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

Washington Square News

A big crowd of people sit on ascending tan marble steps, many of them with their heads facing down and their eyes closed.

NYU students and faculty hold vigil to mourn deaths in Sudan

Over 100 students and faculty members gathered at NYU’s Kimmel Center on Thursday, April 27, to grieve the hundreds of lives lost in the ongoing conflict in Sudan.
Alina Hollister, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

More than 100 NYU students and faculty gathered in NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life on Thursday to mourn the hundreds of lives lost in the recent violent power struggle...

In the foreground there are police dressed in black uniforms confronting a crowd of civilians in the background on an open plain field.

Review: ‘Riotsville, U.S.A.’ is about the present as much as the past

In "Riotsville, U.S.A.," the civil uprisings of the ‘60s are recontextualized using previously-unseen archival footage from public broadcasts and the U.S. military. “Riotsville, U.S.A.” begins its theatrical run at Film Forum on Sept. 16.
Sebastian Zufelt, Staff Writer September 13, 2022

The political turmoil of the late 1960s in the United States has been well documented in all forms of media. Most Americans have iconic images of the era seared into their brains:...

Luca Guadagninos new HBO series “We are Who We Are” follows two teens and their families on an American army base in Chioggia, Italy. The series shows the struggle of the characters, played by several well known celebrities such as Chloe Sevigny and Scott ‘Kid Cudi’ Mescudi, as they navigate through teenage life and the exploration of their sexualities and identities. 
(Staff Illustration by Charlie Dodge)

‘We Are Who We Are’ Is An Artistic Triumph For The Coming-of-Age Genre

The new series by Luca Guadagnino tells the story of teenage self-discovery with the backdrop of a U.S. army base in Italy.
Kaylee DeFrietas, Arts Editor September 28, 2020

A drama about coming-of-age in a small town in Italy by Luca Guadagnino? You may think I am talking about the 2017 critically acclaimed film “Call Me By Your Name” but I am...

Don’t Forget About Iraqi Women When War Occurs

Don’t Forget About Iraqi Women When War Occurs

Recent tensions sparked between the United States and Iran will threaten the mental and physical state of Iraqi women and girls.
Gabby Lozano, Deputy Opinion Editor January 29, 2020

Since the 1980s, the United States has continued to meddle in Iraq and Iran. The constant invasions, coup d’etats and forced instillations of Western principles of government...

Protesters gathered in Washington Square Park on Sunday in response to the Trump administration’s attempt to restrict transgender people from serving in the military. (Photo by Sam Klein)

Protestors Say ‘Hell No’ to the Anti-Trans Memo

Jared Peraglia, Deputy News Editor October 21, 2018
Washington Square Park rang with the voices of over a hundred protestors Sunday evening enraged with what they see as the Trump administration attempting to erase protections for transgender and gender non-conforming individuals.
A letter written by NYU OutLaw, urges the administration of NYU Law to include admissions efforts and scholarship opportunities to increase transgender representation at NYU Law.

Letter Urges NYU Law to Support LGBTQ Students

Patrick Pauley, Contributing Writer September 25, 2017
An open letter was sent to NYU Law administrators demanding more support for transgender students in light of Trump's transgender military ban.
Nicholas Hoult, Henry Cavill and Glen Powell as American soldiers at the beginning of the second Gulf War, in “Sand Castle” - an honest portrayal of soldier-civilian relations in 2003 Iraq.

‘Sand Castle’ Shows Fraught Relationship Between Occupier and Occupied

Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer April 19, 2017
"Sand Castle" is one of the few films about the Iraqi War that gives voice and screen time to Iraqis civilians — not just American soldiers — in an exploration of one of the war's frequently complex interactions between the two sides.
Supporters of the club attended the IYSSE rally in front of the courtyard next to Bobst Library on Thursday.

IYSSE Appeals Against their Club Status Rejection

Deanna Tran, Contributing Writer February 6, 2017
Students on campus tried to start a club supporting the military, but it was rejected.
Robert Geller F/W 2017

Robert Geller F/W 2017

Michaela Hoffman, Violet Vision Editor January 31, 2017

Art imitated life today at Robert Geller’s Fall/Winter 2017 show. His collection titled, “Love and War”, was a nod to the political climate today in America. The show...

Alice Tsoir is a 20-year-old LS freshman who feels mentally separated from her usually 18-year-old peers.

Adapting to NYU as an Older Freshman

Alice Li, Staff Writer October 21, 2016
Though most freshman enter as 18 or 19 year olds, some students decide to travel or join the military before their freshman year.
Campus Anti-War Presence Is Lacking

Campus Anti-War Presence Is Lacking

Isaac Oseas October 17, 2016
These anti-war views, however, find absolutely no expression with the main election choices, since both of the candidates have actively campaigned for U.S. interventionism.
Army veteran David Luscombe in uniform. He has found a close community with other veterans and the LGBTQ center.

From Combat to Classroom, NYU Vets Face Challenges

Téa Kvetenadze, Contributing Writer September 22, 2016
Despite increased financial support from the university, veterans at NYU still strive to create a cohesive and thriving community.