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 sit in an audience and watch a person behind a podium who is standing in front of a screen reading “Welcome to the EH launch!”

CAS debuts new environmental humanities minor

The new offering, which was announced on Wednesday, will be open to students in all schools.
Dharma Niles, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

NYU’s College of Arts & Science launched its new environmental humanities minor at an event in the Silver Center on Wednesday, which will be offered under the environmental...

A vertical view of the facade of the 25 West 4th St. NYU building. In front of the entrance door there is a purple roof that on the side says “New York University.” On the front there is a white box with the number “25” inside. Under the “25” it reads “West 4th Street”. There are five people walking past the building on the sidewalk.

CAS offices will move to 25 W. 4th St. in 2024

The College of Arts & Science offices will move from the Silver Center to 726 Broadway this summer while their future permanent location at 25 W. Fourth St. undergoes renovations.
Lauren Ashe, Senior Staff Writer April 29, 2022

The offices of the College of Arts & Science will relocate to 25 W. Fourth St. in 2024, NYU announced in an email sent to the CAS community on Thursday, April 28. The move...

The facade of the NYU building on 105 East 17th Street.

NYU announces relocation plans for some buildings and student housing

The university will move various programs and student residence halls between 2022 and 2024 due to the end of the Puck Building’s lease and the construction of 181 Mercer.
Carmo Moniz, Senior Staff Writer February 25, 2022

NYU is relocating several academic programs, offices and living spaces, including NYU’s Sociology and Human Resources departments, administrative offices and student housing,...

A purple uniform patch with the logo of the NYU Department of Public Safety on the shoulder of a Public Safety Officer.

8 buildings left unguarded on nights, weekends as NYU cuts Campus Safety overtime

The decrease in hours — which has left guard posts unstaffed at nights and on weekends — has raised concerns about trespassing, COVID-19 protocol enforcement and access to student resources.
Carmo Moniz, Senior Staff Writer February 24, 2022

Some Campus Safety posts are being left unstaffed on nights and weekends after NYU’s Department of Campus Safety cut overtime hours for security officers in several buildings,...

Fourth floor at GCASL. (Staff Photo by Mayee Yeh)

Your guide to NYU’s Quick Stops

Because no one wants to eat outside in the cold.
The Culture Desk and Ryan Kawahara February 7, 2022

Sometimes you need a bite between classes without getting yelled at to put your mask back on. NYU’s Quick Stops aren’t much, but at least you can have a few moments to eat...

Staff Rants and Raves: NYU Facilities

Staff Rants and Raves: NYU Facilities

NYU owns a lot of property, from residence halls with no heat to libraries that block out the sun to dining halls that can’t pass inspections. Read what our staff has to say about NYU’s campus.

Rants On Being a Thirsty Gal By Bela Kirpalani, Sports Editor Hydration is key, folks. But the architects of Bobst Library don't seem to understand this ethos, as they...

When Your NYU Community Doesn’t Respect You

When Your NYU Community Doesn’t Respect You

An editor gives her insight into the viral tweet regarding a racist incident at NYU’s Silver School for Social Work.
Sarah John, Deputy Opinion Editor February 19, 2019

NYU is the first community I have truly chosen to be a part of. I love this community, and the people in it. I smile at people in my dorm’s elevator. When I share a table with...

Elmer Holmes Bobst of NYU’s Bobst Library was an anti-semite. Thus, the Black and Brown Coalition wants the building renamed.

NYU Namesakes – Controversial or Historical?

Rachael Heistuman, Contributing Writer February 21, 2017
After stating last year that it would not rename a Residential College named after a notorious white supremacist, Yale announced on Feb. 11 that they have decided to rename Calhoun College after years of discussion on campus. Does NYU also need to reevaluate the names of some of its buildings?
Built in 1972, Bobst Library was one of the largest in the country. Although the atrium was originally open, metal barriers were attended to prevent further suicide attempts after three incidents.

Then and Now: NYU Landmarks Over Time

Anna Letson, Photo Editor May 2, 2016

via / Anna Letson Now a popular stop on campus, the Washington Mews was originally a part of the Lenape trail and was developed into horse stables. It now houses...

Genius Tisch student turns life into performance art

Aud Del Rey, Entertainment Editor April 1, 2015
Tisch senior Amos Ryan demonstrates the fleeting quality of life in his performance art, “Mundanity: The Insanity of the Mundane."
Groups of protesters rally at the 104th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, in which 146 people died.

Activists remember Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire

Alanna Bayarin, News Editor March 25, 2015
On the 104th anniversary of Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, labor rights activists staged a rally outside the Silver Center.

Professor discusses poverty research

Alex Bazeley, Deputy News Editor March 25, 2015
Dr. Michal Shimai gave a lecture on her research project to determine if poverty is a collective trauma.