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

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

Washington Square News

Photo Essay

Participants smile in a team photo with a dog.

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

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

An emotional run along the 26.2-mile NYC marathon route

An emotional run along the 26.2-mile NYC marathon route

In one of the world's most famous and energetic marathons, New Yorkers and travelers all across the world come together along the 26.2-mile route for cheering, crying and yelling.
Danny Arensberg, Photo Editor November 6, 2023

The Village Halloween Parade returns on its 50th anniversary

The Village Halloween Parade returns on its 50th anniversary

Under the theme “Upside/Down : Inside/OUT!”, thousands of New Yorkers marched up Sixth Avenue in a celebration of authenticity and inclusivity.
Doga Usanmaz, Video Director November 1, 2023

Heather Guo wears a blue cheongsam, showing how to secure it properly. She is standing in front of two clothing racks.

Heather Guo bridges cultures through Cheongsam fashion

NYU student Heather Guo founded a boutique for traditional Chinese dresses.
Zhuoer Liu, Staff Photographer October 8, 2023

An aerial view of the Washington Square Arch with a crowd of NYU students wearing purple outfits in the background and holding up giant NYU letters.

A Photographic Welcome to Washington Square Park

WSN photographers walk you through moments in the park from over the past year.
Samson Tu, Creative Director August 4, 2023

Your Love-Hate Relationship with Bobst

Your Love-Hate Relationship with Bobst

The good, the bad and the ugly of your new home away from your dorm.
Samson Tu, Creative Director August 4, 2023