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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

A rally attendee dressed in a gray mouse costume holding signs that read Democrat Rhino Politician and Trust me demonstrates in Collective Pond Park while two media personnel record the attendee from behind.

Trump rally outside Manhattan DA’s office sees scant attendance

A small group of protesters was surrounded by reporters outside of the Manhattan District Attorney’s office on Monday as they protested the potential indictment of former president Donald Trump.
Ania Keenan and Carmo Moniz March 20, 2023

A group of people standing around a table with a sign propped up against it. The sign reads “National Review Institute” and “College Republicans at N.Y.U.”

College Republicans talk ‘woke capitalism’ with National Review editor

An editor of National Review, a conservative magazine, spoke about economic and social issues at an event hosted by NYU’s College Republicans.
Hope Pisoni and Connor Patton March 10, 2023

The NYU College Republicans denounced “woke capitalism,” or investing with the goal of making environmental and social improvements, at a speaking event on Wednesday. The guest...

The candidates stand behind podiums on a stage. Governor Kathy Hochul is on the right talking into a microphone and U.S. representative Lee Zeldin on the left talking into a microphone.

Hochul and Zeldin face off in governor’s debate

The two candidates for New York governor sparred over abortion rights and crime during a televised debate ahead of the November general election.
Tori Morales, Deputy News Editor October 26, 2022

Gov. Kathy Hochul and Rep. Lee Zeldin, the candidates for New York governor, stuck to their campaign talking points in the first and only gubernatorial debate on Tuesday, Oct....

College Republicans president Gianna Guzzo (left), a Steinhardt senior, debated with College Democrats president Elina Rodriguez (right), a CAS sophomore, during the NYU Interclub Politics Society Debate on Dec. 1. (Staff Photo by Kristian Burt)

NYU Dems and Republicans debate prisons, education, drugs

Representatives of the two campus organizations clashed on drug decriminalization, prison policy and higher education funding at the NYU Politics Society debate.
Kristian Burt, Deputy News Editor December 3, 2021

At a debate hosted by the NYU Politics Society on Wednesday, NYU’s College Democrats and College Republicans faced off over for-profit prisons, higher education funding and drug...

New York state RNC director Katie Bloodgood spoke about Republican students’ experience at NYU, a university with a generally liberal community. During the Oct. 13 event, she addressed controversial questions and said that Republicans are frequently misunderstood. (Photo by Anna Letson, Staff Illustration by Manasa Gudavalli)

College Republicans talk being conservative at NYU with state GOP director

New York state GOP director Katie Bloodgood answered a wide range of questions from NYU’s College Republicans during a virtual event on Oct. 13.
Kristian Burt, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

At a meeting with NYU’s College Republicans, Katie Bloodgood, the New York state director of the Republican National Committee, said she empathizes with GOP supporters at NYU. “My...

Although the modern college campus is perceived to be filled with liberal and leftist students, professors, and policies, there is no shortage of young college republicans. Some young conservative activists claim that ideological diversity is under attack whenever their opinions are challenged. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

Opinion: When campus conservatives invoke ‘ideological diversity,’ don’t take them seriously

While conservative movements on campus stress the importance of ideological diversity, there's a price to pay for supporting the movement.
Srishti Bungle, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

The modern college campus is perceived to be rife with liberal and leftist students, professors and policies, especially by conservatives. Though this narrative gained traction...

College Republicans to Host Former Trump Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci

College Republicans to Host Former Trump Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci

Mack DeGeurin, News Editor March 23, 2018
The NYU College Republicans announced that they will host an event featuring former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci. Scaramucci lasted 10 days in the White House before resigning.
The NYU College Republicans logo.

NYU College Republicans Speak on Students for Carbon Dividends

Louise Choi, Staff Writer March 6, 2018
NYU College Republicans do not yet have a stance on a carbon tax as other College Republicans voice their support for the initiative.
NYU Republicans and Democrats battle it out at a debate hosted in Kimmel.

NYU Dems and Republicans Spar over Climate Change and Hurricane Relief

Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor September 22, 2017
Democrats and Republicans voiced their opinions on climate change and hurricane relief at an event last Tuesday.
Lucian Wintrich, the White House press correspondent for Gateway Pundit, was scheduled to speak at an NYUCR event, which has been postponed following security concerns.

Why Lucian Wintrich’s NYUCR Speech Was Postponed

Caroline Haskins, Contributing Writer February 21, 2017
Earlier this month, NYU administration postponed the NYU College Republicans' scheduled speaker, Lucian Winterish, citing security concerns. The postponement has garnered varied reactions from the student body.
The presence of Gavin McInnes, alt-right co-founder of VICE, incited a riot on campus last Thursday that resulted in 11 arrests.  Various political groups on campus reacted to the protest in different ways.

Political Groups on Campus Review Decision to Host Gavin McInnes

Arushi Sahay, Contributing Writer February 7, 2017
A follow-up with students and professors about their thoughts on the Gavin McInnes speech and the events that occurred last Thursday.
NYU College Republicans feel that it was unfair of the university to cancel the Milo Yiannopoulos talk. They are trying again to have the event, successfully this time.

College Republicans Continue Fight for Milo

Faith Gates, Staff Writer October 25, 2016
Students had mixed reactions after the Milo Yiannopoulos speech the College Republicans had planned was cancelled.