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Washington Square News

Weekly Recap: Oct. 13-17

October 20, 2014
Check out a recap of WSN's coverage from the week of Oct. 13-17.
The Florentine secret

The Florentine secret

By Natsuko Saegusa, Contributing Writer October 20, 2014

This article comes from the Global Desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle, WSN and On Century Avenue. Read more by searching ‘global.’ FLORENCE, Italy — I’m convinced that Florence has been...

A story of cheese in a Moroccan medina

A story of cheese in a Moroccan medina

By Zoe Hu , Contributing Writer October 20, 2014

This article comes from the Global desk, a collaboration between The Gazelle, WSN and On Century Avenue. Read more by searching ‘global.’ RABAT, Morocco — They know when to expect him. Among the...

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SLAM, Queer Union bring attention to student debt

By Felipe De La Hoz, Contributing Writer October 9, 2014
Students from NYU SLAM and the Queer Union protested in Washington Square Park over student debt on Oct. 8.
Shameful treatment of veterans reflects political hypocrisy

Shameful treatment of veterans reflects political hypocrisy

By Dan Moritz-Rabson, Staff Columnist September 26, 2014
Despite the frequency with which politicians proclaim their devotion to veterans, the actual legislation to substantiate their professed gratitude is lacking.
General perception of sexual consent woefully distorted

General perception of sexual consent woefully distorted

By Lena Rawley , Contributing Columnist September 26, 2014
Media representations of sex do not always promote consent, leading consumers to believe that consent is not a necessary part of sexual intimacy.

University suicide response examined through the years

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, News Editor September 25, 2014

When walking into the atrium of Bobst Library, the history of NYU's struggle with student deaths is inescapable. The golden, cage-like panels that cover the interior of the 12-story building were installed...

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’70s looks seen at Milan FW

By Lauren Craddock, Contributing Writer September 24, 2014
A recap of some of the top shows from Milan's Spring/Summer 15 Fashion Week.
Models add performance to runway

Models add performance to runway

By Jennifer Neufeld, Contributing Writer September 24, 2014
Creativity in European fashion shows are finally hitting the U.S. fashion week events.
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Barefaced models shock the runway

By Gabriella Bower , Contributing Writer September 24, 2014
With Marc Jacobs' Spring/Summer 2015 collection leading the way, the natural, no-makeup look may be the latest beauty trend.
NYU plans to build on the superblocks shown above as part of the 2031 Expansion Plan.

[UPDATE] NYU 2031 hearings to begin today

By Rebecca Spalding, Contributing Writer September 24, 2014
NYU's appeal on the 2031 plan ruling will begin today at 2 p.m.
Penalty kick gives Violets the win

Penalty kick gives Violets the win

By Bobby Wagner, Contributing Writer September 24, 2014
Men's soccer takes the game in a last-minute winning penalty kick.