Fallen NYU Fireman Honored by New York Community

Hundreds of New York City Fire Department firefighters lined the streets of Fifth Avenue on March 29, the solemn sound of bagpipes surrounded them. The men and women had gathered to mourn and honor...

Student Covers Washington Square Park With Catcalls

Colorful words littered the ground of Washington Square Park on Saturday, but the vibrant chalk letters didn’t convey messages as bright. CAS senior Sophie Sandberg is the owner of popular Instagram account catcallsofnyc. Last...

How The L Train Shutdown Is Affecting Students

The long-promised construction on the L train has finally arrived, and with it, many NYU students who live in Brooklyn have to change how they commute to Manhattan. Tisch sophomore Carol Zeitune lives in Bushwick...

Pop-up Museum Spotlights NYPD Failings

In the next seven days, the New York Police Department will arrest nearly 900 New Yorkers for misdemeanors alone, based on the averaging of 2017 arrest data. A pop-up museum curated by the New York...

College Students Demand Climate Action From New York City Universities

Instead of going out on Thursday night, hundreds of New York City college students pressed universities to take action on climate change in a march from Bryant Park to Washington Square Park. Extinction Rebellion NYC,...

Manhattan to Stop Prosecuting Turnstile Jumpers

The Manhattan District Attorney's office will no longer prosecute people who avoid subway fares by jumping over turnstiles. The Feb. 1 decision came after the office announced in September that it would be easing...

Political groups at NYU host GOP debate screening

College Republicans and the Politics Society at NYU held a screening of the second Republican debate in the basement auditorium of GCASL on Wednesday night. The debate featured the 11 front-runners of the GOP...

[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...

NYU Students Protest Whitney Board Member’s Ties to Border Weapons

An activist group co-founded by an NYU professor has continued a series of protests against the Whitney Museum of American Art due to its Vice Chairman’s connection to weapons used against migrants at the...

After Years of Protest, Cooper Union Plans to Reinstate Free Tuition

Cooper Union, a private college which never charged tuition until the Fall of 2014, has recently released a 10-year plan to once again adopt free tuition. After several demonstrations by upset students, years of...

New Yorkers Let Loose at Packed Halloween Parade

At the annual New York City Village Halloween Parade, WSN met a queen from Colombia, Bob and Linda Belcher and a cotton candy-costumed foodie.

Evicted 85 Bowery Tenants Protest Outside Department of Buildings Office

Residents of the embattled 85 Bowery protested in front of the Department of Buildings at 280 Broadway Wednesday afternoon. The tenants were evicted from the 16-unit residential building in Chinatown on Jan. 18 after an...
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