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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Tunestack is a social media app built around sharing music with friends. The app was developed by Sam Winslow, a junior studying at Steinhardt. (Photo courtesy of Sam Winslow)

Student Takes Passion for Music and Launches It Into an App

By Kate Slate, Contributing Writer May 7, 2020

When you hear a song with a catchy beat or relatable lyrics, sometimes it's just too good to keep to yourself. Many of us feel the need to share these discoveries with our friends, and that ability to...

Gallatin senior Ingrid Amelia Apgar is a circus artist training and performing at Circus Warehouse of NYC. Apgar shapes her studies around movement and physics, and works as a technician at the Labowitz theatre, taking interest in all aspects of her performing art. (Photo by Yechiel Michael Husarsky)

Gallatin Senior Defies Gravity and Expectations

By Elif Kesikbas, Staff Writer March 30, 2020

College life is like walking on a tightrope: balance is everything. While many students are trying to find the perfect balance between their academics, social lives and career paths in the circus of university...

Gallatin first-year Liv Solomon pursues several art forms in her free time. In addition to photography, she has also ventured into film, modeling, and drawing tattoos. (Staff Photo by Alexandra Chan)

This First Year Multidisciplinary Artist Does It All

By Alex Christiano, Contributing Writer March 9, 2020

A quick glance at Gallatin first-year Liv Solomon’s Instagram tells you all you need to know about the depth of her artistic talent. Her pages, @livsolomon and @livmarked, are filled with fascinating...

First-year Sami Stokes poses for the camera. Stokes has modeled for luxury department store Bergdorf, and is currently studying Applied Psychology at NYU. (Photo by Brendan Blaney, Courtesy of Sami Stokes @samistoked)

Model Behavior: From Photo Shoots to First-Year

By Daniela Ortiz, Staff Writer March 2, 2020

Dallas to New York City, Bergdorf Goodman to Instagram shoots, Wilhelmina to Wallflower: Steinhardt first-year Sami Stokes has done it all. No stranger to moving around, having lived in California, Chicago...

The Palladium Athletic Facility also offers a wide array of gym equipment for fitness enthusiasts. Though the sport can be time-consuming, bodybuilders have found NYU facilities useful for weightlifting. (Staff Photo by Chelsea Li)

Student Bodybuilder Discusses His Fit Lifestyle

By Ruhaan Mutsuddi, Staff Writer February 24, 2020

We've all taken a trip to 404 Fitness or Palladium for various reasons, be it a short-lived New Year's resolution or a health kick for your spring break in Cancun. Now, let’s be real — there are some...

Liberal Studies sophomore Jenn Roberts poses in front of a rack of vintage clothing. Since starting her own Instagram reselling vintage pieces, she has gained nearly 4,000 followers and the attention of popular YouTubers such as Ashley (aka 'bestdressed'). (Photo by Kylie Smith)

Running A One-Woman Resale Business

By Kylie Smith, Contributing Writer February 24, 2020

Jenn Roberts, a Liberal Studies sophomore, is dressed as if she has been plucked from an Urban Outfitters advertisement, wearing black denim overalls, a purple and blue plaid babydoll blouse and topped...

Liberal Studies sophomore Victoria Abraham runs an Instagram page called @fat_fab_feminist. She aims to encourage the acceptance of all body types. (Staff Photo by Jake Capriotti)

Meet the LS Sophomore Calling For Fat Liberation

By Madison San Miguel, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

The establishment of a feminist club at her high school influenced Liberal Studies sophomore Victoria Abraham to create her Instagram page, @fat_fab_feminist. The then-junior sought to be heard in the...

Nya-Simone Spann is a freshman at Stern who has her own jewelry business. Her brand is focused on creating pieces fit for a diverse range of customers.(Photo by Katherine Hollis)

First-Year’s Jewelry Business Encourages Inclusion

By Nya Etienne, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

Stern first-year Nya-Simone Spann is the founder and CEO of the fashion-forward accessories brand Simone’s Pieces. Her warm personality and firm belief in her business is testimony enough to how she...