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Washington Square News

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 building facade of N.Y.U. Palladium Residence Hall. Next to it is a Trader Joes grocery store.

Student assaulted outside Palladium Hall

The student and two others were walking past the Trader Joe’s on 14th Street when they were caught in a physical altercation with three suspects and punched in the face.
Maisie Zipfel, Deputy News Editor February 3, 2024

An NYU student was assaulted near Palladium Hall around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, the Department of Campus Safety reported earlier this evening.  The student told Campus Safety they...

Students often have their own shortcuts while crossing Washington Square Park.

Faculty member robbed near Washington Square Park

A professor was punched and robbed by two individuals near Washington Square Park, after attempting to run away from the suspects.
Yezen Saadah, Deputy Managing Editor January 27, 2024

An NYU faculty member was robbed by two unidentified suspects near Washington Square Park early Saturday morning, according to an email sent to the university community from the...

A hand holding an iPhone with an email from NYU Campus Safety reporting a robbery incident displayed on it placed in front of a purple background.

Student robbed outside 1 University Place

The suspects claimed they were in possession of firearms and that they had recently been released from jail.
Adrianna Nehme, News Editor January 25, 2024

An NYU student was robbed by two suspects outside 1 University Place on Thursday afternoon, according to an email sent to the university community from the Department of Campus...

An exterior shot of the Bronfman Center. On the left is the entrance of the building with a New York University sign that reads “STILL REQUIRED FACE MASK.” On the right is a plaque that reads “New York University 7 The EDGAR M. BRONFMAN CENTER FOR JEWISH STUDENT LIFE”.

Intruder arrested after entering Rubin Hall, Bronfman Center

Just one day after an intrusion at Third Avenue North residence hall, a different individual broke into Rubin Hall and the Bronfman Center.
Adrianna Nehme, News Editor October 31, 2023

An intruder entered the first floor of the Bronfman Center on Tuesday after trespassing into Rubin Hall, and was then arrested by the New York City Police Department, according...

An illustration of pages of a legal document in the foreground and a blurred image of an N.Y.U Campus Safety badge in the background.

Man convicted of murder sues NYU after being denied Campus Safety job

A man who applied for a Campus Safety officer position at NYU is suing the university after he was not hired due to a nearly 50-year old murder conviction.
Tori Morales, Deputy News Editor December 2, 2022

A rejected applicant for a job with NYU’s Campus Safety Department is suing the university for allegedly violating human rights laws in New York by not hiring him due to his...

A collage of three photos. On the left, Professor Sanford Gordon, dressed in a white shirt and a plaid navy blue blazer. He wears a pair of glasses with black frames. In the middle, Professor Bryant Moy, dressed in a blue shirt and a navy blue blazer. On the right, Professor Julia Payson, dressed in a gray shirt. She is wearing gold earrings and a thin gold necklace.

How Republicans could take control of Congress, according to NYU politics profs

Faculty experts in NYU’s Politics Department spoke to students about the importance of voting and the potential consequences of the 2022 midterm elections.
Katherine Williams, Contributing Writer November 4, 2022

NYU politics professors encouraged students to vote in this year’s midterm elections, which have seen Republican candidates lead in many races across the country, at a panel...

A person sits against a tree while reading a book in Washington Square Park. Foliage and other parkgoers can be seen in the background.

2 NYU students report sexual assault in Washington Square Park

NYU’s Department of Campus Safety published an alert in response to two separate incidents on Monday evening.
Arnav Binaykia, Editor-in-Chief September 13, 2022

Two students reported that they were groped near NYU’s Washington Square campus on Monday evening, according to an incident alert from NYU’s Department of Campus Safety. The...

A purple uniform patch with the logo of the NYU Department of Public Safety on the shoulder of a Public Safety Officer.

Opinion: NYU needs to better respond to crime

The university should educate students on how they can keep themselves safe in the city.
Marisa Sandoval, Contributing Writer September 9, 2022

On the first day of school, I was greeted with the blaring sounds of sirens flying through the East Village. Remembering the recent spike in gun violence across the city, I felt...

Inside a NYC polling site is a red Vote NYC sign in the foreground and a polling booth in the background.

Dan Goldman wins hotly contested NY-10 primary

A look into how the former federal prosecutor’s policies on student loan debt, public safety and climate change may affect NYU students as he advances to the November congressional election.
Lauren Ashe and Carmo Moniz August 25, 2022

Former federal prosecutor Dan Goldman won yesterday’s Democratic primary congressional election in New York’s 10th District, which encompasses Greenwich Village, SoHo, the...

A crowd surrounds a memorial filled with candles, flowers, posters and Israeli flags in front of a storefront.

Mass shooting near NYU Tel Aviv campus prompts university response

After a shooting in Tel Aviv last week and a number of attacks in Israel over the last month, site administrators advised students to exercise greater caution and avoid traveling outside of Tel Aviv.
Maria Freyre, Senior Staff Writer April 12, 2022

NYU Tel Aviv provided transportation back to campus and advised students to temporarily stay indoors after a mass shooting near campus on April 7. The shooting left three dead...

A break-in occurred at a room in Lafayette Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 3. After the incident was reported to dorm authorities, it took over an hour for security to arrive and remove the intruder. (Staff Photo by Alex Tran)

Repeat dorm intruder infiltrates Lafayette, security response delayed

NYU security took over an hour to arrive when two Lafayette residents reported a stranger in their room harassing them and refusing to leave. This was the second time that the intruder was snuck into the dorm by the same hall resident.
Arnav Binaykia and Kristian Burt November 12, 2021

Content warning: This article contains descriptions of sexual harassment.  An outsider not affiliated with NYU gained unauthorized access to Lafayette Hall and harassed two...

In the search for Gabby Petito, nine other bodies were found, many of whom were women of color. The media should start reporting the stories of women of color who go missing and bring an end to “missing white woman syndrome.”
(Staff Illustration by Manasa Gudavalli)

Opinion: Put an end to ‘missing white woman syndrome’

Considering the fact that nine other bodies were found in the high-profile search for Gabby Petito, we should treat missing cases involving people of color with increased importance.
Srishti Bungle, Deputy Opinion Editor October 29, 2021

On Sept. 1, Brian Laundrie returned alone to his home in Florida in the white van he and Gabby Petito had shared during their cross-country road trip. By Sept. 19, authorities...