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

Washington Square News

The entrance to The Roosevelt Hotel in New York City with a bus on the street in front of it.

NYU leading initiative for migrants seeking asylum

Students, faculty and staff at the university will be able to help migrants file for asylum in the U.S. immigration system amid the city’s crisis.
Adrianna Nehme, News Editor September 6, 2023

NYU is leading a handful of New York City higher education institutions in helping migrants navigate the often complex process of seeking asylum in the United States, as the city...

NYU’s new Faculty Cluster Hiring Initiative aims to improve faculty diversity. However, it remains unclear how the university actually plans to revamp the hiring process. (Staff Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)

NYU’s cluster hiring initiative sure is a cluster

Over the next three years, NYU plans to recruit professors through cluster hiring. Professors will be hired under research clusters to promote faculty diversity and interdisciplinary collaboration, but the plan is confusing.
Natalie Thomas, Contributing Writer December 8, 2021

According to Charlton McIlwain, NYU’s vice provost for faculty engagement and development, 2020 brought about “two pandemics” — COVID-19 and police violence. Though both...

Director of Coffee and International Projects for Think Noah Welch distributing menstrual kits in Kellensoo, Ethiopia.

Think of Coffee With a Cause

Laura Rubio, Staff Writer April 30, 2018
Think Coffee is known for its emphasis on making change one coffee at a time. We asked Noah Welch, Director of Coffee and International Projects, to take us through the project.
Lack of Diversity Task Force Accountability Disconcerting

Lack of Diversity Task Force Accountability Disconcerting

WSN Editorial Board October 3, 2016
The issue of campus diversity was an opportunity for the Hamilton administration to prove that it could make good on its word. Instead, we got broken promises, forgotten deadlines and needlessly puerile rebuffs from official spokespeople.
Amid claims that NYU does not foster an inclusive environment for people of color, a new lawsuit against the university claims that an employee faced discrimination in his time here.

Students Remain Wary as University Announces Affordability Plans

Anne Cruz, News Editor February 22, 2016
Andrew Hamilton and Gabrielle Starr update the NYU community regarding new affordability initiatives.
As part of the SSCs tobacco-free initiative purple dots have been painted outside of Weinstein and Bobst.

Tobacco-free initiative clears the air

Disha Gupta, Contributing Writer September 14, 2015
NYU Student Senators Council recently launched the tobacco-free initiative to create a cleaner environment on campus.
Construction workers cleanup damage from the East Village fire.

NYU Can Help initiative launches

Marita Vlachou, News Editor April 2, 2015
NYU is launching the NYU Can Help initiative in order to help provide relief to those affected by the 7th Street fire.
New York City public advocate Letitia James worked with NYUCS to launch the Give Kids A Smile Initiative to help increase access to oral health care nationwide and free dental services to low-income children.

NYU dentistry helps Give Kids a Smile

Katherine Stein, Contributing Writer February 18, 2015
NYUCD and NYC public advocate Letitia James launched the "Give Kids A Smile" Initiative.