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

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

Washington Square News

The Hall of Languages, Hall of Philosophy and Gould Memorial Library serve as the original neo-Classical complex completed by Stanford White.

‘More like college’: When NYU had a campus in the Bronx

NYU's expansion of its Washington Square campus prompts reflection from a ‘62 alum of NYU's first female class at its campus in the Bronx neighborhood of University Heights.
Derek Kamakanaaloha Soong, Identity & Equity Editor February 27, 2023

A police car sits in the middle of the intersection between east thirteenth street and university place with its driver’s side airbags blown, and yellow police tape reads “Do Not Cross,” draped on its left side. The front of the vehicle is severely damaged, with shattered glass and parts of the car in pieces on the pavement. Behind it are civilians and their vehicles along with other police cars and a firetruck.

Police car crashes into civilian vehicle on University Place

New York City Police Department officers collided with a civilian vehicle on University Place while heading to the location of a reported theft on Monday, Feb. 20.
Bruna Horvath and Carmo Moniz February 20, 2023

While responding to a report of theft on 14th Street, just south of Union Square, a New York City Police Department vehicle crashed into a civilian’s car at around 5 p.m. on...

An illustration of the Washington Square Arch. Behind the arch sits gray and brown alternating high-rises. On the top right are the words “The Daybook” in an arched shape.

What to do this week: Drawing with strangers, a film about lizards and more

The Daybook is WSN’s weekly column listing in-person and online events at NYU and across New York City. This week: Feb. 6-12.
Bruna Horvath, Deputy News Editor February 5, 2023

Swap books at a party inside of a library 11 a.m.-noon at 444 Amsterdam Ave. Head over to the New York Public Library’s St. Agnes Library location on the Upper West Side...

A group of protestors wearing green T-shirts rally in front of s Morton Williams supermarket. They are holding signs that read “LOCAL 338 R.W.D.S.U/U.F.C.W.”

Advocates seek mayor’s support to save Morton Williams supermarket

Greenwich Village residents and community advocates gathered in front of a Morton Williams supermarket under threat of displacement by NYU, pressuring the university to allow it to stay in its current location.
Carmo Moniz, Deputy News Editor December 14, 2022

A yearslong battle to preserve a local Morton Williams supermarket located on land owned by NYU gave rise to a rally in front of the Greenwich Village store on Tuesday, Dec. 13....

A man wearing a gray suit and a khaki hat does tricks on a bicycle as two girls both wearing jean shorts — one with a black top, and the other with a floral camisole and teal cardigan — pose for a photo together.

The people of Washington Square Park

A photographer captures people in and around the center of NYU’s campus.
Sheridan Smith, Staff Photographer October 8, 2022

NYU president Andrew Hamilton spoke at the commencement of class of 2019 at Yankee Stadium in May 2019. Class of 2020 and 2021, which held their commencements online due to COVID-19, are invited to join the in person commencement of class of 2022 in May 2022. (Photo by Alana Beyer)

Yankee Stadium to host commencement for 2020, 2021 graduates

NYU’s class of 2020 and the class of 2021 are invited to an in-person graduation at Yankee Stadium on May 18, 2022, following two years of virtual ceremonies.
Kashish Bhatia, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

Following two years of virtual graduation ceremonies, NYU announced that a joint in-person commencement ceremony for the class of 2020 and class of 2021 will take place on May...

370 Jay St. served as the former headquarters of the Metropolitan Transport Authority (MTA) and now houses instruction facilities for Tisch, Tandon and Steinhardt programs. (Photo by Htoo Min)

Glimpses of NYU’s Construction Projects from 2016 to 2020

A look back on NYU’s expansion and renovation efforts over the past four years.
Sara Miranda, Under the Arch Features Multimedia Editor May 8, 2020

If you’re a member of the Class of 2020, you must have witnessed construction both on and off NYU’s Washington Square campus. Here in this photo series, we have compiled documentation...

Transfers’ Journal

Transfers’ Journal

A collection of short narratives that give an insight into the lives of transfer students, discussing the concepts of transferring from another university or another school within NYU, where it is often difficult to situate in.

Journal Entry #1 By Ashley Wu Admitting that I was lonely felt like defeat. When I transferred to NYU in the fall of my sophomore year, I ignored all the warnings from my friends...

The famous Washington Square Park arch is a must-see sight on NYU’s no-wall campus. Not walking under it has also been the one tradition the university shares for years. (Staff photo by Jake Capriotti)

Walking Under the Arch: Fact or Fiction?

Walk under the arch if you dare.
Sabrina Choudhary, Staff Writer February 24, 2020

One of the most unique aspects of NYU is its fast pace of life on and off-campus. NYU students are an independent and motivated breed, well-adapted to their campus without walls....

Quotes from catcallers written in chalk remain from an event held by Catcalls of NYC for Anti street-harassment week. ( Photo by Alana Beyer)

Student Covers Washington Square Park With Catcalls

Owner of popular account catcallsofnyc hosted a chalking event at Washington Square Park for International Anti-Street Harassment Week.
Emily Mason, Deputy News Editor April 15, 2019

Colorful words littered the ground of Washington Square Park on Saturday, but the vibrant chalk letters didn’t convey messages as bright. CAS senior Sophie Sandberg is the...

NYU President Andy Hamiltons podcast: Conversations with Andy Hamilton. (via NYU)

The Power Dynamic in Hamilton’s ‘Conversations’ Podcast

President Hamilton speaks with Scholar-in-Residence Rubén Blades in the first episode of his new podcast.
Leah Block, Contributing Writer March 25, 2019

In my left ear is Andrew Hamilton, the president of NYU, a man who made over a million dollars last year and lives in a penthouse apartment on Washington Square. In my right ear...

NYU Has Co-Opted the Anarchist Artist

NYU Has Co-Opted the Anarchist Artist

One thing Boots Riley, NYU's Experimental Theatre Wing and myself have in common: we’re all hypocrites.
Johanna Stone, Columnist March 11, 2019

This spring, a grandiose performance and exhibition space called The Shed will open its doors in Hudson Yards, a mass rezoning development — and an area of rapid gentrification...