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

Washington Square News

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Review: ‘On Selfhood: Young Lesbians within the Margins’ creates an archive of lesbians today

The exhibition, created by NYU alum Olivia Newsome and co-curated by two recent NYU graduates, is showing at The Center through May 26.
Adrita Talukder, Contributing Writer February 14, 2024

Currently on view at The Center, a historic community center for LGBTQ+ New Yorkers, “On Selfhood: Young Lesbians Within the Margins” is an exhibition expanding the scope of...

An illustration of a Black woman in a green shirt and a white woman in a yellow shirt listening to music through wired headphones. The cord of the headphones spells out “Listen to This.”

Listen to This: beabadoobee maintains she’ll ‘See you Soon’

Read about this week’s most notable singles by MUNA, Flume and more.

Folks, here we are … the final edition of “Listen to This” of the semester. We’ve enjoyed writing up our favorite — and sometimes least favorite — singles of the week...

A group of protesters in Foley Square at the Civic Center. On the right, a black banner with the names of trans people of color painted in white. In the center behind a row of people is a banner with blue, white and pink details. On the right, a lady stands with a trans flag tied around her shoulders like a cape.

Opinion: It’s time to give trans people respect, agency and autonomy

Transphobic bills have continued to pass through state legislatures, but American democracy should be protecting transgender people, not oppressing them.
Aarna Dixit, Staff Writer March 23, 2022

On March 1, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott directed state officials to start handling certain medical treatments as child abuse crimes. These medical treatments include gender-affirming...

NYU students, faculty and staff can now have their university ID cards reprinted to reflect chosen names and gender-affirming photos. (Staff Illustration by Manasa Gudavalli)

NYU offers free new ID cards to reflect chosen names, updated photos

The university’s Card Center will now help students, faculty and staff better reflect their gender identities with updated ID cards.
Alex Tey and Vinith Yedidi October 22, 2021

To better support the gender expression of students, faculty and staff, NYU community members can now have their university identification cards reprinted for free with a chosen...

NYU provides students with the option to include their pronouns on Albert. They can also choose not to disclose them if they feel uncomfortable. (Staff photo by Alex Tran)

Students Can Now Add Pronouns on Albert

In a university-wide email, NYU introduced a new Albert feature which will allow students to include their pronouns and a recording of their correct name pronunciation.
Lisa Cochran, News Editor February 12, 2020

Students will now be able to include their pronouns and name pronunciation in Albert, according to a university-wide email from Senior Vice President of Student Affairs Marc Wais.  The...

Don’t Forget About Iraqi Women When War Occurs

Don’t Forget About Iraqi Women When War Occurs

Recent tensions sparked between the United States and Iran will threaten the mental and physical state of Iraqi women and girls.
Gabby Lozano, Deputy Opinion Editor January 29, 2020

Since the 1980s, the United States has continued to meddle in Iraq and Iran. The constant invasions, coup d’etats and forced instillations of Western principles of government...

Illustration by Charlie Dodge.

This Should Have Never Happened To You

In these video-diaries, three survivors of sexual violence share their stories of experiencing assault and the way it affected their lives.
Anna-Dmitry Muratova, Lu Limanowski and Claire Feng January 27, 2020

Content warning: the introduction and each video include graphic descriptions of sexual violence. Proceed with caution if you find such content triggering or disturbing. At...

Tejaswini Niranjana, a cultural theorist and author, speaks on the #MeToo movement in relation to the Hong Kong protests. (Staff Photo by Chelsea Li)

Activists Talk Whitewashing of #MeToo Movement, How It Progressed Internationally

Panelists from Pakistan, India and Morocco spoke about how the #MeToo movement has played out in their countries.
Jana Warshawsky, Contributing Writer October 3, 2019

TW: This article mentions sexual assault. Though the most recognized voices of the #MeToo movement have been those of women in the United States, women across the world have...

The Subtleties of Victim-Blaming Language

The Subtleties of Victim-Blaming Language

Everyday language can be used to maintain rape culture and normalize sexual violence.
Signe Goddard, Contributing Writer April 16, 2019

Last week was International Anti-Street Harassment Week, which seeks to raise awareness about and put an end to gender-based street harassment, the weaponization of language to...

Lauren Holtkamp is the third woman to become a full-time referee for the NBA.

The Case for More Female Referees

Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editor April 23, 2018
There is currently a lack of female referees in the sports world.
NYU professor Kwame Anthony discusses identity as a part of The Review and Debates of NYU.

New York Times Columnist Discusses Identity at NYU Review and Debates

Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor April 13, 2018
The Review and Debates hosted New York Times columnist Kwame Anthony Appiah who spoke and answered questions on identity in politics and culture.