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

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

Washington Square News

The entrance to The Roosevelt Hotel in New York City with a bus on the street in front of it.

NYU leading initiative for migrants seeking asylum

Students, faculty and staff at the university will be able to help migrants file for asylum in the U.S. immigration system amid the city’s crisis.
Adrianna Nehme, News Editor September 6, 2023

NYU is leading a handful of New York City higher education institutions in helping migrants navigate the often complex process of seeking asylum in the United States, as the city...

An illustration of a man wearing a black suit and white shirt. He is pictured inside a planetary illustration with a pink and blue gradient. Behind him is a purple expanse with white planets, stars and the text “Beyond N.Y.U.”

Beyond NYU: Reaching new heights with structural engineering

Richard Tomasetti is involved in the design and engineering of some of the world’s most notable buildings, and helped with reconstruction following the 9/11 attacks. He now teaches engineering at Columbia University.
Adrianna Nehme, Deputy News Editor April 13, 2023

NYU alum Richard Tomasetti has helped to engineer some of the tallest buildings ever built. His construction company, which he cofounded with fellow NYU alum Charles Thornton,...

A black and white photograph of the façade of 14 and 16 Gay Street. In front of the town houses is a sidewalk. Railed staircases lead up to the door steps. Adjunct to the doors are two windows.

Demolition of historic Gay Street building prompts public outcry

Greenwich Village residents gathered at a 200-year-old building slated for demolition after unapproved work left it unstable.
Adrianna Nehme, Deputy News Editor November 18, 2022

Hundreds gathered in front of a 200-year-old building in Greenwich Village on Monday, Nov. 14, to protest the demolition of a two-story building. Village Preservation, a group...

During Black Lives Matter movement in NYC, numerous protesters gathered in Washington Square Park. Thats just one of the multiple events that students staying in the city this summer were able to witness. (Photo by Addison Aloian)

A New York Like Never Before

Several students tell stories of what the city was really like this past summer.
Addison Aloian, Deputy Culture Editor September 9, 2020

As New York City became the epicenter of the coronavirus in March and NYU went online for the rest of the semester, many students left the city. But some students continued to...

While many small businesses are cash only, all businesses are required to accept cash due to a new NYC law. (Staff photo by Alex Tran)

Cash is Back!

New York joins the growing list of U.S. cities that have banned cashless businesses.
Sabrina Choudhary, Contributing Writer February 3, 2020

New York City lawmakers passed legislation on Thursday, Jan. 23 that requires all New York City businesses to accept cash payments. The City Council approved the ban on the grounds...