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Washington Square News

All content by Natalia Kempthorne-Curiel
Several items strewn across a white sheet including a green journal with a leather cover, a gray laptop, a book titled “Jazz” by Toni Morrison, two bookmarks, a pair of white earphones, two pairs of glasses, a small bottle of hand sanitizer, several coins, nine pens, a container of lip gloss, a brown leather wallet, and a brown leather tote bag.

Photo: NYU, what’s in your tote?

Jan 26, 2023

(Natalia Kempthorne-Curiel for WSN)

A photo of a man wearing a security uniform, walking down the lobby stairs of the Kimmel Center for University Life. Two Christmas wreaths hang on the walls symmetrically next to the stairs.

NYU, Population: You

Jan 25, 2023
WSN photographer captures empty NYU buildings over the January term
Two silver M.T.A. Metrocard vending machines with red, yellow, blue and green panels sit against a white-tiled wall.

Photo: Opinion: New York, don’t get rid of the MetroCard

Dec 6, 2022

A Metrocard vending machine located at the Third Avenue station of the New York City Subway. (Natalia Kempthorne-Curiel for WSN)

The front entrance of a single-story Morton Williams supermarket. Above the entrance is black awning with the text “THE FRESH MARKETPLACE.”

Photo: ‘Save our supermarket’: Morton Williams shoppers skeptical of NYU promises

Nov 11, 2022

A Morton Williams supermarket located at the intersection between LaGuardia Place and Bleecker Street. (Natalia Kempthorne-Curiel for WSN)

A woman stands behind the counter making a dish at Taco Mahal. Various drinks are on display in the window.

Photo: The best cheap eats near NYU

Oct 25, 2022

(Natalia Kempthorne-Curiel for WSN)

The north-facing study room on the eighth floor of the Bobst Library. Rows of tables and chairs are lined up against floor-to-ceiling windows. On each table are lamps.

Photo: Opinion: Bring the old Bobst 8th floor back

Oct 25, 2022

Students working in the north-facing study room on the 8th floor of the Bobst Library. (Natalia Kempthorne-Curiel for WSN)

A dorm room with a girl laying down in the lower bunk bed. Another girl sits at an adjacent desk, wearing blue jeans, a white t-shirt, and pink headphones. The girl at the desk is looking at her computer screen.

Low-cost housing doesn’t mean low-quality living

A photographer captures how residents in lower-cost housing turn their small rooms into cozy homes.
Oct 19, 2022