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

Washington Square News

People look at paintings in an art gallery.

Review: Capturing memory and everyday moments at ‘Can Thought Go On Without A Body?’

From May 5-12, the art group Stilllife showcased an exhibition with paintings, sculptures and installations by 20 artists.
Adrianna Nehme, Deputy Managing Editor May 20, 2024

I admit, art galleries aren't exactly my go-to spots. Whenever I do find myself in one, I often fall into this trap of thinking I could easily replicate the colors splashed across...

Hockey players lined up side-by-side on the ice.

The PWHL: Paving the way forward for women’s ice hockey

In its inaugural season, the Professional Women’s Hockey League is proving to be the future of the sport.
Sidney Snider, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

The American Collegiate Hockey Association Division I league is made up of 72 universities, and 41 of them do not have a women’s team — including NYU. But with the rising popularity...

Groups of people stand between the basketball courts in the Paulson Center, with teams wearing matching colored shirts.

Schools clash at NYU All-University Games

NYU students across different schools competed at the Paulson Center for the Violet 100 All-University Games.
Lianna O'Grady, Staff Photographer February 27, 2024

A large crowd filled by lion dancers and other people standing while red and yellow confetti is falling.

New York City welcomes the Year of the Dragon

The city’s Chinese community celebrates the two-week-long Lunar New Year through colorful festivities.
Lianna O'Grady, Staff Photographer February 23, 2024

A teenage boy wearing leather armor over a t-shirt and jeans is standing on the edge of a cliff holding a shield. His back is facing the camera and there is a forest in the background.

Review: ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’ is an ode to loyal fans

The long-awaited adaptation of a childhood classic seems to have matured with its enthusiasts, while making room for the appreciation of a larger audience — still, some question if it has matured too quickly.
Eleanor Jacobs, Staff Writer February 12, 2024

I met up with hometown friends over winter break to watch the premiere of “Percy Jackson and the Olympians,” the same peers I had spent middle school rehashing its source material...

A man wearing a black, striped T-shirt across from a blonde woman and a man wearing a gray shirt and a watch in a diner booth.

The lasting genius of ‘The Sopranos’ on its 25th anniversary

Even 25 years on, “waste management” has never been so entertaining.
Joseph Paladino, Staff Writer February 6, 2024

In January of 1999, America was introduced to a staple of Sunday night television for the next eight years as New Jersey mob boss — sorry, “waste management consultant” —...

Two Palestinian flags as well as a brown sign that reads, “NO PEACE ON STOLEN LAND,” in front of Bobst Library, which is a rust-colored building.

NYU rejects student demands to shut down Tel Aviv site at Bobst protest

Student groups protested outside Bobst Library on Thursday, calling for NYU to shut down its study abroad program in Tel Aviv.
Ania Keenan, Features Editor November 3, 2023

Around 100 students and faculty gathered outside Bobst Library on Thursday, calling on NYU to shut down its study abroad program in Tel Aviv and divest from companies and weapons...

Eight people stand in a line on a grass field and are doing warmup exercises, with a few of them talking to each other.

‘Unrecognizable’: How the women’s cross country team went from 4 runners to 5th in the nation

In less than three seasons, head coach Tyler Deck Shipley elevated a struggling cross country team to one of the nation's best.
Ethan Rendon, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

When Tyler Deck Shipley inherited the women’s cross country team in 2021, he only had four runners — not enough to score in meets. In nearly three seasons, with strong recruiting...

A portrait of a person with brown and silver hair, wearing long silver earrings.

NYU announces Center for Indigenous Studies, will establish new major

The university’s new center, which is slated to open in spring 2024, will provide a dedicated space for Indigenous students on campus and launch an Indigenous Studies major.
Adrianna Nehme and Mariapaula Gonzalez October 24, 2023

NYU will establish a Center for Indigenous Studies this coming spring, according to a recent announcement from Interim Provost Georgina Dopico. Under the new center, the university...

The remnants of a poster showing the Israeli hostages who are missing stuck on a pillar in N.Y.U’s Stern School of Business. Behind the pillar is a white and purple N.Y.U. flag hanging on a building.

Students caught tearing down Israeli hostage posters may face disciplinary action

Recordings and pictures of the students taking down the posters quickly circulated throughout social media, which revealed the students’ names and their information to millions.
Krish Dev, Deputy News Editor October 23, 2023

Two students who were caught tearing down posters of Israeli hostages outside the Stern School of Business last week may face disciplinary action from NYU, according to the university.  Photos...

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: Latin American festival, pumpkin carving 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. 23-29.
Maisie Zipfel, Deputy News Editor October 22, 2023

A protester holds a cardboard sign reading Faculty for Justice in Palestine above a crowd in a park.

Faculty form group in support of Palestinian students at protest

A group of professors at NYU said they are forming a group to support Palestinian students at a Tuesday pro-Palestine protest in Washington Square Park.
Adrianna Nehme and Krish Dev October 19, 2023

Professors at NYU announced that they would start a chapter of Faculty for Justice in Palestine at the university amid hundreds of pro-Palestine protesters at Washington Square...