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Washington Square News

Eight people stand in a line on a grass field and are doing warmup exercises, with a few of them talking to each other.

‘Unrecognizable’: How the women’s cross country team went from 4 runners to 5th in the nation

In less than three seasons, head coach Tyler Deck Shipley elevated a struggling cross country team to one of the nation's best.
Ethan Rendon, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

When Tyler Deck Shipley inherited the women’s cross country team in 2021, he only had four runners — not enough to score in meets. In nearly three seasons, with strong recruiting...

Graduate Ayham Adawi in purple graduation robe holds the NYU Abu Dhabi banner. A crowd of graduates in purple robes are seen in the background.

Abu Dhabi, Shanghai seniors come together at NYC commencement

NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Shanghai seniors represented their schools during the university commencement ceremony for the class of 2022.
Roshni Raj, Culture Editor May 20, 2022

For most students, commencement is a day to bring everyone together. Some families drive from New Jersey, while others fly from across oceans, all to watch their loved ones graduate....

March is Women’s History Month, and each week, WSNs Culture desk staff writers are taking turns to highlight influential women figures in their lives. (Illustration by Charlie Dodge)

Women’s history month: an ode to the women in our lives

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Culture Desk staff writers are taking turns every week to highlight the important female figures in their lives.
Natalie Melendez, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

Without a doubt, the most inspirational woman in my life is my mother. She has repeatedly taught me to never let circumstances define me.  My mother had an unconventional college...

Illustrated by Sammy Tavassoli.

Masters in Extracurriculars

Graduate students discuss being a part of all-university extracurricular activities and clubs in between their first and second graduations.
Sammy Tavassoli, Under the Arch Deputy Editor May 8, 2020

In graduate school, everything but academics seems to drift away. The student body in each department shrinks, social circles narrow, interests specialize and opportunities to...

An NYU graduate, wearing his violet gown and a 2019 commencement cap, talks on the phone and waves the commencement program which he has folded into a fan. (Photo by Julia McNeill)

NYU’s Class of 2019 Graduates With a Challenge to Foster Unity

A sea of violet gowns replaced the white and navy pinstripes that typically fill Yankee Stadium. On Wednesday morning, NYU held its 187th Commencement ceremony for the class of...

President Andrew Hamilton addresses graduates and their families at the College of Global Public Health commencement ceremony held in The Town Hall in midtown.

College of Global Public Health Commencement ’18

Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large May 15, 2018

Bagpipes blared as 350 students graduating from the College of Global Public Health’s undergraduate, graduate and doctorate programs filed into The Town Hall in midtown Manhattan...

“Two Weeks with the Queen,” ran from Feb. 24 to March 5. The play was about the effects cancer can have on people outside the patient themselves.

Steinhardt’s ‘Queen’ Shows Youth Response to Illness

Annaluz Cabrera, Staff Writer March 6, 2017
It only takes six actors in Steinhardt's musical education program to make for a stunningly energetic performance of "Two Weeks With the Queen" — and more than that to tackle the stigmas around chronic illness.

Adam Scott becomes first Australian to win gold at Masters golf tournament

April 15, 2013
The 2013 edition of The Masters at Augusta National did not live up to its billing, with a rather unknown winner, but kept captivating story-lines.