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WSN Walkout

February 22, 2021

Students Should Run Student Newspaper, Says NYU Alum Backing WSN’s Revival

Last week, WSN’s website went live with its first article in months, announcing the hiring of WSN’s former Deputy Managing Editor Alexandria Johnson as the new editor-in-chief and calling for new applicants for WSN’s many vacant staff positions.

January 29, 2021

Lessons Learned from the Washington Square News Walkout

Last year, four AJO students worked on a series of articles on the WSN walkout, hoping to explain why 43 out of 47 staff members had resigned from NYU’s student-run newspaper.

Timeline of WSN Events

January 18, 2021

Everything We Know About NYU’s Campus Newspaper Walkout So Far

The future of New York University’s student-run newspaper remains in doubt months after 43 out of 47 staff members resigned […]

photo of the WSN offices

December 18, 2020

NYU’s Shuttered Student Paper Faced Criticism Over Its Treatment of Minorities and Error-Filled Articles

“We like to think that there’s some spaces where there aren’t issues of discrimination—there aren’t issues where students of color feel slighted—and I think that at WSN, a lot of people felt like it could be that sort of space. But then, you know, as Mina’s written, it wasn’t.”

December 7, 2020

Former Students Paint Complex Portrait of the Media Adviser Who Sparked NYU’s Newspaper Walkout

“She tells you like it is...and she encouraged us to set aside any personal prejudices we had in pursuit of the truth. And sometimes, you know, that truth is uncomfortable.”