NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Sandwich Politics: Chopped Cheese

Sandwich Politics: Chopped Cheese

Drew Lederman, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under Dining, Dining, FEATURES

Like most major American cities, New York has its fair share of signature dishes and treats. But chopped cheese is the one spreading from its origins in Harlem and the Bronx to the rest of the city.

Read more »

NYU’s Role in Gentrification

NYU’s Role in Gentrification

WSN Editorial Board
February 6, 2017
Filed under OPINION

While it is tempting to take a hard line for or against gentrification, it is important to acknowledge both the progressive changes and harmful effects in order to strike a balance that helps everyone.

Read more »

10 Weeks Later: The East Harlem News is Born!

10 Weeks Later: The East Harlem News is Born!

December 20, 2012
Filed under Editors' Blog, Non-Profit

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 ...

Learning how to interview: Citizen Schools Week 2

Learning how to interview: Citizen Schools Week 2

October 23, 2012
Filed under Editors' Blog, Non-Profit

Welcome to week two of the Washington Square News work with the East Harlem News, a newspaper staff of sixth grade students at Isaac Newton Middle School. Throughout the semester, the students will be learning about journalism and creating a newspaper using what they learned. October 18th, they met...

What’s a Byline? – A Warm Welcome to East Harlem News!

What’s a Byline? – A Warm Welcome to East Harlem News!

October 12, 2012
Filed under Editors' Blog, Non-Profit

What an excellent question! But before I answer it, let me first explain what all this is. This semester, the Washington Square News is working with Citizen Schools, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping middle schoolers find the connection between classroom skills and real-world professions...

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper
Harlem