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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

An illustration of a woman with black hair wearing a green shirt with multiple arms holding a computer, a red analog clock, a green book and a beige paper that reads “to-do list.”

How I moved past my first-gen imposter syndrome

My parents’ expectations caused me to use perfectionism as a survival tactic. Proud to Be First’s Secrets to Success Panel showed me that I’m not alone.
Noor Maahin, Contributing Writer November 9, 2022

If I had to choose one word to describe the academic environment I grew up in, it would be “expectations.” I had to be successful in my future: have a promising career, a lovely...

A collage of three photos. On the left, Professor Sanford Gordon, dressed in a white shirt and a plaid navy blue blazer. He wears a pair of glasses with black frames. In the middle, Professor Bryant Moy, dressed in a blue shirt and a navy blue blazer. On the right, Professor Julia Payson, dressed in a gray shirt. She is wearing gold earrings and a thin gold necklace.

How Republicans could take control of Congress, according to NYU politics profs

Faculty experts in NYU’s Politics Department spoke to students about the importance of voting and the potential consequences of the 2022 midterm elections.
Katherine Williams, Contributing Writer November 4, 2022

NYU politics professors encouraged students to vote in this year’s midterm elections, which have seen Republican candidates lead in many races across the country, at a panel...

Author Kazuo Ishiguro dressed in a white shirt, silver-patterned tie and black suit in the Stockholm Stock Exchange.

Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro joins NYU Reads panel 

Kazuo Ishiguro, who authored this year’s NYU Reads selection “Klara and the Sun,” discussed his novel and creative writing process during a panel with NYU students and faculty.
Yezen Saadah, Contributing Writer September 30, 2022

Nobel Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro joined a panel of NYU students and faculty to talk about the process of writing his novel, “Klara and the Sun,” on Thursday, Sept....

Forty-one percent of NYU students face food insecurity, according to Steinhardt alum Maura Puscheck. Food insecurity has become a dire issue across New York City amid pandemic. (Images courtesy of Alesha Gooden and Tera Nakata)

Food activism: taking food justice into your own hands

The "Zoom in on Food Activism" panel, part of NYU's MLK Week celebration, aimed to involve students in food activism.
Jules Roscoe, UTA Staff Writer February 18, 2022

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s words and ideas have spread far beyond the U.S. Civil Rights movement. NYU hosted its 17th annual MLK Week last week, theorizing what a changed world...

Former Colombian President Álvaro Uribe Vélez, is invited to the NYU John Brademas Center for the Study of Congress. This has led to a protest as Uribe is linked to right-wing paramilitary groups, and was recently accused of inciting violence against Colombian protesters. 
(Staff Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)

Protesters decry NYU event with former Colombian president

NYU’s Brademas Center invited Álvaro Uribe Vélez, a former president of Colombia, to speak at an NYU event about sustainability and climate politics. During the event, which met significant backlash online, more than 100 people attended a protest outside Bobst Library.
Suhail Gharaibeh and Ruqaiyah Zarook May 6, 2021

“NYU, NYU, genocide is on you!” Outside of Bobst Library, the chants of more than 100 protesters rang out against the virtual visit of former Colombian president Álvaro Uribe...

The Puck Building at NYU Wagner displays the works of the late journalist James Foley. Foley was murdered by ISIS in 2014. (Staff photo by Nick Mead)

The Legacy of James Foley, Panel Grapples with War Reporting

Panelists discussed countering propaganda and an accompanying art exhibition incorporating James Foley’s war photography.
Nick Mead, Deputy News Editor February 27, 2020

In 2014, American journalist James Foley was executed on tape by the Islamic State. The footage is one of the most broadly-circulated videos of an act of terror. On Tuesday, NYU...

Border Talks aims to discuss issues pertaining to borders and resistance. The first of two talks was hosted by the NYU Liberal Studies program. (Photo by Franswa Zhang)

NYU Hosts First Border Talk: Borders as a Concept

NYU hosted the first in a series of panels discussing geographical borders on Tuesday, focusing particularly on hard borders and migration.
Franzwa Zhang, Contributing Writer February 27, 2020

Around 50 NYU students and faculty members gathered on the 5th floor of 20 Cooper Square Tuesday afternoon, attending the first installment of a series of panel conversations on...

Anti-Climate Change Panel is Grounded in Money, Not Science

Anti-Climate Change Panel is Grounded in Money, Not Science

President Trump’s new Presidential Committee on Climate Security represents the corruption embedded within the administration’s opposition to climate reform.
Cole Stallone, Deputy Opinion Editor February 27, 2019

Last week, the Washington Post reported that President Donald Trump was considering assembling a panel — the Presidential Committee on Climate Security — to question the established...

The panelists at the Violence Via Water event in Kimmel Grand Hall pose for a photo.

Water Activists Speak on Flint, Puerto Rico Crises

Paul Kim, Staff Writer April 16, 2018
A panel was held in Kimmel last week to discuss the water crises in Flint and Puerto Rico.
Jose Diaz is a junior in CAS and the organizer of the Fatherhood Afterward Incarceration panel that occurred on Mar. 29.

Leaving the Bars Behind and Starting Anew

Yasmin Gulec, Features Editor April 9, 2018
The US prison system is one of separation for families with incarcerated members.
Diving Into the Beauty Industry in More Than Skin Deep Panel

Diving Into the Beauty Industry in ‘More Than Skin Deep’ Panel

Thomas Chou, Deputy Features Editor November 9, 2017
Several major figures in the beauty and skincare industry sat down for the "More Than Skin Deep" panel, hosted by Gallatin last month, where they discussed inclusivity, authenticity and the industry's evolution.
Panelists share their thoughts on gentrification on Bella Quisqueyas Gentrification Panel on the evening of Oct. 16.

NYU Dominican Club Hosts Gentrification Panel

Miranda Levingston, News Editor October 17, 2017
The Kimmel Center hosted a panel on gentrification and what students can do to stop it.