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

Professors stand in the lobby of a Tisch School of the Arts building, smiling and holding up their fists. From left to right: Jack Eppler, Melanie Vaughan, Michelle Rosen, Jill Edwards, Robert Frost, Carolyn Paulus, Elizabeth Olesker and Gerasimos Karavitis.

‘They’re filthy’: Tisch adjuncts raise concerns over tiny teaching spaces

Adjunct professors at Tisch delivered a petition to the school’s dean on Tuesday, after months of calling on NYU to provide them with new practice rooms due to health and safety concerns.
Adrianna Nehme, Abby Wilson and Yezen Saadah May 5, 2023

In a 6-by-8-foot room occupied by himself, a pianist and his voice instructor, Tisch senior Sean Manucha began rehearsing for an upcoming musical theater production. As he practiced,...

The cheap labor of academia

The cheap labor of academia

Ania Keenan, Staff Writer November 3, 2022
How a string of student deaths in the early 2000s shaped NYU’s architecture, curriculum and mental health services.
The dark blue silhouettes of two women are set against a light blue, denim-patterned background. A speech bubble that reads “Thank you!” comes out from the figure on the right.

Opinion: NYU students should appreciate professors more

NYU students are lucky to have dedicated and driven professors. It’s time for us to show we care about them.
Molly Koch, Contributing Writer November 1, 2022

NYU is one of the most prestigious universities in the country, ranked in the top 25 schools. That’s due to not only its rigorous academic courses, but its driven and determined...

Protesters walk down University Place holding a large sign that reads “N.Y.U. owes adjuncts.” A police officer on a moped directs traffic in front of the marching protesters.

Guest Essay: The United Auto Workers needs reform. Here’s how we do it.

Three members of academic worker unions from three New York City colleges argue for their parent union to take on a sectoral organizing strategy.
Urmila Mohan, Tamar Samir and Paul Brown October 28, 2022

The academic sector’s union density has been growing recently — as has its opposition. NYU’s adjunct union is preparing for a strike amid unsuccessful negotiations with the...

A speaker with a red megaphone carrying a blue banner that reads “N.Y.U Adjunct Union A.C.T-U.A.W Local 7902” shouts into a crowd of union workers under the Washington Square Arch. There are people behind the speaker holding other signs.

Guest Essay: Why you should pay attention to the United Auto Workers presidential election

The union that organizes NYU’s graduate student workers and adjunct professors is up for a presidential election, and for the first time ever, they can cast their vote for a socialist autoworker.
Karsten Stoeber, Guest Contributor September 30, 2022

Since Monday, Sept. 26, part-time and adjunct instructors at NYU who are unionized in the ACT-UAW Local 7902 are voting on taking strike action. As the largest and fastest growing...

The NYU Graduate Student Union held a strike vote rally at Gould Plaza on Tuesday. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

GSOC and supporters rally for strike authorization vote

Members of the Graduate Student Organizing Committee assembled at Gould Plaza on Tuesday in support of their ongoing vote to authorize a strike.
Trace Miller and Arnav Binaykia March 24, 2021

Members of the Graduate Student Organizing Committee gathered at Gould Plaza yesterday to mark the start of their vote on a strike authorization. They were joined by supporters...