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

Washington Square News

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Beyond NYU: Singing solo after songwriting for stars

Chloe George began her career writing for major artists like Hayley Kiyoko and Dua Lipa, and now she’s taking to the stage to perform her own songs.
Liz Lindain, Staff Writer April 11, 2024

Tisch alum Chloe Gasparini, better known by her stage name Chloe George, began her journey at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music driven by a passion for singing. Since...

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Tisch program to relocate to permanent space after prof. complaints

The university announced it will permanently relocate practice rooms for the New Studio on Broadway, a drama program in the Tisch School of the Arts, to 196 Mercer St. following complaints from adjuncts.
Adrianna Nehme, News Editor February 29, 2024

Students in the Tisch School of the Arts' musical theater program are no longer taking voice lessons in 6-by-8-foot rooms with poor ventilation, after professors filed a grievance...

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Court dismisses claims in alum’s Title IX suit over Tisch ‘blacklist’

A Tisch alum accused of sexual misconduct on an anonymous “blacklist” sued NYU over how the university addressed his concerns. The court dismissed his federal claims earlier this month.
Aashna Miharia, Deputy News Editor February 21, 2024

Over a year after an anonymous list accusing film students of misconduct emerged in the Tisch School of the Arts, the court dismissed claims in an alumnus’ lawsuit that NYU violated...

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Tisch establishes new master’s degree in virtual film production

The Tisch School of the Arts will offer a graduate program in virtual production beginning next fall in an effort to train students to work with contemporary filmmaking technology.
Aashna Miharia, Contributing Writer October 11, 2023

NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts will become one of the first institutions to offer a one-year master’s degree program in virtual production starting next fall. The program...

A view of the N.Y.U Stern graduation ceremony. White text reading “STERN” can be seen on the far back wall. A crowded audience, several with phones out recording, cheer, as purple confetti showers them. People in purple robes sit on stage, while one person stands behind a podium.

‘Life is a marathon, not a sprint’: Goldman Sachs CEO at Stern graduation

Thousands gathered at Madison Square Garden on Friday to celebrate this year’s graduating class of NYU’s Stern School of Business.
Yezen Saadah, News Editor May 19, 2023

Over 5,000 people gathered at Madison Square Garden to honor the Stern School of Business’ undergraduate class of 2023 on May 19. The ceremony featured David Solomon, the CEO...

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Beyond NYU: Concocting creativity with cabaret

Salty Brine discovered his passion for storytelling while studying at NYU. Now, he creates and performs his own cabaret shows in New York City.
Adrianna Nehme, Deputy News Editor April 8, 2023

Tisch alum Salty Brine takes audiences on a musical, comical and historical journey in his drag cabaret shows. Brine grew up in the suburbs of Massachusetts and North Carolina,...

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NYU game design programs ranked No. 1

The NYU Game Center was named the best school for game design out of 150 surveyed institutions, according to The Princeton Review’s 14th annual rankings.
Hope Pisoni, Staff Writer April 5, 2023

NYU offers the highest-ranked game design program, according to new rankings from The Princeton Review. The NYU Game Center, housed within the Tisch School of the Arts, placed...

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NYU ranks No. 7 in US for Fulbright scholars

25 NYU students were granted scholarships by the Fulbright Program, placing the university in the national top 10 for the 2022-23 academic year. 
Graylin Lucas, Contributing Writer February 23, 2023

NYU is one of the top 10 Fulbright Program scholar-producing institutions in the country, according to a recent statement from the U.S. State Department. The university ranked...

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Opinion: NYU’s film production allotment isn’t enough

With rising production costs, NYU should financially support their student filmmakers to level the playing field and help them reach their greatest potential.
Sebastian Zufelt, Staff Writer February 20, 2023

The privilege of attending NYU’s Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film & Television gives access to a greater pre-professional education than anywhere else. Students in Intermediate...

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Opinion: Tisch Drama doesn’t teach you to be a real-life actor

The struggle of becoming an educated actor is immense and sometimes feels unattainable given the classes and curriculum available.
Lauren Lakra, Contributing Writer February 10, 2023

“What makes a successful actor?” is a question I have heard all too often at workshops, intensives, questionnaires — and even in classes. It is a question that performers...

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NYU Tisch film student caught writing racial slurs in class

An NYU undergraduate was caught writing racial slurs in a notebook during a seminar. When asked why they did it, they pointed to a Black student sitting a few rows ahead.
Adrianna Nehme and Bruna Horvath January 31, 2023

An NYU student was found writing racial slurs in a notebook during a 50-person Film & Television class at the Tisch School of the Arts last week, leaving some students in the...

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What to do this week: Free ice skating, NYU Club Fest, student film festival

The Daybook is WSN’s weekly column listing in-person and online events at NYU and across New York City. This week: Jan. 30-Feb. 5.
Adrianna Nehme, Deputy News Editor January 29, 2023

A screening of Shyamalan's suspenseful ‘Knock at the Cabin' 7-9 p.m. at AMC 19th Street, 890 Broadway Attend the NYU Program Board’s pre-release screening of “Knock at...