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

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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

People are sitting and standing on blue carpeting, holding blue and white signs that read ‘U.A.W.’ There is a white banner behind them that reads ‘N.Y.U. Researchers United-UAW,’ and a sign held by a woman sitting on the front that reads, ‘N.Y.U. Contract Faculty Stand in Solidarity.’

NYU researchers call for union recognition at Bobst

Researchers at the university outlined their demands in a letter to NYU president Linda Mills, marking their first official request for unionization to the university.
Shiphrah Moses, Social Media Editor October 30, 2023

Dozens of NYU researchers called for union recognition on Thursday, in a letter delivered outside university president Linda Mills’ office in Bobst Library. The protest marked...

Illustrated by Alejandra Arevalo.

Encountering Trauma in the Classroom

Black students often view racially traumatic images, videos and readings for the sake of learning, and that exposure can take a lasting toll on their emotional and mental health.
Tatyana Tandanpolie, Contributing Writer April 20, 2020

Content Warning: This article contains mentions of racial trauma, slavery, violence against Black and Brown bodies and racial slurs that can be disturbing or triggering. Black...

Illustration by Charlie Dodge.

This Should Have Never Happened To You

In these video-diaries, three survivors of sexual violence share their stories of experiencing assault and the way it affected their lives.
Anna-Dmitry Muratova, Lu Limanowski and Claire Feng January 27, 2020

Content warning: the introduction and each video include graphic descriptions of sexual violence. Proceed with caution if you find such content triggering or disturbing. At...

Eni Owoeye Makes Environmental Education Approachable

Eni Owoeye Makes Environmental Education Approachable

College of Arts and Science sophomore Eni Owoeye fosters change and environmental stewardship by making environmental education accessible for all.
Anna-Dmitry Muratova, Senior Reporter December 5, 2019

Eni Owoeye and I met last spring semester when we both ended up in Professor Robin Nagle’s Environment & Society class, one of the introductory courses for the environmental...

Heather Vaxer Is Cleaning up the Mess of Movie Production

Heather Vaxer Is Cleaning up the Mess of Movie Production

The Tisch senior created a Green Grant documentary on sustainable film practices — but she believes that sometimes the most sustainable option is being selfish.
Anna de la Rosa, Under the Arch Senior Editor December 5, 2019

“Tell me more.” Student producer Heather Vaxer often repeats this phrase during her production meetings, encouraging her crew to dive deeper into dissecting their creative...

Master’s Students Need More Financial Aid

Master’s Students Need More Financial Aid

Having a master’s degree is increasingly becoming the standard for many jobs, but its steep cost deters students from attending.
Gabby Lozano, Staff Writer December 4, 2019

With the first semester of my sophomore year coming to a close, I am beginning to feel the pressure of endless postgraduate options. I could go straight into the workforce, take...

These pieces are part of an art exhibit on formerly incarcerated individuals curated by NYU doctoral student Michelle Jones. (Photo by Emily Dicks)

Multimedia Project Has You See, Hear and Watch Formerly Incarcerated People to Confront Stereotypes

Michelle Jones, a well-known advocate for the formerly incarcerated (and formerly incarcerated person herself) presented her new project located in Gallatin Galleries on Thursday.
Emily Dicks, Contributing Writer September 27, 2019

NYU doctoral student Michelle Jones unveiled a project on Thursday that incorporates different forms of media in an attempt to humanize formerly incarcerated people, who are often...

Niri (Lima Das) making her feature debut in “Aamis.” (via Metanormal Motion Pictures)

‘Aamis’ Team on Their Flesh-Eating Romance at Tribeca

WSN sat down with the director, lead actress, producer and composers of the Assamese film.
Guru Ramanathan, Arts Editor May 6, 2019

For all the surprises it holds, “Aamis,” writer and director Bhaskar Hazarika’s latest film, looks regrettably generic at first glance. A married clinician named Nirmali...

President Andrew Hamilton addresses graduates and their families at the College of Global Public Health commencement ceremony held in The Town Hall in midtown.

College of Global Public Health Commencement ’18

Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large May 15, 2018

Bagpipes blared as 350 students graduating from the College of Global Public Health’s undergraduate, graduate and doctorate programs filed into The Town Hall in midtown Manhattan...

NYU Tandon introduces its new master’s degree program in Mechatronics and Robotics.

Robots Take Brooklyn in New Tandon Master’s Program

Greta Chevance, Deputy News Editor February 4, 2016
NYU Tandon recently created a master's degree program in mechatronics and robotics.
Alternatives to academia needed for Ph.D.s

Alternatives to academia needed for Ph.D.s

Zahra Haque, Staff Writer April 22, 2015
PhD programs at universities must embrace the concept of graduate students finding jobs outside of academia in order to better prepare them for the job market.

Talk discusses South African apartheid

Justine Morris, Staff Writer April 8, 2015
South African political scientist Vincent Maphai talked about the state of affairs with South Africa in the wake of apartheid.