorated oak coffin.

NYU London shuts down for queen’s funeral

With a day off for Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, some NYU London students attended the event in person.
Avery Hendrick, Staff Writer September 26, 2022

Following her death on Sept. 8, Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral was held in London on the morning of Sept. 19. The day was designated a national day of mourning and a bank holiday...