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Best Places to Cry at NYU

Best Places to Cry at NYU

Alyssa Kelly, Contributing Writer
March 20, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, TOP STORIES

We've all had those kind of days that have made us want to cry on the spot.But in a city as crowded as New York, it can be difficult to find a good place to do so. Here's a list of the best places on campus to get your cry on.

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Ralliers Work to Shatter Broken Windows in Washington Square Park

Ralliers Work to Shatter Broken Windows in Washington Square Park

Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor
February 11, 2017
Filed under 2016 Election, City News, NEWS

Rally attenders gathered in Washington Square Park to demonstrate support against the recent actions regarding immigration.

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People Rally for Pro-Planned Parenthood

People Rally for Pro-Planned Parenthood

Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor
February 11, 2017
Filed under City News, NEWS, University News

Students and prominent feminist figures gathered in Washington Square Park in support of Planned Parenthood today.

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Q&A: NYU Protester Arrested

Q&A: NYU Protester Arrested

Herman Lee, Staff Writer
February 6, 2017
Filed under 2016 Election, City News, Diversity at NYU, NEWS, University News

Steinhardt sophomore Zane Kerr was arrested at a protest: WSN did a Q&A with him about his experience.

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Exposure | Washington Square Park Rally For Immigrants’ Rights

Exposure | Washington Square Park Rally For Immigrants’ Rights

Euan Prentis, Julia Saliba, and Polina Buchak
January 26, 2017
Filed under Featured Multimedia, Featured On Homepage, MULTIMEDIA, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery, TOP STORIES, Uncategorized

The New York community flocked to Washington Square Park and later Union Square to rally in support of the Muslim and immigrant communities.

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Emergency Rally for Muslim and Immigrant Rights Held in Washington Square Park

Emergency Rally for Muslim and Immigrant Rights Held in Washington Square Park

Jemima McEvoy and Sayer Devlin
January 25, 2017
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORY

After President Donald Trump signed executive orders concerning immigration, thousands of protestors congregated at Washington Square Park for an emergency rally.

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Anti-Trump Protests Are Powerful and Valid

Anti-Trump Protests Are Powerful and Valid

Emma Rudd, Contributing Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under OPINION

To accuse the protesters of being baseless and unproductive is to deny the gravity of the bigotry against which we protest.

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NYU Student Organizes Love Rally in the Park

NYU Student Organizes Love Rally in the Park

Jemima McEvoy and Natasha Roy
November 14, 2016
Filed under 2016 Election, City News, NEWS, University News

An NYU sophomore organized a love rally in Washington Square Park to bring people together after Donald Trump's victory.

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Madonna Affirms That #ShesWithHer at WSP Rally

Madonna Affirms That #ShesWithHer at WSP Rally

Sayer Devlin and Natasha Roy
November 8, 2016
Filed under 2016 Election, NEWS, TOP STORY, University News

Madonna performed at an impromptu rally in the fountain of Washington Square Park on the eve of election day.

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Argentinian Femicides Hit Close to Home

Argentinian Femicides Hit Close to Home

Kaitlyn Wang, Staff Writer
October 31, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

Protests against femicides across Latin America have spread to Washington Square Park, and NYU students are getting involved.

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Quilting Away Mental Health Stigma

Quilting Away Mental Health Stigma

Miranda Levingston, Staff Writer
October 27, 2016
Filed under NEWS

Tumblr collaborates with the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to raise awareness about mental health issues.

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