Washington Square News

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.

HomeSwipe

By Kendall Levison, Features Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Elevator pitch This app distills the complicated process of finding an apartment into a few clicks and swipes. Filters like “building with elevators” or “allows pets” help you narrow your search, and HomeSwipe verifies each listing to eliminate duplicates and fakes. When you finally see an apart...

College of Global Public Health Finds a Home

College of Global Public Health Finds a Home

By Diamond Naga Siu, Deputy News Editor

February 2, 2016


Filed under News, University News

The College of Global Public Heath has obtained its own building and will be holding classes starting fall of 2017.

Martin Courtney goes solo with ‘Many Moons’

Martin Courtney goes solo with ‘Many Moons’

By Jacob Fox, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music, Music

Martin Courtney of rock band Real Estate releases his debut solo album, the pleasantly dreamy and graceful "Many Moons."

NYU finds real estate sponsor for Incubators

NYU finds real estate sponsor for Incubators

By Christine Wang, Deputy News Editor

August 28, 2015


Filed under News

NYU's Incubator program will now be sponsored by Cushman & Wakefield.

Real estate needs further regulation

Real estate needs further regulation

By WSN Editorial Board

February 10, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Wealthy foreign money buying up NYC real estate through shell companies drives up housing prices and worsens the affordable housing problem. De Blasio must do more about this.

Real Estate covers familiar territory on third album

Real Estate covers familiar territory on third album

March 4, 2014


Filed under Arts

Indie rock group Real Estate released its third studio album “Atlas” on March 4. Coming off the heels of its critically acclaimed second album “Days,” the New Jersey-based band sticks to its trademark gentle style on “Atlas,” but with a new, slightly more melancholy mood. The album does...

CMJ Music Marathon 2013 continues festival’s embracement of undiscovered talent

CMJ Music Marathon 2013 continues festival’s embracement of undiscovered talent

October 22, 2013


Filed under Arts

The CMJ Music Marathon is a five-day music extravaganza that has taken place in New York in mid-October since 1980. This year, CMJ sprawled out to over 80 venues in New York from Oct. 15 to 19. Over 1,400 artists came in an attempt to be noticed and deemed the next big thing in music. It’s not a fest...

Day in the Life: Olivia Harris

Day in the Life: Olivia Harris

September 26, 2013


Filed under Features

  Day in the Life is a recurring feature where students with interesting lives share what it is like to spend a day in their shoes. Few students have a full-time job, let alone a career in real estate. But Steinhardt sophomore Olivia Harris has already obtained her real estate license. Because...

Potential for investment in Africa

Potential for investment in Africa

March 8, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

When the imperialist nations of Europe sought their riches, they first headed to the West and East Indies, exploiting the indigenous and ransacking the lands of their abundant wealth. They were profitable for many generations until revolutions ignited throughout the continents, and what became large...