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

Washington Square News

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With the recent events in North Carolina, NYU has taken a look at its gender inclusive efforts, such as gender neutral restrooms.

In Light of North Carolina’s Bathroom Laws, NYU Students Revisit Policies of Gender-Neutral Bathrooms on Campus

Yeho Hwang, Staff Writer May 2, 2016
NYU student from North Carolina and a program administrator at the LGBTQ Student Center weigh in on new laws about bathrooms.
NYU alumna Anna Powers started Powers Education, aiming to offer the support and guidance needed for women high school students to succeed in the fields of math and science, hopefully adding to the female presence in STEM research.

Photo: Alumna Startup Aims to Empower Women

May 2, 2016

NYU alumna Anna Powers started Powers Education, aiming to offer the support and guidance needed for women high school students to succeed in the fields of math and science, hopefully...

The Violet Ball gave NYU students an opportunity to dress up and dance their night out in the Bobst lobby.

Not Ready to Let Prom Die? Check Out NYU’s Formals

Yeho Hwang, Staff Writer April 11, 2016
NYU students weigh in on formal events taking place this spring.
Recent studies have discovered that coffee consumption actually has many benefits.

A Grande Disappointment: Starbucks Underfills Your Lattes

Yeho Hwang, Contributing Writer March 28, 2016
Starbucks is a favorite go-to coffee spot for many NYU students, but turns out the popular shop may be cheating its customers by under filling its lattes.
Finding Unity on Campus Amidst Global Violence

Finding Unity on Campus Amidst Global Violence

Yeho Hwang, Contributing Writer March 25, 2016
NYU student organizations are hosting a community-wide vigil in response to the attacks in Belgium and Turkey.
Professor Bennett Foddy explains the tools he uses at NYU for game deisgn.

QWOP Creator is NYU Professor

Yeho Hwang, Staff Writer March 21, 2016
Bennett Foddy, the inventor of QWOP, is an Assistant Arts Professor in game design at NYU's Game Center.

NYU Entrepreneurs Festival 2016

Yeho Hwang, Staff Writer March 7, 2016

In an effort to promote entrepreneurship initiatives on campus, the Entrepreneurial Institute hosted the fifth NYU Entrepreneurs Festival, an event that brings together students,...

404 Fitness has been both positively and negatively received by NYU students.

New Fitness Center at 404 Lafayette Is Actually Not a Disaster

Yeho Hwang, Staff Writer March 7, 2016
The transition from Coles to 404 Fitness has caused a change in students' workout habits.
Ella Azoulay talks about being a member of the Animal Welfare Collective at NYU.

NYU Sophomore Is Giving Animals a Voice

Yeho Hwang, Staff Writer March 2, 2016
CAS sophomore Ella Azoulay discusses animal rights advocacy.
With the closing of Coles, NYU has opened its doors at 404 Fitness located at 404 Lafayette.

404 Fitness Is Open for Business, Brings Enthusiasm From Students

Yeho Hwang, Contributing Writer February 23, 2016
NYU students flocked to the new athletic facility at 404 Lafayette on Monday after Coles officially closed for construction.
CAS hosted its third Upstander Dialogue, led by Dean Gabby Starr.

Third CAS Upstander Dialogue Engages Students in Diversity Talks

Yeho Hwang, Contributing Writer February 18, 2016
CAS Dean Gabrielle Starr hosted her biannual Upstander Dialogue on Feb. 17 to promote on campus diversity and allyship.
NYU TIsch have partnered with HarperAudio for a full-length radio drama script writing contest for both current NYU students and alumni.

Radio Contest Puts Dramatic Writing Students on the Airwaves

Yeho Hwang, Staff Writer February 16, 2016
Dramatic writing students have the opportunity to submit their radio drama scripts for production by HarperAudio.
NYU students get their housing assignments during falls Welcome Week.

Spring Welcome Week Revolutionizes Spring at the Square

Yeho Hwang, Staff Writer February 10, 2016
NYU hosted its first ever Spring Welcome Week this year.
NYUs Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, located in the Silver Center, is participating in a grant that strives to increase the number of Latinos receiving doctoral degrees.

Latino Representation in Faculty Focus of New GSAS Partnership

Yeho Hwang, Contributing Writer February 9, 2016
The Graduate School of Arts and Science's partnership with UPenn will encourage more Latino students to pursue a Ph.D. in the humanities and professorship
NYU Public Safety officers in all NYU buildings work together to create a safe and positive environment for all students.

The Life of a Public Safety Officer

Yeho Hwang, Staff Writer February 1, 2016
Get a new perspective on the daily routine of NYU's Public Safety Officers.
What is the box and why are NYU students in such vehement opposition to it?

Students continue campaign to ban the box on college apps

Yeho Hwang, Contributing Writer December 7, 2015
Students rallied to have NYU ban the box from the NYU application.

On the Job: Miranda Zhou

Yeho Hwang, Staff Writer December 7, 2015
An installation in the On The Job series on Stern sophomore Miranda Zhou.
Finn Harries recently spoke to NYU students on the ins and outs of running his Jack’s Gap Youtube Channel.

YouTube personality Finn Harries attracts students to media event

Yeho Hwang, Staff Writer November 30, 2015
The Global Media and Creative Production Club hosted a Q&A session with Finn Harries from the Jack’s Gap YouTube Channel.
Johanna Rachel Mullen, a junior at Tisch, works multiple jobs on campus.

On the Job: Johanna Rachel Mullen

Yeho Hwang, Staff Writer November 19, 2015
Every week, WSN profiles a student who balances school and work.
When going out, all-black ensemble is a stylish go-to. (Photo by Yeho Hwang)

Stay warm with this season’s coolest coats

Yeho Hwang, Contributing Writer November 3, 2015
As temperatures drop, embrace the chill with chic winter outerwear.
Krishna Bhakti president Jonathan Rosenthal does a cooking demonstration at a club meeting in the Kimmel Center on Monday, Sep. 14, 2015.

Krishna Bhakti club is a vegetarian haven

Yeho Hwang, Contributing Writer September 21, 2015
NYU club hosts free vegetarian cooking class.

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