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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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Beyond NYU: Creating art post-NASA

Tanya Gupta worked for NASA and IBM after graduating from NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering, and now she has built herself a career in digital art.
Adrianna Nehme, Deputy News Editor February 16, 2023

Former NASA engineer and Tandon alum Tanya Gupta has founded her own multimedia art studio, Guptanya Studios. Despite her degree in mechanical engineering from NYU, she now creates...

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What to do this week: Valentine’s Day card-making, a puppet show and more

The Daybook is WSN’s weekly column listing in-person and online events at NYU and across New York City. This week: Feb. 13-19.
Yezen Saadah, News Editor February 12, 2023

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Forbes features 26 NYU students and alumni on 30 Under 30 list

Many NYU students and alums pursuing careers in industries ranging from tech to entertainment were recognized by Forbes in its annual 30 Under 30 list.
Mia Madonna, Contributing Writer December 12, 2022

Forbes recognized 26 NYU students and alums in its 2023 edition of the 30 Under 30 list — an annual ranking of successful individuals under 30 years old across 20 industries,...

Andrew Hamilton speaks from behind a podium on a black stage wearing a black suit and purple tie in front of alumni and parents.

Opinion: NYU should have more than one parents weekend

NYU's Alumni and Parents Weekend is a time to reconnect with family. Students deserve more than one opportunity to do that.
Molly Koch, Contributing Writer October 25, 2022

In case you missed it, this past weekend was NYU’s annual Alumni and Parents Weekend. From Oct. 20-23, NYU welcomed student families to campus and celebrated its extensive alumni...

NYU President Andrew Hamilton stands on stage behind a podium with a screen with the text “NYU Welcome 2022” and a logo of a music disc displayed behind him.

Hamilton begins his final year at NYU

In the final welcome address of his NYU presidency, Andrew Hamilton greeted new and returning students before hosting the university’s annual “Reality Show” performance.
Yezen Saadah, Contributing Writer September 22, 2022

NYU president Andrew Hamilton gave his final Presidential Welcome speech to a crowd of new and returning students on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Hamilton, who announced in April that he...

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Search for Hamilton successor sparks little student enthusiasm

A committee that was assembled to find NYU President Andrew Hamilton’s successor has begun hosting hearing sessions to collect input from the university community, but has seen little student involvement so far.
Bruna Horvath and Rylee La Testa September 21, 2022

A Presidential Search Committee, formed after current university President Andrew Hamilton announced in April that he would step down at the end of the 2022-23 academic year, is...

Yuriy Fedchyshyn and his daughter standing next to each other on a pavilion with trees and green foliage in the background. Yuriy has his arm around his daughter, who is holding a stuffed animal.

Ukrainian and Russian students, alums displaced by the invasion

Here’s how members of the NYU community in New York, Russia and Ukraine are responding to the Russian invasion.
Nicole Lu, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

Yuriy Fedchyshyn, who graduated from the NYU School of Law in 2013, lives in Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine, with his young daughter, Mariya. Fedchyshyn, the former adviser to Ukraine’s...

An illustration of a Rooted Fare Dried Chili Sichuan Sauce jar with red chilis and garlic bulbs laying next to it.

NYU alum’s business partners with immigrant chefs to spread the sauce around

With help from her aunt and a childhood friend, Steinhardt alum Ashley Xie’s school project has become a business that supports immigrant chefs by helping their sauces reach a national market.
Jules Roscoe, UTA Staff Editor March 2, 2022

Anyone who has tried their hand at cooking knows that the sauce is the hardest part of a dish to get right. Too much salt, too little garlic — it's a complicated yet sacred element...

30 Cooper Sq. is an office building located near NYU’s campus. Recent graduates are having difficulties finding jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Staff Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)

Recent NYU graduates search for jobs, but find bleak prospects instead

Due to the economic fallout of the pandemic, NYU alumni have had to reassess their career choices and job prospects as they enter the workforce.
Maria Freyre, Contributing Writer September 30, 2021

Ali Vera, class of 2021, handed in her two weeks’ notice to The Sunshine Method tutoring service on Sept. 13. She had decided to accept the job after graduating, even though...

(Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

NYU alum O’Neill illuminates Rainbow Room with Markarian debut

Designer Alexandra O’Neill has made her mark in New York Fashion Week with the debut of her Spring/Summer 2022 Collection in the iconic Rainbow Room at Rockefeller Center.
Sixx Orange, Contributing Writer September 13, 2021

Markarian, a womenswear brand founded in 2017, has quickly become a favorite of fashion editors. Since the beginning, the brand has been known as whimsical and extravagant....

NYU Alum April Franzino is the Beauty Director of Good Housekeeping Magazine. (Photo from Pixabay)

Beauty and Barrymore — How This NYU Alum Made It Big

This NYU alumna is living out her dream as a Beauty Director at Good Housekeeping, Woman’s Day and Prevention magazines.
Marielle Marlys, Staff Writer February 6, 2020

It’s not every day that one gets to dine alongside Drew Barrymore while overlooking the New York City skyline. But for April Franzino, an NYU alumna and the current Beauty Director...

Tyler Cooperman sits on a custom painted Patrick Church couch in his exhibition at 117 Beekman. (Staff Photo by Claire Fishman)

Art Business ‘Takes a Village’; Meet its Mayor, Tyler Cooperman

A day in the life of 2018 grad Tyler Cooperman: artist representative, curator and secret finance bro.
Claire Fishman, Arts Editor September 3, 2019

It is a Friday afternoon in the Financial District. The sun beats down at 86 degrees even though the forecast promised a more mild afternoon. On Beekman Street, Tyler Cooperman...