Washington Square News

Washington Square News

Washington Square News

Blueprinted Memories: An NYU Floor Plan

Blueprinted Memories: An NYU Floor Plan

A prose collection of our staff writers’ current or past experiences living in NYU Housing.

Third Avenue North Residence Hall, Room 506, North Tower By Jessica Fiorella, Voices Editor In my first year, Friday nights were always spent in the same place: my common...

Illustration by Charlie Dodge.

Late Lipton Study Sessions Lead to Romance

A slow accumulation of regulars in the Lipton Lounge brought together several residents, including Enrique Colon and Sofia Bates, who found that the dorm environment helped establish the foundation of their relationship.
Leo Sheingate, Video Editor February 20, 2020

Best NYU Dorm Views

Best NYU Dorm Views

What the headline says.
Alejandra Arevalo, UTA Deputy Editor February 20, 2020

Living in the heart of New York City is a privilege that few have, and NYU dorm residents are within those few. From waking up to a view of the Empire State Building to studying...

Illustration by Charlie Dodge.

The Struggle to Validate Food Allergies

Students discuss the complications that arise from uncooperative roommates disregarding their allergies as a form of a disability.
Mandie Montes, UTA Senior Editor February 20, 2020

During the spring semester of 2019, Gallatin senior Katie Peurrung received a rather chilling message from her ex-roommate. It was a screenshot of a Google search regarding...

Tisch senior Max Ferguson couch surfed over the summer while interning with a renowned filmmaker. (Photo by Claire Feng)

Couch Surfers

In this video series, two NYU students share their stories about their time couch surfing, experiencing New York through another lens.
Claire Feng, UTA Video Producer February 20, 2020

Illustration by Rachel Lee.

A New York City Summer: The Chore of Passion

A personal narrative about ignoring a beautiful summer to claim a slice of the city.
Maxine Flasher-Duzgunes, Voices Editor February 20, 2020

New York City in the summer is not a vacation; it is an East coaster’s way of getting ahead, while simultaneously not caring about life. Rather, when you’re a West coaster...

With over 100 locations of the popular chain, Insomnia Cookies specializes in delivering and serving warm cookies. The store is open past midnight until 3 a.m. (Photo by Celia Tewey)

Insomni-Act: Six Late-Night Spots to Know Around NYU

Spend your whole night or quickly treat yourself at one of these late-night spots.
Celia Tewey and Sara Miranda February 20, 2020

In the city that never sleeps, late night spots for students are abundant. Navigating the food scene of the largest city in the United States can be a challenge, especially as...

NYU Housing Options

NYU Housing Options

Explore NYC, study away and study abroad options that NYU Housing provides for students.
February 20, 2020

Stern first-year Priyal struggled to communicate with her former roommate because the latter always went to the RA and RHD without first talking to Priyal about any issues. (Animation by Sammy Tavassoli)

Coming Home to Xenophobia: Racism in the Dorm Room

First-year international students share how cultural and communication differences made them seek out Bed-for-Bed roommate exchanges.
Sammy Tavassoli, UTA Deputy Editor February 20, 2020

When Korean-Canadian CAS first-year Sandee Park would rather take her midterm over and over again instead of relaxing in her dorm, it’s obvious something is horribly...

Housing Guide 2020

Housing Guide 2020

Guru Ramanathan, Under the Arch Managing Editor February 20, 2020