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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

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Review: Olivia Rodrigo spills her ‘GUTS’ at MSG

The singer-songwriter’s “GUTS World Tour” radiated energy that made teenagers and 8-year-olds alike scream the ballads with the same fervor as the rock songs.
Eleanor Jacobs, Staff Writer April 12, 2024

The second show of Olivia Rodrigo’s four-night sold-out escapade in New York City found the streets outside Madison Square Garden packed with purple. Rodrigo took to MSG on April...

Several people perform on a stage with instruments while fire blazes in the background.

Fall Out Boy’s latest MSG performance proves that punk rock is not dead

Fall Out Boy’s sold-out weekend at Madison Square Garden demonstrated a revival for the punk genre.
Julia Diorio, Music Editor March 28, 2024

Hundreds of punk-rock fans brought out their eyeliner and Dr. Martens at Madison Square Garden on Friday night to relive the glory days at the Fall Out Boy's latest concert performance....

A portrait of Jordan Plosky with “Beyond N.Y.U.” lettering on top.

Beyond NYU: From rocking out at shows to ramping up creatives

Jordan Plosky started his post-grad career alongside major musical artists and has now created his own crowdfunding business.
Bruna Horvath, Deputy News Editor September 14, 2023

When Steinhardt alum Jordan Plosky began playing the drums at just 7 years old, he did not know that he would one day pursue his passion onstage alongside pop stars including Miley...

A view of the N.Y.U Stern graduation ceremony. White text reading “STERN” can be seen on the far back wall. A crowded audience, several with phones out recording, cheer, as purple confetti showers them. People in purple robes sit on stage, while one person stands behind a podium.

‘Life is a marathon, not a sprint’: Goldman Sachs CEO at Stern graduation

Thousands gathered at Madison Square Garden on Friday to celebrate this year’s graduating class of NYU’s Stern School of Business.
Yezen Saadah, News Editor May 19, 2023

Over 5,000 people gathered at Madison Square Garden to honor the Stern School of Business’ undergraduate class of 2023 on May 19. The ceremony featured David Solomon, the CEO...

The logo of the New York Knicks N.B.A. team.

A guide to the New York Knicks’ 2022-23 season

After making some key offseason moves, the New York Knicks hope to head back to the playoffs this season.
Adam Covey, Staff Writer October 3, 2022
After making some key offseason moves, the New York Knicks hope to head back to the playoffs this upcoming season.
Illustration of a player wearing the Texas Rangers’ jersey with blue, red, and white accents and text “RANGERS” written across the jersey.

Excitement grows as the Rangers enter training camp

After an unexpected playoff run last June, the New York Rangers look to build upon their success this upcoming season.
Ahaan Sabherwal, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

“Stanley Cup Contender” are words New York Rangers fans have not heard since the days of Henrik Lundqvist and his dazzling saves. However, the emergence of a young goaltender...

A portrait of Angèle sitting on a black reflective floor in front of a pink, orange and gray tie-dye background. She is wearing a blue ruffled halter top, blue jeans and pink heels.

Angèle’s success is crossing the Atlantic

Belgian pop star Angèle has been topping French music charts and recently recorded a song with Dua Lipa. Her New York City concert proves American audiences are starting to join the crowd.
Sarah John, Contributing Writer March 11, 2022

Angèle — born Angèle Van Laeken — is a pop star who is currently making a splash in the French pop music scene. The Belgian-born singer is known for her dance-pop music and...

New York Knicks forward Julius Randle spoke at the Earl Monroe New Renaissance Basketball school gym in the Bronx to celebrate his #30 for 3! campaign. Through his partnership with the school, Randle plans to donate $500 for every three-pointer he makes in the season, which will assist the school in developing its academic programs. (Staff Photo by Mitesh Shrestha)

Knicks star Randle pledges support for Bronx basketball school

Julius Randle visited the Earl Monroe New Renaissance Basketball School on Nov. 9 to announce his campaign to donate to the school for each 3-pointer he scores this season.
Mitesh Shrestha, Sports Editor November 16, 2021

Early in a Tuesday afternoon last week, the Earl Monroe New Renaissance Basketball School gym was filled with the reverberating echoes of students screaming, basketballs bouncing...

The New York Knicks surprised fans last season with their early success. Still, there are a number of steps that they could take in order to improve further this season. (Staff Illustration by Manasa Gudavalli)

How the Knicks can follow up on last season’s unexpected success

After overachieving last season, the Knicks are looking to further improve and make a deep playoff run this season. Here are some key points the team should focus on to reach that goal.
Ethan Hourizadeh, Staff Writer October 25, 2021

The early success of the Knicks last season came as a surprise. Led by breakout star Julius Randle, an improving RJ Barrett, a rejuvenated Derrick Rose and one of the deepest benches...

The Knicks proved their doubters wrong in the 2020-21 season, finishing 41-31 and making the playoffs. This offseason is key to continuing their success. (Staff Illustration by Manasa Gudavalli)

What’s next for the Knicks?

After an unexpectedly strong season for the Knicks, the team’s offseason preparations will determine whether they can improve on the past year’s success.
Ethan Hourizadeh, Staff Writer June 30, 2021

This past season for the New York Knicks was full of surprises. Many sports media outlets predicted that the Knicks season would be another disappointing one, as the team had not...

The Knicks are a staple of sports and entertainment in New York City. Recent wins for the team have created excitement for the residents of the city. (Illustration by Renee Shohet)

When the Knicks win, New York wins

While the recent success of the Knicks is great for the team's fans, the excitement surrounding the team this year has given hope to all New Yorkers.
Ethan Hourizadeh, Contributing Writer May 6, 2021

For decades, the New York Knicks have been a joke across not just the NBA, but the country. Given their inability to win games in recent years, the team has been mocked about by...

The Bobcat has been NYUs mascot since the late 1980s. There are only two rules in mascoting — never speak when you are in the suit and do not take the suit off in public unless you are with your assistant. (Illustration by Alice La)

Meet the Students Behind the Mask

Here's an inside look into the lives of students who wear the Bobcat suit for NYU’s mascot team.
Kevin Ryu, Sports Editor September 28, 2020

When you join this NYU club, you might be able to attend the premiere of a Broadway show for free or participate in a mechanical bull riding competition outside Madison...