Bias Questioned as NYU German Denies Tenure To Yet Another Female Professor

Many within and outside of the NYU community are questioning the NYU Department of German’s decision to deny Professor Alys George a tenured position. George joined NYU as an Assistant Professor–Faculty Fellow in 2011, and...

NYU RAs Attend Training With Controversial Resources

NYU Resident Assistants were called into a meeting on Sept. 23, the same day a Kentucky grand jury declined to indict officers Jonathan Mattingly, Myles Cosgrove and Brett Hankinson for the killing of Breonna...

NYU Remembers 50th Anniversary of Weinstein Occupation Today

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Weinstein occupation — a five-day sit-in for the LGBTQ+ community at NYU’s Weinstein Residence Hall, starting Sept. 25, 1970. At the time, NYU officials and the Tactical...
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Protesters Demand Justice for Breonna Taylor for Second Consecutive Day After Ruling

Protestors gathered at Union Square on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 24 after a Kentucky grand jury decided Wednesday to bring no direct charges against Louisville Metro Police Department officers in the killing of...

Protests Demanding Justice For Breonna Taylor Sweep New York City

Thousands of protesters took to New York City’s streets the night of Wednesday, Sept. 23 after none of the Louisville Metro Police Department officers who shot Breonna Taylor were indicted on charges relating to...

Safety Tips for Protesters and Student Journalists

As protests picked up across the country this past June, WSN began compiling resources and information for safely protesting and reporting on protests. We wanted to support NYU students participating in protests and student...

NYU and Twitter Encourage Pandemic Responsibility Around Washington Square Park

Tweets encouraging mask-wearing were printed out and pasted on the sidewalk of Washington Square East as part of Twitter’s new campaign to add some levity to the typical messaging about masks. NYU put up...

NYU Students Arrested at Protest, Claim Police Misconduct

Several NYU first-years gathered with about 200 other protesters in Times Square to protest United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement and demand its abolishment on Saturday, Sept. 19. The fourth protest in New York...

NYU Langone Develops Telemedicine Blueprint

A group of NYU Langone Health doctors and researchers published a telemedicine “blueprint” in Medicina — an open-access, peer-reviewed medical journal — on Sept. 9. The paper serves as a template for how to...

Three Missing Bicycles, One Attempted Bike Theft

Burglary On Sept. 15 at 10:52 a.m., a member of Public Safety reported a burglary in Othmer Hall. The case is open and under investigation. Criminal Mischief On Sept. 4 at 7:23 p.m., several windows were shattered...

Rubin Residents Free To Leave Quarantine

Most students living in NYU’s Rubin Residence Hall were cleared to end quarantine on Wednesday night, Sept. 16, at around 8 p.m. The freshman dorm’s residents — all of whom were tested for COVID-19...

Going Maskless on MTA Transit Now Costs $50

Riders refusing to wear a mask on Metropolitan Transportation Authority public transit now face $50 fines. The new rule went into effect on Monday, Sept. 14. Critics have alleged the rule is classist and...
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