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

Washington Square News

Two N.Y.U. security officers standing outside the entrance to N.Y.U.’s Lafayette residence hall with a small police car parked on the street

Off-Third: Students upset that Trump arrest delayed their morning commute 

As history happens outside their windows, students at NYU’s Lafayette Hall just want Trump to move on already.
Lily Ritterman-Peña, Contributing Writer April 6, 2023

Over the past few weeks, the residents of Lafayette Hall started to notice that their neighborhood was becoming more restricted. Instead of just the single perpetual police officer...

A tall building complex with a glass exterior in daylight with traffic passing in front of the building.

Winter break recap: What happened at NYU while you were gone

The fibs of a Congressman, a former NYU administrator commits fraud, the new billion-dollar building, and all the other news you missed.

As students return to campus for the start of the spring semester, here is some of the news you may have missed over winter break. Former NYU finance director indicted after embezzling...

A photograph of the scene of the car collision. Crime scene tape runs across the street. A group of four first responders are seen standing next blood on the road.

Woman killed in Chinatown car crash outside NYU’s Lafayette Hall

A woman who is not affiliated with NYU was hit by a driver outside a university residence hall in Chinatown on Monday morning.
Lauren Ashe, Deputy News Editor December 5, 2022

An 83-year-old woman was struck and killed by the driver of a pickup truck just outside of Lafayette Hall, on the corner of Lafayette Street and White Street in Chinatown, at approximately...

The exterior of NYU Lafayette Hall from the diagonal corner of the street.

Intruder removed after entering Lafayette Hall

An intruder entered Lafayette Hall and interacted with students before being removed by police on Sunday evening, in the fourth dorm trespassing incident at NYU in two weeks.
Carmo Moniz, Lauren Ashe and Tori Morales November 21, 2022

An intruder bypassed security, jumped a turnstile and entered NYU’s Lafayette Hall dorm at around 5:40 p.m. on Sunday. He was found 20 minutes later by an officer from NYU’s...

Housing Guide 2022: Dorm fast facts

Housing Guide 2022: Dorm fast facts

February 18, 2022
The most important facts you need to know about each residence hall.
370 Jay St. served as the former headquarters of the Metropolitan Transport Authority (MTA) and now houses instruction facilities for Tisch, Tandon and Steinhardt programs. (Photo by Htoo Min)

Glimpses of NYU’s Construction Projects from 2016 to 2020

A look back on NYU’s expansion and renovation efforts over the past four years.
Sara Miranda, Under the Arch Features Multimedia Editor May 8, 2020

If you’re a member of the Class of 2020, you must have witnessed construction both on and off NYU’s Washington Square campus. Here in this photo series, we have compiled documentation...

Housing Guide 2020

Housing Guide 2020

Guru Ramanathan, Under the Arch Managing Editor February 20, 2020

Housing Guide 2019

Housing Guide 2019

Pamela Jew, Under the Arch Managing Editor February 20, 2019

Avocados are no doubt a millennial favorite and can be found somewhere near every NYU residence.

Eat Your Way Around Each Dorm: Avocado

Yasmin Gulec, Dining Editor September 7, 2017
Here's a list of places to get dishes with avocado near each dorm!
Finding authentic Mexican food is  often a difficult task in New York City. Thankfully, we compiled a list of some of the best Mexican restaurants on campus.

Eat Your Way Around Each Dorm: Mexican Food

Pamela Jew, Staff Writer April 18, 2017
Here are the best Mexican food restaurants around each dorm.
Lafayette Hall, 80 Lafayette St

Lafayette Hall

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor February 23, 2017

Residency: Upperclassmen Estimated yearly cost: $11,052 – $18,494 Low-cost rooms available: Yes Commute to class: 20 minute walk to WSP, 20 minute subway ride to Tandon Nearby...