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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

The London Museum beneath a cloudy sky. Beams of orange lights hit the beige brick walls and windows. At the center of the image, a light green dome sits on top of the building and its pillars.

Museums in London: Anywhere but the British Museum

Here are three museums to visit near NYU London that will top the school’s relentless outings to the British Museum.
Cameron Roberts, Staff Writer February 22, 2023

The NYU London Academic Centre sits a few dozen feet behind the British Museum, a public curation of art, culture and history. A quick three-minute walk from class puts students...

An illustration of a person wearing a white sweater, looking at a painting of a city skyline against a red background. A ray of light shines on the painting, and there are other frames hanging on the wall next to the painting.

Experiencing art in NYC: A guide for students on a budget

Sightseeing in New York City can be expensive, but being a student has its perks.
Lea Filidore, Staff Writer February 15, 2023

If I had a dollar for every time I heard the phrase “the city is our campus,” I could probably pay for one of my overpriced and underused textbooks. Still, how many students...

An illustration of the homepage of Albert, NYU’s online class registration portal. A purple horizontal box with white text reading “NYU” is at the top. Under this it reads “Albert,” and there is a purple shopping cart to the right side of the illustration.

How to survive course registration season

A guide to not being miserable next semester if your dream class fills up or you simply forget to register for classes. 
Mayee Yeh, Identity & Equity Editor April 25, 2022

Stowed away in my Google Drive is a document titled “Life Plans.” While admittedly a bit dramatic for its contents, it used to contain four combinations of classes for four...

Museums: the Unsung Heroes of Legitimacy

Museums: the Unsung Heroes of Legitimacy

Sarah John, Contributing Writer September 21, 2018
Several minority groups have been advocating for national museums for years, but there's been minimal results.
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)

Small Sights in the Big Apple

Beth Sattur, Contributing Writer March 26, 2018
Here are some of the smallest sights in all of New York City.
The Counter-Couture: Handmade Fashion in an American Counterculture exhibit, on display at the Museum of Art and Design through August 20. As the summer approaches, a number of fashion museum exhibits are appearing around the city.

A Guide to NYC Summer Fashion Exhibits

Experience some fashion, culture and art at these fashion-focused exhibitions currently on view at some of the best museums in New York City.
Pamela Jew, Staff Writer May 1, 2017

Whether you’re down with the ‘60s hippie vibe or would rather reminisce about the sparkly styles of the Prohibition era, there’s a fashion exhibit popping up this summer...

Taking advantage of the various discounts available to NYU students can result in anything from a relaxing getaway to a marvelous Broadway show.

Money Hacks for the Thrifty Violet

Kalkidan Tadese, Contributing Writer January 24, 2017
College is expensive, and living in the city is too. But being an NYU student allows you to take advantage of multiple discounts.

New York Exhibits With a Digital Twist

Lily Dolin, Staff Writer April 7, 2016
Different New York exhibits provide audiences with exciting and unique ways to experience art.
Nothing says Happy Valentines Day like receiving chocolate from your loved ones.

Try These Activities Instead of Making Ben and Jerry Your Valentine’s Day Dates

Ashley Arnold, Staff Writer February 12, 2016
Spice up your weekend with some fun Valentine's Day activities!
Catch these museum exhibits while you can

Catch these museum exhibits while you can

Audrey Deng, Arts Editor August 28, 2015
Can't miss museum exhibits for early fall 2015.
Discounts benefit low-income New Yorkers

Discounts benefit low-income New Yorkers

Zahra Haque, Contributing Columnist September 30, 2014
New York City's municipal ID cards will grant low-income residents, namely immigrants, access to cultural institutions they may not currently visit.
Graphic by Lyanne Natividad/WSN

Museums and Galleries

August 24, 2014
The city features many different kinds of art.