Washington Square News

NYU Dentistry Awarded $13 Million to Study Cavity Prevention

NYU Dentistry Awarded $13 Million to Study Cavity Prevention

By Patrick Pauley, Contributing writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under News, University News

A team of two NYU Dental Researchers has just been awarded to $13 million to study cavity prevention. The team will focus their study on predominately Hispanic communities in the Bronx.

Third Street Music School Nurtures Souls

Third Street Music School Nurtures Souls

By Emilia Yu, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Between its impressive financial aid and expansive course offering, Third Street Music School is a haven for the arts, tucked just a block away from Third North Residence Hall and serving the East Village community since 1894.

It Takes The Village to Raise a Baby

It Takes The Village to Raise a Baby

By Laura Rubio, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Although college students think their studies are difficult to manage, the balancing act required to get a university education while simultaneously raising a child can be even more strenuous.

Wrong to Punish Texas Children for Parents’ Lack of Documentation

Wrong to Punish Texas Children for Parents’ Lack of Documentation

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

When birth certificate issuers have the power to determine a family’s future, certain checks and balances must be in place to ensure that constitutional rights are being observed.

[email protected]’s Water Week to raise awareness of water crisis

UNICEF@NYU’s Water Week to raise awareness of water crisis

By Lingyi Hou, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015


Filed under Features

[email protected] will be hosting Water Week from April 20-24 to raise awareness of the lack of clean water many children face not only nationally but globally. The club has planned three events including a fundraiser throughout the week.

Obscene MTA ads relatively minor problem

Obscene MTA ads relatively minor problem

By WSN Editorial Board

April 15, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Subway advertisements do not need to be completely child friendly, but should be used well.

Report: homeless rates increased

By Lexi Faunce, Contributing Writer

March 24, 2015


Filed under News

The Coalition for the Homeless released their State of the Homeless report for NYC, showing that more children than ever are sleeping in homeless shelters.

NYU dentistry helps Give Kids a Smile

NYU dentistry helps Give Kids a Smile

By Katherine Stein, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2015


Filed under News

NYUCD and NYC public advocate Letitia James launched the "Give Kids A Smile" Initiative.

Freshman’s nonprofit donates books to children

Freshman’s nonprofit donates books to children

April 28, 2014


Filed under Features

In addition to managing her schoolwork, finishing her freshman year and planning her summer, Steinhardt freshman Hediya Sizar also manages a non-profit organization, The Bring on the Books Foundation, which she started with her brother in 2008. Bringing the foundation to NYU, Sizar focuses on ...

Study relates violence to school performance

Study relates violence to school performance

By Marita Vlachou, Staff Writer

April 22, 2014


Filed under News

When the homicide rate increases in a community, primary school children are more likely to fail a grade. A new study, co-authored by NYU sociology professor Florencia Torche and doctoral student Monica Caudillo, found these results. The study is based on the statistical analysis of a large data...

Belgian law on euthanasia sets example for international community

Belgian law on euthanasia sets example for international community

February 21, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

                                                                                                                                                                                                       ...

McSilver Institute receives grant to aid mental health

McSilver Institute receives grant to aid mental health

September 19, 2013


Filed under News

The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research in the NYU Silver School of Social Work received a $699,735 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to create and implement a web- and app-based support for mental health delivery within New York City child serving agencies. “The apps d...

Next Page »