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

Washington Square News

Gallatin students sit as they listen to a speaker at the ceremony.

Guest Essay: Gallatin master’s students deserve better enrollment

Eliane Mitchell is a master’s student at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
Eliane Mitchell, Guest Contributor February 26, 2024

Guest essays reflect opinions from writers beyond WSN. If you’d like to submit a guest essay for consideration, please email [email protected].   When deciding where...

An illustration with the title “To Her Credit” layered over a portrait of Kaitlin Culmo and Emily McDermott.

Beyond NYU: Shining a light on women’s achievements

Kaitlin Culmo and Emily McDermott’s new book highlights the stories of women who never received credit for their contributions to history.
Bruna Horvath, Deputy News Editor September 7, 2023

NYU alums Kaitlin Culmo and Emily McDermott are redefining how women are viewed in history with their new book, which catalogs achievements made by women that have long been ignored...

Hundreds of Gallatin students in black caps and purple gowns celebrate their graduation inside of a theater. Purple confetti rains down from above.

‘I see unity’: Hamilton at Gallatin graduation

In one of many school-specific graduation ceremonies at NYU this week, friends, family, faculty and administrators came together to honor the Gallatin School of Individualized Study’s class of 2023.
Yezen Saadah, News Editor May 16, 2023

Thousands of friends and family gathered at the Beacon Theatre to celebrate the Gallatin School of Individualized Study’s class of 2023 on May 16, marking the end of Gallatin...

Tori Morales looks into a mirror. They are wearing ear, nose and lip piercings and a necklace with a cross on it.

Living Galleries: Finding Autonomy in Becoming Art

Beyond its aesthetic value, body modification allows us to assert autonomy over our bodies in a permanent, beautiful way.
Tori Morales, Deputy News Editor September 25, 2022

A headshot of Victoria Rosner wearing a blue shirt, in front of a white wall and next to a framed artwork.

Gallatin appoints new dean

Victoria Rosner, the current dean of academic affairs at Columbia University’s School of General Studies, will become the dean of the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at NYU beginning July 15.
Rachel Cohen and Abby Wilson April 5, 2022

Victoria Rosner was appointed as the dean of the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at NYU on Monday, April 4, President Andrew Hamilton and Provost Katherine Fleming announced....

Forty-one percent of NYU students face food insecurity, according to Steinhardt alum Maura Puscheck. Food insecurity has become a dire issue across New York City amid pandemic. (Images courtesy of Alesha Gooden and Tera Nakata)

Food activism: taking food justice into your own hands

The "Zoom in on Food Activism" panel, part of NYU's MLK Week celebration, aimed to involve students in food activism.
Jules Roscoe, UTA Staff Writer February 18, 2022

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s words and ideas have spread far beyond the U.S. Civil Rights movement. NYU hosted its 17th annual MLK Week last week, theorizing what a changed world...

Shirts, the Studio and Sustainability

Shirts, the Studio and Sustainability

Devin James Gilmartin is trying to save the world, one T-shirt at a time.
December 5, 2019

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated and WSN regrets the errors.  Devin James Gilmartin has a name that rings with potential. By the age of 22, Gilmartin has co-founded...

Gallatin is welcoming new winners of its human rights scholarship. (Photo by Echo Chen)

Gallatin Holds Town Hall to Discuss Being@NYU Survey Results

Meghna Maharishi, Deputy News Editor October 23, 2018
Gallatin hosts first open forum on the Being@NYU Survey released two weeks ago.
Thomas Drake, who was indicted under the Espionage Act for disclosing classified documents in 2010, speaks at a panel discussion about whistleblowing at Gallatin on Thursday. (Photo by Sam Klein)

NSA and CIA Whistleblowers Speak at Gallatin

Britney Omene, Contributing Writer October 18, 2018
Whistleblowers, historians and advocates visit NYU Gallatin to discuss the ethics of whistleblowing and national security.

Gallatin junior Alex Carr performed with his band at Sunnyvale in Brooklyn last Saturday.

Alex Carr Proves His Potential

Connor Gatesman, Music Editor December 6, 2017
Alex Carr, a junior in Gallatin, played Sunnyvale in Brooklyn over the weekend with his lo-fi rock band.
Jack DeFuria is the founder of Bolt, an adaptive learning tool aimed at students to help them prepare for SAT.

U.S. State Dept. Invites Gallatin Student to India for Entrepreneurship Summit

Miranda Levingston, News Editor November 29, 2017
A Gallatin junior was invited as one of 100 delegates to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit where Ivanka Trump is headlining.
TKTK Session: Lexi Riese Balances Power With Grace

TKTK Session: Lexi Riese Balances Power With Grace

Connor Gatesman, Music Editor November 20, 2017
Our second TKTK session of the semester was Lexi Riese, a junior singer-songwriter in Gallatin who's focused on the intersection of music and identity.