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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

Photo collage of the buildings of N.Y.U. Langone, the Tandon School of Engineering and InnoLabs.

NYU Langone and Tandon announce expansion into Long Island City

Within the next few months, NYU will expand into Queens by moving three NYU Langone Health and one Tandon School of Engineering research facility to Long Island City.
Nikki Mirala, Staff Writer March 11, 2024

NYU will move four health and technology programs to a lab space in Long Island City, Queens after signing a lease for two floors at a recently-completed office building in the...

The dean of N.Y.U.’s Tandon School of Engineering, Jelena Kovačević, speaking into a microphone on a stage. Two people are sitting next to her on either side.

Tandon dean to step down next year

Jelena Kovačević, the dean of the Tandon School of Engineering, announced on Tuesday that she will step down from her role in the 2024 academic year.
Bruna Horvath, Deputy News Editor May 3, 2023

The dean of NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering, Jelena Kovačević, will step down from her role in August of next year. After taking a sabbatical, she will return to the school...

Graduates and their families stand outside of the Barclays Center, wearing purple gowns and graduation caps while they take pictures with family.

Tandon relents, students to walk at graduation

Administrators at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering reversed changes to the school’s graduation ceremony that would have eliminated the traditional walk across the stage due to time constraints.
Adrianna Nehme, Deputy News Editor April 18, 2023

Last week, NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering said it would allow students to walk on stage to collect their diplomas at graduation, reversing an unpopular decision to eliminate...

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...

The exterior facade of a modern glass building used by the Tandon School of Engineering.

Tandon receives $15M federal grant to research traffic congestion

The grant was awarded to 34 university transportation research centers across the country, and will go toward improving urban traffic congestion and high school STEM programs.
Connor Patton and Isabel Ames March 10, 2023

NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering will now have $15 million to work on improving traffic in areas with major roadway congestion across the country, including New York City....

A student, standing at a podium in a classroom, points to a presentation slide on a projector. The slide reads “NYU Muslim Student Organizations Present... Charity Week Kick-Off!” A snack table is set up against a wall.

Muslim student orgs raise thousands for Pakistan flood relief

Several Muslim student organizations at NYU hosted Charity Week, an international initiative geared toward assisting children in need around the world, from Monday, Oct. 25 to Sunday, Oct. 30.
Yezen Saadah, Staff Writer October 31, 2022

Several Muslim student organizations at NYU have raised nearly $14,000 for Charity Week USA 2022 — an annual volunteer-led global campaign in which students raise money for children...

A moving GIF image of three people holding up chairs as weapons in a dark room with subtitle “It’s best when possible to work with others. The more people that attack at the same time, the harder it will be for the attacker to resist. Separate the attacker from their weapon when you can, but do not pick up the weapon.”

Explained: Why NYU told you to ‘fight’ with an active shooter

Gunshots in Brooklyn led to an NYU community-wide alert advising those in the area to “run, hide or fight.” The advice, which originated from the federal government, has garnered confusion and criticism from students and safety advocates.
Tori Morales, Deputy News Editor October 5, 2022

Students at NYU’s downtown Brooklyn campus on Tuesday were advised to “run, hide, or fight” in response to a shooter, after reports of multiple gunshots near campus buildings....

The ceiling of the 14th Street-Union Square station. To the left is a surveillance camera; to the right is a red “Exit” sign.

New plan to put cameras in every subway car won’t help, students say

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to install two cameras in each subway car by 2025 after a shooting on a Brooklyn train in April.
Sara Sharma, Contributing Writer September 27, 2022

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s recent announcement that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will soon install two cameras in each New York City Subway car prompted skepticism from...

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NYU buys $122 million Brooklyn building

The 10-story office building, which is located adjacent to NYU’s Brooklyn campus, was formerly owned by JPMorgan Chase.
Gillian Blum, Copy Chief September 16, 2022

NYU has purchased a 10-story downtown Brooklyn office building — previously owned by JPMorgan Chase  — for $122 million, as reported by The Real Deal on Wednesday. The 3 MetroTech...

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...

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NYU: Greenhouse emissions halved by 2025, carbon neutral by 2040

NYU administrators provided updates on the university’s efforts to combat climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions at its second annual State of Sustainability address.
Gabriel Hawthorne, Deputy News Editor April 26, 2022

NYU president Andrew Hamilton announced that the university is still on track to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 50% of what they were in 2006 by 2025 during the second...

The platform of the uptown local track of the R/W trains at Eighth Street station near NYU. A screen at the platform indicates major delays of the B/D/F and N/Q/R/W lines.

Students frustrated with NYU’s communication following Brooklyn shooting

Messages from NYU Campus Safety and the Tandon School of Engineering dean came hours after a mass shooting disrupted commutes to and from campus and left community members wary of taking the subway.
Kayla Hardersen, Senior Staff Writer April 13, 2022

Gallatin senior Anushka Dhoot woke up on the morning of Tuesday, April 12, to several texts from her family and friends telling her to avoid taking the subway. After seeing in...