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Washington Square News

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

Washington Square News

All content by Krish Dev
A group of about 15 students holding a sign reading “Sunrise Movement N.Y.U.”

Student activists join thousands at March to End Fossil Fuels

Tens of thousands of protesters attended a climate march in Midtown on Sunday, demanding new legislation to combat climate change.
Krish Dev and Mikaylah Du Sep 19, 2023

NYU students and faculty joined tens of thousands in a midtown Manhattan march on Sept. 17, calling on President Joe Biden to end federal fossil fuel investments and declare a...

An illustration of the Washington Square Arch, surrounded by green bushes in front of several pastel-colored buildings. On top of one building is a purple flag reading N.Y.U, and on top of another is a red flag reading W.S.N. The sky is colored a pastel-pink gradient.

What to do this week: NYU Reads, a MoMA exhibition and a planetarium visit

The Daybook is WSN’s weekly column listing in-person and online events at NYU and across New York City. This week: Sept. 18-24.
Krish Dev, Deputy News Editor Sep 17, 2023

Customers ordering from the counter in the restaurant Raising Cane’s. The words “One Love” are above the counter.

Raising Cane’s at Astor Place opens after weeks of anticipation

NYU students can now check out the Louisiana chain’s second New York City location.
Krish Dev, Deputy News Editor Sep 14, 2023

Raising Cane’s, a fast-food chain specializing in chicken fingers and a signature sauce, opened its second restaurant in New York City on Sept. 13. Located at 20 Astor Place,...

Four people sit in the first floor of Bobst Library with purple construction wallpaper with the text REIMAGINING THE LIBRARY’S FIRST FLOOR” behind them.

Bobst Library undergoing first floor remodel

Improvements on the building’s first floor — including new furniture, updated lighting and a redesigned study space layout — will be open next month.
Adrianna Nehme, Bruna Horvath, and Krish Dev Sep 13, 2023

The university is remodeling the first floor of Bobst Library to include new furniture, lighting and study spaces by mid-October — marking the library's first ground floor renovation...

A wall covered with purple wallpaper and text saying “REIMAGINING THE LIBRARY’S FIRST FLOOR” above “MID-OCTOBER 2023.”

Photo: Opinion: Bobst’s construction is too disruptive for studying

Sep 13, 2023

The first floor of Bobst Library. (Krish Dev for WSN)

Nine models stand in a fashion showroom with white walls. They are wearing clothing from the brand thesalting. They are standing on wooden cargo racks placed on the floor across the room.

New York Men’s Day blends modernity with practicality

The New York Men’s Day Spring/Summer 2024 showcase featured collections that tastefully balanced utility and creativity, showing that form and function don’t have to be mutually exclusive.
Krish Dev and Kevin Wu Sep 11, 2023

Three pairs of models stand together in a horizontal line wearing cream, red and murky blue outfits respectively. The models are wearing clothes from CLARA SON.

Photo: WSN at New York Fashion Week

Sep 15, 2023

CLARA SON, 2023 Collection, New York Men’s Day. (Krish Dev for WSN)

Adidas Ultraboosts standing on top of a box under the Washington Square Arch.

The Soapbox: Gambling in the UAE, women’s soccer coach fired in Spain, ban on misleading meat labels in France

The Soapbox is a weekly column by WSN covering major news developments at NYU’s campuses and study away sites abroad. Global consciousness for a global university.
Krish Dev, Deputy News Editor Sep 8, 2023

In the United Arab Emirates, government announces gambling agency  The UAE recently announced the General Commercial Gaming Regulatory Authority, an agency that could potentially...

An aerial view of the Washington Square Park and the Midtown skyline. Crowds gather around the fountain in the park. The white Washington Square Arch is in the center of the image.

Summer recap: What you missed at NYU over the last few months

Linda Mills’ appointment as university president, the U.S. Supreme Court’s strike down of race-sensitive college admissions and more news you missed from over summer break.

As the new academic year begins, here is some news from around campus you may have missed over the summer break. Linda Mills becomes NYU president Longtime NYU administrator...

NYU president Linda Mills sits on the couch in a set resembling a dorm on the black stage. Two students sit at a bed closer to the front of the stage, whereas Mills is closer to the back. Red and white fairy lights are visible in the background.

Mills kicks off term with first Presidential Welcome

University president Linda Mills joined student performers onstage and addressed the crowd at this semester’s “Presidential Welcome Reality Show.”
Bruna Horvath and Krish Dev Aug 29, 2023

NYU president Linda Mills greeted thousands of first-year students on Tuesday, during her first-ever Presidential Welcome speech at Radio City Music Hall.  Mills hosted students...

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