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Washington Square News

Photo Essay

Alan Grossman is pictured, wearing jeans, a navy blue quarter-zip sweater, a blue-and-white button-up shirt and clear glasses. He is sitting on a brown leather couch and holding a map. Behind him is a window with a white curtain facing the street.

‘Where is Greenwich Village?’ A mapmaker’s mission to document a storied neighborhood

Take a trip through the home and life of Greenwich Village’s mapmaker.
Susan Behrends Valenzuela, Editor-at-Large Feb 23, 2023

A person wearing a big-headed Buddha mask guides a lion to its offerings, a bowl of grapefruit and pastries.

A dance of lions

A photographer’s encounter with one of the largest Lunar New Year celebrations in New York’s Chinatown.
Qianshan Weng, Staff Photographer Feb 17, 2023

A protesting worker speaks into a microphone in front of N.B.C headquarters.

NBC journalists walk out over unfair labor practices

NBC journalists went on a 24-hour strike on Feb. 9 following unsuccessful contract negotiations with the company’s management.
Manasa Gudavalli , Editor at-Large Feb 10, 2023

A photo of a man wearing a security uniform, walking down the lobby stairs of the Kimmel Center for University Life. Two Christmas wreaths hang on the walls symmetrically next to the stairs.

NYU, Population: You

Natalia Kempthorne-Curiel, Staff Photographer Jan 25, 2023
WSN photographer captures empty NYU buildings over the January term
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