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

Washington Square News

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

Washington Square News

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

Washington Square News

An illustration of a building with a glass exterior with green plants growing. There are two pots of green plants drawn next to the building, all against a green background. The building is N.Y.U.’s Paulson Center.

Sad in the Paulson Center? There’s a solution.

NYU’s sustainability initiatives should extend beyond reducing our carbon footprint. We should have a visually lush and verdant campus.
Derek Kamakanaaloha Soong, Identity & Equity Editor May 4, 2023

As you enter the revolving doors of the new, billion-dollar Paulson Center, New York City's vibrant energy seems to fade away, revealing the new building's ineffectual space. The...

A tall building complex with a glass exterior and traffic passing in front.

Opinion: NYU’s new buildings represent the death of college charm

The newly-opened Paulson Center is just one example of how the dearth of beautiful Gothic architecture on college campuses is destroying the traditional university atmosphere.
Mia Madonna, Contributing Writer March 27, 2023

On my first tour of NYU, I remember finding it odd how little traditional college architecture there was on campus. Between the daunting, brick behemoth that is Bobst Library and...

In the warmly-lit dining hall in the Paulson Center, a line of students wait next to the cashier counter. Seven plates of neatly-arranged fruits are placed on a white table.

Cafe 181 & Crave NYU cook up crowds at the Paulson Center

The new cafe and innovative dining hall offer caffeine and conceptual cuisine.
Mitali Sapra, Contributing Writer February 28, 2023

In recent years, NYU has seriously upped its dining hall game. A revamp of Upstein last year introduced two new concepts — a vegan stall and an international food stall. NYU...

A corner of a building with text “Paulson Center New York University” on the glass in a vertical layout. Overlaying part of the original text is a block of handwritten text “Sarah.”

Off-Third: That new NYU building should really be named after Sarah Paulson instead

NYU will unveil a new building, the twist? Each floor is an American Horror Story themed haunted house.
Alexandra Cohen, Opinion Editor December 15, 2022

Off-Third is WSN’s satire column. Yesterday, hedge fund billionaire John Paulson gave a $100 million donation to NYU. His name will be plastered upon the university’s...

A group of protestors wearing green T-shirts rally in front of s Morton Williams supermarket. They are holding signs that read “LOCAL 338 R.W.D.S.U/U.F.C.W.”

Advocates seek mayor’s support to save Morton Williams supermarket

Greenwich Village residents and community advocates gathered in front of a Morton Williams supermarket under threat of displacement by NYU, pressuring the university to allow it to stay in its current location.
Carmo Moniz, Deputy News Editor December 14, 2022

A yearslong battle to preserve a local Morton Williams supermarket located on land owned by NYU gave rise to a rally in front of the Greenwich Village store on Tuesday, Dec. 13....

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

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

The back-and-forth brawl over a local Morton Williams supermarket continues, despite NYU’s commitment to save the store.
Carmo Moniz, Deputy News Editor November 11, 2022

After NYU pledged to save a Morton Williams supermarket located on university-owned property that was at risk of being redeveloped, many in the neighborhood are worried that...

The facade of a gray one-story supermarket is branded with “Morton Williams” in red text. Under the supermarket name, there is text in white letters that reads “The Fresh Marketplace.”

NYU vows to save Morton Williams supermarket

NYU announced that if a local Morton Williams supermarket is demolished, it plans to relocate the grocery store nearby.
Carmo Moniz, Deputy News Editor November 3, 2022

A Morton Williams supermarket — which is one of the only grocery stores in the Greenwich Village area — will not be displaced from the neighborhood, according to university...