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

An N.Y.U. flag hangs above the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. Cars line the road to the right of the building and an entrance to Washington Square Park can be seen in the background.

Student criticizes NYU’s handling of antisemitism at House Republican briefing

The student joined Jewish students from three other U.S. universities in criticizing administrators for their response to antisemitism on campus at a news briefing hosted by House Republicans on Tuesday.
Dharma Niles, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

Jewish students from NYU, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology testified about their experiences with antisemitism on...

A group of pro-Israeli protesters holds signs and Israeli flags in front of the Garibaldi statue in Washington Square Park.

Opinion: Grieving the Israel-Hamas war feels almost impossible. Hate is not the answer.

Students and faculty are deeply affected over the loss of life in the Israel-Hamas war, but the hatred surrounding the topic on campus is making an already unbearable situation worse.
Salena Tewari-Rubin, Contributing Writer November 13, 2023

Over a month has passed since the violent attack on Israeli towns by the Palestinian militant group Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip and is designated as a terrorist organization...

An illustration of Kanye West, also known as Ye, dressed in a pink sweater holding both his hands up. On top of his right hand is the Twitter logo — a bird in light blue. On top of his left hand is the Adidas logo, three slanted white stripes.

For Kanye West, fame shouldn’t overpower accountability

The artist was recently banned from Twitter and Instagram after spewing antisemitic beliefs.
Melissa Derzavich, Contributing Writer November 4, 2022

As I shuffle through my Spotify playlist, “Violent Crimes” by American rapper and fashion designer Kanye West, who now goes by Ye, starts playing. Instead of singing along...

An illustration of a hand wiping away a swastika graffitied onto a metal pole.

Opinion: NYU, be more vigilant against antisemitism

Following the news that another campus building was marred by a swastika, NYU and its students need to take a stand against antisemitism.
Alexandra Cohen, Deputy Opinion Editor February 24, 2022

An institution of learning should have no space for hate. Our university resides in one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world and emphasizes inclusion. Our courses...

All Student Government meetings take place in the GCASL Colloquium room on the fifth floor. (Staff Photo by Marva Shi)

Student Government’s Semester-in-Review

This semester, NYU’s Student Government Assembly emphasized constituency outreach through town halls, diversity in Alternate Senator at-Large positions and more.
Ishaan Parmar and Victor Porcelli December 2, 2019

Besides letters of support, NYU’s Student Government Assembly did not pass — or even present — a single resolution this semester. Instead, it has focused efforts on enacting...

NYU Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life. (Photo by Euan Prentis)

Jewish Religious Holidays, Politicization on Campus Discussed at Town Hall

Student government members representing Jewish and marginalized Jewish students voiced support for having high holidays off and discussed the Zionist-versus-anti-Zionist divide within the community.
Roshni Raj, Staff Writer November 25, 2019

Jewish students called for religious holidays off, greater understanding of differing identities within the Jewish community and better kosher food accommodations at a town hall...

The Bronfman Center on 10th Street, the heart of Jewish student life at NYU. The Center organised a trip to Israel for 25 student leaders in January, in an effort to facilitate a dialogue between individuals of different backgrounds.

A Passport to Diversity

Han Wang, Contributing Writer February 16, 2017
The Bronfman Center took 25 students of different backgrounds and beliefs to Israel in an attempt to encourage diversity at NYU.
NYUSJP gets an anonymous letter threatening to disclose club members’ personal information to American and Israeli federal agencies.

Anonymous Letter Threatens NYUSJP Members

Jemima McEvoy and Natasha Roy February 10, 2017
NYU Students for Justice in Palestine received an anonymous letter threatening members of the clubs and their families.