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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU Albert website is run manually by one man, whose office is in Bobst LL3 so no one discovers him. His name is Albert. (Illustration by Jorene He)

Off-Third: Meet Albert, the Man Behind the Machine

By Abby Hofstetter, Opinion Editor November 14, 2019

Many students believe that Albert, NYU’s course registration system, is named for Albert Gallatin, the university’s founder. Perhaps we believe this because it’s what we’ve been told; whether it...

(Illustration by Jorene He)

Off-Third: Happy Alumni Weekend From Oliver Stone

By Abby Hofstetter, Opinion Editor October 31, 2019

Happy Alumni Weekend from Off-Third, WSN’s satire section. Try not to take us too seriously. I’d been nervous to interview Oliver Stone. To call the Tisch alumnus multifaceted would be a bit of...

Rudy Guiliani is a revered NYU alumni. (Staff illustration by Chelsea Li)

Off-Third: Happy Alumni Weekend from Rudy Giuliani

By Noah Friend, Staff Writer October 29, 2019

Happy Alumni Weekend from Off-Third, WSN’s satire section. Try not to take us too seriously. A soaking wet, three-week-old copy of the New York Post; two bags of unsalted cashews; one taxidermy goldfish....

Bill de Blasio is the king of New York. (Staff Illustration by Marva Shi)

Off-Third: Happy Alumni Weekend From Bill de Blasio

By Abby Hofstetter, Opinion Editor October 28, 2019

Happy Alumni Weekend from Off-Third, WSN’s satire section. Try not to take us too seriously. Bill de Blasio is the king of New York. At least that’s what he tells me. We’re at the Domino's...

NYU has released their 2020 tax forms to WSN before filing them. (Staff illustration by Chelsea Li)

Off-Third: NYU’s 2020 Receipts: $400 Million to Lady Gaga, $2 to Student Health Center and More

By Abby Hofstetter, Opinion Editor October 22, 2019

In an unprecedented step toward transparency, NYU has released its 2020 tax returns to WSN before filing them. This comes after WSN published a review of NYU’s 2017 tax returns, previously made available...

Palladium Dining Hall’s head chef, Filipe Flynn, is a filth fly. He may be a fly, but he also has a wife and a children of maggots to take care of. (Staff Illustration by Min Ji Kim | Photo by Max Lerner)

Off-Third: From Palladium, With Love

By Abby Hofstetter, Opinion Editor October 10, 2019

Palladium Dining Hall’s head chef, Filipe Flynn, likes to say that he’s just like every other chef. And in some ways, that’s true: he and his family grew up in close proximity to a kitchen, and he...

NYUs Board of Trustees. (via NYU)

Off-Third: The Board’s Minutes, Reimagined

By Abby Hofstetter, Opinion Editor September 26, 2019

WILLIAM BERKLEY: Okay, okay. Order. It’s great to see you all again, but right now we have business to get to. Andy, you said you had a presentation for us? ANDREW HAMILTON: Yes. Thank you, William....

(Illustration by Abby Hofstetter)

Off-Third: NYU Debuts New Resource to Protect Sexual Predators

By Abby Hofstetter, Opinion Editor September 17, 2019

President Andrew Hamilton revealed Sunday afternoon that the university will be rolling out a new resource to provide protection for members of the NYU community who are perpetrators of sexual misconduct....

Off-Third: Dear Abby

Off-Third: Dear Abby

By Abby Hofstetter, Opinion Editor September 10, 2019

Dear Abby, My name is Elizabeth, and I’m a first-year student in your CAS advising group. On Wednesday, my Texts and Ideas professor told me that I seem like “a punk-ass b-tch who likes to start...

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Off-Third: Andrew Hamilton Kicks off Welcome Week with Presidential Address, Says NYU is “F-cking Lit”

By Abby Hofstetter, Opinion Editor September 3, 2019

Though NYU’s Welcome Week always begins with a speech from President Andrew Hamilton, this year was a little different than the rest. In his address to the new first-year students at Radio City Music...

(Illustration by Sakshi Venkatraman)

NYU to Open Wyoming Campus

By Abby Hofstetter, Instagram Editor March 31, 2019

NYU President Andrew Hamilton revealed Sunday afternoon that the university will be adding a study away site in Wyoming. Hamilton accidentally let this slip during a lunch meeting with the university’s...