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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

Exposure | Jay Shin, Tattoo Artist

Exposure | Jay Shin, Tattoo Artist

By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor May 6, 2018
Jay Shin is a Korean tattoo artist at Black Fish Tattoo. He specializes in minimalistic and fine line designs, though he is not limited by it.
Exposure | Snapshots of Sydney

Exposure | Snapshots of Sydney

By Julia Moses, Staff Photographer April 22, 2018
It’s really amazing how a city so far away has the same ‘big city on the water’ feeling as New York does. Sydney is still very different since the pace is much slower than New York’s and allows you a second to breathe.
Exposure | Stay Informed, Stay Inspired

Exposure | Stay Informed, Stay Inspired

By Alex Pienkowski, Contributing Writer April 15, 2018
The March For Our Lives that occurred on Saturday March 24 brought almost 200,000 people together in New York City, and hundreds of thousands more around the country and the world. I attended because I wanted to be a part of history, but mostly because I wanted to express my frustration about the fact that I don’t understand why there is even still a debate around stricter gun control. Why are there still constant mass shootings? Shouldn’t this have been resolved already? So many lives have been lost, but how is it that the adults in Congress can’t agree to value lives more than guns?
Exposure | Pillow Fight

Exposure | Pillow Fight

By Katie Peurrung, Deputy Photo Editor April 9, 2018

Despite the “fight” in pillow fight, Saturday’s annual event in Washington Square Park felt more like a celebration than a battle. Pillow fighters young and old wailed on each other with fervor...

March for Our Lives in Central Park on Saturday, March 24.

Exposure | Signs of Change

By Echo Chen, Multimedia Editor March 26, 2018
After attending The March for Our Lives on Saturday, it is apparent that the movement is inclusive of the intersectional aspects of gun violence.
Exposure | Lookalike: Dogs and Their Owners

Exposure | Lookalike: Dogs and Their Owners

By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor March 5, 2018
The saying goes: you become the people you surround yourself with. Sometimes, you become your dog instead.
Exposure | Buenos Aires

Exposure | Buenos Aires

By Laura Shkouratoff, Abroad Creative Director February 26, 2018

As a result of colonialism, South America is a continent dotted with European architecture and influence, and Buenos Aires holds itself at the heart of this structural theme. The city is a wondrous...

Listen to 'The NewsFlash': Aramark's Troublesome Past

Listen to ‘The NewsFlash’: Aramark’s Troublesome Past

By Sayer Devlin, Managing Editor February 26, 2018
Aramark has been in the news for serving an 'insensitive' meal celebrating Black History Month but the company has a long history of controversy.

Love and Sex Feature: Couples Edition

By Natasha Roy, Editor-at-Large February 11, 2018

For this year’s Love and Sex Feature, we asked some of the WSN staff — both past and present — and their significant others questions from the New York Times’ “The 36 Questions That Lead To...

Exposure | A City Through Its People

Exposure | A City Through Its People

By Echo Chen, Multimedia Editor February 5, 2018
People make up a city, and the people of Florence say a lot about the city's culture.
Hidden Exposure: In the City

Hidden Exposure: In the City

By Katie Peurrung, Deputy Photo Editor January 29, 2018
Elizabeth Street Garden is an eclectic urban oasis.
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Exposure | Bad Jokes and Food

By Echo Chen, Multimedia Editor January 22, 2018

Everyone loves a good pun, or a terrible pun that’s so terrible it’s good. This series “bad jokes and food” combines two wonderful parts of life into one through scrabble pieces and food styling....