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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Divided by a Common Language

Divided by a Common Language

By Thomas Devlin, Staff Writer March 21, 2016

I like to think I’m pretty good at English. This isn’t bragging, but I’ve spent a lot of my time speaking the language. Also, to my credit: I’m an English major. So I came to London to learn more...

Abroad in Europe

Abroad in Europe

By Grace Halio , Abroad Editor March 21, 2016

NYU’s 13 campuses across the globe span oceans and allow students to hop across continents from one country to the next. It goes without saying that our global network is huge. New this semester, the...

A view of the courtyard on the NYU Florence campus where LS first-year Zoe Ozochiawaeze, is currently studying abroad. (Photo by Grace Halio)

‘Eat, Pray, Love’ or Don’t

By Grace Halio, Abroad Editor March 21, 2016

Before I left for Florence, I embraced the idea of the “Eat, Pray, Love” lifestyle a little too much, hanging onto the premise that traveling was all about finding yourself or becoming someone new....

Naples in 10 frames

By Alexis Williams, Contributing Photographer March 21, 2016

Inspired during an NYU Florence-sponsored trip, these are photos of Naples, Italy and Scampia, a suburb of Naples, Italy.   Email Alexis Williams at [email protected]

Body Positivity in Prague

By Mariah Melendez, Contributing Writer March 20, 2016

If there is one thing about living in the United States that transcends age or social status, it’s the pressure to look “good.” We are constantly bombarded by sexy models in the best clothes, ads...

The Quiet Issue

The Quiet Issue

By Audrey Deng , Deputy Managing Editor February 29, 2016

It is the phenomenon that exists in empty elevators, darkened parks, odd Bobst nooks and penultimate subway stops: quiet. In a city where noise penetrates every wall and loudness guarantees instantaneous,...

Quiet translates into minimalist fashion, keeping your wardrobe clean and simple.

Keep Your Your Look Quiet and Minimalist

By Gabriella Bower, Beauty and Style Editor February 29, 2016
Minimalist fashions and basics.
The Silver Lounge is a great place to take a quiet nap.

Quiet Spaces, Napping Places

By Zach Martin, Arts Editor February 29, 2016
Five best napping places on campus.
Sara D. Roosevelt Park is a nice place to get some quiet around the city.

New York’s Breath of Fresh Air

By Abigail Weinberg, Deputy Features Editor February 29, 2016
To escape the chaos of New York, explore these quiet outdoor sanctuaries near campus.
Professor Tae Hong Park is currently working on an application that maps the sounds of various cities.

Don’t Ask for a Quiet City

By Audrey Deng , Deputy Managing Editor February 29, 2016
However loud New York may be, a city that is too loud is better than one that's too quiet.
Fill up your plate with some delicious food that won't make a sound.

Quiet Sweet Treats Around the City

By Diamond Naga Siu, Deputy News Editor February 29, 2016
Quiet, non-crunchy foods to eat because sometimes even chewing is noise pollution.
Jazz Music Venues for the Night Owl

Jazz Music Venues for the Night Owl

By Nina Jang, Deputy Digital Director February 28, 2016
Quiet music venues like jazz and piano bars.