NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Alexandra Chan

Alexandra Chan, Multimedia Editor

Alexandra is a CAS sophomore, moving on from LS, majoring in History and minoring in Politics, and has heard many questions about her future financial stability. She grew up in Hong Kong, spent some time in Shanghai and Los Angeles and is waiting to see if she'll ever get sick of cities. Ask for her opinions on K-pop in public only if you're ready. Follow @noelle.png on Instagram as she tries to keep her love of photography alive.

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Dianne Morales raises her fist in solidarity with striking grad workers.

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April 27, 2021
NYC mayoral candidate Dianne Morales speaks to picketing students.

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April 27, 2021
Sarah Sklaw leads a teach-in on NYU's history with labor and labor exploitation.

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April 27, 2021
Solidarity, not austerity.

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April 27, 2021
Picketers keep up the mood with songs.

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April 27, 2021
The picket line continues for four hours.

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April 27, 2021
Organizations like YDSA show up to support GSOC.

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April 27, 2021
One of GSOC's central demands is to get cops off campus.

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April 27, 2021
One of GSOC's central demands is free healthcare for graduate student workers.

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April 27, 2021
The picket line goes back and forth the front of Bobst Library.

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April 27, 2021
Supports show solidarity with striking workers.

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April 27, 2021
Supporters and members hold banners and signs.

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April 27, 2021
Students show up to support the strike.

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April 27, 2021
One of GSOC's central demands is a living wage.

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April 27, 2021
Different organizations across the city show support.

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April 27, 2021
Picket leaders start chants.

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April 27, 2021
Picketers cross the street.

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April 27, 2021
Elsy speaks to the crowd about the experiences of international students.

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April 27, 2021
GSOC members speak to the crowd.

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April 27, 2021
Picket line leader Tova amps up the crowd.

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April 27, 2021
GSOC gathers next to Bobst Library.

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April 27, 2021
GSOC gathers strikers at Schwartz Plaza next to Bobst to begin their first day of picketing.

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April 27, 2021
Undergrad students show up to support their TAs.

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April 27, 2021
Undergrad students show up to support GSOC.

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April 27, 2021
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April 27, 2021
404 Fitness serves as the popular gym for NYU students. With gyms still closed, students have become more creative with exercise routines during COVID-19. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

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April 14, 2021
Undergraduate students and other supporters came to the rally in support of GSOC. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

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March 29, 2021
GSOC member Yuwei passes out papers for rally-goers to fill out in support. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

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March 29, 2021
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March 29, 2021
The president of Local 2110, the branch of UAW that GSOC is affiliated with spoke at the rally. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

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March 29, 2021
The Union of Clerical, Administrative & Technical Staff UCATS at NYU showed support for GSOC. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

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March 29, 2021
GSOC members hold up a banner at Gould Plaza. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

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March 29, 2021
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March 29, 2021
Rally-goers held signs in support of GSOC. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

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March 29, 2021
A group of protesters head down Bowery, as one of many groups protesting in NYC. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

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September 24, 2020
NYU's COVID testing site is located at the Gould Plaza. Similar to other universities around the country,

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September 24, 2020
Staff Rants: Parties

Staff Rants: Parties

September 17, 2020
NYC Shut It Down continues their People’s Monday protests at Grand Central station for Black lives. All protesters were barred from entering the station and the group proceeded to march downtown to spread the facts about the murder of Daniel Prude. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

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September 15, 2020
Staff Rants: Books

Staff Rants: Books

April 30, 2020
NYU’s Student Government Assembly wrote a letter last Friday condemning the new Department of Education CARES policy. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos has decided to bar DACA recipients from receiving emergency aid during this time. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

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April 28, 2020
NYU Taekwondo team Coach Master Andrew Park watches the Women's C team spar at the MIT tournament earlier in October. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

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April 27, 2020