NYU Washington Square News

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    NYU Clerical Workers Plan Their Own Vote of No Confidence in Administration

    When the faculty of New York University's School of Arts and Sciences voted no confidence in President John Sexton and his administration earlier this month, Sexton and the university's board of trustees dismissed the significance of the non-binding vote and pledged to forge ahead with their controv ... More >>

  • News

    November 9, 2011

    NYU Students: Debt and Debtor

    NYU is number one in student debt. But is it really worth it?

  • News

    August 10, 2011

    Online Education's Net Worth

    E-Learning is starting to take off at NYC universities, but are all the bugs worked out?

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Locals Pissed at Proposed Union Square Pavilion Restaurant

    BNO designThe new Union Square pavilion? Maybe not...​Apparently, not everyone is happy about the Parks Department's plan to convert the Union Square pavilion into a seasonal restaurant. Washington Square News reports that neighbors are against the idea, in part because converting the space in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Artichoke Basille's Pizza Now Open in Greenwich Village (and Maybe Boston and Las Vegas Soon)

    Washington Square NewsPizza lovers, rejoice.​Artichoke Basille's Pizza's newest outpost, at 111 MacDougal Street, opened the day before Thanksgiving and is already doing brisk business selling slices until the wee hours of the morning (like the other locations, it's open until 5 a.m.). And be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Cooper 35 Asian Pub Marked for Destruction

    flickr4jazz/Flickr​ Joining the growing line of bars marked for oblivion is Cooper 35 Asian Pub, which sits across the street from Fork in the Road HQ at 35 Cooper Square.

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Quidditch World Cup Comes to New York City in November

    ​Perhaps one of the dorkiest things to hit college campuses since the first physics club, Quidditch, the mythical sport from the Harry Potter series, is now an actual mainstream event, apparently. This years' fourth annual Quidditch World Cup will be held in New York in November, with 50 teams ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    NY Daily News Impersonates NY Post Impersonating Of-Age Drinkers: Chinatown Fake ID Edition

    ​Talk about the least servicey kind of journalism, ever. Following in the wake of their crosstown rivals, the New York Daily News has gone ahead and had their reporters infiltrate a bunch of bars with fake IDs, and then expose them as the kinds of places young people can get into with fake IDs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Sloan-Kettering Wins Iron Chef of Hospital Food; Pop-up Restaurants Abound

    ​Pop-up restaurants are a great way to allow young chefs to experiment with new menus without the risk of bankruptcy. And, unlike underground supper clubs, they're legal. [NY Times] Memorial Sloan-Kettering's executive chef took top prize when kitchen chiefs from top hospitals around the city ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    NYU Activists Cut Deal, Suspensions Dropped

    NY1 says that the Take Back NYU student protesters suspended for occupying the Kimmel Center last week were given "until the end of the day to accept" a deal that would allow them back to classes on Monday, with a time-served one week suspension. Washington Square News further explains that the tra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    NYU Protest Update: Clash

    twitpic via nullsleep NYU Local's late night thread: "1:04 - We've been offered a chance to leave now. I can't leave. I've been following this story for over 28 hours straight. I know you all are waiting to hear what happens. I got you. I'm in it for the long haul." The feed is black but someone j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    NYU Protest Update: The Final Four

    Photos, legwork by Robert Sietsema. There are only a few students left inside the Kimmel Center, which has been occupied since Thursday in the Take Back NYU protest. Those are the final four in the picture, reported by NYU Local's twitter feed to be Ryan Olander -- an intern at the Washington Peace ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    Old E. Village Activist Still Hanging It Up

    Back in October we told you that John Penley, the ubiquitous protester whose East Village inveighings against yuppies, cops, etc. have been oft covered here, said to hell with it and was going to leave New York. When he turned up recently at a birthday party for Ray of the fabled Avenue A newsstand, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2007

    'Superbug' Hits NYU

    An NYU student has been diagnosed with the kind of "superbug" staph infection that felled a Brooklyn middle-schooler last month but NYU health officials say freshman has made a full recovery and poses no threats to fellow students. NYU officials say they thoroughly cleaned the student's dorm, Thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2006
  • Art

    April 5, 2005

    When Chloe Met Charlotte

    MIICRNYCOAGNWMA? The attack of the female campus sex columnist!

  • News

    March 18, 2003

    Left Out of Affirmative Action

    Unequal Protection of the Laws

  • News

    November 14, 2000

    Blind Justice on Morningside Heights

    'Students Gave Up Their Rights'

  • Specials

    September 28, 1999