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

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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

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Haven’t posted in a while? Snap a photo at one of these charming NYC locations

If you’re looking for something new to add to your Instagram feed, have a photoshoot in one of these picturesque spots.
Pritheva Zakaria, Staff Writer April 9, 2024

New York City is considered to be one of the most instagrammable cities in the world. But instead of flocking to tourist attractions and intentional brand photo-ops, most New Yorkers...

A hand holding a phone with the app “Notion” open. An illustration of a calendar and notes is coming out of the phone.

5 app-solutely essential apps for NYU students

It has never been easier to make the most out of New York City life with these helpful apps.
Amanda Wang, Contributing Writer March 12, 2024

Attending college in New York City is fun, but it can be difficult to manage university life while living in a big city. Between juggling Brightspace deadlines and chasing down...

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

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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

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5 NYC movies to get you excited about being back on campus

The best movies for living your main-character life.
Julia Diorio, Mick Gaw and Alexa Donovan January 31, 2024

For many students, our first taste of New York City was through the silver screen. Whether it was watching the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man trample through Midtown or Meg Ryan climax...

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Off the Radar: ‘Dial M for Murder’ and the ominous shadows cast by modern surveillance

Off the Radar is a weekly column surveying overlooked films available to students for free via NYU’s streaming partnerships. “Dial M for Murder” is available to stream on Kanopy.
Irene Jeong, Contributing Writer November 17, 2023

Alfred Hitchcock’s “Dial M for Murder” (1954) carefully explores the dangerous moral dilemmas posed by technology and how the proliferation of these innovations can be exploited...

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U.S. State Department official discusses media and diplomacy at roundtable discussion

The head of the Bureau of Global Public Affairs spoke to students and faculty at the Tisch School of the Arts about the intersection between entertainment and diplomacy.
Ania Keenan, Features Editor November 9, 2023

A U.S. State Department official spoke with students and faculty in NYU’s dramatic writing department about how to use creative writing techniques to communicate diplomacy to...

Three people are entering through a brown doorway. On the left side of the entrance, there is a sign that says, “OPEN,” and one that reads, “260 SAMPLE SALE.”

Luxury on a budget: Build your wardrobe shopping NYC sample sales

Sample sales are trending on TikTok and becoming increasingly popular in New York City. Here’s how you can take advantage of them and find some fun new pieces.
Grace Tan, Contributing Writer November 3, 2023

Almost everything in New York City is expensive, but one of the benefits of living in a fashion capital of the world is having access to some of the most fashionable clothing on...

A graphic with three strips of excerpts from a lawsuit document against a background of players competing on a volleyball court. The court has the logo of N.Y.U. Athletics in the middle.

How Stuart Robinson’s misconduct went overlooked for years

Ania Keenan, Features Editor October 27, 2023
For nearly three decades, staff at NYU and students and staff at the State University of New York, New Paltz were allegedly harassed and discriminated against by former athletics director Stuart Robinson.
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...

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Review: ‘Dicks: The Musical’ is the modern-day ‘Parent Trap’

This musical will never fail to surprise with its complete absurdity.
Noelle Henderson, Contributing Writer October 16, 2023

Larry Charles’ “Dicks: The Musical” successfully kicked “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” out of the top spot for the gayest musical ever. Unlike its counterparts, “Dicks”...

Mohamed Kheir-Halouani, Bassan Lofti Abou-Ghazala and Saleh Kholoki in the film ‘The Dupes’.

NYFF 61 Review: The intersection of masculinity and dispossession in ‘The Dupes’

A restoration of “The Dupes” by Egyptian filmmaker Tewfik Saleh will hold its North American premiere at the 61st New York Film Festival on Friday, Oct. 6.
Yezen Saadah, News Editor October 6, 2023

A new digital restoration of the 1972 film “The Dupes,” directed by Tewfik Saleh, a leading social realist Egyptian filmmaker, will premiere today at Film at Lincoln Center...