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

Washington Square News

A large brown building with castle-like turrets and rows of windows.

More than Manhattan: 4 must-see spots to visit this spring break

Staying in New York City for spring break? Explore these hidden gems over the next week.
Ashley Simons, Contributing Writer March 15, 2024

If spring break has quickly sprung up on you, don’t worry — New York City offers more than enough to see and explore over the next week. Despite Manhattan being a hub for...

Several people stand by the window on the Staten Island Ferry with the sun shining on them. In the background is the downtown Manhattan skyline.

The most picturesque MetroCard rides in New York City

The best views of the city skyline only cost $2.75.
Kevin Wu, Multimedia Editor March 27, 2023

An illustration of the Washington Square Arch. Behind the arch sits gray and brown alternating high-rises. On the top right are the words “The Daybook” in an arched shape.

What to do this week: Space history, a bagel festival and more

The Daybook is WSN’s weekly column listing in-person and online events at NYU and across New York City. This week: Sept. 12-18.
Adrianna Nehme, Deputy News Editor September 11, 2022

An Emmys watch party at a comedy club 8 p.m. at 21A Clinton St. $15 online tickets, $20 in-person tickets Caveat, a comedy club on the Lower East Side, is hosting a 21+...

Farah Jabir is one of many Tisch Film & TV students whose student film has been put on pause by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo courtesy of Gillian Henry)

Farah Jabir, Camaraderie and ‘Kokomo’

The Tisch film student has had the production of her film put on pause due the COVID-19 pandemic, but she, her classmates, crew and the greater Tisch community hold strong.
Fareid El Gafy, Film & TV Editor, Film & TV Editor April 24, 2020

Tisch Film & TV senior Farah Jabir was two months away from shooting her short film “Kokomo” when NYU gave word that the university would be shutting down. With the...

Arts Issue Spring 2020

Arts Issue Spring 2020

Much like the subjects it showcases, this Arts Issue has to persevere against the odds.
Kaylee DeFreitas and Ethan Zack, Arts Editors April 24, 2020

Coney Island makes for a great and unconventional picnic site and offers classic and cinematic New York views.

Top 10 Picnic Spots for You and a Friend

Fernanda Amis, Contributing Writer November 20, 2017
As the chilly weather sets in, make sure to get in the last of your fall picnics before it gets too cold.
NYU Baseball played three games over this past weekend, beating CCNY on Friday 9-0, and Lehman College twice on Saturday, 6-2 and 10-4.

Baseball Finds Form Late in Season

Kyle Ryan, Contributing Writer May 2, 2016
The baseball team looked as good as it has all season, blowing by CCNY and Lehman this weekend.
Love, Sex and All the Rest: Summer Sex + Date Spots in NYC

Love, Sex and All the Rest: Summer Sex + Date Spots in NYC

May 2, 2016
To prepare you for summer, our anonymous columnists listed the best sex and date spots to hit up when school gets out.
Matthew Wells scattered three hits over four innings of relief, allowing only one run on Wednesdays losing effort.

Baseball Pitches, Slips, Ultimately Misses in Coney Island Game

Tony Schwab, Contributing Writer April 28, 2016
Hot bats weren't enough, as the NYU baseball team dropped their game against the College of Mount Saint Vernon, 6-5.
The distance between campus and NYU Baseballs home field, MCU Park in Coney Island has proven to be a difficult factor to overcome for the team to manage.

Going the Distance: Baseball’s Commute to Coney Island Places Strain on Student-Athletes

Michael Thompson, Sports Editor April 26, 2016
The life of a student athlete is even more difficult at NYU, where nothing seems close.
NYUs Baseball team defeated SUNY Maritime 11-3 on Wednesday, April 13.

Baseball Creeps Up on .500

Tony Schwab, Contributing Writer April 14, 2016
The NYU baseball team finished up a brief stint at home with a big victory against Maritime College.
A pair of home runs from Adrian Spitz led the offensive barrage for the Violets in a blowout win over John Jay College on Tuesday.

Vokulich Gem Leads Violets to Fifth Straight Win

Michael Thompson, Sports Editor April 13, 2016
Explosive hitting and stellar pitching spearheaded a dominant victory for the NYU baseball team against John Jay.