Washington Square News

Washington Square News

Washington Square News


A photo of a couple in a kitchen holding a baby.

Brooklyn Baby

A photographer follows a millennial couple as they navigate life with a baby in 2022.
Sheridan Smith, Staff Phtographer Dec 15, 2022

An office space with no windows and white walls. People sit at desks and walk around.

Inside WSN: How we make an online publication

WSN’s multimedia editor takes you behind the scenes and into the newsroom in this photo essay, featuring all the people that help make sure that the newspaper goes out to thousands of readers each morning.
Samson Tu, Multimedia Editor Dec 15, 2022

A red and white rocket launching off the ground in a wheat field.

Rocket science isn’t rocket science

Tandon students at Rogue Aerospace showcase the start to finish of a rocket launch.
Samson Tu, Multimedia Editor Dec 12, 2022

A crowd of people outside of The New York Times building holding signs that read “New York Times Walks Out.” The crowd is facing a speaker at a podium.

In photos: Journalists of The New York Times stage a walkout

New York Times employees went on a 24-hour strike on Dec. 8 after unsuccessful contract negotiations with the publication’s management.
Manasa Gudavalli, Editor at-Large Dec 9, 2022

A pair of hands tightly gripping a piece of white paper.

Protesters demand freedom in China

Washington Square News Dec 5, 2022
Photographers document numerous zero-COVID policy protests in New York City in the past week.
A large, gold, star-shaped balloon floats above the street with skyscrapers in the background. On the balloon there is red text that reads “Macys.”

Waking up to big branded balloons on Thanksgiving Day

A first-year international student’s first experience at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Augustin Langlet, Staff Photographer Nov 28, 2022

Are platform shoes still in style? The answer is definitely yes, and so are cargo pants and see-through knitwear. Pairing a couple of cant-go-wrong gold accessories, the cream-colored sweater achieves a vintage silhouette.

Subway stations: New Yorkers’ everyday runway

WSN photographers capture the creativity of subway passengers and their day-to-day commutes.
Jennifer Ren, Contributing Photographer Nov 25, 2022

Becca Panes wears a neon green knitted sweater. Becca holds a metallic crochet hook and pink yarns.

A focus on the process: Behind the scenes with studio art students

A WSN photographer captures the creative process of Steinhardt studio art students.
Yuna Baek, Contributing Photographer Nov 21, 2022

Text “FREE HONG KONG. REVOLUTION NOW” in both English and traditional Chinese projected onto the ground. In the background is a group of people standing under the Washington Square Arch and the Empire State Building. The photo is black and white.

Unity for Hong Kong ignites in the darkness

A photographic documentary of a vigil commemorating the 2019 Hong Kong university sieges in Washington Square Park.
Washington Square News Nov 20, 2022

Sofia Saleh with her arms and legs covered by the text “WOMEN” written with black chalk.

The resonant silence of performance artist Sofia Saleh

WSN photographers capture a performance artist protesting against the Iranian regime in silence in Washington Square Park on Nov. 4.
Shirene Anand and Qianshan Weng Nov 11, 2022

Iran erupted into mass political unrest after the death of Mahsa Amini — a 22-year-old woman who died after reportedly not wearing her hijab in accordance with government...

A concrete road that has a blue poster on the ground that reads in white colored font “2022.” Multiple people are running on the road and poster, and two males hold their hands up as they run.

Joy and community at the New York City Marathon

A look at the New York City Marathon on Nov. 6.
Camila Ceballos, Multimedia Editor Nov 9, 2022

Photograph of a boy holding a bright green shovel standing in a garden overlooking the ocean with a floating hose wrapped around him. The boy is watering a bed of flowers. A white fence, palm trees and a blue sky are in the background.

Peeking into the surreal

Enter the fantasy worlds of several Photography and Imaging students at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Ryan Rogers, Photo Editor Oct 30, 2022