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

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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 image shows a bar on the left, lit in green and yellow, and a stage lit in red light in the background.

The Red Pavilion is the future of NYC nightlife

Teahouse by day, club by night. Who knew traditional Chinese medicine pairs well with Shanghai jazz?
Sasha DuBose, Dining Editor March 24, 2023

Being newly 21 means that I am a nightlife novice. I’m trying to figure out which clubs work for me and which don’t — which quickly led me to realize that being surrounded...

From left to right: a man wearing a green hoodie, a woman wearing a black puffer jacket, a man wearing a black leather jacket and a woman wearing a red puffer jacket dancing in a room. There is a tripod with a camera in front of them.

Barbershop by day, dance club by night: Astor Place Hairstylists

Astor Place Hairstylists, a New York City institution, recently broke into the party scene with help from NYU sophomore Quincy Davis.
Julia Diorio, Staff Writer December 12, 2022

I walk past Astor Place Hairstylists on my way to class every week, and I have always admired their sign: “We speak Italian, Russian, Greek, Spanish, French, Polish, Uzbek, Farsi,...

A collage of layered photographs. One image features the neck and torso of a woman. Another features a teal blue sky, and the last features multicolored textiles.

Their Art Club: Giving a voice to artists outside the art world

CAS senior Ivy Lee’s club seeks to create a space for student artists outside of NYU’s arts programs.
Shreya Wankhade, Contributing Writer March 11, 2022

During quarantine, everybody took up a hobby or interest they wouldn’t have normally had the time for. Some people stuck with it; others quickly lost interest. For CAS senior...

Three blurry-faced people stand in front of someone’s shoulder.

Allegory for the 21st century

After a night’s sins, an invisible voyeur relives his delusions with sober eyes. This immersive fictional one night odyssey shows a fight with fear, trust, authenticity and perception.
Julian Hammond Santander, UTA Exposures Editor March 7, 2022

(Staff Illustration by Debbie Alalade)

Stuart Robinson Starts His Tenure as NYU’s Athletic Director

A New York City native brings two decades of experience and success to his new role.
Kevin Ryu, Sports Editor September 8, 2020

When you have worked at the same place for 28 years, there are very few surprises. You achieve a familial awareness of everyone’s personalities and idiosyncrasies, from what...

The College Club Pressure Cooker

The College Club Pressure Cooker

Although many clubs here at NYU serve student bodies who yearn for both exclusivity and prestige, college has proven to one first-year student that finding your space could be just as important.
Kenzo Kimura, Staff Writer November 18, 2019

My childhood was busy, to say the least. Whether I was at Taekwondo practice late into the evening or hastily finishing the homework assigned by my after-school tutors, busy was...

NYU Judo club instructor demonstrates in front of the club in the wrestling room in palladium. The NYU Judo club is open to all students, faculty, staff and alumni. (Photo by Tomer Keysar)

Judo at NYU, a Balancing Act

Members of NYU’s club judo team find community by competing in a sport that requires discipline, skill and respect.
Maria Levine, Staff Writer November 11, 2019

Judo, a martial arts sport with Japanese roots that can be traced back to the late 1800s, has created a small but vibrant community here at NYU. Coached by Senseis Frank Colonnese...

George Chen spars against an opponent. Chen performed Koryeo at the second level of competition for black belt poomsae, winning bronze. (Photo by Alexandra Chan)

Taekwondo at NYU Welcomes All

The club taekwondo team at NYU welcomes fighters of all levels and aims to teach its newcomers about the respectful values of the sport as well as the techniques.
Rebecca Choi, Staff Writer November 4, 2019

It’s 9:30 p.m. on a Thursday in late October at Palladium Athletic Facility and the NYU taekwondo team is hard at work. The team begins with group stretches in their dobok, or...

The NYU Men’s Hockey team played its first game at Chelsea Piers on Friday. (Staff Photo by Julia McNeill)

NYU Hockey Opens Quest for Redemption With Win

The Violets started off their season with a 5-2 win over William Paterson University on Friday night.
Bela Kirpalani, Sports Editor October 7, 2019

The NYU hockey team started its season on a high note, defeating William Paterson University 5-2 on Friday night at the Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers. NYU scored two unanswered goals...

League of Linguistics Students at NYU is an undergraduate linguistics student organization. (via Twitter)

LOLS Club Makes Languages Heard

What better place to dissect how humans speak than a campus with incredible linguistic diversity?
Bella Gil, Staff Writer April 2, 2019

Though LOLS may be the most popular example of shorthand text lingo, the acronym stands for something else at NYU: League of Linguists Students. The club, open to anyone in...

Andria Tupola speaks to the NYU College Republicans. She won the Republican nomination for governor of Hawaii in August.

From Music Teacher to Gubernatorial Candidate: Hawaii’s Andria Tupola Speaks at NYU

Meghna Maharishi, Contributing Writer September 28, 2018
NYU's College Republicans held an event Thursday featuring the GOP nominee for Governor of Hawaii.
On the steps inside the Kimmel Center for University Life, a student activist holds a sign that reads, NYU would rather suspend students than speak to them #TrusteeTownHall.

Frustrated with Setbacks, Student Activists Plan Change in Tactics

Bela Kochkarova, Contributing Writer September 14, 2018
After years of failing to get through to the university, NYU's Student Labor Action Movement is changing its tactics for the 2018-2019 school year.