Staff Recs: Web Series

October 30, 2013
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Every day from Monday through Thursday, members of our staff give recommendations based on a theme. Today: web series.  Up at Noon While plenty of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” knock-offs have come and gone, one of the most enjoyable is “Up at Noon.” Hosted by Greg Miller, the show ... Read more »

WSN launches Under the Arch blog

WSN launches Under the Arch blog

September 18, 2013
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The Washington Square News aims to bring NYU students the most important news at the university and in New York City every day. But with such a unique and vast student body, there are countless stories to tell. To help capture the individual stories of the world around NYU, WSN has launched Under the A... Read more »

WSN FRINGE highlighted in Teen Vogue

April 29, 2013
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The WSN Fringe Issue (check it out here) recently received a mention as one of the best college fashion magazines from Teen Vogue. Congratulations to: Issue editor Michelle Lim. Creative Director: Kaleel Munroe Web Managing Editor: Hanqing Chen Multimedia Editor: Rachel Kaplan... Read more »

GALLERY: Behind the Scenes at WSN

GALLERY: Behind the Scenes at WSN

April 1, 2013
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Click above for photos from our Sunday budget meeting!

NYU severance packages raise serious ethical questions

March 5, 2013
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The recent nomination and subsequent confirmation of Jack Lew as Treasury secretary has brought to light startling evidence of inordinate severance payments made by NYU to its most prized administrative officials. A recent article by The New York Times highlights several instan-ces in which NYU paid... Read more »

College Media Matters features WSN front page

College Media Matters features WSN front page

February 13, 2013
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  A great congratulations to our creative director, Kaleel Munroe. His Tuesday, Feb. 12 front page was picked up and featured on College Media Matters. I can't say how proud we are of the amazing work he has done. Keep it up, Kaleel! ... Read more »

Thanks to ABC News

February 7, 2013
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We received a wonderful note from our friends over at ABC News. During election season last year, we were very lucky to enjoy an amazing partnership and with their help we were able to provide one of many avenues for students to take part in the national election. Thanks Stephanie and Manny! ... Read more »

VIDEO: Behind-the-scenes at Washington Square News

VIDEO: Behind-the-scenes at Washington Square News

February 7, 2013
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It's never possible to see what happens behind-the-scenes at a newspaper until you're there. It's not possible to experience the same pressures, the adrenaline rushes and the gratification of a good day's work until you've worked at a daily publication. Whether or not you're interested in journalism,... Read more »

GALLERY: WSN Orientation

GALLERY: WSN Orientation

February 5, 2013
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Besides a day of antics and a series of ice breakers that would make any camp counselor proud, Orientation taught the staff the nitty-gritty details of daily production. From AP style to copy flow, the new and old staff members went over steps in writing and editing. Editors-at-large Meryll Preposi and... Read more »

Welcome back

January 28, 2013
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After a well-deserved and relaxing break, it is great to be back at NYU. With the new year comes a new managing team and editorial staff. But rest assured — we will continue to provide quality news and information to the NYU community. We even have some new surprises for our readers this semester,... Read more »

GALLERY: Dummies for dummies night

January 27, 2013
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dummy — n. A placeholder for content. Used both online and in print, dummies are metaphorical bookmarks to be filled later with content. Dummies for Dummies The editorial staff attended their first workshop and bonding session on Friday, Jan. 25. Not only did they introduce each other with pig... Read more »

10 Weeks Later: The East Harlem News is Born!

10 Weeks Later: The East Harlem News is Born!

December 20, 2012
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This semester, the Washington Square News partnered with the nonprofit organization Citizen Schools to build and teach a journalism curriculum to a class of sixth graders at Isaac Newton Middle School in Harlem. After 10 weeks of hard work, the class finally finished their project: a newspaper for the ... Read more »

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