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

The picture shows a typical small NYU classroom with 20 tablet-arm chairs in green and orange. A large-screen TV is mounted in the room.

Pregnant NYU Silver student denied remote learning accommodations

After reaching out to professors and several university departments, a Silver graduate student with health concerns reported being repeatedly denied learning accommodations.
 Bryn Borzillo and Joyce Li March 25, 2022

When Jennifer Bryant, a graduate student in the Silver School of Social Work, arrived on Feb. 17 at her first in-person class of the spring semester, she was expecting one accommodation...

Turns out, eating out in New York doesn’t have to be expensive. Check out these restaurants for delicious meals you can get on a tight budget. (Staff Photos by Ryan Kawahara and Manasa Gudavalli)

10 food spots under $12

Check out these 10 restaurants that offer quick, flavorful meals for under $12.
Gabby Lozano, Dining Editor September 8, 2021

It doesn’t take a math major to tell you that living in the Big Apple is pretty pricey, especially when it comes to food. But don’t let the high price tag of some restaurants...

On September 1, a flash flood emergency was declared for New York City from the heavy rains from the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Many NYU students reported flooding in Lower Manhattan residence halls. (Staff Photo by Shaina Ahmed)

Semester begins despite a torrential downpour, collapsed transportation system and flooded dorms

Sept. 1 was the fifth-rainiest day in New York City’s recorded history. The remnants of Hurricane Ida passed through the city, causing flash floods and leaving at least 43 dead. Students reported flooding at numerous residence halls, while others were stranded at NYU Welcome events.
Arnav Binaykia and Rachel Fadem September 2, 2021

New York City was pummeled by the remnants of Hurricane Ida on Wednesday evening, Sept. 1. The city declared its first-ever flash flood emergency, with Mayor Bill de Blasio urging...

WSN is undergoing a regeneration. We are more committed than ever to providing the truth to the students of New York University. (Staff Illustration by Susan Behrends Valenzuela)

Letter from the editor: on regeneration

Welcome to Washington Square News, NYU’s independent undergraduate newspaper.
Ashley Wu, Editor-in-Chief August 25, 2021

Dear Readers, A few weeks ago, I lost my notebook. It was a wire bound notebook from Muji that I wrote in almost every day. Powered by thoughts, drawings and bad jokes, the...

Carlyle Court is located at 25 Union Square W. NYU’s 2021-22 housing reapplication process launched May 5, a day earlier than expected. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

After weeks of delay, NYU opens 2021-22 housing reapplications

Applications to reside in on-campus housing were opened Wednesday, after weeks of postponement and unclear communication — or lack thereof — from the Office of Residential Life and Housing Services.
Rachel Cohen, Staff Writer May 6, 2021

NYU’s 2021-22 housing reapplication process launched May 5, a day earlier than expected. The anticipated launch date on the housing website was changed multiple times in March...

NYU students call for a tuition strike. Organized by NYU YDSA and Sunrise NYU, the strike also has the support of GSOC. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan, Illustration by Graciela Blandon)

NYU YDSA announces tuition strike starting today

The university’s chapter of the Young Democratic Socialists of America is asking undergraduate students to stop paying tuition to NYU and to never donate to the university in the future.
Trace Miller, News Editor April 30, 2021

The NYU chapter of the Young Democratic Socialists of America announced a tuition strike starting today, April 30. The activist organization encourages students to withhold tuition...

NYU’s Office of Global Programs, located at 383 Lafayette St., opened its Fall 2021 Study Away Application. However, the uncertainty of the future of the pandemic has left aspects of NYUs study away programs tentative. (Staff Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)

NYU says post-pandemic study away is a tentative go

Uncertainty about vaccination timelines and the course of the pandemic has complicated the study away application process, leaving students excited and confused.
Arnav Binaykia, Staff Writer March 10, 2021

NYU’s Office of Global Programs opened the Fall 2021 Study Away Application to students on March 1, despite continued uncertainty about the feasibility of normal study away programs...

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...