NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

The Smith continues to be a popular dinner spot for NYU students. New mandates and recommendations have changed the way you can expect to dine in the city. (Staff Photo by Jake Capriotti)

Dining indoors during COVID-19, safely-ish

By Gabby Lozano, Dining Editor September 17, 2021

After nearly a year and a half of being stuck at home, most diners are eager to hit the streets again to experience the comforting thrill of eating at a restaurant. As more and more people receive vaccinations,...

Protestors gather outside the Met Gala. While many of the biggest names in pop culture gathered inside the gallery, police and protestors clashed outside the event. (Photo by Sarah Gil)

In America: A Lexicon of Irony

By Sarah Gil, Contributing Writer September 17, 2021

The theme for this year’s Met Gala was “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion,” for which attendees were encouraged to channel American culture and history into their exorbitant looks. Just outside the...

The Washington Mews Language Houses are located between Fifth Avenue and University Place. (Staff Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)

Ranked: NYU classroom buildings

By Sabrina Choudhary and Joey Hung September 16, 2021

We all forgot what in-person classes were like, right? The eye contact, the small talk… the classrooms. Oh, how we missed the sluggish elevators, congested hallways and incessant ID checks! Is any NYU...

Many current sophomores spent their freshman year of college online. Because of this, the return to in-person classes is a big adjustment for them to make. (Staff Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)

For sophomores, a brief glimpse into the first-year experience

By Sarah Unterberger, Contributing Writer September 16, 2021

Tisch sophomore Justin D’Alesandro still feels like a first-year student. He spent his first year of university in New Jersey taking virtual classes in his bedroom. Now he’s on campus for the 2021-2022...

Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, started yesterday evening. Many students are finding it hard to break fast while also complying with NYU’s restrictions. (Staff Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)

Observing Yom Kippur during COVID-19

By Gabby Lozano, Dining Editor September 16, 2021

Wednesday evening marked the start of Yom Kippur, one of the most sacred holidays in the Jewish religion. Widely translated as the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur is a period that follows Rosh Hashanah and...

(Photos by Catherine McMahon)

Flying Solo: NYFW Spring/Summer 2022

By Catherine McMahon, Contributing Photographer September 16, 2021

  Read more of WSN’s New York Fashion Week coverage here. Contact Catherine McMahon at at [email protected]

(Photo by Ishaan Parmar)

Chuks Collins goes through a style metamorphosis

By Tess Tamar, Contributing Writer September 15, 2021

  Upbeat music and velvet walls set a celebratory mood for British-Nigerian designer Chuks Collins’ Spring/Summer 2022 collection. Before the presentation, waiters served glasses of champagne...

(Staff Photo by Ryan Walker)

Deity New York’s Spring/Summer 2022 collection screams femme fatale

By Cheryn Ryoo, Contributing Writer September 15, 2021

  As the lights began to dim, an orange glow illuminated Deity New York’s runway and a haunting siren song filled the room.  Bishop’s maiden show began with a neutral color palette...

(Staff Photos by Ryan Walker)

Global Fashion Collective II S/S 2022

By Ryan Walker, Social Media Editor September 15, 2021

[unusual]   SAINTJESUS Carlton Jones SARAL ZENS Blue Tamburin Read more of WSN’s New York Fashion Week coverage here. Contact Ryan Walker...

(Staff Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)

Imperial Legacy brings I ❤️ NY gift shop to NYFW

By Joey Hung, Beauty & Style Editor September 15, 2021

  It was giving Dixie Cups. Desigual. Fifth grade “About Me” collage. Imperial Legacy, founded by brother and sister Marcus and Faith Smith in 2008, presented two new collections on Sept....

(Photos by Justin Park)

TASOU is the rising star of avant-garde athleisure

By Victoria Maung, Contributing Writer September 14, 2021

  Chuks Collins proves athleisure isn’t just a trend — it’s a staple. The Bronx-based Nigerian designer of The Athletic Side of Us demonstrated that athleisure can be fashionable and...

(Photos by Celia Tewey)

Tiffany Brown Designs redefines purple at NYFW

By Connie Xie, Contributing Writer September 14, 2021

  Tiffany Brown of Tiffany Brown Designs is known for her fitted and breathable ensembles. She uses a different color for her collection each season based on the color's connotations and meanings.The...