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

Washington Square News

The stone facade of the Frick Collection. A stairway goes from a grass lawn up to three arched glass doors.

Smaller art institutions deserve our attention

NYU students have free and reduced-cost admissions to museums across the city, yet many of these smaller museums tend to be overlooked.
Katherine Welander, Copy Chief February 9, 2024

As an Art History major, I spend most of my free time planning my next excursion to an art museum. Through NYU, students have access to many of these museums for reduced costs...

An exhibit at the Whitney Museum of American Art of a wooden electricity pole hung in the air.

Whitney exhibition shows why Puerto Rico is not an American paradise

Ending on April 23, “no existe un mundo poshuracán” highlights the talent of more than 15 Puerto Rican artists.
Natalia Palacino Camargo, Books & Theater Editor April 4, 2023

In the United States, we often forget to consider how our national history has not only been shaped by colonialism, but how it has shaped modern colonial projects. Modern colonialism...

An illustration of a person wearing a white sweater, looking at a painting of a city skyline against a red background. A ray of light shines on the painting, and there are other frames hanging on the wall next to the painting.

Experiencing art in NYC: A guide for students on a budget

Sightseeing in New York City can be expensive, but being a student has its perks.
Lea Filidore, Staff Writer February 15, 2023

If I had a dollar for every time I heard the phrase “the city is our campus,” I could probably pay for one of my overpriced and underused textbooks. Still, how many students...

An illustration of the Washington Square Arch. Behind the arch sits gray and brown alternating high-rises. On the top right are the words “The Daybook” in an arched shape.

What to do this week: Women’s History Month concert and more

The Daybook is WSN’s weekly column listing in-person and online events at NYU and across New York City. This week: March 28 to April 3.
The News Desk March 27, 2022

NYU’s flagship art gallery reopens  12-5 p.m. at the Grey Art Gallery Free, restricted to the NYU community The Grey Art Gallery, NYU’s art museum, which has been...

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the institutions accessible to NYU students through the recently suspended Museum Gateway program. This forced inaccessibility gives us a unique opportunity to re-evaluate our relationships with museums and their legacy. (Photo by Celia Tewey)

Opinion: The Museum Gateway Program suspension is an opportunity to scrutinize our relationship with museums

While we cannot reverse the suspension of NYU’s Museum Gateway program, we can use this time to re-evaluate our relationships with museums and which ones we, as students, receive free admission to.
Michelle Han, Contributing Writer April 22, 2021

NYU’s Museum Gateway program, which offers free museum admission for students, has remained suspended since last fall due to administration’s COVID-related concerns. The student...