Washington Square News

The Spooky Issue

The Spooky Issue

By Andrew Heying, Opinion Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

Check out this week's spoooky stories about what haunts the streets and students of NYU.

The Bones of Washington Square Park

By Jemima McEvoy, Managing Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

All of us have skeletons in our closets, but they’re hidden away and mostly metaphorical. For Washington Square Park, the skeletons of the past are instead kept underground and are very, very real. In November 2015, city workers stumbled upon two tombs full of skeletal remains beneath the edge of WSP...

HUMOR: Cutting Through Washington Square Only ‘Sometimes’ Faster, Experts Say

HUMOR: Cutting Through Washington Square Only ‘Sometimes’ Faster, Experts Say

By Ben Eisenberg, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Columns

It just depends on where you're going really.

Ai Weiwei Challenges Trump’s Wall, DACA Repeal

Ai Weiwei Challenges Trump’s Wall, DACA Repeal

By Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

You might have noticed Ai Weiwei's installation underneath the Arch in WSP. "Good Fences Make Good Neighbors" was created in order to draw attention to the rising levels of nationalism and animosity towards immigrants around the world.

NYU Instagram Hotspots

NYU Instagram Hotspots

By Tyler Crews, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Features

Need to up your Insta game? Look no further.

Students Run Wild for Naruto

Students Run Wild for Naruto

By Nicole Rosenthal, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

CAS sophomore Iffat Nur's Run Through Washington Square Arch Naruto Style and Scream Like Goku In Front of Washington Square Arch events have garnered national interest and spawned copycat events throughout the country.

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

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

By Louis Rodriguez, Humor Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Columns, Humor

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

Welcome to the Gayborhood

Welcome to the Gayborhood

By Amelia McBain, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Features

Welcome to the gayest neighborhood in New York City.

Kyler James

By 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.

Felix Morelo

By 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.

‘Humans of New York’ in Motion

‘Humans of New York’ in Motion

By 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.

I Tried… Ice Cream Trucks of Washington Square Park

I Tried… Ice Cream Trucks of Washington Square Park

By 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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