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HUMOR: Pigeon Man Grants Final Wish Before Flying South For Winter

HUMOR: Pigeon Man Grants Final Wish Before Flying South For Winter

Louis Rodriguez, Humor Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under COLUMNS

One of Washington Square Park's most notable figures is getting ready to fly south for the winter.

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Welcome to the Gayborhood

Welcome to the Gayborhood

Amelia McBain, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Welcome to the gayest neighborhood in New York City.

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Kyler James

Natasha Roy, Assistant Managing Editor

September 11, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Kyler the Wizard is one of the locals of Washington Square Park. He's the go-to-guy for all fortune telling and general wizardry.

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Felix Morelo

Jemima McEvoy, Managing Editor

September 11, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Felix Morelo, 'The Face Guy', is one of the infamous street artists frequenting Washington Square Park and Union Square. You've probably seen his 'Good Luck Spot' or even his 'Bad Luck Spot' around campus.

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‘Humans of New York’ in Motion

‘Humans of New York’ in Motion

Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

The Humans of New York Instagram page is known around the world -- now, Brandon Stanton is taking his concept to a docuseries, premiering on Sept. 5 on Watch on Facebook.

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I Tried… Ice Cream Trucks of Washington Square Park

I Tried… Ice Cream Trucks of Washington Square Park

Yasmin Gulec, Dining Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, FEATURES

As an ice-cream lover, our dining editor tries the ice cream trucks around Washington Square Park.

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Anybody for Chess?

Anybody for Chess?

Imani Johnson, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Of all of Washington Square Park's beloved features — from the fountain to the dog park — there is nothing quite like Cornbread, a 20-year veteran of the park's chess scene.

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Best Places to Cry at NYU

Best Places to Cry at NYU

Alyssa Kelly, Contributing Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, TOP STORIES

We've all had those kind of days that have made us want to cry on the spot.But in a city as crowded as New York, it can be difficult to find a good place to do so. Here's a list of the best places on campus to get your cry on.

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Ralliers Work to Shatter Broken Windows in Washington Square Park

Ralliers Work to Shatter Broken Windows in Washington Square Park

Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor

February 11, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, NEWS

Rally attenders gathered in Washington Square Park to demonstrate support against the recent actions regarding immigration.

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People Rally for Pro-Planned Parenthood

People Rally for Pro-Planned Parenthood

Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

February 11, 2017


Filed under City News, NEWS, University News

Students and prominent feminist figures gathered in Washington Square Park in support of Planned Parenthood today.

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Q&A: NYU Protester Arrested

Q&A: NYU Protester Arrested

Herman Lee, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, Diversity at NYU, NEWS, University News

Steinhardt sophomore Zane Kerr was arrested at a protest: WSN did a Q&A with him about his experience.

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Exposure | Washington Square Park Rally For Immigrants’ Rights

Exposure | Washington Square Park Rally For Immigrants’ Rights

Euan Prentis, Julia Saliba, and Polina Buchak

January 26, 2017


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Featured On Homepage, MULTIMEDIA, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery, TOP STORIES, Uncategorized

The New York community flocked to Washington Square Park and later Union Square to rally in support of the Muslim and immigrant communities.

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