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

The logo of New York Universitys Asian/Pacific/American Studies in white in the middle of leaves and flowers.

Asian/Pacific/American Studies major lacks adequate representation, students and faculty say

Students and faculty members have called on the university to allocate more resources for Pacific Islander and Indigenous students and include more courses that focus on Pacific Islander cultures.
Nicole Lu, Senior Staff Writer October 13, 2022

Students and faculty in NYU’s Asian/Pacific/American Studies major — one of the six concentrations offered by the university’s department of social and cultural analysis...

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Gallatin student co-founds sustainable fashion brand

Katie Xue and Isabella Chan share their struggles with social pressures, fast fashion rip-offs and work-life balance.
Brooke Wasserman, Contributing Writer October 3, 2022

The story of Amoy New York, a mid-level luxury sustainable fashion brand started by Gallatin senior Katie Xue and Chapman University senior Isabella Chan, began during the COVID-19...

An illustration of a COVID-19 vaccination card in the background. In the foreground is a half-full syringe on the left and a bottle of COVID-19 vaccine on the right.

Updated COVID booster soon available at NYU, but not yet required

While NYU is preparing to offer the new COVID-19 booster shot soon, it has not yet decided whether to require the shot for students, faculty or staff.
Allison Chow and Griffin Eckstein September 12, 2022

Starting this week, all members of the NYU community are eligible for an updated booster shot of the COVID-19 vaccine. The new boosters from Moderna and Pfizer, which were approved...

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Petition against NYU’s COVID screener stalls after 3 weeks

After a Stern first-year was barred from entering his classes, he created a petition to end the university’s Daily Screener.
Maria Freyre, Senior Staff Writer April 22, 2022

A petition calling on NYU to stop requiring the Daily Screener — a COVID-19 vaccination pass that students, faculty and staff must show to enter university buildings —...

Skirting the Screener: How students fake NYU’s COVID pass

Skirting the Screener: How students fake NYU’s COVID pass

Jae Jin, Staff Writer April 21, 2022
Frustrated with the Daily Screener, students are finding ways to avoid completing it.
A masked student sits in an NYU common room area. She is surrounded by tables, chairs and a foosball table.

Opinion: NYU, do not lift the mask mandate

Making masks optional is irresponsible and would put students at risk.
Caitlin Hsu, UTA Publishing Editor March 9, 2022

With NYU to consider lifting its mask mandate after spring break, they must take into account that lifting the mandate would endanger immunocompromised and disabled students and...

All adults in the US are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, and in some states, all residents 16 and older are eligible for the vaccine. However, even as vaccination rates continue to increase, some students feel unsure about the safety of returning to pre-pandemic activities. (Staff Photo by Roshni Raj)

Even after vaccination, some students’ concerns about COVID-19 remain

As vaccination rates throughout the state continue to increase, some students feel unsure about the safety of the city and resuming their pre-pandemic activities.
Natalie Melendez, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

Over a year after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, the end to the nightmare seems near. April 19 marked the day adults 18 and older in the United States...

NYU administration announced the cancellation of the 2021 spring break to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Many students are expressing their concerns about the lack of a substantial break given during the spring semester. (Staff Illustration by Manasa Gudavalli and Alexandra Chan)

As spring approaches, break doesn’t

Students believe replacing spring break with two long weekends is detrimental to their mental health. Administrators remain confident in their plans.
Alex Tey, Copy Chief March 16, 2021

An Oct. 20 message from President Andrew Hamilton and Provost Katherine Fleming announced the cancellation of 2021’s spring break plans to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. In...

NYU Langone Medical Center is located at 550 1st Ave. The hospital has offered COVID-19 vaccinations to at least 7,000 members of the NYU community. (Photo by Leo Sheingate)

NYU Plans Return to Classroom Instruction for Fall 2021

With widespread vaccination on the horizon, the NYU administration is cautiously preparing for on-campus and in-person teaching next semester.
Suhail Gharaibeh, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

Students and faculty should expect a return to fully in-person classroom instruction for the Fall 2021 semester, according to the NYU administration. Provost Katherine Fleming...

I Tested Positive for COVID-19

I Tested Positive for COVID-19

Here is a log of my experience with NYU-style isolation and the absolutely unhinged lack of communication from NYU and within NYU.
Alexandra Chan, Multimedia Editor September 28, 2020

I got a call on Friday, Sept. 18th at 8:47 p.m. from a 212 number when I was out trying to chase a story around Foley Square. “Your spit test from Monday Sept. 14 came back positive,”...