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

Washington Square News

A framed illustration from the exhibition of two peacocks in a field.

Review: ‘The Art of the Literary Poster’ exposes the history behind the evolution of creative marketing

On view until June 11, The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s latest exhibition explores visual storytelling in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Marisa Sandoval, Contributing Writer April 9, 2024

Centered in luscious vines, an ancient half-man, half-goat Greek god cups the face of a mystical woman. Mesmerized, they stare into each other's eyes in Will H. Bradley’s 1894...

An illustration of the Washington Square Arch, surrounded by green bushes in front of several pastel-colored buildings. On top of one building is a purple flag reading N.Y.U., and on top of another is a red flag reading W.S.N. The sky is colored with a pastel-pink gradient.

What to do this week: Halloween parade, friendship bracelet making and more

The Daybook is WSN’s weekly column listing in-person and online events at NYU and across New York City. This week: Oct. 30 - Nov. 5.
Bruna Horvath, Deputy News Editor October 29, 2023

An illustration of the Washington Square Arch. Behind the arch sits gray and brown alternating high-rises. On the top right are the words “The Daybook” in an arched shape.

What to do this week: Kimmel blood drive, Earth Day festival and more

The Daybook is WSN’s weekly column listing in-person and online events at NYU and across New York City. This week: April 10-16.
Bruna Horvath, Deputy News Editor April 9, 2023

Five art pieces displayed in frames on a white wall inside the Grey Art Gallery. In the foreground, a clear encased sculpture in the center of the room.

Grey Art Gallery is NYU’s archival gem

The museum’s first exhibition since the COVID-19 pandemic, “Mostly New” features an eclectic and impressive sampling of contemporary art. 
Isabella Armus, Deputy Arts Editor April 5, 2022

Don’t let the side entrance through the Silver Center for Arts and Science deter you — the Grey Art Gallery is an essential visit. Established in 1975, the column-fortified...

Vasily Kandinskys artworks draw from the peculiarities of his environment for emotive value. (Photo by Clara Scholl)

Review: Guggenheim’s Kandinsky exhibition uncovers layers of the abstract artist’s evolution

Each step around the Guggenheim’s spiral ramp reveals a different layer of Vasily Kandinsky’s groundbreaking career. “Vasily Kandinsky: Around the Circle” is currently on view at the Guggenheim until September 2022.
Clara Scholl, Contributing Writer January 31, 2022

As Vasily Kandinsky’s paintings turn further away from visual reality and deeper into the abstract, reflecting not only his artistic progression but also his politicization,...

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the institutions accessible to NYU students through the recently suspended Museum Gateway program. This forced inaccessibility gives us a unique opportunity to re-evaluate our relationships with museums and their legacy. (Photo by Celia Tewey)

Opinion: The Museum Gateway Program suspension is an opportunity to scrutinize our relationship with museums

While we cannot reverse the suspension of NYU’s Museum Gateway program, we can use this time to re-evaluate our relationships with museums and which ones we, as students, receive free admission to.
Michelle Han, Contributing Writer April 22, 2021

NYU’s Museum Gateway program, which offers free museum admission for students, has remained suspended since last fall due to administration’s COVID-related concerns. The student...

The NYU Ability Project seeks to create tools to help those with audiovisual disabilities better experience historical artifacts in museums such as the Met. (Photo by Patrick Tan)

NYU Program Seeks to Improve Museums’ Audiovisual Accessibility

A collaboration between the NYU Ability Project and the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum will develop new strategies to make museums more accessible.
Lisa Cochran, Deputy News Editor October 30, 2019

The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space museum is an American military and maritime history museum which houses its exhibits inside the USS Intrepid, a WWII-era aircraft carrier that was...

View from inside the Museum of the Dog (via Facebook)

Pawsitively Underwhelming: Museum of the Dog

I could’ve just played Nintendogs and stayed home.
Ilona Cherepakhina, Contributing Writer March 1, 2019

I love dogs! So, when the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog moved to New York City on Feb. 8, I jumped at the chance to visit. Sadly, it was nothing worth rolling over for....

Acclaimed poet Claudia Rankine, who will be speaking with Layli Long Soldier at the New School on Friday. (via

A Starving Artist’s Guide to Arts Events This Weekend: Mar. 1 to 3

Stay entertained this weekend for $20 or less.
Alex Cullina, Books & Theater Editor February 28, 2019

With Oscars season finally over and the first of the summer blockbusters still months away, we’re in a bit of an entertainment doldrums at the moment. If you want to keep yourself...

Dining halls are not the greatest spot for a first date, but at least theyre affordable.

How to Take Yourself on the Perfect Date

Tianne Johnson, Deputy Culture Editor November 13, 2018
Don't you deserve someone as good as you?
Two visitors peek inside Mmuseumm, located on Cortlandt Alley. Even when the museum is closed, visitors can call a toll-free number to hear about the objects, or look inside the building’s windows. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Cover a Lot of Ground at New York City’s Smallest Mmuseumm

Emma Li, Contributing Writer November 2, 2018
This freight elevator turned museum encapsulates unconventionality through its location, space and exhibitions in the heart of Lower Manhattan.
Merchandise in the MOMA gift store.

What to Cop from the Museum Gift Shop

Trishna Rikhy, Contributing Writer October 10, 2018

After surveying the galleries, immersing yourself in the culture and devouring the history contained within New York’s great museums, you deserve to take a glance at the gift...