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

Washington Square News

Sam MacPherson, who has curly blond hair, wearing a light gray denim shirt, white t-shirt, dark blue pants and brown chukka boots.

Sam MacPherson on new EP ‘Powerlines,’ upcoming tour

“Last Minute” went viral on TikTok and skyrocketed Sam MacPherson into fame. Now, he talks about his new EP and headlining tour.
Julia Diorio, Contributing Writer April 14, 2023

Sam MacPherson was one of the many artists who had a song go viral on TikTok during the pandemic, with “Last Minute” reaching nearly 20 million streams on Spotify. He’s a...

The Front Bottoms guitarist Brian Sella and vocalist Mat Uychich standing in front of trees.

Q&A: Time, place and live music with The Front Bottoms’ Brian Sella

The frontman of the New Jersey-born punk rock band spoke with WSN about the evolution of the band’s style and returning to perform in his home state.
Alex Tey, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2022

“Everyone blooms in their own time,” promises the first track on The Front Bottoms’ 2020 album “In Sickness & In Flames.” With the pandemic putting live music on...

An illustration of the homepage of Albert, NYU’s online class registration portal. A purple horizontal box with white text reading “NYU” is at the top. Under this it reads “Albert,” and there is a purple shopping cart to the right side of the illustration.

How to survive course registration season

A guide to not being miserable next semester if your dream class fills up or you simply forget to register for classes. 
Mayee Yeh, Identity & Equity Editor April 25, 2022

Stowed away in my Google Drive is a document titled “Life Plans.” While admittedly a bit dramatic for its contents, it used to contain four combinations of classes for four...

Travis Scott fans need to stay away from his shows. His concerts pose a serious danger to his own fans. (Image via Wikimedia Commons)

Opinion: Don’t go to Travis Scott concerts

Following the death of 10 people and injury of hundreds more, we cannot trust musician Travis Scott and his fans to foster a safe concert environment.
Srishti Bungle, Deputy Opinion Editor November 15, 2021

No one expects to die while attending their favorite artist’s concert. But for Travis Scott fans, death and injury became their grim reality when Scott’s Astroworld festival...

Kat Piorkowski, who plays for NYU softball, and Zach Cohen, who plays for NYU baseball sharing a cute moment.

Sporting Love: The Couples of NYU Athletics

Nalani Ogawa, Staff Writer February 12, 2018
An inside look on the couples of NYU Athletics.
A venetian sandwich from Tramezzini.

Out of Borough Adventures: Brooklyn

Alyssa Kelly, Staff Writer September 15, 2017
Venture outside of Manhattan and cross the Brooklyn Bridge to explore the Borough of Trees.
Four NYU students worked together to create an app that allows college students to find cheap shows in New York City. Although Curtain Call wont launch until July, you can follow @curtaincallnyc on Instagram for news and updates.

A Look Into NYU’s Latest Startup — Curtain Call

Jacob Fox, Staff Writer April 12, 2017
If your wallet has ever winced at the price of a concert ticket, the four NYU students behind the new app Curtain Call have a solution for you.
Whitney, an indie-rock band from Chicago, exceeded audience expectations during their live performances.

Whitney Brings Back One Last Summer Night

Albert Keen, Contributing Writer October 17, 2016
Between the band's warm summer vibes and the lead vocalist / drummer Julian Erlich's constant anecotes, Whitney's show at the Music Hall of Williamsburg felt like it was one final day of fun in the sun.
The Bob Moses duo, who recently performed at Terminal 5 in NYC, explores a mixture of music genres in their own dark, romantic style.

Bob Moses: Fresh NYC Music Faces

Carter Shelter, Staff Writer October 11, 2016
Local duo Bob Moses proved at their concert at Terminal 5 last week that electronic musicians can create bombastic, interactive shows just as well as any four-piece rock group.
The Decemberists perform a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

Staff Recs: Favorite Tiny Desk Concerts

WSN Staff October 7, 2016

The Decemberists Tiny Desk best serves the indie genre and no other band displays this better than the Decemberists. Not only did their setlist consist entirely of songs from...

Adele performed In New York City at Madison Square Garden on September 22 for about 18,000 fans.

Adele Performs Soulful Confessions

Dakshayani Shankar, Contributing Writer September 26, 2016
Adele's concert last Thursday at Madison Square Garden featured her at her most candid, motherly self yet.
LA based teenage girl band The Regrettes rocked the Studio at Webster Hall.

When Regret(te)s Become Great Decisions

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor September 22, 2016
The Regrettes brought a bit of LA sunshine and fun to the New York garage rock scene with their "cupcake" songs and spunky attitude during their Webster Hall show on Sept. 21.