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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

In a room filled with bookshelves, a crowd of attendees sits in front of a T.V. screen showing four panels of speakers.

NYU profs discuss Turkey and Syria earthquakes at town hall

The NYU Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies hosted a town hall on Tuesday, Feb. 21 to discuss the recent earthquakes that have devastated Turkey and Syria.
Bruna Horvath and Cora Snow February 22, 2023

In light of another earthquake that worsened the devastation in Turkey and nearby countries earlier this week, a six-person panel of NYU faculty, experts and activists criticized...

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...

A portrait of David Sabatini wearing a blue sweater and button down overlaid onto the NYU Langone Health building. In the background, people hold signs outside of the Langone building. The Langone sign is visible in the background.

NYU Grossman admins defend potential Sabatini hiring, dispute allegations

Grossman School of Medicine administrators offered justifications for considering hiring David Sabatini — who was forced out of three institutions due to sexual misconduct allegations — in a forum on Thursday, April 28.
Abby Wilson, News Editor April 29, 2022

NYU Langone Health administrators defended the Grossman School of Medicine’s potential hiring of David Sabatini in an April 28 forum. The former Massachusetts Institute of Technology...

An NYU Campus Safety vehicle in front of trees. The vehicle is a white car with purple decals and the text “Campus Safety 212-998-2222” on top.

Student gov’t presses NYU administrators about crime at town hall 

Members of the Student Government Assembly and NYU administration addressed campus safety issues at a virtual town hall on Wednesday, April 13.
Maria Freyre, Senior Staff Writer April 15, 2022

The Student Government Assembly and NYU administrators addressed an uptick in crime on campus and around New York City at a town hall on Wednesday, April 13. The event was hosted...

Seven students are wearing masks while sitting at their desks lining the walls of an NYU classroom. A professor sitting atop a table is listening to a student discussing a class topic.

Students await NYU mask mandate decision

In anticipation of NYU’s decision regarding indoor mask wearing, community members debate the effectiveness of COVID-19 restrictions.
Nicole Lu, Contributing Writer March 22, 2022

NYU has yet to decide whether it will keep or remove its mask mandate weeks after other institutions, including Columbia University and the City University of New York, lifted...

Tandon’s senior leadership and members of the Department of Campus Safety hosted a town hall at Tandon’s Dibner Library on Sept. 23. They addressed the shooting of an NYU student outside a Tandon building, and students voiced concerns and asked questions about the shooting and the universitys communication and response. (Staff Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)

At Tandon town hall, NYU confronts the aftermath of Sept. 21 shooting

Two days after a student was shot outside a campus building, the Tandon School of Engineering held a town hall addressing unanswered questions as well as the university’s self-described “communication breakdowns.”
Arnav Binaykia, News Editor September 27, 2021

Tandon dean Jelena Kovačević and head of campus safety Fountain Walker held a town hall on Sept. 23 to address the Sept. 21 shooting of an NYU student outside of a Tandon building....