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

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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


Pro-Palestinian protesters demonstrate on Gould Plaza holding a Palestinian flag and a sign that reads “No more dollar sign for Israel’s crimes.”

Inside the Gaza Solidarity Encampment at NYU

A WSN photographer’s reflection on covering campus protests.
Samson Tu, Creative Director May 3, 2024

(Krish Dev for WSN)

‘Gaza Solidarity Encampment’ becomes site of mass arrest at NYU

WSN photographers documented protest and police activity from early morning to late in the evening on Monday, the day the “Gaza Solidarity Encampment” was set up in Gould Plaza.

NYU’s department of physical therapy hosts race to raise money for research

The department’s annual 5K fundraiser event supported the Marquette Challenge, a student-led organization that has raised millions for physical therapy research.
Lianna O'Grady, Staff Photographer April 12, 2024

The Toronto skyline at night.

Spring break snapshots: Grassy getaways to snow-stuck trucks

WSN staff share photos from their first week of free time this year.

A crowd of people dance on a dance floor with their hands up. A disco ball hangs from the ceiling, and the room is basked in pink-ish purple light.

From prom to Pier 60: Violet Ball brings nostalgia to the dance floor

The Violet Ball, NYU’s annual dance event, gave the class of 2024 a long-awaited celebration as they prepare for graduation.
Manasa Gudavalli, Editor-in-Chief March 5, 2024

Groups of people stand between the basketball courts in the Paulson Center, with teams wearing matching colored shirts.

Schools clash at NYU All-University Games

NYU students across different schools competed at the Paulson Center for the Violet 100 All-University Games.
Lianna O'Grady, Staff Photographer February 27, 2024

A large crowd filled by lion dancers and other people standing while red and yellow confetti is falling.

New York City welcomes the Year of the Dragon

The city’s Chinese community celebrates the two-week-long Lunar New Year through colorful festivities.
Lianna O'Grady, Staff Photographer February 23, 2024

A woman in a pink jacket with black glasses, surrounded by individuals in green shirts, claps during a protest being held to save the Morton Williams supermarket. In the background, there are blue signs that read, “Union Strong Local 342.”

The people and patrons of Greenwich Village’s local Morton Williams supermarket

Village residents shared how a recently-saved supermarket has impacted their lives.
Julia Smerling, Staff Photographer February 12, 2024

SLAM! at NYU celebrates the art of spoken word

The only slam poetry club recognized by NYU brings together spoken-word enthusiasts and leaves its competitive aspect on the back burner.
Doga Usanmaz, Video Director December 14, 2023

Videography & Editing: Doga Usanmaz Contact Doga Usanmaz at [email protected].

Mou Theatre brings together Mandarin-speaking theater enthusiasts at NYU

The Mou Theatre Club aims to bring together Mandarin-speaking students at NYU who share a passion for the stage.
Jen Lee, Staff Videographer December 4, 2023

Videography by Jen Lee, Mason Zhang and Doga Usanmaz. Edited by Jen Lee, Doga Usanmaz and Qianshan Weng. Contact Jen Lee at [email protected].

A person in a beige top and white pants laces up gray ice skates.

Winter Wonderland arrives early at NYU’s Flurry

The IRHC’s annual event at Central Park offered a fun night of ice skating, games, snacks and more.
Matt Petres, Staff Photographer November 15, 2023