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

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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


SLAM! at NYU celebrates the art of spoken word

The only slam poetry club recognized by NYU brings together spoken-word enthusiasts and leaves its competitive aspect on the back burner.
Doga Usanmaz, Video Director December 14, 2023

Videography & Editing: Doga Usanmaz Contact Doga Usanmaz at [email protected].

Mou Theatre brings together Mandarin-speaking theater enthusiasts at NYU

The Mou Theatre Club aims to bring together Mandarin-speaking students at NYU who share a passion for the stage.
Jen Lee, Staff Videographer December 4, 2023

Videography by Jen Lee, Mason Zhang and Doga Usanmaz. Edited by Jen Lee, Doga Usanmaz and Qianshan Weng. Contact Jen Lee at [email protected].

Turkish NYU students commemorate 85 years since the death of republic founder

The NYU Turkish Cultural Association held a ceremony Friday, Nov 10, paying tribute to the anniversary of the death of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Turkish Republic.
Doga Usanmaz, Video Director November 13, 2023

On Friday, Nov. 10, the Turkish Cultural Association at NYU held a commemoration ceremony to honor the 85th anniversary of the death of the founder and the first president of the...

Barks in Tompkins Square Park: Annual Halloween Dog Parade returns

From fairies to barbies to superheroes, this parade has everything.
Doga Usanmaz, Video Director October 23, 2023

Contact Doga Usanmaz at [email protected].

An inside look at the art and design process of behind-the-scenes artists

In media coverage, the achievements of directors, actors and producers are always featured most prominently. This video takes you through the process of designing sets and makeup, which are just as crucial when bringing a story to life.
Xiyi Li May 5, 2023

WSN: With the winnings of the 2023 Oscars and the upcoming Tony Awards, the press and media have mainly covered the achievements of outstanding directors, actors and producers....

NYU student production “Mariposa” brings Latina representation to the stage

Tisch student Britney Quiroz put on “Mariposa,” a play highlighting first-generation Latinas, making waves in an industry where Latine people are consistently underrepresented.
Nandini Gupta and Saige Gipson April 25, 2023

WSN: This is a small glimpse into Britney Quiroz’s “Mariposa,” an all Latinx-produced show. The play recently finished its run at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. While...

Tisch Drama students call for cooling off exercises in acting classes

Jennifer Ren, Wendy Li and Whitney Hughes April 19, 2023
When performing an emotionally difficult character, Tisch Drama students suggest instructors teach exercises that help cool off.

Video: Protesters, supporters clash ahead of Trump arraignment

Former President Donald Trump was arraigned on Tuesday at the New York City Criminal Court on charges surrounding his 2016 hush money payment case. A WSN reporter spoke to some of his supporters and dissidents near the courthouse.
Aria Young, Staff Videographer April 8, 2023

Grant: I'm here today because I wanted to see for my own eyes what Donald Trump, Trumpism, and all the horrible, racist, antisemitic, and just problematic, overall problematic...

NYU alum helps daughters become mothers

The finale in our series highlighting empowering NYU alumni in Women's History Month
Jennifer Ren, Video Director March 31, 2023

Jade Kearney: I felt like I couldn't really be too emotional, like I had to hold it together because my mom, I'm the oldest of eight kids, and so my mom didn't complain. Her mom...

Beyond NYU: Redefining the bra industry with Pepper

Lia Winograd, the co-founder of size-inclusive bra brand Pepper, joins WSN for Women’s History Month.
Jennifer Ren and Jen Lee March 29, 2023

Winograd: Your network is your net worth, and I think what I really focused on in the MBA was talking to as many people as possible, and I think that NYU was the connector to all...

Nighttime noodles, a midnight delicacy

Whisk up a bowl of bubbling delight with tomato and eggs in under 30 minutes to celebrate National Noodle Month.
Linsey Liao, Staff Writer March 22, 2023

In traditional Chinese culture, noodles represent longevity and happiness. In my family, noodles are the go-to dish for anyone craving a quick, steaming hot bowl of happiness....

To Langone by water: The ferry commute of NYU students and faculty

Members of the NYU Langone community share stories of their regular commutes across the East River.
Jen Lee, Xiyi Li and Jordan Winick March 10, 2023

It's 6:30 in the morning at New York University's ferry dock Manhattan stop. This stop is located at the east end of East 35th Street along the East River. And we're waiting for...