This bill could make your MetroCard 25 percent cheaper

A single subway swipe or bus ticket does not come at a low price, especially on a college student’s budget. In an attempt to alleviate this problem, New York Sen. Chuck Schumer is proposing...

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...

More coffins found in Washington Square construction site

NYU students might be living in a real-life zombie thriller, as archeologists uncovered a second burial vault in Washington Square Park last Thursday. The discovery came after construction workers happened upon the first tomb...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

[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...

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...

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...
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