Timo Vollbrecht

For Timo Vollbrecht, a Steinhardt doctoral student in Jazz Studies and Composition, capturing the essence of worldly encounters is just a regular day’s work. The internationally-performing saxophonist, composer and reeds player — emerging from Berlin’s...

Aliza Russell

Dancing in front of mirrors for 15 years is a taxing yet admirable feat. Ask Aliza Russell, a 20-year-old dancer in the Tisch School of the Arts and recipient of the Princess Grace scholarship. Russell...

Acts of Kindness

photos and words by Nolan Trowe As a disabled man in NYC, the smallest acts of kindness go a long way to make my life easier. Whether it’s someone giving up their seat for me on...

A Visual Breakdown of the [email protected] Results

Results for the [email protected] survey were released on Monday, providing granular insight into the makeup of the NYU community and the university’s attitudes on issues ranging from diversity to affordability to the university’s resources...

NYU First-Year Struck by Subway Train, Pronounced Dead

Around 12:05 p.m., an 18-year-old NYU first-year student died after being struck by an Eighth Avenue-bound L train at the station at First Avenue and 14th Street, as originally reported by the New York...

Swapping New York For Buenos Aires

After bearing through the 11-hour flight from John F. Kennedy International Airport, I landed in Ezeiza International Airport in the city of Buenos Aires. Unaccustomed to the Argentinian-Spanish accent that surrounded me at the...

Zach Han

Akiva Thalheim

Akiva Thalheim is a sophomore in CAS studying psychology, but hopes to be in Gallatin by the time this is published. He's proud to announce that he officially stopped declaring fun facts about himself...

Akshay Prabhushankar

Akshay Prabhushankar is a Deputy Copy Chief for the Washington Square News. Born and raised in Kansas City, he now studies computer science and math as a senior at NYU. You can find him...

Ali Zimmerman

Ali Zimmerman is the Deputy Arts Editor for Washington Square News and a sophomore in Liberal Studies. She is from New Jersey but swears it’s not as bad as you think. In her free...

Big Tree in the Kitchen

It’s 5:35 p.m. on a Friday evening when Big Tree walks into the kitchen. Immediately, all eyes focus on him. Big Tree is 52 years old, about 6’8” and weighs about 300 pounds. He...

NYU Inches Toward Carbon Neutrality

Immersed in the concrete jungle of New York City, few universities offer less green space than NYU. Undeterred, campus leaders are committed to defying the odds and proving a point: an urban setting need...
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