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

Washington Square News

Six people sit on a stage with a projector screen behind them displaying an online petition for the graduation walk for N.Y.U.’s Tandon School of Engineering. There is a speaker holding a microphone on the right.

‘It pains me that you are in pain,’ Tandon dean says to disgruntled graduates

Aggravated students from NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering, unhappy that they will not be able to walk across the stage at graduation this year, sat down with their dean at a town hall on Wednesday.
Ania Keenan, Features Editor April 6, 2023

NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering reaffirmed its decision not to let graduating students walk across the stage at its 2023 graduation ceremony during a town hall event held...

A man in a blue shirt and a brown tie holds his arm up while speaking. Behind him there is a slide projected that reads: “Discuss: 1. What steps can be taken by the Student Council and ICC to help improve some of the issues that you have identified above. 2. What steps can be taken by the Stern Administration to help improve some of the issues that you have identified above.”

Sternies talk ‘anti-Stern bias’ at town hall

Stern’s dean of undergraduate studies addressed how the broader NYU community “looks down” upon the prestigious business school and its resources. “We’re better than the rest,” he said.
Tori Morales, Deputy News Editor November 30, 2022

The undergraduate dean at the Stern School of Business commiserated with dozens of students about “negative assumptions” others have of the school at a town hall held by its...

A male holding a microphone standing among a group of people sitting in a conference hall with a projector screen in the back indicating that this is the Fall 2022 Town Hall event of NYU’s Graduate School of Arts and Science.

Graduate students raise concerns about housing, employment availability at town hall

NYU administrators addressed the financial and academic difficulties that graduate students face during a town hall hosted by the Graduate School of Arts & Science Student Council on Tuesday, Oct. 4.
Yezen Saadah, Staff Writer October 6, 2022

NYU administrators spoke about internship restrictions for international students and instructed graduate students on how to navigate scholarships and the housing market at a town...

A portrait of David Sabatini wearing a blue sweater and button down overlaid onto the NYU Langone Health building. In the background, people hold signs outside of the Langone building. The Langone sign is visible in the background.

NYU Grossman admins defend potential Sabatini hiring, dispute allegations

Grossman School of Medicine administrators offered justifications for considering hiring David Sabatini — who was forced out of three institutions due to sexual misconduct allegations — in a forum on Thursday, April 28.
Abby Wilson, News Editor April 29, 2022

NYU Langone Health administrators defended the Grossman School of Medicine’s potential hiring of David Sabatini in an April 28 forum. The former Massachusetts Institute of Technology...

An NYU Campus Safety vehicle in front of trees. The vehicle is a white car with purple decals and the text “Campus Safety 212-998-2222” on top.

Student gov’t presses NYU administrators about crime at town hall 

Members of the Student Government Assembly and NYU administration addressed campus safety issues at a virtual town hall on Wednesday, April 13.
Maria Freyre, Senior Staff Writer April 15, 2022

The Student Government Assembly and NYU administrators addressed an uptick in crime on campus and around New York City at a town hall on Wednesday, April 13. The event was hosted...

The fall semester CAS Student Council Town Hall was held on Dec. 7 in Jurow Hall located on the first floor of Silver Center. This town hall had virtual and in-person participation options and students could submit questions for the panelists beforehand. (Staff Photo by Shaina Ahmed)

CAS admins field questions on academic opportunities and mental health

Interim CAS dean Matthew Santirocco held his first town hall of the semester in its last week, focusing on student mental health resources and academic opportunities.
Kristian Burt, Deputy News Editor December 8, 2021

Matthew Santirocco, interim dean of NYU’s College of Arts and Science, presided over a town hall discussing student mental health resources and opportunities for students on...

NYU buildings, once bustling with students and staff, are closed and silent as remote learning continues. College students from NYC schools recently spoke with local and state officials about various issues they currently face. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

Students Voice Concern Over NYU Pandemic Response

During a virtual town hall organized by Students Demanding Care, students criticized NYU’s handling of COVID-19 and demanded the university take more concrete action regarding emergency aid and tuition.
Andrew Califf, Staff Writer May 4, 2020

Before the floor opened to comments, the first town hall hosted by Students Demanding Care started with a somber offering of condolences to those in NYU’s community who have...

Members from Share Meals present their application at the Town Hall. Downloading this app is an initiative you can take to improve food security at NYU. (Staff photo by Alex Tran)

SGA Chairperson Hosts Town Hall on Food Insecurity

Senator-at-Large for Students Experiencing Food Insecurity, Jakiyah Bradley, hosted a town hall on Tuesday, Feb. 25 to discuss the issue on NYU’s campus.
Emily Mason, News Editor February 26, 2020

Students gathered in Kimmel Center for University Life on Tuesday night to discuss food insecurity on NYU’s campus. The town hall was moderated by Jakiyah Bradley, the SGA...

All Student Government meetings take place in the GCASL Colloquium room on the fifth floor. (Staff Photo by Marva Shi)

Student Government’s Semester-in-Review

This semester, NYU’s Student Government Assembly emphasized constituency outreach through town halls, diversity in Alternate Senator at-Large positions and more.
Ishaan Parmar and Victor Porcelli December 2, 2019

Besides letters of support, NYU’s Student Government Assembly did not pass — or even present — a single resolution this semester. Instead, it has focused efforts on enacting...

NYU Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life. (Photo by Euan Prentis)

Jewish Religious Holidays, Politicization on Campus Discussed at Town Hall

Student government members representing Jewish and marginalized Jewish students voiced support for having high holidays off and discussed the Zionist-versus-anti-Zionist divide within the community.
Roshni Raj, Staff Writer November 25, 2019

Jewish students called for religious holidays off, greater understanding of differing identities within the Jewish community and better kosher food accommodations at a town hall...

A panel discusses the New York City Housing Preservation and Development plan to replace the Elizabeth Street Garden with affordable housing for the elderly. (Ilona Cherepakhina)

Panel Discusses the Future of Elizabeth Street Garden

A community panel allowed local residents to share their thoughts on the pending destruction of Elizabeth Street Garden, as well as to hear from experts on zoning and gentrification.
Ilona Cherepakhina, Contributing Writer March 13, 2019

Barring any prohibitive court decisions, Elizabeth Street Garden is set to be replaced by affordable housing for the elderly. On Monday, a panel was held by The New School to discuss...

Student Government Assembly Chairperson Jakiyah Bradley leads a November 2018 town hall on food insecurity. (Photo by Sam Klein)

Town Hall Highlights Few Resources for Food-Insecure International Students

Students affected by food insecurity came together to talk about the scope of the issue and how it is being dealt with at NYU.
Victor Porcelli, Deputy News Editor November 20, 2018
Students affected by food insecurity came together to talk about the scope of the issue and how it is being dealt with at NYU.