East Coast, NYU ready for hurricane Joaquin

As Hurricane Joaquin sweeps up through the Atlantic along the Eastern seaboard, the NYU community is preparing for the potential of heavy rains, winds and flooding throughout the weekend. As of Thursday night, Joaquin was...

This Stern Professor Wants to Make West Third Street Safer

West Third Street between Laguardia Place and Mercer Street is a parking zone for trucks and dumpsters, but also serves as a regular pedestrian and residential street for NYU students, faculty and New Yorkers....

Trump and Clinton Win Big in New York, Edge Closer to Nomination

As anticipated by pollsters, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and native New Yorker Donald Trump both won in their respective New York presidential primaries on Tuesday. The day was filled with hundreds of...

Greenwich Village Stands Up for Standing Rock

Speakers at the Rally for Standing Rock in Washington Square Park on Friday reminded the crowd that we all speak a foreign language: English. Repeatedly, they referenced to Manhattan as “Manhatta,” the name for...

Support for Sanders Soars With Social Media, Rally on Saturday

Thousands of Bernie Sanders supporters, including more than a hundred NYU students, gathered in Union Square to #MarchforBernie and show their support for the Vermont Senator before Monday’s Iowa Caucuses in a city-wide rally...

Wasted in Public? You’re Probably Okay, Says NYPD Enforcement Policy

City officials announced on Tuesday that New York Police Department officers will no longer arrest individuals for low-level offenses such as public consumption of alcohol and public urination beginning March 7. Here are a...

[PHOTOS] NYC shows solidarity with Paris following terrorist attacks

Paris was struck with an immense tragedy Friday night after a group of terrorists killed 129 people and wounded over 300 more. The assailants coordinated six different attacks around the capital, targeting concert-goers, soccer...

Thanksgiving News Update

While NYU students decompressed after midterms and stuffed their faces with turkey over Thanksgiving break, the news cycle had a number of breaking stories develop during the start of the holiday season. WSN broke...

Study Finds Fresh Water Access in School Reduces BMI

Looking for an easy way to lose a few extra pounds this Spring? According to researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center, the simplest way to trim down may be to switch your usual sugary...

What You Need to Know Before Next Week’s Primary

Political candidates from both sides of the aisle continued to aggressively canvass New York State this week, signaling the impending presidential primary. Whether you feel the Bern or want to make America great again,...

De Blasio creates plan for housing to combat homelessness

Facing rising homelessness rates in New York City, Mayor Bill De Blasio announced a $2.6 billion plan to combat the problem on Wednesday. The plan is to create 15,000 supporting housing units in New...

10 best moments from last night’s democratic debate

1. Lincoln Chafee introduced himself to the country as "a block of granite"... #DemDebate #LincolnChafee #IAmGranite pic.twitter.com/Frv11uqXhT — Alex Bazeley (@a_bazeley) October 14, 2015 ...to which Anderson Cooper replied, "It seems like pretty soft granite."  ...
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