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

Washington Square News

With notebooks out and pens at the ready, an audience of students and professors looked on diligently as professors, activists and NYU organizations conducted a workshop on immigrant rights in the Cantor Film Center.

Activists, Professors and NYU Organizations Host ‘Know Your Rights’ Immigration Workshop

A panel at Cantor Film Center came together to discuss immigration enforcement in the United States.
Kyle Borowski, Contributing Writer February 10, 2018

A panel of activists, advocates and lawyers spoke yesterday at the Cantor Film Center about issues surrounding undocumented immigration status and immigration enforcement in the...

Amanda Lawson

Shaping the Law
Jemima McEvoy, Managing Editor December 7, 2017
Very few students can say the organization they created has freed 65 people from one of the toughest detainment facilities in New York City. Amanda Lawson has done just that, and so much more for criminal justice reform both inside and outside of the NYU community.
NYU Must Stand Behind Its DREAMers

NYU Must Stand Behind Its DREAMers

WSN Editorial Board October 18, 2017
Students were criticized for throwing the Anti-Hate Rally on Tuesday by university administrators and faculty. It seems, however, the latter were the ones that overreacted. The rally was concise and peaceful and nothing beyond the scope of the racist message, that incited the manifestation.
A security officer looks on over the crowd of protesters in Kimmel.

Kimmel Demonstrators Protest Trump’s Move to End DACA

Sayer Devlin and Mack DeGeurin September 6, 2017
Protestors filled Kimmel to show support for DACA recipients and undocumented students in the wake of the Trump administration's decision to end DACA.
NYU Dream Team protester holds a sign at 30 Rockefeller Center in retaliation to Donald Trump’s appearance on Saturday Night Live.

Trump SNL gets more protesters than laughs

Jordan Reynolds, Staff Writer November 9, 2015
Donald Trump was an awkward, misogynistic and racist host on "Saturday Night Live."
Graphic by Cicek Erel and Lyanne Natividad

Latinos in New York

April 2, 2014
New York public schools are the most segregated in the nation, the state failed to pass the DREAM Act and Mexican-Americans in New York City struggle to finish high school.
File Photo by Rachel Kaplan/WSN

State legislators kill DREAM Act in close vote

April 2, 2014
The NY State DREAM Act was voted down last month, and the NYU community responds with frustration.
DREAM team seeks higher education for all

DREAM team seeks higher education for all

February 4, 2014
Undocumented students should have access to financial aid.
Rachel Kaplan/WSN

NYU Dream Team discusses education for undocumented youth

February 19, 2013
A panel featuring three undocumented students talked about the impact being undocumented has had on their lives.
Chuck Kuan for WSN

Immigration reform talks give NYU students hope

Nicole Brown February 19, 2013
NYU international and undocumented students may benefit from President Obama's immigration reform proposals.