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

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

Washington Square News

The Rural Public School Crisis

The Rural Public School Crisis

With federal cuts to rural education, it’s time for the Department of Education to pay attention to rural public schools.
Helen Wajda, Deputy Opinion Editor March 2, 2020

In 2018, Keshia Speight, a third-grade teacher at a public school in rural North Carolina, reported that most years, she spends approximately $1,000 of her $37,000 annual salary...

Pay Attention to Middle America

Pay Attention to Middle America

The lack of coverage of issues faced by communities in Middle America delays any legislative progress that will improve the well-being of American society.
Gabby Lozano, Staff Writer November 21, 2019

The 2020 presidential election is well underway, and the first caucuses in Iowa are quickly approaching. As the primaries draw nearer, there has been increased scrutiny of the...

Pop Your Bubbles

Pop Your Bubbles

Jordan Reynolds, Highlighter Editor February 6, 2017
It's not a matter of "liberal" or "conservative" bubbles, urban or conservative — it's a matter of empathy.