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

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Encountering Trauma in the Classroom

Black students often view racially traumatic images, videos and readings for the sake of learning, and that exposure can take a lasting toll on their emotional and mental health.
Tatyana Tandanpolie, Contributing Writer April 20, 2020

Content Warning: This article contains mentions of racial trauma, slavery, violence against Black and Brown bodies and racial slurs that can be disturbing or triggering. Black...

Syd The Kid (left) and Gallatin professor Kwami Coleman (right) discuss Syds backstory, from what made her want to begin her musical career to how she got to where she is today with The Internet. The Q&A session occurred on Feb. 24.

Syd of The Internet: Songwriting, Social Justice and Sick Gear

Xin Rui Lee, Staff Writer February 28, 2017
Syd Tha Kid might be one of the most important standout figures in hip-hop right now, but she's still a nerdy gear geek with a flair for performing at heart.
NYUSJP gets an anonymous letter threatening to disclose club members’ personal information to American and Israeli federal agencies.

Anonymous Letter Threatens NYUSJP Members

Jemima McEvoy and Natasha Roy February 10, 2017
NYU Students for Justice in Palestine received an anonymous letter threatening members of the clubs and their families.
NYU’s Black Student Union has quite the set of plans for this upcoming year.

Growing Intersectionality Within the Black Student Union

Adeija Jones, Contributing Writer October 7, 2016
The Black Student Union plans to expand its community by exploring various intersectional identities of its members.
Following recent cases of police brutality, NYU students and staff members are responding in numerous ways. To commemorate lives lost, NYU’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Task Force hosted the NYU Together: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion event on Friday.

Blackout Spurs Diversity Talks

Fatima Mubasher, Contributing Writer September 26, 2016
At the NYU Together: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion event last Friday, Community members donned all black in commemoration for those lost at the hands of law enforcement.
Gramercy Green is known as one of the best NYU dorms, but with segregation, not everyone would have the opportunity to live there.

Are Segregated Dorms the Answer?

Faith Gates, Contributing Writer September 12, 2016
NYU students discuss the possibly of organizing residence halls by race after CSULA's Black Student Union asked for segregated dorms to avoid microagressions.
Many NYU clubs hosted events in commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr for NYU’s annual MLK week.

Student Organizations Behind MLK Week

Imani Johnson, Contributing Writer February 8, 2016
Several student organizations were responsible for the events of this year's MLK week.
Students unite in pre-march

Students unite in pre-march

Kirsten Rischert-Garcia, Contributing Writer September 22, 2014
200 NYU students held a rally in WSP before joining the People's Climate March in Central Park.