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Washington Square News

All content by Beth Sattur
Prospective Students Get a Preview of Protests at Weekend on the Square

Prospective Students Get a Preview of Protests at Weekend on the Square

April 18, 2018
Weekend on the Square is an ideal time for student activists to protest. Protesting while there are prospective students and families on campus pressures the NYU administration to acknowledge the protesters' demands.
The Union Square Greenmarket is open four days a week. Various stands sell produce, dairy, meat and dry goods.

Go Treasure Hunting at These Outdoor Markets

April 17, 2018
Check out these lesser-known New York City markets.
To Remain Relevant, Arts Should Stay Accessible

To Remain Relevant, Arts Should Stay Accessible

April 13, 2018
Broadway tickets are too expensive for most people to afford. Selling cheaper video recording of the shows could increase inclusivity.
#REDinstead for Autism Awareness

#REDinstead for Autism Awareness

April 10, 2018
This April, don’t support Autism Speaks for Autism Awareness Month.
Toasters are helpful appliances, especially in residence hall kitchens.

How to Stock Your Kitchen Like a Semi-Pro

April 9, 2018
Coming back to school and packing for a fresh new semester may come with a lot of preparation, but with this list you won't be wasting any more time figuring out what to bring for the dorm kitchen.
Cooper Union Sets Example With Free Tuition

Cooper Union Sets Example With Free Tuition

March 28, 2018
New York City colleges should follow Cooper Union's example and work to reduce the cost of tuition or make college free.
Two visitors peek inside Mmuseumm, located on Cortlandt Alley. Even when the museum is closed, visitors can call a toll-free number to hear about the objects, or look inside the building’s windows. (Photo by Katie Peurrung)

Small Sights in the Big Apple

March 26, 2018
Here are some of the smallest sights in all of New York City.
The Enid A. Haupt Conservatory in the New York Botanical Garden. This garden in the Bronx is another great spot to explore in the spring.

Gardens to Spend A Relaxing Day in The Sun

March 22, 2018
Start planning your next picnic at one of these gorgeous NYC gardens.
NYU baseball game on Mar. 6, 2018.

Photo: Weekly Sports Update: March 10 to March 18

March 19, 2018

NYU baseball game on Mar. 6, 2018.

A Response to ‘Here’s a Tip, Don’t Tip Your Waiters’

A Response to ‘Here’s a Tip, Don’t Tip Your Waiters’

March 7, 2018
We should tip servers even if we want employers to raise the minimum wage. Withholding tips from servers will not fix the problem.
Three ways to incorporate peanut butter into your daily meal are in a sandwich, in a smoothie bowl or as a dip for your apple slices.

A Holiday to Go Nuts Over

March 6, 2018
National Peanut Butter Lover's Day just passed on March 1, but don't let that stop you from indulging with these recipes.
Ditch the Dorm After First Year

Ditch the Dorm After First Year

March 5, 2018
After weighing the pros and cons of NYU housing, choosing to live in an apartment after your first-year appears to be the better alternative.
A turntable display in Good Records.

An Old Music Style Becomes New: Records

March 1, 2018
Looking for some new vinyls to add to your collection? Here are some of the best record stores around NYU.
Spring Break Should Fall on Easter

Spring Break Should Fall on Easter

February 27, 2018
NYU's Spring Break dates should be moved to incorporate Easter, as seen with the NYC public school system's Spring Break.
Myrtle Beach, a popular and affordable spring break destination for NYU students.

Save Money on These Spring Break Trips

February 23, 2018
Can't decide where to go for spring break? Try looking into these fun and affordable destinations.
An example of a bullet journal, an increasingly popular style of journaling.

Goodbye Diary, Hello Journal

February 23, 2018
Journaling can come in many forms. WSN compares bullet journaling to its more conventional style.
Taylor Swift’s Assailant Should Not Have Been Hired as a DJ Again

Taylor Swift’s Assailant Should Not Have Been Hired as a DJ Again

February 15, 2018
The DJ who sexually assaulted Taylor Swift was finally hired by a new radio station. Now he has the ability to make his female coworkers, fellow employees and guest stars feel uncomfortable and violated, just as he did with Swift.
Hamilton’s Affordability Project is Commendable But Inadequate

Hamilton’s Affordability Project is Commendable But Inadequate

February 8, 2018
President Andrew Hamilton's Affordability Steering Committee's most recent efforts to make NYU more affordable are insufficient.
Birchbox flagship store in SoHo. Subscribers to Birchbox receive monthly personalized beauty boxes filled with sample skin and makeup products.

Treat Yourself: Monthly Subscription Boxes

February 8, 2018
Receiving packages is always exciting for students. Here's a roundup of the best monthly subscription boxes to treat yourself to.
NYU Students Excited  By Sports — For Once

NYU Students Excited By Sports — For Once

January 29, 2018
An outlook on the upcoming Winter Olympic games.