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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

‘Forgotten NYU,’ Episode 2: ‘A New Type of Normal’

‘Forgotten NYU,’ Episode 2: ‘A New Type of Normal’

By Alex Tey, Deputy Managing Editor October 13, 2021

This episode first aired on Sept. 22, 2021. One week at a time, one day at a time, eventually things will return to a new type of normal. Even now, it's still hard to process and still hard to believe...

‘Forgotten NYU,’ Episode 1: Ground Zero

‘Forgotten NYU,’ Episode 1: Ground Zero

By Alex Tey, Deputy Managing Editor October 13, 2021

This episode first aired on Sept. 15, 2021. I just remember just the immense scale of the place. Like, all the steel beams were, you know, as— as high as multiple-story buildings, and I just felt...

(Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

A first look at a new concert by Tisch Dance students

By Alexandra Chan, Managing Editor October 8, 2021

Tisch Dance’s Second Avenue Dance Company will premiere its October concert this weekend. It will feature nine pieces, with guest choreographers Yin Yue and Dwight Roden each contributing a piece. Students...

(Staff Photos by Ryan Walker)

Global Fashion Collective II S/S 2022

By Ryan Walker, Social Media Editor September 15, 2021

[unusual]   SAINTJESUS Carlton Jones SARAL ZENS Blue Tamburin Read more of WSN’s New York Fashion Week coverage here. Contact Ryan Walker...

Here’s a look at Times Square through the lenses of two photographers during the pandemic and the thought process behind the shots. (Staff Photos by Alexandra Chan, Jake Capriotti)

Exposures: Jake and Alex capture Times Square in 2020

By Alexandra Chan and Jake Capriotti August 29, 2021

  Follow the photographers on Instagram at @noelle.png and @capriotti.jake. Contact Alexandra Chan at [email protected] and Jake Capriotti at [email protected] 

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...