New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

A mural of a woman’s face holding up a chain with the word “LOISAIDA” and a gold cityscape. The words “el bohio murals” and “#BRINGARTBACK” are next to the woman alongside the words “CURATED BY … THRIVECOLLECTIVE.ORG.”
Activists’ 25-year fight to revive an East Village community center
Dharma Niles, Deputy News Editor • March 12, 2024
A front entrance with the text “Electric Lady Studios” written in a retro white font on two reflective walls.
‘An exploitative environment’: The interns behind Electric Lady Studios
Julia Diorio, Music Editor • February 20, 2024

Turkish NYU students commemorate 85 years since the death of republic founder

The NYU Turkish Cultural Association held a ceremony Friday, Nov 10, paying tribute to the anniversary of the death of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Turkish Republic.
(Video by Doga Usanmaz)

On Friday, Nov. 10, the Turkish Cultural Association at NYU held a commemoration ceremony to honor the 85th anniversary of the death of the founder and the first president of the Republic of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Atatürk is widely credited for Turkish independence, democracy and secularism. During the event, the students held a minute of silence at the time of his death, 9:05 a.m and then sang the Turkish national anthem.

Contact Doga Usanmaz at [email protected].

Leave a comment
About the Contributor
Doga Usanmaz, Video Director
Doga Usanmaz is a senior, double majoring in Broadcast Journalism and Politics, with a minor in Creative Writing. She is from Istanbul, Turkey, but grew up in a small town in Switzerland. She loves writing and videography, and is interested in covering topics relating to politics and culture. You can find her at @dogausanmaz on Instagram.

Comments (0)

Comments that are deemed spam or hate speech by the moderators will be deleted.
All Sort: Newest

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *