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Washington Square News

All content by Kiran Komanduri
The east-facing view from the intersection of Washington Square East and Washington Place. On the right is the N.Y.U. Steinhardt Pless Hall.

Photo: Teachers in training fight for future of NYU music education program

Nov 22, 2022

File photo: The NYU Steinhardt Pless Hall located on 82 Washington Square East. Photo taken in spring 2022. (Kiran Komanduri for WSN)

An exterior view of the Stern School of Business. The Tisch Hall to the right, the Kaufman Management Center to the left and Gould Plaza at the bottom.

Photo: Stern receives $20 million donation to create new real estate institute

Sep 26, 2022

The newly established Chao-Hon Chen Institute for Global Real Estate Finance seeks to boost students’ industry connections through increased co-curricular programming. (Kiran Komanduri for WSN)

Photograph of Gould Plaza. The Tisch building, which houses NYUs Stern School of Business, can be seen in the background. People are walking along the sidewalk bordering the plaza.

Photo: Security guard publicly masturbated outside NYU building, lawsuit claims

Sep 20, 2022

File photo: Gould Plaza is located on NYU’s Washington Square Campus, near the Stern School of Business. (Kiran Komanduri for WSN)

A portrait of Laura Derbonne standing in front of a cherry blossom tree at Washington Square Park.

Photo: Not according to plan: From college major to career path

May 6, 2022

Laura Derbonne. (Photo by Kiran Komanduri)

A mocktail glass with a dried citrus fruit on top against a yellowish background.

Photo: A hangover remedy guide

May 4, 2022

A mocktail. (Photo by Kiran Komanduri)

A blue construction poster that reads “Work in Progress: Educational” with a photo of a blueprint is on a green wall. Next to it is a white and purple poster titled “181 Mercer Street Project” showcasing information about the construction project.

Photo: NYU sues New York City over neighborhood rezoning

Apr 19, 2022

181 Mercer Street, NYU’s flagship expansion project under construction, is slated for completion later this year. (Photo by Kiran Komanduri)

A crowd of people stand and walk around a park surrounded by city buildings and an arch monument under a clear blue sky.

Photo: Editorial: The NY Post is lying to you about homelessness around NYU

Apr 11, 2022

Considered the center of NYU, Washington Square Park has been the scene of many crimes this year. False information peddled by right-wing media outlets has baselessly blamed homeless people for crimes...

The atrium of Bobst Library as seen from its lobby. Visitors walk in and out of the building.

Photo: Opinion: Bobst Library is falling apart

Apr 6, 2022

Bobst Library’s sweeping atrium and modern geometric architecture make it one of the most distinctive buildings on NYU’s campus. (Photo by Kiran Komanduri)

A scattered crowd of New Yorkers in Washington Square Park with the arch and fountain in view.

Photo: Egg flung at prospective student on NYU campus tour

Mar 29, 2022

An admissions ambassador and his tour group were egged while standing outside of Goddard Hall on March 28. One student was struck and an NYU Campus Safety officer arrived at the scene. (Photo by Kiran...

The entrance to the Bonomi Family Admissions Center. On the left, a purple banner with the buildings name hangs from the side of the building. Above the entrance are posters promoting the university featuring students and alums.

Photo: Campus tour guides who were harassed say NYU response was inadequate

Mar 28, 2022

Some NYU admissions ambassadors say they feel unsafe after facing harassment during campus tours. (Photo by Kiran Komanduri)

A picture of multiple women at a rally walking on the sidewalk on their way to Washington Square Park, holding posters with an orange background. The posters say in black bold letters: “Abortion on Demand & Without Apology!”

Photo: Opinion: It's now or never for reproductive justice

Mar 10, 2022

People rally on International Women's Day for abortion rights. Protesters marched from Union Square Park to Washington Square Park. (Photo by Kiran Komanduri)

An image of Bobst Library looking down on the ground-floor atrium. On each level, metal screens run from the floor to the ceiling.

Photo: Editor’s Note

Feb 4, 2022

(Photo by Kiran Komanduri)

An image of Bobst Library looking down on the ground-floor atrium. On each level, metal screens run from the floor to the ceiling.

Photo: Bobst Library’s enduring history of suicide

Mar 7, 2022

(Photo by Kiran Komanduri)

Two rows of 12 photos are displayed in the gallery in the lobby of the Tisch building.

Photo: Photography and multimedia series ‘Show One’ illuminates prevalent themes in modern culture

Mar 2, 2022

“Show One,” a gallery in the Photography and Imaging department at the Tisch School of the Arts, showcases photographic and multimedia presentations by members of the program’s class of 2022. (Photo...

NYU dining halls’ take-out packaging has accelerated plastic consumption at NYU. (Photo by Kiran Komanduri)

Photo: Editor’s Note: SGA updates, nurse burnout, our editing process

Feb 12, 2022

NYU dining halls’ take-out packaging has accelerated plastic consumption at NYU. (Photo by Kiran Komanduri)