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

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

Washington Square News

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Opinion: NYU needs to create more work-study jobs

Receiving a work-study grant can mean very little if there are no jobs to use it on.
Nikkala Kovacevik, Deputy Opinion Editor February 9, 2023

When I was applying to college, I was keenly aware of just how much financial aid would affect where I would attend. My ability to be at NYU in the first place was largely contingent...

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...

Located on West 4th Street, the Leonard N. Stern School of Business is the business school of New York University. Stern recently received a STEM designation to help out international MBA students.(Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)

Stern MBA Program is Designated STEM

NYU Stern’s MBA program has received a STEM designation, which will allow international students to work in the United States for longer after graduating.
Emily Mason, News Editor February 10, 2020

NYU Stern’s MBA program received a STEM designation, increasing the program’s appeal for international students by allowing them to work in the U.S. for more time after graduation. STEM...

Stand With LS Professors, Even if NYU Won’t

Stand With LS Professors, Even if NYU Won’t

Professors hope to unionize for better working conditions in the university’s second-largest undergraduate program. NYU students, LS or otherwise, must hold the university accountable.
WSN Editorial Board November 4, 2019

Last week, professors within the Liberal Studies program confirmed that they’re looking to unionize due to dissatisfaction with their treatment by the university. The LS faculty...

The Supreme Court of the United States is currently in debate over employers can fire LGBTQ+ individuals because of their sexual or gender identity. (Staff Photo by Marva Shi)

Students Fear Upcoming Supreme Court Decision on LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination

With a majority-conservative Supreme Court, students are not confident that LGBTQ workers will remain protected from discrimination.
Lisa Cochran, Deputy News Editor October 15, 2019

After the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments for three labor discrimination cases on the grounds of transgender identity and sexuality last week, members of NYU’s LGBTQ community...

The inside of the NYU Bookstore. (Staff Photo by Julia McNeill)

NYU Bookstore to Reduce Hours of Operation

Starting next Saturday, the bookstore will close on Sundays, and offer reduced hours during the week for economic reasons.
Ronni Husmann, Deputy News Editor October 10, 2019

The NYU Bookstore will reduce its hours of operation as of Saturday, Oct. 19 due to the “economics of brick-and-mortar bookstore operation,” according to an NYU press release. Follett,...

First-Years: Internships Don’t Matter

First-Years: Internships Don’t Matter

Victor Porcelli, Deputy Opinions Editor April 13, 2018
Many first year students believe they should get an internship as soon as possible, but in reality it's better to wait.
Right to Disconnect Bill Needs Reworking

Right to Disconnect Bill Needs Reworking

Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor March 29, 2018
I would love to see a separation between work and home life; however Councilman Rafael L. Espinal Jr.'s bill, if passed, has potential to be ineffective due to its ambiguity.
NYUs campus in Shanghai, China, founded in 2013. (Photo by Casey Kwon)

NYU Shanghai’s First Graduating Class Excels After College

Alesha Bradford, Staff Writer February 16, 2018
NYU Shanghai's class of 2017 has seen glowing successful upon graduation. 97% of the school's first graduating class are currently employed.
The Wasserman Center for Career Development in Palladium, NYU’s main resource for career guidance for students. WSN has compiled advice from current students to help you in your internship search.

How to Land Your Dream Summer Internship

Alyssa Kelly, Contributing Writer March 2, 2017
College is hard, and trying to find an internship doesn't make it easier. Hear from experienced NYU students on how to land the best summer internships.
What Nannies Are Saying About the Upcoming Generation

What Nannies Are Saying About the Upcoming Generation

Ankita Bhanot, Dining Editor May 2, 2016
Nannies are firsthand witnesses to the growth of the next generation. Our dining editor talks to NYU students who work as nannies about how this new generation of city kids is being brought up.
Freshman Alicia Gill hope to find a balance between work and play this summer while on the hunt for an internship.

Student Summers: Relax, Intern or Both?

Medardo Perez, Contributing Writer April 4, 2016
Read about some NYU students who are choosing not to fill their summer with traditional jobs or internships.