NYU’s graduate student union accused the university of canceling “several” pro-Palestinian events in a statement on Monday, also claiming there has been a “deeply concerning increase in policing, surveillance and punitive actions” against pro-Palestinian students and workers on campus over the last few weeks. NYU denied canceling an event included in the letter, and said This story GSOC accuses NYU of canceling pro-Palestinian events, criticizes disciplinary action appeared first on Washington...
When you hear the word “exercise,” the first thing that comes to mind is the typical arm-day or leg-day routine. However, sometimes, the same gym routine every week can get repetitive. Thankfully, exercising can be much more than whatever 404 Fitness or Palladium Athletic Facility offers — it’s just a matter of finding what works This story Exercise evolution: the unique ways students stay active appeared first on Washington Square News.
In her video installation “Muriel Hasbun: Tracing Terruño,” or “Tracing Native Land,” the titular artist muses on the ideas of displacement and movement. Housed at the International Center of Photography on the Lower East Side, the exhibit explores how “la conexión y la separación están siempre en tensión” — how connection and separation are always This story Review: ‘Muriel Hasbun: Tracing Terruño’ examines the fragility of memory and identity amid displacement appeared first on Washington...
Nearly every year since 2001, the band Yo La Tengo has lit up the menorah and taken the stage for eight nights of Hanukkah shows, with proceeds from each night going to a different charity. Founded in 1984, the band is one of the most beloved and long-running groups in rock, but these marathon shows This story Q&A: Yo La Tengo’s Ira Kaplan on the challenge of playing 8 straight nights appeared first on Washington Square News.
Around 25 students gathered at Washington Square Park on Friday in support of a New York state Senate bill that would establish a commission for the study of reparations to descendants of enslaved people. At the rally, which was organized by the Student Government Assembly’s Diversity Committee, students demanded that New York Gov. Kathy Hochul This story SGA calls for Gov. Hochul to sign reparations bill at rally appeared first on Washington Square News.
The final stretch of the year is both cherished and chaotic with its never-ending festivities. Before you gorge yourself on Christmas cookies or get tipsy on spiked eggnog, though, we encourage you to look back on some of the highlights of the past year. Whether it was the Barbenheimer craze, or one of the million This story Staff Recs: la fin. appeared first on Washington Square News.
Every time I hear the first few notes of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker,” some of the happiest memories from my childhood come to mind. Nights spent doing homework on the floor of a dressing room, and hours of rehearsals and costume fittings were a regular part of my December — and without a doubt This story ‘The Nutcracker’ is worth your time this December appeared first on Washington Square News.
Despite the more than 200 bagel shops in New York City, Tompkins Square Bagels perseveres as a go-to spot for East Village locals and NYU students alike. Whether your favorite cream cheese flavor is scallion or chocolate chip cookie dough, a Tompkins Square Bagels staff member will spread a generous heap of it onto your This story Inside Tompkins Square Bagels: The East Village’s most cherished bagel shop appeared first on Washington Square News.
Videography by Jen Lee, Mason Zhang and Doga Usanmaz. Edited by Jen Lee, Doga Usanmaz and Qianshan Weng. Contact Jen Lee at [email protected]. This story Mou Theatre brings together Mandarin-speaking theater enthusiasts at NYU appeared first on Washington Square News.
Balancing work as a theatrical director and full-time student is not easy. But, Gallatin junior Booth McGowan, co-founder and co-artistic director of the Quick & Dirty Theatre Company, makes it look just so. As a filmmaker, actor, writer and director, McGowan has a life rooted in artistry. Before transferring to NYU, he went to Colorado This story Theater has a future, and it’s in Red Hook appeared first on Washington Square News.
Hollywood favorite Bradley Cooper stars as American conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein in his sophomore directorial effort, “Maestro.” With career-best performances from Cooper and co-star Carey Mulligan, stunning production design and a sweeping score composed by Bernstein himself, the film is a delightful examination of a couple’s relationship tested by the pressures of fame. “Maestro” This story Review: ‘Maestro’ is a grand celebration of an American icon appeared first on Washington...
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