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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

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Letter from the Editor: Why is WSN Coming Back?

By Alexandria Johnson, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2021

Dear readers,  After we resigned last fall, it is no surprise that people are wondering why the newspaper has returned. As one of the three deputy managing editors who signed the resignation letter,...

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We’re Resigning from WSN. Here’s Why.

By WSN Staff September 28, 2020

We, the undersigned WSN Fall 2020 Editorial Staff, have collectively decided to resign from Washington Square News, effective immediately. This was extensively deliberated in collaboration with 43 staff...

Navigating the Coronavirus as Student Journalists

Navigating the Coronavirus as Student Journalists

By Cole Stallone, Editor-in-Chief March 30, 2020

Dear readers, At times, it feels like words aren’t enough to describe what’s happening. On one hand, it’s almost as if life has been put on pause in the midst of the crisis, but at the same time,...

The Growing Necessity of Student Journalism

The Growing Necessity of Student Journalism

By Cole Stallone, Editor-in-Chief January 27, 2020

Dear readers, The journalism industry is in a troubling state. In the last 10 years, jobs in the industry have decreased by 25% and over the next 10 years, jobs are expected to decrease by 10%. More...

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How the Journalism Industry Obstructs Lower Income People

By Sakshi Venkatraman, Editor-in-Chief September 3, 2019

When I first got started in journalism, I was 14, and I thought putting pen to paper and furiously writing two articles a week would be enough to get me to The New York Times one day. I’m a writer. I...

Preparing to Lead WSN Through Journalism’s Darkest Days

Preparing to Lead WSN Through Journalism’s Darkest Days

By Sakshi Venkatraman, Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2019

Dear NYU, This has been a depressing week in the journalism world. Within just a few days, 1,000 reporters were fired from various news organizations, including BuzzFeed and Gannett. I know this wasn’t...

A Thank You to Dr. Blasey Ford

A Thank You to Dr. Blasey Ford

By Hanna Khosravi, Deputy Opinion Editor October 15, 2018

Dear Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, Here at the Opinion Desk, we have dedicated a significant amount of our content to your story. And in light of now Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation...

Letter From the Editor: College Newspapers Are Dying, Let’s Save Them

Letter From the Editor: College Newspapers Are Dying, Let’s Save Them

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief April 25, 2018
WSN's Editor-in-Chief Jemima McEvoy chimes in on the #SaveStudentNewsrooms movement and discusses the impact of changes in media dissemination on WSN.