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

Washington Square News

Michael Steinhardt and his wife, Judy Steinhardt made two $10 million donations to the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development in 2001. Michael Steinhardt was ordered to surrender 180 stolen antiques worth $70 million on Dec. 6 and received a lifetime ban on acquiring artifacts. (Image via

Michael Steinhardt surrenders stolen antiquities worth $70 million 

The NYU trustee and Steinhardt school namesake was ordered to turn over 180 stolen antiquities after a four-year investigation by the Manhattan district attorney.
Kristian Burt and Rachel Cohen December 7, 2021

Michael Steinhardt, after whom the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development is named, was ordered to surrender 180 stolen antiquities worth $70 million on...

The New Museum of Contemporary Art is located at 235 Bowery. It is one of the participating organizations of NYU’s Museum Gateway program. (Staff Photo by Sirui Wu)

NYU to revive free museum access program

NYU plans to resume the Museum Gateway program as early as mid-September, making select New York City museums free for students once again.
Rose Ahn, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

NYU’s Museum Gateway program will return in mid-September following a yearlong suspension. Students will once again have complimentary access to a selection of museums that previously...

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Met has announced the theme of the 2020 Met Gala and the Costume Institute exhibition: About Time: Fashion and Duration. (Photo by Jorene He)

Students React to 2020 Met Gala Theme

The temporal theme has elicited little enthusiasm from students.
Chad Evans, Staff Writer November 21, 2019

Perhaps one of the only Mondays the world looks forward to is the first Monday in May, which marks the gala for the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute’s annual exhibition...

Dr. Robert I. Grossman and Ken Langone after the renaming announcement. NYU Langone Health is renaming its medical school NYU Robert I. Grossman School of Medicine. (Photo by Jordan Rathkopf. Via NYU Langone)

Med School Renamed NYU Grossman School of Medicine

The college will now be called NYU Robert I. Grossman School of Medicine after NYU Langone Health’s CEO, who is also the dean of the school.
Victor Porcelli, News Editor November 11, 2019

Medical school students will have a mouthful when asked where they attend college from now on, as NYU School of Medicine was renamed after dean of the school and NYU Langone Health...

The Met is one of the world’s largest art museums and is home to over 2 million works.

Museum Madness: A Guide to Free NYC Museums

Jendayi Omowale, Contributing Writer October 4, 2017
Don't forget to utilize your NYU student ID!
The Pond in Central Park is an iconic location for those who know The Devil Wears Prada by heart, and an Instagram-worthy location to recreate the editorial shoot.

NYC Fashion & Film Landmarks

Sophie Shaw, Beauty and Style Editor August 28, 2017

Turn a corner and suddenly you’re on the set of “Sex and the City” or “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” Walking down the street and realizing that a scene from your favorite...

“Peder Balke: Painter of the Northern Light” is on view at the Met Fifth Avenue at 1000 Fifth Ave. through July 9.

Balke’s ‘Northern Light’ Gallery Is Honestly Magnificent

Carter Glace, Staff Writer April 20, 2017
The Met's new exhibit of paintings by Norwegian artist Peder Balke gives the vast concrete jungle of New York City a respite in dense clouds, vast spaces and incredible seascapes.
“Kneeling Archer,” Earthenware of the Qin Dynasty, 201-206 B.C.. Artifacts from the Qin and Han Dynasties of China are on display at the Metropolitan Museum as part of its “Age of Empires” exhibition.

‘Age of Empires’ Makes the Expansive Palatable

Carter Glace, Staff Writer April 13, 2017
The Met's new "Age of Empires" exhibit is not only a once-in-a-lifetime display of art and artifacts from China's Qin and Han dynasties, but an incredibly illustrative picture of the Chinese empire during a time when it coexisted with a global expanse of other great cultures.
Pictured is “Mountain Valley with Fenced Fields, ca. 1625-30” by painter Hercules Segers, whose work is being featured at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This exhibit, “The Mysterious Landscapes of Hercules Segers,” includes landscapes and oil sketches.

Hercules Segers’ Otherworldly Beauty at the Met

Phyllis Lam, Contributing Writer February 17, 2017
The Met's new exhibit of Dutch Golden Age painter Hercules Segers' landscape prints is a stunning display of an artist that influenced Rembrandt himself with his fine-tuned skill and innovation.
Look your best at your internship, even if you are just grabbing coffee.

Dress the Part for Your Fall Internship

Gabriella Bower, Beauty & Style Editor September 7, 2016
Four fashionable and appropriate style ideas for your fall internship.
The new Metropolitan museum, the Met Breuer, opened to the public on March 18.

The Met Breuer Opens With Unfinished Art and Concepts

Audrey Deng, Deputy Managing Editor March 21, 2016
The Met Breuer museum opens with a Nasreen Mohamedi retrospective and an exhibition called "Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible".

‘The Power of Prints’ is Unexpectedly Powerful

Talia Milavetz, Entertainment Editor February 1, 2016
An artist who uses scissors with her mouth is one of many artists featured in a new exhibit.