Washington Square News

Stella Nolasco F/W 2018

Stella Nolasco F/W 2018

By Faith Choi, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week F/W 2018, Uncategorized

  The audience sits with phones up and ready for the music to play, and the models to come strutting down. But instead a video is projected at the front of the runway, showing the ideal state of Puerto Rico after recent events: a restored island, claiming to welcome her tourists once more....

‘Deplorable’ NYU Professor Sues University, Colleagues for Defamation

‘Deplorable’ NYU Professor Sues University, Colleagues for Defamation

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Self-proclaimed "deplorable" LS professor Michael Rectenwald is suing NYU and four professors for defamation. The basis of the suit is a series of department-wide emails from last May, in which he was called a racist and sexist, among other things.

NBA Leads the Way in Social Justice

NBA Leads the Way in Social Justice

By Brendan Duggan, Contributing Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

Brendan Duggan gives insight into the NBA's history of social justice and philanthropy.

Professions in the Digital Age

Professions in the Digital Age

By Molly Dolan, Social Media Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Social media has become such an integral part of our everyday lives that it’s hard to imagine aspects of our lives without it — including our professional lives. Now, as students preparing to enter the workforce, we are faced with the growing demand of jobs revolving around social media that are...

MLK Scholars: Service and Leadership Collide

MLK Scholars: Service and Leadership Collide

By Natalie Chinn, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars Program offers scholarships and programming to NYU students who demonstrate a commitment to service and leadership.

Can Big Corporations Be More Socially Responsible?

Can Big Corporations Be More Socially Responsible?

By Han Wang, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Features

In a world where capitalism dominates developed cultures while social awareness has risen to new heights, what does it take for companies to catch up with cultural standards?

Social Justice Is a Movement, Not a Marketing Strategy

Social Justice Is a Movement, Not a Marketing Strategy

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Even though Pepsi is by no means the only company guilty of using social justice in their product tactics, this ever growing trend of abusing activism for companies’ personal gain needs to be called out and stopped.

Divest Rallies With National Standing Rock Movement

Divest Rallies With National Standing Rock Movement

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

November 16, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Divest stood in solidarity with Standing Rock during its pre-rally on Kimmel's staircases that happened before they joined a larger rally in the Financial District — a nationwide effort that occurred in various cities today.

Anti-PC NYU Professor Put on Paid Leave

Anti-PC NYU Professor Put on Paid Leave

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Deplorable NYU Professor is now on paid leave for the rest of the semester.

NYU Leadership Initiative Bridges a Gap

NYU Leadership Initiative Bridges a Gap

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The NYU Leadership Initiative is an institution here on campus whose aim is to create a network among students who have a commitment to improving the world around them.

NYU Removes Question Regarding Criminal History From Its Application

NYU Removes Question Regarding Criminal History From Its Application

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

August 3, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

The move comes on the heels of heated protests during the spring semester from students hoping the university would change what they felt to be an unfair policy.

Tamir Rice Case Ends Without Justice

Tamir Rice Case Ends Without Justice

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The City of Cleveland owes the Rice family much more than a settlement.

Next Page »