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New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

All content by Amina Frassl
An accompanied child walks through the streets of New York (Photo by Echo Chen).

Part Dream, Part Nightmare: Babysitting in the City

From paying for taxis to keeping mommy’s dark secrets, students share their bizarre babysitting experiences.
Amina Frassl, Contributing Writer Apr 29, 2019

“It literally turned into chaos, with me having to babysit these two blackout adults,” CAS junior Laila Petra said. When babysitting the 4-year-old son of an Australian...

De Lune is a natural remedy for period pain. (Staff Photo by Katie Peurrung)

To Maintain Wellness, Students Turn to Plants

Some NYU students swear by plants — in the form of diet and essential oils — to stay healthy, despite inconclusive research for or against them.
Amina Frassl, Contributing Writer Apr 21, 2019

After falling sick during her first year at NYU, Sophie Gossack eliminated processed foods, dairy, gluten and artificial sugars from her diet.  “My diet comprises pretty...

Protein shakes in a GNC store. (Staff photo by Jorene He)

Student Takes on Protein Shakes

NYU’s fitness buffs share their favorite protein shake recipes.
Amina Frassl, Contributing Writer Mar 4, 2019

At 404 Fitness, NYU’s gym junkies compete for free weights and squat racks, packing on the pounds to flaunt their recent protein shake gains.  Stern junior Hector Grullon...

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