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Greenwich Hall

Greenwich Hall

February 22, 2018

Address: 636 Greenwich St., New York, NY 10014 Cost per semester: $6,622-$9,386 Low cost: Available Rooms available: Singles, Doubles, Triples Nearby subways: PATH,...

The Love & Sex Feature

The Love & Sex Feature

February 12, 2018

As Valentine’s Day quickly approaches once again, without anyone ever really asking it to, the time has arrived for another Valentine’s Day special here at WSN. Love is hard...

Cam Mesinger

Breaking Boundaries on Campus and in Comedy
December 7, 2017
When asked if there is a particular comedian that Messinger looks up to, they hesitate. Messinger then goes on to explain that no one currently in comedy currently seems to understand how to write jokes that are not at the expense of other people. Messinger, on the other hand, is determined to change this.
Spacey’s Dangerous False Equivalency

Spacey’s Dangerous False Equivalency

October 31, 2017
Spacey released a statement in which he took full responsibility for the sexual harassment before quickly using the statement as a platform to formally come out as gay. Not only is this a pathetic public relations strategy, but it creates an extremely dangerous equivalency between being gay and being a pedophile.
The Spooky Issue

The Spooky Issue

October 30, 2017
Check out this week's spoooky stories about what haunts the streets and students of NYU.

Charles Chen

October 10, 2017
Interview with Liberal Studies sophomore, Charles Chen, for The Immigration Issue.

The Future for LGBTQ People

October 2, 2017

This semester, I am interning at a political organization. On my first day, I quickly realized that almost every single intern is either a straight woman or a gay man. At first...

Welcome Week Stories: Friends at First Sight

August 28, 2017
Andrew Heying met some of his best friends on his very first night at NYU. Here's how.
Affirmative Action Should Focus on Economic Diversity

Affirmative Action Should Focus on Economic Diversity

August 28, 2017
Affirmative Action should continue to exist, but it needs some changes.
NYU claims to have a deep commitment to recycling. However, janitors are often spotted dumping recyclables and trash together.

Does NYU Really Recycle?

April 17, 2017
Some students have reported seeing maintenance mix the recycling with trash after it has been sorted into the separate bins. Washington Square News investigates what actually happens to the recycling at NYU.
Social Progress Will Continue Thanks to Rise in Moviegoing

Social Progress Will Continue Thanks to Rise in Moviegoing

April 10, 2017
Movies like Disney's live-action remake of "Beauty and the Beast" are setting a precedent and combatting Trump's vision for America by diversifying film with representations that more accurately reflect every day people.
Podcasts Are the Future of Journalism

Podcasts Are the Future of Journalism

April 3, 2017
Podcasts are the best way to achieve diversity of thought because they incorporate reporting from individuals who are independent of elite media outlets. podcasts.
Lady Gaga Reveals ‘LoveGame’ Was Written About Her Days in Bobst

Lady Gaga Reveals ‘LoveGame’ Was Written About Her Days in Bobst

April 1, 2017
Lady Gaga revealed today that her song LoveGame was inspired by a missed connection with a gorgeous person in Bobst.
The Oxford Comma Is a Must

The Oxford Comma Is a Must

March 20, 2017
Recently, neglecting to use the oxford comma has sparked a lawsuit that could end up costing Maine $10 million, proving that the Oxford Comma is absolutely necessary.
Green House, 40 E 7th St

Green House

February 23, 2017

Residency: Upperclassmen Estimated yearly cost: $15,884 – $18,494 Low-cost rooms available: No Commute to class: 10 minute walk to WSP, 25-30 minute subway ride to Tandon Nearby...

Better Education Responsible for Political Correctness

Better Education Responsible for Political Correctness

February 21, 2017
Just as a doctor learns to call what is often called the funny bone the ulnar nerve, educated people learn that the veil often worn by Muslim women is a hijab, not a funny scarf.
History Is Repeating Itself

History Is Repeating Itself

January 30, 2017
This ban — which is in direct violation of the First Amendment's commitment to religious freedom and the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act — will do nothing, except hurt victims of violence and terror.
Lift Your Elevator Experience with Simple Conversation

Lift Your Elevator Experience with Simple Conversation

January 23, 2017
Everyone could take advantage of this time to meet new people, but instead it seems as though there is an unwritten rule that talking on elevators is forbidden.
Dude, Where’s My Grade?

Dude, Where’s My Grade?

November 28, 2016
While college grading is obviously completely different, knowing where a student stands is still extremely important for their learning process.
Our Country Will Persevere

Our Country Will Persevere

November 15, 2016
Many in rural America voted for Trump not to turn against minorities, but because they feel as though they are the forgotten demographic.
Our Absentee Voting System Is the Worst

Our Absentee Voting System Is the Worst

November 4, 2016
Absentee Voting is overly complicated to the point where some college students’ votes are never even counted.