Washington Square News

Washington Square News

Washington Square News


An illustration of the silhouettes of three NYU Campus Safety officers, standing with the hands clasped in front of their bodies. None of their faces have been drawn.

Inside NYU’s troubled Campus Safety department

Abby Wilson and Maria Freyre May 17, 2022
NYU Campus Safety officers speak out about their frustrations toward their leadership, and how an accreditation system and the university’s COVID-19 protocols have impacted their work.
Judith Heumann sits in a warmly lit room holding up two of her books, Being Heumann and Rolling Warrior. She is wearing a blue top with floral embroidery. In the background, two vases sit on a shelf and a lamp can be seen.

Judith Heumann on NYU commencement and disability activism

Rachel Fadem, Features Editor May 17, 2022
Disability rights activist Judith Heumann will speak about the importance of political action and advocacy during a combined graduation ceremony for the classes of 2020 and 2021 on May 18.
Skirting the Screener: How students fake NYU’s COVID pass

Skirting the Screener: How students fake NYU’s COVID pass

Jae Jin, Staff Writer Apr 21, 2022
Frustrated with the Daily Screener, students are finding ways to avoid completing it.
An image of Bobst Library looking down on the ground-floor atrium. On each level, metal screens run from the floor to the ceiling.

Bobst Library’s enduring history of suicide

Alyssa Goldberg, Features Staff Mar 7, 2022
How a string of student deaths in the early 2000s shaped NYU’s architecture, curriculum and mental health services.