NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

All content by Mariana Castro
On Nov. 16, 2016, NYU students staged a walkout at Washington Square Park to declare NYU as a sanctuary campus.

How Safe Are Sanctuary Cities?

March 9, 2018
More than a year into Donald Trump's presidency, Washington Square News dives into how sanctuary cities such as New York have fared in their attempts to protect undocumented immigrants.
A student vapes in Union Square at night. (Staff Photo by Sam Klein)

NYU Study Suggests Vaping Increases Risk of Cancer and Heart Diseases

February 6, 2018
While the number of young people smoking e-cigrattes continues to rise, a new study released by NYU researchers shows how these smokers may be jeopardizing their health. The study, which exposed lab rats to 12 straight weeks of nicotine vapor, suggests smokers may be at an increased risks of heart disease and cancer.