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Explore With Me: Harlem

Explore With Me: Harlem

By Carina Pansch, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Features

And the Explore With Me series continues! Come explore Harlem with us.

Dave East Goes Wild at the Mystery Concert

Dave East Goes Wild at the Mystery Concert

By Maya Ranganathan, Contributing Writer

September 8, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

The NYU Program Board welcomed back students with the annual Mystery Concert at Le Poisson Rouge on Wednesday, Sept. 6. The concert, headlined by guests Palm, Noname and Dave East, boasted a massive attendance, with the line-to-enter snaking around the block.

Sandwich Politics: Chopped Cheese

Sandwich Politics: Chopped Cheese

By 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.

NYU’s Role in Gentrification

NYU’s Role in Gentrification

By 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.

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

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

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

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...