NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Investigative Editor Lexi Faunce

Investigative Editor Lexi Faunce, Investigative Editor

Lexi Faunce is a junior studying journalism and politics, and she will be joining WSN this semester as the Investigative News Editor. She hails from the glamorous town of Gainesville, Florida (also known as Tim Tebow Land). When everyone else is out trying to score Hamilton tickets, you can catch her watching the Gators demolish the SEC. An avid lover of the Second Amendment, you’ll want to stay on the good side of this curly-headed Cuban. Peep her Twitter to check out all the right-wing news NYU kids aren’t talking about.

All content by Lexi Faunce
Joey Onwughalu

Joey Onwughalu

By Lexi Faunce, Investigative Editor
December 8, 2016
A Trump supporter stands outside of the Hilton in New York on the night of the Election.

Southern Voters Fret Over Trump’s Legacy

By Lexi Faunce, Investigative News Editor
November 9, 2016

Health Leads

By Lexi Faunce, Investigative News Editor
October 24, 2016

Crime Log: Sept. 1-11

By Lexi Faunce, Investigative News Editor
September 12, 2016
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NYU Sued Over Retirement Plan Fees

By Lexi Faunce, Investigative News Editor
August 28, 2016
Top 5 News Stories This Spring

Top 5 News Stories This Spring

By Lexi Faunce, News Writer
May 2, 2016
Isabelle Klinghoffer

Isabelle Klinghoffer

By Lexi Faunce, News Editor
March 10, 2016
Othmer Hall

Othmer Hall

By Lexi Faunce, News Editor
February 25, 2016
Darren Yee

Darren Yee

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
December 10, 2015
NYU's Dance Marathon raised over $300 for the B+ foundation, which seeks to find a cure and treat childhood cancer.

12 hours of dancing raise $333,703.34 for charity

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
November 30, 2015
NYU Senior, Madison McCormick, is currently working on a sticker series titled “#crumblingborders” in a bid to raise awareness of the Syrian Refugee Crisis.

GCASL spotlights Syrian refugee crisis this week

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
November 30, 2015

Crime Log: Nov. 19 to 23

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
November 30, 2015
The NYU Coles sports center before the construction.

Coles closing date finally announced

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
November 17, 2015

Wellness Center Leaves Students Wanting More

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
November 16, 2015
A club that supports students in the military was in the process of creation, but ended up being rejected

Group hosts week in honor of veterans

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
November 9, 2015

Where candidates stand on our concerns

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
November 2, 2015
Colleges Against Cancer at NYU launches Paint the Campus Purple week today, to commemorate those who have lost their lives in the battle against cancer and continue to fight against the disease.

Relay for Life to paint Violets purple

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
November 2, 2015
Nahal Toosi moderates a discussion about America’s use of drone strikes with panelists Jameel Jafer, Scott Shane, and Jeremy Waldren.

Panel stirs public debate about drone program

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
October 28, 2015
How NYU Deals with Drug Infractions

How NYU Deals with Drug Infractions

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
October 26, 2015

Crime Log: October 16-25

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
October 26, 2015
 NYU Faculty Against the Sexton Plan (FASP) claims the univeristy does not have a sufficient alternative space ahead of the Coles closure.

FASP says better Coles replacement is needed

By Lexi Faunce , Deputy News Editor
October 19, 2015
NYU ranks 30th in the World University Rankings for Journalism.

NYU impresses in World University rankings

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
October 5, 2015

Crime Log: Sept. 28-Oct. 4

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
October 5, 2015
 After threatening to expel Freshman Nia Mirza NYU is now offering to pay her full housing costs.

Mirza gets financial aid after housing fight

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
September 28, 2015
Professor Bruce Bueno de Mesquita discusses the Iran Nuclear deal with the NYU Politics Society

Politics Society discusses Iran nuclear deal

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
September 18, 2015
Boy Pouring Liquid into Conical Flask in Classroom.

Steinhardt receives grant to create STEM curriculum

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
September 14, 2015

A guide to 2031 NYU expansion plan

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
September 8, 2015

Crime Log: April 17 to 22

By Lexi Faunce, Staff Writer
April 26, 2015
The TEDxNYU event held on April 20th at the NYU Abu Dhabi building featured screenings of presentations given in order to promote connection across all global sites.

NYUAD hosts global TEDx event

By Lexi Faunce, Staff Writer
April 21, 2015

Crime Log: April 8-16

By Lexi Faunce, Staff Writer
April 19, 2015
Students listen during a vigil for the Kenyan students slain at Garissa University College last Thursday. The vigil started on the steps of Kimmel, where mourners took a five minute moment of silence and heard from a number of religious groups. Following the speeches, the group walked quietly to the square to set candles in the fountain.

Students mourn massacre victims

By Lexi Faunce, Staff Writer
April 14, 2015

Crime Log: March 26 to April 1

By Lexi Faunce, Staff Writer
April 6, 2015
Missed the Point performed standup during New York University’s Beta Xi Chapter of Delta Lambda Phi's sixth annual drag race.

Drag race raises awareness, entertains

By Lexi Faunce, Contributing Writer
March 30, 2015

Report: homeless rates increased

By Lexi Faunce, Contributing Writer
March 24, 2015
Gerardo Porteny Backal talks about the HeForShe movement in GCASL on Monday.

HeForShe promotes gender equality

By Lexi Faunce, Contributing Writer
March 3, 2015
Sunday marked the start of NYU National Eating Disorder Awareness & Body Positivity week.

Students discuss body image

By Lexi Faunce, Contributing Writer
February 24, 2015

60% of Ebola aid not reaching affected region

By Lexi Faunce, Contributing Writer
February 10, 2015
(From left to right) Scott Korb, Leslie Jamison, Jen Percy and Ben Ratliff discuss sensitive reporting.

Journalists discuss reporting sensitive topics

By Lexi Faunce, Contributing Writer
February 3, 2015