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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

Protesters near Bobst Library hold up signs that read “Israel Apartheid. Blackrock. Labor exploitation. Private prisons. Climate Destruction. Finance Capital.”

Climate advocates call for NYU trustee Larry Fink’s expulsion from board

A group of student climate activists called on NYU to expel a member of its board of trustees for his company’s investments in fossil fuels and private prisons. 
Cora Snow, Deputy News Editor April 21, 2023

Around 20 students, faculty and climate activists gathered at a protest outside Bobst Library on Thursday to demand that BlackRock CEO Laurence Fink be removed from NYU’s board...

A building with a glass facade that reads, “N.Y.U. Langone Health.”

NYU Langone opens new medical center in Brooklyn

The new center, which adds a second Langone emergency department in Brooklyn, is expected to provide care for over 200,000 patients each year.
Yezen Saadah, News Editor April 3, 2023

A new NYU Langone Health ambulatory care center, featuring a 24-hour emergency department, radiology services, cancer care and other amenities, opened in the Cobble Hill neighborhood...

A portrait of David Sabatini wearing a blue sweater and button down overlaid in front of the NYU Langone Health building. People are walking in the background outside the building and a large sign with “NYU Langone Health is in the front.

NYU pres. had ‘strongly advised’ against med school’s potential hiring of MIT biologist accused of sexual misconduct

David Sabatini, a former tenured professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who stepped down following sexual assualt allegations, is being considered for hiring by NYU’s Grossman School of Medicine despite community backlash.
Abby Wilson, News Editor April 27, 2022

NYU’s Grossman School of Medicine is considering hiring David Sabatini, a biologist who was fired from or forced to leave three other institutions after being accused of sexual...

NYU Langone Health should include Juneteenth on its holiday calendar. Recognizing Juneteenth as a holiday would be an act of recognition that shows Langone acknowledges the historical wrong of slavery. (Staff Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)

Opinion: NYU Langone failed by not designating Juneteenth as a holiday

Instead of offering employees an optional “Cultural Heritage Day” in place of Juneteenth, NYU Langone should do the right thing by acknowledging the historical significance of June 19.
Kevin Kurian, Opinion Editor November 8, 2021

WSN recently reported that NYU Langone Health, NYU’s academic health center, did not include Juneteenth on its holiday calendar, instead allowing employees to choose one...

A student vapes in Union Square at night. (Staff Photo by Sam Klein)

NYU Study Suggests Vaping Increases Risk of Cancer and Heart Diseases

Mariana Castro and Christine Lee February 6, 2018
While the number of young people smoking e-cigrattes continues to rise, a new study released by NYU researchers shows how these smokers may be jeopardizing their health. The study, which exposed lab rats to 12 straight weeks of nicotine vapor, suggests smokers may be at an increased risks of heart disease and cancer.

Most Innovative

Women in Tandon's MakerSpace
Alison Zimmerman, Deputy Opinion Editor January 22, 2018
Tandon's MakerSpace houses tens of STEM-based clubs and innovations. With the increase of female students at Tandon, women are utilizing the space for their innovations.
On Aug. 14 NYU Langone Hospital in Brooklyn opened a new center specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy.

NYU Langone Hospital Brooklyn Opens New Epilepsy Center

Sakshi Venkatraman, Contributing Writer September 26, 2017
Seeking to expand its reach of care, NYU Langone has opened a epilepsy unit at its Brooklyn location. The center specializes in diagnoses and treatment of the disorder.
Hundreds of union members march outside NYU Langone to protest the recent proposal to cut worker benefits.

Health Care Union Vocalizes Concern for NYU Langone Workers’ Benefits

Brooke Jensen, Contributing Writer September 9, 2016
NYU Langone’s employees protested this past month about the hospital cutting employee’s health benefits.
The Zika virus is transmitted to people through mosquito bites.

NYU Langone Says Hosting Olympics in Brazil Is Irresponsible

Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer February 11, 2016
NYU Langone professors advise postponing the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro due to the Zika virus outbreak.
Dr. Eduardo D. Rodriguez, pictured with his face transplant patient Patrick Hardison at NYU Langone on November 12, 2015

NYU Langone declares most extensive facial transplant in history a success

Christine Wang, Deputy News Editor November 19, 2015
Doctors from NYU Langone performed the most extensive facial transplant in history on a volunteer firefighter.
NYU Langone was ranked as having the top patient safety and quality among leading academic medical centers.

Langone gets award for outstanding healthcare

Thomas Peracchio, Contributing Writer October 5, 2015
NYU Langone was ranked as having the top patient safety & quality among leading academic medical centers.
Robert I. Grossman, MD, NYU Langone dean and CEO, and Wendy Z. Goldstein, NYU Lutheran president and CEO.

NYU Langone affiliates with Lutheran Medical

Anne Cruz, Contributing Writer April 7, 2015
The NYU Langone Medical Center as received the final approval to affiliate with the Lutheran Medical Center.