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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

An interior space surrounded on all sides by bookshelves. In the middle are two red chairs. In the background, a person wearing a black shirt stands in front of a bookshelf.

Independent bookstores that are better than the Strand

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day on April 29 with some of our favorite local stores.

With the rise of Booktok, interest in reading is at an all-time high among young adults. Whether you’re an avid reader already or are looking to start a new habit, buying books...

A crowd gathered at Washington Square Park. People are holding various colored signs that say “FUCK YOU, PAY US!” and “MAKE SOCIAL WORK ACCESSIBLE!” among others. Closest to the camera are two people who hold a banner that reads “2023 P4P NYC RALLY – PAY INTERNS NOW!”

Social work students demand compensation for unpaid work hours

Students at NYU’s Silver School for Social Work are calling on the university to pay for the hours they spend in the field, joining a movement of graduate social work students across the country.
Carmo Moniz, News Editor April 19, 2023

Mia Halsey, a second-year student at NYU’s Silver School for Social Work, spends over 20 hours each week providing counseling and social services to people accused of crimes...

A man in a dark blue striped suit with a checkered tie facing forward with his arms crossed. Behind him is a wall with multiple tall windows.

Top lawyer named next chair of NYU board of trustees

Acclaimed lawyer, NYU alum and trustee Evan Chesler — who recently represented Elon Musk — will replace William Berkley as chair of NYU’s board of trustees at the end of his term in August.
Carmo Moniz and Yezen Saadah January 31, 2023

NYU’s board of trustees announced on Monday that it had chosen a new chairperson to succeed William Berkley. Evan Chesler, who has been a member of the board since 2006, will...

Michael Savarino wears a white jersey with the number “1” on it. He dribbles a basketball down the court.

Men’s basketball sets another program record in win over Hunter College

NYU continues its undefeated season after winning a shootout against Hunter College on Saturday, Dec. 10.
Drew Abrutyn, Staff Writer December 12, 2022

The NYU men’s basketball team continued its trend of breaking records this season, coming away with a 138-92 win over Hunter College on Saturday, Dec. 10. NYU’s total number...

Three basketball players stand on a basketball court. In the middle, a man wears an N.Y.U. uniform with the number zero. He is throwing the ball upward as two other players in white uniforms run toward him.

Cinque Stephens records career high in men’s basketball’s 8th straight win

The Violets continue their undefeated season with a 98-62 win against York College on Wednesday, Dec. 7.
Pablo Ocariz, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

The NYU men’s basketball team dominated the CUNY's York College Cardinals in a 98-62 win on Wednesday, Dec. 7. The victory was fueled by a career-high 27 points from junior combo...

An illustration of the Washington Square Arch. Behind the arch sits gray and brown alternating high-rises. On the top right are the words “The Daybook” in an arched shape.

What to do this week: An Easter parade and more

The Daybook is WSN’s weekly column listing in-person and online events at NYU and across New York City. This week: April 11 to April 17.
The News Desk April 11, 2022

A discussion about women reporting under the Taliban 6-7:30 p.m. on Zoom Free registration Human rights activist Metra Mehran and journalists Fatima Faizi, Zahra Joya and...

Always in Action, Never in the Spotlight

Always in Action, Never in the Spotlight

Jon Chin is a martial arts instructor, English teacher, poet and computer programmer — but his biggest impact at NYU has been the Share Meals app.
Victor Porcelli, News Editor December 5, 2019

Throughout the winter of 2011, a small, brown cat with black stripes would approach students who entered Brooklyn College and greet them with a rub against their legs and a friendly...

Kaitlyn Read was NYU’s top scorer in its victory against New Paltz on Tuesday.

Women’s Basketball Stays on the Ball

Michael Thompson, Staff Writer November 30, 2016
The women's basketball took on the SUNY New Paltz Hawks yesterday evening at home.
The NYUs mascot makes appearances on campus at special events, but calls the basketball games their primary home.

Unmasking the NYU Bobcat

Maddie Howard, Staff Writer November 11, 2016
NYU's mascots are alive and well at a number of on campus events, but most often frequent NYU basketball games.
The eight lane, deep water swimming pool at Palladium’s Athletic Facility is open for free swim during select hours throughout the week.

Swimming Convincing, Golf Caps Season in Second Place

Michael Thompson, Staff Writer October 11, 2016
A roundup of NYU sports action, including volleyball, golf, cross country and the swim team's season debut.
Sophomore volleyball athlete Annie Singh is named Athlete of the Week for an outstanding season performance.

Annie Singh: A Young Leader

Maddie Howard, Contributing Writer October 11, 2016
Sophomore outside hitter Annie Singh is profiled.
Reduced MetroCards for NYU students: fantasy or feasible?

Transportation Compensation Still Stalled for NYU Commuters

Ashley Arnold, Contributing Writer October 6, 2016
NYU students could possibly get MetroCards at reduced prices in light of the introduction of half-priced MetroCards at Hunter College.