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Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Ranked: Student lounges

Ranked: Student lounges

By Lorraine Olaya and Ryan Kawahara November 15, 2021

Forty-degree weather means it’s time to find an on-campus spot to chill at for the winter instead of shivering in Washington Square Park. Whether you need to do homework, meet up with friends or just...

(Staff Photo by Ryan Walker)

Ranked: Hard seltzers

By Sabrina Choudhary and Joey Hung November 8, 2021

We're basically seltzer sommeliers now. Our sports editor hunted down all of these seltzers for us (so shoutout to him), and we did the fun part. They were all roughly the same price, and most were available...

(Staff Illustration by Manasa Gudavalli)

Ranked: NYU Returns’ COVID emails

By Sabrina Choudhary and Joey Hung October 25, 2021

Let’s be honest, who reads NYU Returns’ COVID-19 emails anymore? They’ve been flooding our inboxes since January 2021, blurring together and recapping the same information — or lack thereof. But...

Crying just makes you all the more cinematic when you sit on one of these. (Staff Photo by Sirui Wu)

Ranked: Places to cry in NYC

By Sabrina Choudhary and Joey Hung October 18, 2021

It’s that time of year, babes. Whether midterm season is stressing you out or the changing weather is taking its toll on your mental health, now is the time to let those feelings out. Finding a private...

While NYCs reputation as a busy city is well-earned, theres still bits of wilderness to be found. Parks throughout the citys boroughs offer chances to explore nature. (Staff Photo by Alex Tey)

Ranked: NYC nature

By Alex Tey, Deputy Managing Editor October 4, 2021

Are you tired of pretending that the trees in Washington Square Park are a forest? Want to return to the wilderness? Well, you’re more or less out of luck. New York City is pretty much entirely developed,...

Theres a giant box filled with condoms at every NYU residence hall. This article will help you find the perfect one in this mountain of options. (Staff Photo and Illustration by Alex Tran)

Ranked: NYU dorm condoms

By The Culture Desk September 20, 2021

Listen, it's college. Some people have sex and some people don’t. But if you are going to take part in sexual activity — especially if it involves a penis — it’s important to have protection. It’s...

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...

The Union Square Trader Joe’s is one of eight locations in Manhattan. In this Ranked series, we reveal how this Trader Joe’s stacks up against the others and which reigns supreme. (Staff Photo by Ryan Kawahara)

We ranked every Manhattan Trader Joe’s so you don’t have to

By Joey Hung and Sabrina Choudhary September 8, 2021

For the first installment of our Ranked series, we decided to tackle a subject near and dear to our hearts: Trader Joe’s. Across the board, we’re big fans; Sabrina even has a Trader Joe’s sticker...