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Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

egg salad in april

egg salad in april

By Joel Lee, Contributing Writer May 6, 2020

Written and Performed by Joel Lee Animations by Charlie Dodge Video Edited by Maxine Flasher-Duzgunes Read a transcript of Joel's poem below. today i cried while learning how to make egg salad....

Illustration by Debbie Alalade.

Memories of Mother at the PlayPlace

By Dan Truong, Contributing Writer April 29, 2020

Before her divorce with my father was all but finalized, my mother must have sensed that she didn’t have much longer with us. In the vast majority of divorces, the mother rarely loses custody of her...

Illustration by Rachel Lee.

Anecdotes About Uncle

By Nicholas Dharmadi, Contributing Writer April 29, 2020

There are things most people will never have to learn. How to live with only the clothes on your back. Where to look for unburnt garbage and the fastest way to load it onto the wheelbarrow. And while looking...

Illustration by Debbie Alalade.

To Drive a Car

By Mina Mohammadi , Deputy News Editor April 22, 2020

Usually when my cousin and I meet up over the summer, we would go on these drives in the capital city of our home country, blasting the rhythmic music and melodic tones of censored Middle Eastern hiphop,...

Illustrated by Rachel Lee.

If Buildings Could Hold Memories

By Vaishnavi Naidu, Contributing Writer April 22, 2020

As I lie in bed I can’t help but look out the window At the Manhattan skyline grid that comforted me on restless nights On other nights I look at the art I’ve hung up all over the walls They’ve...

Illustration by Debbie Alalade.

Standing United Against COVID-19

By Brittany Talissa King , Contributing Writer April 16, 2020

It’s been over two months since the first American was reported to be diagnosed with coronavirus during his visit to Wuhan, China. To date, there have been over two million confirmed cases and over...

Illustrated by Rachel Lee.

Deep Red, Chapter 2

By Matthew Davis, Contributing Writer April 16, 2020

Robert and Samantha Flier had been married for three days, no money for a real honeymoon. They had just been driving around the country, looking for a tiny escape before making their return as newlyweds. Samantha’s...

Staff Illustration by Rachel Lee.

Deep Red, Chapter 1

By Matt Davis, Voices Contributing Writer April 1, 2020

Coleridge is a small town. It used to be a factory town, and it felt in those days like the grandparents whose best stories are decades old. Now, it feels like the grandparent lost to dementia, forgotten...

Illustrated by Julia Hope Riguerra.

“Hi! Where are you from?”

By Vaishnavi Naidu, Contributing Writer March 23, 2020

When I moved to India at the age of nine, it became easy and almost natural to associate everything good I had ever known with America: annual passes to Disneyland, self-checkout counters at Walmart and...

To: The Strand

To: The Strand

By Taylor Bakotic, Contributing Writer September 25, 2019

To: Strand Book Store 828 Broadway New York, NY 10003 From: Tayler Bakotic The Wonderful Strand I long for the Strand and its infinite possibilities: From dragon slayers to kings To a dictatorial...

To: Washington Mews

To: Washington Mews

By Grace Marie Wanebo, Contributing Writer September 25, 2019

To: Washington Mews New York, NY 10003 From: Grace Marie Wanebo Dear friend,  Writing to you from Washington Mews, it’s like I’ve walked out of Greenwich Village and straight into a...