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

Washington Square News

An illustration of two tickets that are split white and purple, with the text “New York University Commencement class of 2020, 2021, and 2022” and “May 18, 2022” including the names of the speakers, Taylor Swift and Judith Heumann. An illustration of a credit card is next to the tickets.

Taylor Swift fans hassle NYU seniors for graduation tickets

Some Taylor Swift fans are offering hundreds of dollars for tickets to see her at NYU’s 2022 commencement ceremony.
Carmo Moniz, Deputy News Editor April 21, 2022

After graduating Steinhardt senior Emily Jenks tweeted about Taylor Swift speaking at her NYU commencement ceremony, she was contacted by a Swift fan on Twitter who offered her...

A headshot of Taylor Swift placed beside a photo of Judith Heumann.

Taylor Swift, Judith Heumann to speak at NYU graduation

Graduates of NYU's classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022 will be honored at a ceremony at Yankee Stadium on May 18.
Maria Freyre, Senior Staff Writer March 29, 2022

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift and disability rights activist Judith Heumann were selected as commencement speakers for NYU’s 188th and 189th graduation ceremonies. A ceremony...

NYU president Andrew Hamilton spoke at the commencement of class of 2019 at Yankee Stadium in May 2019. Class of 2020 and 2021, which held their commencements online due to COVID-19, are invited to join the in person commencement of class of 2022 in May 2022. (Photo by Alana Beyer)

Yankee Stadium to host commencement for 2020, 2021 graduates

NYU’s class of 2020 and the class of 2021 are invited to an in-person graduation at Yankee Stadium on May 18, 2022, following two years of virtual ceremonies.
Kashish Bhatia, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

Following two years of virtual graduation ceremonies, NYU announced that a joint in-person commencement ceremony for the class of 2020 and class of 2021 will take place on May...

370 Jay St. served as the former headquarters of the Metropolitan Transport Authority (MTA) and now houses instruction facilities for Tisch, Tandon and Steinhardt programs. (Photo by Htoo Min)

Glimpses of NYU’s Construction Projects from 2016 to 2020

A look back on NYU’s expansion and renovation efforts over the past four years.
Sara Miranda, Under the Arch Features Multimedia Editor May 8, 2020

If you’re a member of the Class of 2020, you must have witnessed construction both on and off NYU’s Washington Square campus. Here in this photo series, we have compiled documentation...

Victoria Provost smiles as she holds a pineapple, reminded of a birthday prank she played on her friend in freshman year. (Photo courtesy of Victoria Provost, Illustrations by Celia Tewey)

Objects We Hold Through Time

A look at the objects that tell the stories of our histories, growth and relationships.
Celia Tewey, Exposures Editor May 8, 2020

Objects tell our histories. Whether they have been with us for weeks, years or months, they have the ability to define us in subtle ways that show our personalities, strengths,...

Illustration by Charlie Dodge.

Found Goodbyes — to the Class of 2020

A cento-technique poem compiling quotes from senior interviewees for this year’s last Special Issue.
Maxine Flasher-Duzgunes, Voices Editor May 8, 2020

I would miss 4 a.m. on a Sunday, how precious — all those late nights you need to stay up for your life, resilient, surfing the lack of sleep, circling Oxford commas. I...

Speaking on Life Within the Frame

Speaking on Life Within the Frame

A dance documentary featuring members of the Tisch Dance Class of 2020 as they offer their thoughts on a creative practice framed by the quarantine.

An NYU graduate holds up the Dominican Republic flag while in the stands at Yankee Stadium. The Class of 2020 commencement has been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Alana Beyer)

2020 Commencement Postponed Due to COVID-19

An email sent to students by President Andrew Hamilton on Wednesday, March 25 announced that NYU would put off the All-University commencement ceremony until further notice.
Lisa Cochran, News Editor March 26, 2020

NYU’s 2020 All-University Commencement ceremony will be delayed amid the rapid spread of the coronavirus in New York City, according to an email sent on Wednesday, March 25 by...

Finding School Spirit at a College With None

Finding School Spirit at a College With None

Andrea Pineda-Salgado, Contributing Writer August 26, 2018
Sometimes it can feel like NYU lacks school spirit. Here is how you find your way — and place — in a university unlike any other.

First-Year Fears

Alyssa Kelly, Contributing Writer April 5, 2017
Upon receiving their acceptance letters, NYU's incoming students have preconceived ideas and concerns about what their college life will be like.
Admitted Tandon students will get to tour Mars through virtual reality goggles.

Tandon Sees 2020 With VR Goggles

Kate Howard, Contributing Writer April 18, 2016
NYU Tandon's Class of 2020 will receive a Virtual Reality gadget along with their acceptance packages.
Seeing 2020: Incoming Freshman Class Has Visions of a More Affordable NYU

Seeing 2020: Incoming Freshman Class Has Visions of a More Affordable NYU

Suhana Jagadesan, Contributing Writer April 5, 2016
The class of 2020 is hopeful that President Hamilton's new affordability initiatives will decrease the burden of NYU's tuition.