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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 of a row of treadmills lined up against the wall.

Paulson Center opens first batch of athletic facilities

A fencing room, wrestling studio, squash courts and locker rooms have all opened, but students will have to wait for access to the pool, jogging track and basketball courts.
Adrianna Nehme and Carmo Moniz March 28, 2023

Long-awaited sports facilities at NYU’s Paulson Center are now available for use, two months after the building’s academic and residential spaces first opened their doors....

A white board with blue handwritten letters sitting on a desk. The words say “March 31st (today). Please Continue to Wear Masks during your visit. Thank you.”

Students and staff left puzzled by new mask guidelines

After NYU lifted parts of its on-campus mask mandate earlier this week, community members are unsure of where exactly mask wearing is optional or required.
Rachel Cohen and Abby Wilson April 1, 2022

When students arrived at Palladium Athletic Facility’s turnstile on Thursday, March 31, they did not think they would need to wear a mask — some had shown up without them....

NYU’s Quidditch team was looking forward to returning to playing games for the first time since COVID-19 began. However, a new policy from NYU’s Center for Student Life has suspended all in-person activities for performing arts and sports clubs. (Image courtesy of NYU Quidditch)

Performing arts and sports clubs prohibited from holding in-person activities

Students expressed disappointment and frustration after hearing that performing arts and sports clubs — a staple of NYU’s student life offerings — can no longer meet in person.
Maria Freyre, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

NYU’s Quidditch team was looking forward to traveling to games, welcoming new players and heading to Warwick, R.I., for the US Quidditch Northeast Regional Championship...

Crime Log: Sept. 18-22

Crime Log: Sept. 18-22

Abraham Gross, Deputy News Editor September 26, 2016
A weekly round-up of campus crime between Sept. 18 and Sept. 22
404 Fitness has been both positively and negatively received by NYU students.

New Fitness Center at 404 Lafayette Is Actually Not a Disaster

Yeho Hwang, Staff Writer March 7, 2016
The transition from Coles to 404 Fitness has caused a change in students' workout habits.
Austin Palmer, of NYU’s men’s Swimming team, was a double-winner over the weekend.

Swimming Hosts NYU Invitational

Ashley Arnold, Staff Writer February 8, 2016
The NYU men's and women's swimming teams hosted the NYU Invitational on Saturday.
Tim Kou (pictured) came in 1st place in the 50-yard freestyle against Vassar on Saturday, November 21, in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Violets’ streak stays afloat

Kyle Ryan, Contributing Writer November 23, 2015
NYU's swimming and diving were in competition against Vassar College on Saturday, November 21.