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Washington Square News

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

Washington Square News

A sign reads “N.Y.U. Langone Health” with a list of entrances in front of a large glass building.

Doctor sues NYU Langone for unlawful termination after Israel-Hamas war-related posts

The lawsuit, filed by the former director of NYU Langone Health’s Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, also accused the medical center of religious discrimination.
Yezen Saadah, News Editor November 20, 2023

The former director of NYU Langone Health’s Perlmutter Cancer Center filed a lawsuit against both the hospital and the university on Thursday, alleging that he was terminated...

A graphic with three strips of excerpts from a lawsuit document against a background of players competing on a volleyball court. The court has the logo of N.Y.U. Athletics in the middle.

How Stuart Robinson’s misconduct went overlooked for years

Ania Keenan, Features Editor October 27, 2023
For nearly three decades, staff at NYU and students and staff at the State University of New York, New Paltz were allegedly harassed and discriminated against by former athletics director Stuart Robinson.
A collage of three excerpts from a lawsuit against a gray background. The excerpts are highlighted to show the inappropriate comments made by Athletic Director Stuart Robinson.

‘Sexually crude and puerile’: suspended Athletics Director named in 2018 Title IX lawsuit

Ania Keenan, Features Editor September 22, 2023
Athletics director Stuart Robinson allegedly harassed an employee at the State University of New York, New Paltz’s Athletics Department prior to taking his current position at NYU, public records show.
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Black students leave NYU Berlin early after reports of racism overlooked

After several experiences of racism both on and off campus, some students have opted to leave the study abroad site early.
Lauren Ashe, Deputy News Editor December 15, 2022

Jordan Lee, a junior at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, was walking to a nightclub with his friends near NYU’s study away site in Berlin, when he noticed that another group...

A scattered crowd of New Yorkers in Washington Square Park with the arch and fountain in view.

Egg flung at prospective student on NYU campus tour

Eggs were thrown at an admissions ambassador and a group of prospective students near the southeast corner of Washington Square Park on Monday, March 28.
Lauren Ashe and Kayla Hardersen March 29, 2022

Admissions ambassador Maximus Medary and his campus tour group were egged while standing outside of Goddard Hall at around 2:30 p.m. on Monday, March 28. Medary said he was leading...

A break-in occurred at a room in Lafayette Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 3. The intruder claimed that her roommates had locked her out and she had nowhere else to go. (Photo by Mariana Trimble)

‘Can I lay in bed with you?’: How a stranger got into my dorm room

I felt safe living in an NYU dorm — until a stranger pretending to be an NYU student knocked on my door and tried to get in bed with me.
Mariana Trimble, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

Content warning: This article contains descriptions of sexual harassment.  When you live in on-campus housing, you’re afforded a sense of security not found anywhere else...

Missing Pillowcases in Othmer Hall

Missing Pillowcases in Othmer Hall

Crime Bot, Robot Reporter November 4, 2019

From Oct. 25 to Nov. 1, the NYU Department of Public Safety received two reports of drug law violation, one report of drug law violation / liquor law violation, one report of fondling,...

The Graduate Student Organizing Committee is calling for NYU to fire professor Avital Ronell, who was suspended last year for sexual harassment. (Photo courtesy GSOC)

NYU Responds to GSOC Petition that Avital Ronell be Fired

The graduate student union called on NYU to fire the professor who was found to have sexually harassed a student.
Victor Porcelli, News Editor September 6, 2019

NYU defended its response to Avital Ronell’s harassment of a graduate student in an open letter to the graduate student union on Thursday. The union had called for the professor’s...

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...

Tuna Stolen From Faculty Member

Tuna Stolen From Faculty Member

Crime Bot, Robot Reporter August 26, 2018
A recap of crimes reported to Public Safety from Aug. 1 to Aug. 16.
Media from the NYU Students for Justice in Palestine club. (via

Black and Brown Coalition Releases Statement on Recent Harassment in Wake of BDS Support

Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor April 18, 2018
Several organizations of students of color have been the target of harassment since signing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions agreement, according to a statement issued on Monday.
The latest post highlighting sexual harassment from Sophie Sandberg’s Instagram account called @CatCallsofNYC

Cat Callers Get Chalked Up

Maddie Howard, Sports Editor March 27, 2018
CAS junior Sophie Sandberg is the creator of the Instagram account @catcallsofnyc.