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

Washington Square News

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Students abroad organize sit-ins to support those arrested in Gaza Solidarity Encampment

The demonstrations, organized at NYU Berlin and NYU Buenos Aires, called on the university to suspend ties to Israel and protect those arrested at Monday’s encampment from any disciplinary action.

Around 40 students at NYU Berlin and NYU Buenos Aires occupied the sites’ main academic centers on Thursday to support the students and faculty arrested at the Gaza Solidarity...

The front facade of the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires.

Tips and tricks for your time abroad at NYU Buenos Aires

From partying with the locals to the desserts you have to try, here’s what you should know about Argentina from someone who’s been here for two semesters.
Sandy Battulga, Staff Writer April 17, 2024

About 100 students make the trip to NYU Buenos Aires each year, prepped only with a handful of tips from an NYU orientation on Argentina's capital city. Nothing prepares you for...

An illustration of a map of Europe with the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Italy and Spain painted purple with white N.Y.U. emblems. Each country has one city labeled: London, Paris, Berlin, Prague, Florence and Madrid. Illustrations of N.Y.U. global sites’ buildings are included next to each country on the map.

5 inevitable study abroad mistakes

As you buckle up for your long-anticipated study abroad experience, be sure to avoid these common slip-ups.
Naisha Roy, Editor-at-Large April 2, 2024

As someone who’s roughly halfway through her study away semester at NYU Madrid, let me be the first to tell you: You will make bad decisions. Going to NYU makes us all think...

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NYU is a dream school for many. Does it live up to the hype?

With the number of applications rising every year for the past 16 years, NYU seems to be many students’ top choice. Here’s how these students feel now that they are Violets.
Liz Lindain, Staff Writer November 13, 2023

With the romanticization of New York City and NYU’s pop culture presence, it is not surprising that the university is a dream school for many. The school’s highly-ranked academic...

N.Y.U. president Linda Mills sitting in a chair alongside three other people on a stage.

NYU to launch new London study away site and Oklahoma-based initiative

University president Linda Mills announced that NYU will expand its operations in London and establish a new program in Tulsa, Oklahoma during an alumni weekend event.
Dharma Niles, Staff Writer November 1, 2023

University president Linda Mills announced plans to launch a social impact program in Tulsa, Oklahoma as well as a new study away site in London on Saturday, during an alumni weekend...

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The Soapbox: Gambling in the UAE, women’s soccer coach fired in Spain, ban on misleading meat labels in France

The Soapbox is a weekly column by WSN covering major news developments at NYU’s campuses and study away sites abroad. Global consciousness for a global university.
Krish Dev, Deputy News Editor September 8, 2023

In the United Arab Emirates, government announces gambling agency  The UAE recently announced the General Commercial Gaming Regulatory Authority, an agency that could potentially...

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Ranked: Students who study abroad

If you haven’t met one of them, then you probably are one of them.
Josie Leach, Staff Writer May 4, 2023

As the school year comes to an end, it is time for study abroad kids to start making their way back to the United States. Whether they loved or hated their time abroad, those of...

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How to deal with reverse culture shock

When you finally head home after your semester abroad, it can feel difficult to adjust again. Here’s what may surprise you when you return to the States.
Lena Olson, Staff Writer May 2, 2023

Before leaving to go abroad, it feels like everyone is concerned with preparing you for the culture shock, but a whole semester of immersion does wonders for acclimation. Returning...

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What NYU Doesn’t Tell You: Florence

Here is a comprehensive guide to help you master Florence during your semester abroad.
Josie Leach, Staff Writer April 26, 2023

“What NYU doesn’t tell you” is a series started by the Abroad desk meant to share advice on the ins and outs of the cities where NYU students study abroad. Welcome to...

A model in a gray turtleneck and a white skirt who is holding a black shoulder bag at the 2023 E.E.N.K. Paris Fashion Week show.

EENK’s latest collection presents an elevated take on classic silhouettes

EENK debuted its Fall/Winter 2023 collection in its second solo show with the theme “X for the letter X,” a representation of the unknown and undefined.
Sydney Barragan, Editor-at-Large March 7, 2023

EENK presented its 2023 Fall/Winter collection amidst the simple layout of La Salle Wagram, a historic auditorium. A two-piece, inflatable archway — the work of Korean sculptor...

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NYU ranks No. 7 in US for Fulbright scholars

25 NYU students were granted scholarships by the Fulbright Program, placing the university in the national top 10 for the 2022-23 academic year. 
Graylin Lucas, Contributing Writer February 23, 2023

NYU is one of the top 10 Fulbright Program scholar-producing institutions in the country, according to a recent statement from the U.S. State Department. The university ranked...

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Black students leave NYU Berlin early after reports of racism overlooked

After several experiences of racism both on and off campus, some students have opted to leave the study abroad site early.
Lauren Ashe, Deputy News Editor December 15, 2022

Jordan Lee, a junior at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, was walking to a nightclub with his friends near NYU’s study away site in Berlin, when he noticed that another group...