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Washington Square News

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

Washington Square News

Black-and-white illustration of director Jean Luc-Goddard holds film in his hand while smoking a cigarette.

Remembering Godard: Formal innovator and revolutionary poet

In a career that spanned over sixty years of film history, Jean-Luc Godard revolutionized the art innumerable times. In light of his sudden passing, WSN revisits his life’s work and the indelible imprint he left on cinema.
Nicolas Pedrero-Setzer, Arts Editor September 21, 2022

In the week since his sudden passing, much has been done to remember French Swiss filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard. As critics worldwide pay him tribute, amateur archivists resurrect...

An illustration of five vertical panels. The first panel: a planner against a blue background. The second: a woman facing her reflection in a large mirror against a green background. The third: a woman with a laptop sitting on top of an hourglass surrounded by clocks, calendars and sticky notes against a purple background. The fourth: a suitcase packed with clothes and a passport against a pink background. The fifth: pink and blue bottles of nail polish spilled on the floor against a brown background.

The do’s and don’ts of handling college burnout

The spring semester seems to go by in a heartbeat, which means midterms and finals and planning for summer internships are probably jumping at you. There are little things you can do every day to avoid burnout.
Autumn Kaufman, Contributing Writer April 13, 2022

We need a spring break

We need a spring break

NYU cancelled spring break when students needed it most.
Sydney Barragan, UTA Deputy Editor April 8, 2021

On Oct. 20, President Andrew Hamilton and Provost Katherine Fleming announced that 2021’s spring break would be replaced with two three-day weekends. This academic year has...

New Yorkers enjoy a sunny day in Washington Square Park. (Photo by Talia Barton)

Fall in Love With These Long Weekend Activities

Some of New York’s best seasonal offerings fall right on our long weekend.
Lauren Gruber, Deputy Culture Editor October 7, 2019

With midterms starting to kick into gear, the impending long weekend is a chance for a much-needed break from the hectic rush of classes. For those of us too far away to go home...

Sisters & Daughters. (Courtesy the Artist and Blain|Southern.
Photo by Adam Reich.)

Entrancing, Enchanting and Immersive: Rachel Howard Solo Exhibition Opens in Chelsea

Rachel Howard is a tour de force, as evidenced by her new exhibition at Blain|Southern New York.
Neil Dittrich, Contributing Writer September 13, 2019

British artist Rachel Howard recently launched her solo exhibition, open from Sept. 6-Oct. 26 at Blain|Southern New York, a prominent international gallery on West 25th Street....

The Tisch School of the Arts hosts many majors that require in person instruction. Students at Tisch and other schools have begun to worry about the possibility of a virtual fall semester. (Photo by Alina Patrick)

A Starving Artist’s Guide to Arts Events This Weekend: April 26 to 28

Stay entertained this weekend for $20 or less.
Alex Cullina, Theater & Books Editor April 25, 2019

Finals are just around the corner, and I know y'all are stressing — use one of these arts and entertainment events to get your mind off of that test stress and enjoy the wonderful...

Six speakers, including John-Ross Rizzo, Assistant Professor at NYU Langone Medical School (first speaker, top-left), spoke at this year’s conference.

Mindful Leaders of the Future Come Together at TedxNYU

Tianne Johnson, Staff Writer April 18, 2018
TEDxNYU has annual conferences that aim to bring students together with the power of ideas. This years theme was Revision
Miss Lily’s, located at 109 Avenue A, offers unlimited cocktails and flavorful twists on brunch classics.

Boozy Brunch, College Wallet

Drew Lederman, Staff Writer December 4, 2017
Brunch is a New York favourite. Especially if it includes good food and delicious drinks. Here's a list of great places to enjoy your next bottomless brunch!
NYU student Leah Nouriyelian has created a petition to convince NYU’s University Senate to vote against the current academic calendar in order to observe Jewish High Holy Days.

Student Petitions Against School on Jewish Holidays

Herman Lee, Contributing Writer April 6, 2017
An NYU student is circulating a petition that requests that the university's academic calendar allow classes to be cancelled to accomadate major Jewish holidays.
The U.S. Open is one of the top 5 affordable yet fun things to do as the summer season comes to a close.

The Weekend: Don’t Waste What We Have Left of Warm Weather

Anna Caceres, Contributing Writer September 9, 2016
Don't know what to do this weekend? Check out these cool events happening around the city!
Smorgasburg has some great food on the weekends, including the new and viral raindrop cake.

Weekend: Ditch Your Dorm, Take Advantage of the Weather

Dejarelle Gaines, Copy Chief April 15, 2016
Check out our guide for cool things to do the weekend of April 15th.
Getting hot chocolate is one of the many things you can do this weekend at the annual City Bakery hot chocolate festival.

This Weekend: Kiss Winter Goodbye, Open Your Arms for Spring

Leigh Anderson, Contributing Writer February 26, 2016
Orchids, hot chocolate, feminism and more are on tap in the city this weekend.