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Washington Square News

Washington Square News


Several people stand by the window on the Staten Island Ferry with the sun shining on them. In the background is the downtown Manhattan skyline.

The most picturesque MetroCard rides in New York City

The best views of the city skyline only cost $2.75.
Kevin Wu, Multimedia Editor Mar 27, 2023

An image shows a bar on the left, lit in green and yellow, and a stage lit in red light in the background.

The Red Pavilion is the future of NYC nightlife

Teahouse by day, club by night. Who knew traditional Chinese medicine pairs well with Shanghai jazz?
Sasha DuBose, Dining Editor Mar 24, 2023

Being newly 21 means that I am a nightlife novice. I’m trying to figure out which clubs work for me and which don’t — which quickly led me to realize that being surrounded...

An illustration of several people wearing colorful dresses against a background with yellow, purple and blue patches. On the bottom right corner is a pink shoe with text “miu miu.”

Spring fashion forecast: Maximalism is here to stay

An inside look at seven blooming style trends for springtime.
Olivia Condell, Contributing Writer Mar 23, 2023

With the Fall/Winter 2023 Fashion Week and awards seasons coming to a close, a new chapter in fashion has arrived. Trends like balletcore and imaginative floral designs all have...

Nighttime noodles, a midnight delicacy

Whisk up a bowl of bubbling delight with tomato and eggs in under 30 minutes to celebrate National Noodle Month.
Linsey Liao, Staff Writer Mar 22, 2023

In traditional Chinese culture, noodles represent longevity and happiness. In my family, noodles are the go-to dish for anyone craving a quick, steaming hot bowl of happiness....

An illustration of a pavilion with a dome, covered in stained-glass-like art against the night sky with crescent moon and stars. Smaller domes lay behind the center one, which has a clear middle above an ornate bottom.

Celebrating Ramadan and the Muslim experience at NYU

Ramadan, the month of fasting for Muslims, is upon us. With celebration and faith come questions and concerns for Muslims here at NYU and in the city.
Pritheva Zakaria, Contributing Writer Mar 22, 2023

The month of Ramadan begins on the evening of March 22. For one month, from sunrise to sunset leading up to Eid, the practice of fasting and the celebration of breaking fast is...

An illustration of Washington Square Park with the Washington Square Arch in the background. Couples sit on the ground or on seats in the park. Above the Park is white text that reads “Sex on the Square.”

Sex on the Square: Debunking myths about casual sex

Casual sex is imbued with misconceptions and misrepresentations. Let’s talk about what it really looks like.
Shreya Tomar, Contributing Writer Mar 10, 2023

Did you come to NYU thinking casual sex would be like “Friends with Benefits” or “No Strings Attached”? Were you thinking that casual sex is only about drunken one-night...

The green spire and marble buttresses of the Saint Patrick’s Cathedral.

The best ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in NYC

New York City has a rich Irish history, and you should explore it all on St. Patrick’s Day.
Kasey Goldenberg, Contributing Writer Mar 9, 2023

It’s the luck of the Irish that this year’s St. Patty’s Day falls on a Friday. Considering its strong Irish heritage and community, New York City is definitely one of the...

A hand holding a prosciutto sandwich, wrapped in paper.

All’Antico Vinaio: A taste of Florence in NYC

All’Antico Vinaio is known for paninis made with authentic ingredients straight from Italy. Check out the famous Florentine sandwich shop in Greenwich Village and Midtown.
Roksaneh Salartash, Staff Writer Mar 8, 2023

When my semester abroad at NYU Florence comes to an end, there are many things I’m going to miss about living in this beautiful place — the art on every corner, the lush green...

A group of models stand together for a photo on the runway. Behind them is a stream of purple light.

A look into the 2023 Gallatin Fashion Show

The Gallatin School of Individualized Study’s annual fashion show, with the theme “Renewal,” showcased 21 designers’ work in its 2023 exhibition.
Leila Anderson, Contributing Writer Mar 8, 2023

The 2023 Gallatin Fashion Show, which features student designers, was held on March 3, and was the school’s first in-person show since 2019. Its fitting theme was “renewal.”...

A charcuterie board is assembled on a wooden chopping board, consisting of crackers, cheese, blackberries, grapes, apple slices, various cured meats and madeleines. Next to it is a receipt from Trader Joe’s, listing the prices of each ingredient.

Boarding on a budget: How to craft a charcuterie board at any price range

Charcuterie boards are a great addition to any gathering. Here are some ideas to both cut costs and build a beautiful board for your guests.
Jules Hasler, Contributing Writer Mar 8, 2023

Charcuterie boards are like my children, I’m afraid to say how much time I spend thinking about them. They consume my Pinterest, TikTok and even Instagram feeds. If I’m going...

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From table to phone: NYU’s food influencers on standing out online

From saturated fats to saturated markets, the New York City food scene is a social media playground. NYU food influencers are here to play.
Kasey Goldenberg, Contributing Writer Mar 8, 2023

The phrase “phone eats first” is emblematic of today’s food world’s obsession with aesthetics. Social media is changing the way people dine, drink, cook and interact with...

The interior of Forsyth Fire Escape. In the foreground is a bar area with chairs. In the background, a kitchen area, which has ceilings decorated with Chinese ornaments such as a lantern.

Forsyth Fire Escape serves up fiery fusion at Olly Olly Market

Forsyth Fire Escape’s signature burritos celebrate Caribbean and Southeast Asian cuisine.
Timothy Fraher, Contributing Writer Mar 7, 2023

Nestled in a sea of pop-ups in the Olly Olly Market, Forsyth Fire Escape restaurant is bringing a fiery revival of a Chinatown favorite to Chelsea. When you walk through the...