Washington Square News

Students Mourn Friends, Demand Government Action on Gun Violence

Students Mourn Friends, Demand Government Action on Gun Violence

By Jemima McEvoy and Sakshi Venkatraman

March 26, 2018


Filed under City News, News, Top Stories, University News

WSN staff members attended the New York and Washington, D.C. marches to speak with demonstrators and document the events' highlights.

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.

Meet the Locals Issue

Meet the Locals Issue

By Laura Shkouratoff and Rachel Buigas-Lopez, Creative Directors

September 11, 2017


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

Take a closer look at the familiar faces in Washington Square Park, from the Birdman to the artist that covers the walkways with chalk.

Black Lives Matter still going strong with October call to action

Black Lives Matter still going strong with October call to action

By Alex Bazeley , News Editor

October 20, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Three Black Lives Matter events just got announced for this week in NYC for #RiseUpOctober, which will culminate in a big rally in WSP on Saturday.

Students advocate change in D.C.

Students advocate change in D.C.

March 27, 2014


Filed under News

D.C. Day, hosted by NYU's Office of Government Affairs and Community Engagement and the John Brademas Center for the Study of Congress, was held on March 25 and 26 in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the event was for students to voice their support for student federal aid programs to members of Congr...

Political diversity stems from state laws

Political diversity stems from state laws

November 7, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

On Monday, President Barack Obama submitted an article to The Huffington Post imploring Congress to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, a measure that would protect members of the LGBTQ community from discrimination in the workplace. This past week, Senate Democrats have been rallying for Sen...

U.S. needs grassroots movement besides Tea Party

U.S. needs grassroots movement besides Tea Party

October 30, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Tea Party sympathizers have a right to be mad at the government. The gap between the rich and poor is increasing while social mobility is decreasing. We are falling behind other countries in education, our infrastructure is crumbling, and we could be doing a better job of taking care of the environm...