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

Washington Square News

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Cartoon: Time is Ticking

Cartoon: Time is Ticking

Aiden Bae, Cartoonist Apr 3, 2017
Time is ticking for Senior Vice President of Student Affairs Marc Wais, NYU President Andrew Hamilton and Board of Trustees Chairperson William Berkley (from left to right).
Television shows give unhealthy relationships more screen time because they prioritize attracting viewers. Showcasing these unhealthy relationships normalize and romanticize them.

Photo: Healthy Relationships Are Needed on TV

Mar 27, 2017

Television shows give unhealthy relationships more screen time because they prioritize attracting viewers. Showcasing these unhealthy relationships normalize and romanticize them.

Despite Bumbles attempts to stop the harassment of women, the innate problem of sexism still plagues modern society. Instead of giving women ways to avoid harassment, men should stop bothering women without their consent.

Photo: Bumble Won’t Change Dating Norms

Mar 27, 2017

Despite Bumble's attempts to stop the harassment of women, the innate problem of sexism still plagues modern society. Instead of giving women ways to avoid harassment, men should...

At a university as large as NYU, we have a responsibility to combat climate change to the best of our abilities. This should be a top-down and bottom-up effort for everybody at the university — from students simply turning off lights to the university utilizing sustainable resources and alternatives.

Photo: Universities Need to Work to Reduce Climate Change

Mar 9, 2017

At a university as large as NYU, we have a responsibility to combat climate change to the best of our abilities. This should be a top-down and bottom-up effort for everybody at...

De Blasio’s tempered approach to seeking progress incrementally should be celebrated by liberals as something that could realistically make a difference, not criticized as insufficiently progressive. Progressivism should be about accomplishing progress, not about setting unachievable goals.

Photo: De Blasio’s Plan to Manage the Homeless Crisis Is Complicated

Mar 7, 2017

De Blasio’s tempered approach to seeking progress incrementally should be celebrated by liberals as something that could realistically make a difference, not criticized as insufficiently...

Students should learn a different language in college while they are in the proper environment to do so. In addition to the immediate gratification of a new learned skill, learning a foreign language also benefits your cognitive abilities in the future.

Photo: Everyone Should Learn a Foreign Language in College

Mar 6, 2017

Students should learn a different language in college while they are in the proper environment to do so. In addition to the immediate gratification of a new learned skill, learning...

The consequences for drinking are much less severe than those of using marijuana — this mirrors how pot is treated in society as well. However, the number of weed-related incidents is much lower than that of alcohols rates, so the university should reconsider its ambiguous and severe drug policy surrounding marijuana.

Photo: NYU Should Weed Out Harsher Marijuana Penalties

Mar 6, 2017

The consequences for drinking are much less severe than those of using marijuana — this mirrors how pot is treated in society as well. However, the number of weed-related incidents...

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