Washington Square News

Decolonization on the Lower East Side

Decolonization on the Lower East Side

By Michael Landes, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

A different sort of exhibition took place at the Museum of Natural History last Monday as the members of several different human rights' groups gathered together to bring attention to the demeaning ways the Museum dealt with the history of America's indigenous peoples.

‘100 Years’ Still Not Long Enough

‘100 Years’ Still Not Long Enough

By Natalie Whalen, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

"100 Years" in one of the most in-depth and unsettling examinations of injustices against Native Americans to surface in film history. Director Melinda Janko follows the story of Blackfeet warrior Elouise Cobell, who fought for 30 years for justice for her people.

Native American Group Protests Columbus Day

Native American Group Protests Columbus Day

By Jemima McEvoy, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

The Native American and Indigenous Students Group at NYU protested for the university to rename Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day.

Greenwich Village Stands Up for Standing Rock

Greenwich Village Stands Up for Standing Rock

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

September 12, 2016


Filed under City News, News

Native Americans and their allies gathered in Washington Square Park on Friday to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Native American Hardship Still Persists

Native American Hardship Still Persists

By Emily Fong, Deputy Opinion Editor

January 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In the United States, it is clear that steps must be taken to educate ourselves and each other about the obstacles that Native peoples must traverse every day.

Facebook real name policy must go

Facebook real name policy must go

By Tommy Collison, Opinion Editor

September 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Facebook has already taken a step in the right direction by allowing users to set a custom gender. They must know abandon their stringent controls on what names users are allowed use.