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

Washington Square News

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Mills speaks on Israel-Hamas war response, decrease of male students in higher education

NYU president Linda Mills took part in a panel with four other presidents of New York City universities last week, in honor of Women’s History Month.
Dharma Niles, Deputy News Editor April 3, 2024

NYU president Linda Mills discussed her “action oriented” response to the Israel-Hamas war and concerns about the decreasing number of men enrolling in universities during...

Linda Mills in a black gown with silver detailing stands behind a podium in front of a purple backdrop and seated rows of people. In front of her are the backs of John Sexton and Andrew Hamilton’s heads.

Mills announces free tuition for low-income students starting fall 2024

Starting in the fall 2024 semester, students in households that make less than $100,000 will not have to pay tuition at NYU.
Bruna Horvath, Deputy News Editor October 18, 2023

Low-income students will no longer have to pay tuition at NYU starting in the fall 2024 semester, according to an announcement made by university president Linda Mills at her inauguration...

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Protesters call on NYU Bookstore to cut ties with Nike

Student organizers gathered near the bookstore’s entrance to raise awareness about alleged labor violations in a factory that produces Nike products.
Connor Patton, Staff Writer October 13, 2023

Dozens of student activists rallied outside the NYU Bookstore on Wednesday, demanding that the university cut ties with Nike after the company was accused of not paying employees...

NYU president Linda Mills sits on the couch in a set resembling a dorm on the black stage. Two students sit at a bed closer to the front of the stage, whereas Mills is closer to the back. Red and white fairy lights are visible in the background.

Mills kicks off term with first Presidential Welcome

University president Linda Mills joined student performers onstage and addressed the crowd at this semester’s “Presidential Welcome Reality Show.”
Bruna Horvath and Krish Dev August 29, 2023

NYU president Linda Mills greeted thousands of first-year students on Tuesday, during her first-ever Presidential Welcome speech at Radio City Music Hall.  Mills hosted students...

An illustration of a pie chart and the silhouette of N.Y.U. president Andrew Hamilton with a question mark on his face. The pie chart is divided into two parts with forty-one percent “yes” and fifty-nine percent “no.”

More than half of NYU students likely don’t know who Andrew Hamilton is, WSN survey finds

As university president Andrew Hamilton prepares for the end of his tenure, he remains an unknown presence to most students on campus.
Jenny Seo and John Kim March 29, 2023

Andrew who? More than half of the NYU student body seemingly has no idea who university president Andrew Hamilton is, according to a survey conducted by WSN. Hamilton, who will...

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NYU appoints Linda Mills, a longtime administrator, as next president

Linda Mills, a university administrator overseeing student life and global programs, will succeed Andrew Hamilton as NYU’s next president.
Bruna Horvath and Adrianna Nehme February 15, 2023

After a monthslong search, NYU’s board of trustees announced that Linda Mills, vice chancellor and senior vice provost for global programs and university life, will be NYU’s...

Andrew Hamilton, wearing a dark-colored suit with a red tie, stands behind a wooden N.Y.U. podium, on stage in an auditorium. Red curtains line the rear of the stage. An audio technician stands behind Hamilton.

Hamilton bids new students farewell at final presidential welcome

At his final welcome address before he leaves his role, NYU president Andrew Hamilton greeted hundreds of incoming and returning students just before hosting the university’s biannual “Reality Show.”
Yezen Saadah, Deputy News Editor January 26, 2023

NYU president Andrew Hamilton welcomed over 200 new and returning students to the university on Wednesday, Jan. 25 during his final Presidential Welcome speech, an annual event...

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NYU to create task force amid campus accessibility complaints 

Some disability-rights advocates are calling for the university to revise its tap access policy for accessible doors on campus, which they claim violates the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Nicole Lu, Senior Staff Writer December 13, 2022

Disability-rights activists on campus say that NYU is in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to ensure all of its building entrances are fully accessible....

The entrance of the Coral Tower residence hall. To the left is a pink bulletin board with announcements about the dorm. In the middle is a gray gate to enter the residence hall, with two elevators in the background. To the left is a brown desk where security officers typically sit.

Hamilton orders security review after spate of dorm intrusions

NYU president Andrew Hamilton requested that Campus Safety conduct an extensive review of dorm security following a series of intruder incidents last month.
Carmo Moniz, Lauren Ashe and Yezen Saadah December 1, 2022

After a series of security failures allowed intruders to enter multiple NYU residence halls and led to the resignation of one officer, university president Andrew Hamilton has...

NYU President Andrew Hamilton, dressed in a suit and tie, speaks on Zoom.

Hamilton discusses student safety at town hall

University president Andrew Hamilton and NYU administrators addressed student questions during a virtual town hall hosted by the university’s Student Government Assembly on Monday, Nov. 14.
Yezen Saadah, Senior Staff Writer November 15, 2022

NYU president Andrew Hamilton joined other university administrators to address a recent intruder on campus, the potential relocation of a local Morton Williams supermarket and...

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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Opinion: Why you should care about the search for NYU’s next president

NYU’s presidential search committee is looking to define the characteristics of its next president through various open Q&A sessions, but no students are showing up.
Blake Salesin, Staff Writer September 22, 2022

I was taken aback. Was I in the wrong room? I could’ve sworn that the first student hearing session about NYU’s presidential search was in the Eisner & Lubin Auditorium...