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Washington Square News

GSOC member leads slogans with a megaphone.

Photo Essay: NYU graduate student union picket line — week 1

By Alexandra Chan, Multimedia Editor April 27, 2021

Disclaimer: Multimedia Editor Alexandra was part of the picket line.         

A protestor holds a sign with the slogan “Free Hong Kong, Democracy Now!” The poster is reflective of the five demands of Hong Kong protestors, one of which is universal suffrage for the Chief Executive and Legislative Council positions.  (Photo by Alexandra Chan)

Pro Hong Kong Rally in Astor Place Calls for International Action and Support

By Alexandra Chan October 19, 2019

On Sunday Oct. 13th, a local organization NY4HK held a rally in support of Hong Kong at the Cube in Astor Place. The event was publicized through social media and rally-goers were encouraged to wear black...

A participant holds up his fist, a sign that often is meant to convey solidarity with oppressed peoples.

African American Day Parade Celebrates Black Excellence, Promotes Government Transparency

By Talia Rose Barton, Staff Photographer September 17, 2019

The 50th African American Day Parade took place in Harlem this past Sunday afternoon. The annual parade is put together to promote the organizations and individuals that celebrate black excellence, as...

WINTER WONDERLAND? Frigid weather hit Washington Square Park in early December as temperatures dropped into the 20s and a light dusting of snow covered the ground during mid-afternoon. It might have been the last time the park became a winter wonderland for a while, as park renovations lasting two to three years were to start in the following months.

Exposure | Winter on the Square

By Pamela Jew and Sam Klein November 26, 2018

Winter is met with chattering teeth and migration to warmer lands. But for over 40 years, WSN photographers have braved the New York winter winds in search of the quintessential winter photo. We peeled...

Reported and Edited by Justin Park

In Union Square, New Yorkers Mourn for Victims of Synagogue Shooting

October 28, 2018

Hundreds gathered at Union Square on Saturday at 7 p.m. to mourn the 11 people killed by a gunman at Tree of Life Congregation synagogue in Pittsburgh while people were worshipping. The gunman also injured...

Behind the Scenes With the NYU Mixtapes Preparing for Concert

Behind the Scenes With the NYU Mixtapes Preparing for Concert

By Guru Ramanathan, Film Editor October 12, 2018

The Mixtapes are one of NYU’s most popular a capella groups, currently led by Musical Director Sam Dhanraj, a senior in Steinhardt. They recently released their first single “My Mind” and performed...

First-Years and Seniors Compare College Experiences

By Natalie Chinn, Culture Editor October 5, 2018
First-year and senior NYU students answered a set of the same questions. Hear how the answers differ between the two years.
Exposure: Family First

Exposure: Family First

By Sage Lally September 9, 2018

    “I woke up with the most indescribable ache in the center of my chest. I’m lying in a strange bed, in a strange city, and I feel like it’s hard to breathe (good God, are these...

Exposure | Jay Shin, Tattoo Artist

Exposure | Jay Shin, Tattoo Artist

By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor May 6, 2018
Jay Shin is a Korean tattoo artist at Black Fish Tattoo. He specializes in minimalistic and fine line designs, though he is not limited by it.
Exposure | Snapshots of Sydney

Exposure | Snapshots of Sydney

By Julia Moses, Staff Photographer April 22, 2018
It’s really amazing how a city so far away has the same ‘big city on the water’ feeling as New York does. Sydney is still very different since the pace is much slower than New York’s and allows you a second to breathe.