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

Washington Square News

Three metal boxes decorated as tenement buildings placed on the top of numerous concrete bricks.

Review: ‘Histories We Carry’ intertwines a New York and Latinx upbringing

The Latinx Project at NYU artist-in-residence Estelle Maisonett’s exhibition will be on display at 20 Cooper Square until May 10.
Annie Emans, Contributing Writer February 27, 2024

“Histories We Carry” is a collection of eye-catching collages, sculptures and paintings by Estelle Maisonett, the artist-in-residence at the Latinx Project at NYU. Maisonett...

Lexie Alford, the youngest person ever to visit every country, holds up a sign that reads Country #111 in front of the The Forbidden City palace complex in Beijing, China.

Q&A: Guinness World Record holder Lexie Alford on traveling to every country

After studying away, we thought we were expert solo travelers — until we sat down with the youngest person ever to visit every single country.
Anthony Ferrara and Roshni Raj May 6, 2022

Last semester, we studied away at NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU London, where we fully immersed ourselves in the local cultures. Over 40% of NYU students study away for at least one 16-week...

A close-up shot looking past the windshield of a car. A red circle inserted into the image highlights the head of Frank James, who can be seen as a blur in the background.

Relief in East Village after alleged Brooklyn shooter arrested

Frank James, the suspect in the Brooklyn subway shooting, was arrested on Wednesday, April 13, after Zack Dahhan spotted him walking on the First Avenue sidewalk.
Kristian Burt, Rachel Cohen and Abby Wilson April 13, 2022

Zack Dahhan was repairing security cameras inside of Saifee Hardware & Garden in the East Village when he saw Frank James — the man accused of the mass shooting in a subway...

A parent stands outside Palladium Hall during move-in. NYU administration has introduced new procedures to allow for in-person operations during COVID-19. (Staff Photo by Jake Capriotti)

Masking, testing, reopening: A guide to the fall 2021 semester

Learn about NYU’s plan to return to near-normal operations and all the guidelines and requirements you should know about this fall.
Rachel Cohen, Deputy News Editor August 30, 2021

Editor’s note: This article was published in August 2021. Guidelines and requirements from NYU may have since changed. The fall 2021 semester will be the first time many students...

There are many ways to smoke weed, including rolling a joint. Marijuana is now legal in New York. (Photo by Alina Patrick)

New York state bill legalizes recreational marijuana

Activists say that the bill, which will also expunge convictions for marijuana possession, aims to address some of the havoc wreaked by the war on drugs.
Rachel Fadem, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law to legalize the use of recreational marijuana for individuals aged 21 and older on March 31. The bill also expunged the records of those...

(Illustration by Sophia Di Iorio)

Monday Musings: On the Ducks, NBA Kicks and the Knicks’ French Connection

This week, our sports editor writes about the legendary Sabrina Ionescu, her favorite basketball kicks and the Knicks’ best option at point guard.
Bela Kirpalani, Sports Editor November 11, 2019

Sabrina Ionescu Is the G.O.A.T. On Saturday night, the University of Oregon women’s basketball team beat the U.S. women’s basketball team 93-86 in front of a crowd of 11,530....

(Illustration by Sophia Di Iorio)

Monday Musings: On Fantasy Football, Baseball and the Knicks

In the latest edition of The Sports Girl, our sports editor riffs on assorted topics.
Bela Kirpalani, Sports Editor October 28, 2019

Fantasy Football and Why It Stinks You are sitting at your laptop, eyes glazed over from countless hours — no, days — studying fantasy advice columns, watching highlight videos...

Stephen Curry (pictured) of the Warriors won his first Most Valuable Player Award in 2015. (via Wikimedia)

In Appreciation of the NBA’s Middle Class

How staying the course and refusing to tank paid off for a few non-contenders in the Western Conference.
Dante Sacco, Deputy Arts Editor April 29, 2019

One looming, immutable fact weighs on the mind of every NBA fan at the beginning, middle and end of every season. There are 30 teams, and only one of them can end the season with...

For Some NYU Students, New York Is Enough

For Some NYU Students, New York Is Enough

Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large February 26, 2018
NYU has 14 global locations throughout every corner of the world, yet, many students choose to spend their full four years in New York City; why?
The New York City skyline at sunset.

Looking Back

Maddie Howard, Sports Editor February 25, 2018
Adaptation is a double-edged sword. Moving back to New York City’s city bustle can be just as difficult as leaving the Big Apple.
This story is about the law school.

NYU Law Expands Pro Bono Opportunities for Students

Adriana Tapia, Contributing Writer March 30, 2017
NYU Law has various resources to help students meet the pro bono prerequisites that New York requires, including the school's partnership with a tech start-up called Paladin.
With his campaign kickstarting in Brooklyn, NYU students have the opportunity to show their support in the days leading up the New York primary.

Bernie Campaign Takes on Brooklyn

Carlos Michael Rodriguez, Contributing Writer March 28, 2016
New York's Official Bernie 2016 Campaign was launched this weekend with State Directors and campaign organizers.