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

Chinese actress Zhou Xun, who plays the dual role of Moudan and Meimei in the film Suzhou River. She has long, blonde hair with bangs, blue eyeshadow and red lipstick.

Review: The 4K restoration of ‘Suzhou River’ enhances a fleeting urban fairy tale

Strand Releasing’s 4K restoration of Lou Ye’s arthouse romance “Suzhou River” gives new life to a modern classic, while retaining the film's gritty essence. ‘Suzhou River’ began its theatrical run at Film Forum this Friday, Feb. 17.
Mick Gaw, Staff Writer February 22, 2023

Director Lou Ye’s urban fairy tale “Suzhou River” (2000) captures a short-lived love affair amid the thick smog of ‘90s Shanghai. Neon-lit debauchery, underworld criminal...

Illustration by Debbie Alalade.

To Drive a Car

A poem set in the summer, looking outward at the socioeconomic status of a Middle Eastern city.
Mina Mohammadi, Deputy News Editor April 22, 2020

Usually when my cousin and I meet up over the summer, we would go on these drives in the capital city of our home country, blasting the rhythmic music and melodic tones of censored...

On March 29, Tisch sophomore Jack Schneider played at the Bitter End for the third time, performing his new record  “Snapshots.” On his self-produced sophomore EP, Jack played all the instruments besides the drums.

Jack Schneider: Bringing Back the Roots

Jake Steel, Contributing Writer April 10, 2017
Tisch student Jack Schneider's new roots-influenced album, in his own words — "Too urban for Nashville, too Nashville for NYC — but in a good way."
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.
Williamsburg is one of the many areas of Brooklyn that are facing rapid development.

Students Flock to Brooklyn, Gentrification and Rising Prices Follow

Alexander Kario, Contributing Writer March 2, 2016
NYU Wagner's Rudin Center, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, and Appleseed Inc. released a report recently describing Downtown Brooklyn's innovative urban developments and advancements.
Gallatin senior Robert Clinton concentrating on Sociology and Politics of Urban Agriculture, has been awarded the prestigious Marshall Scholarship.

Q&A: Marshall Scholarship recipient discusses sustainability research

Thomas Peracchio, Staff Writer December 2, 2015
Q&A with Robert Clinton, a recipient of a 2016 Marshall Scholarship.
New Yorkers must adjust to coyotes

New Yorkers must adjust to coyotes

Zahra Haque, Staff Writer March 23, 2015
Urban coyotes are a new problem in the city, and New Yorkers should be educated on how to live with them.

Urban Farm Lab celebrates first harvest

September 30, 2013
The NYU Urban Farm Lab hosted its first harvest since the project was first planted in the minds and property at the university.
Living in Buenos Aires- City of Change

Living in Buenos Aires- City of Change

October 3, 2012
From street to street, day to day and even hour to hour, the Argentine capital is never predictable.