Washington Square News

The Concrete Lining to Trump’s Presidency

The Concrete Lining to Trump’s Presidency

By Irfan Suharno, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Trump's repeated calls for increased infrastructure investment is a welcoming, considering the state of many New York City subway stations and roads.

Raising Gas Prices Might Be Unpopular, But It’ll Fuel the Future

Raising Gas Prices Might Be Unpopular, But It’ll Fuel the Future

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

low gas prices are not good for the future of the country — we should actually be raising them if we are to address the long-term issues of the U.S. dependence on oil.

NY State Budget Is National Example

NY State Budget Is National Example

By Abraham Gross, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

If states are the ‘laboratories of democracy,’ as former Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis has said, then New York’s 2016 budget is an experiment with nationwide implications.

University hopes campus construction won’t disrupt community

University hopes campus construction won’t disrupt community

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor

September 28, 2015


Filed under City News, News, University News

Washington Square Park and the surrounding areas will undergo construction to restore roadways and update water mains.

Report predicts worrying climate change trends

Report predicts worrying climate change trends

By WSN Editorial Board

February 19, 2015


Filed under Opinion

New York City should work to reduce emissions and improve infrastructure in the wake of an alarming report by the NYC Panel on Climate Change.

Infrastructure repair requires federal push

Infrastructure repair requires federal push

February 27, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

President Barack Obama proposed a major infrastructure plan in Saint Paul, Minn., yesterday, finally addressing the United States’s aging roads and bridges. The president’s proposal is a four-year, $302-billion initiative that will receive its revenue from closing tax loopholes, a measure both parties...

Bloomberg will leave legacy in urban policies

Bloomberg will leave legacy in urban policies

October 24, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a polarizing leader, but his statement last week announcing the completion of the second phase of Water Tunnel No. 3 served as a reminder of his substantial accomplishments in the infrastructure of New York City. He is a city-planning titan, and Water Tunnel No. 3 is proof...